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Beth Johnson, DVM, DACVIM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Tennessee
C247 Veterinary Medical Center
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Phone: (865) 974-8387
Fax: (865) 974-5554


  • Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, West Lafayette, IN - DVM, 1999-2003
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN - BS, Animal Science, International Studies minor - 1995-1999

Post Graduate Training

  • Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine
    University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
    Knoxville, TN, 2005-2008
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
    Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center
    Norwalk, CT, 2004-2005
  • Internship in Wildlife Rehabilitation
    C.R.O.W., Sanibel Island, FL, 2003-2004

Board Certification

  • Certification pending publication (in press)

Clinical Interests

  • Canine and Feline Endocrine disease with a special interest in Diabetes Mellitus
  • Canine and Feline Renal disease
  • Client communication and education


  • The Effect of Dexamethasone on Post-operative Hypoglycemia in Dogs with Portosystemic Shunts. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Johnson BM, Fry MM, Flatland B, et al. Comparison of a Human Portable Blood Glucose Monitor, a Veterinary Portable Blood Glucose Monitor and an Automated Chemistry Analyzer for Measuring Canine Blood Glucose Concentration. Accepted January 2009 for publication in J Am Vet Med Assoc.
  • Johnson BM, DeNovo, RC, Mears EA. Canine Megaesophagus. In: Bonagura JD, Twedt DC, eds. Kirk's Current Veterinary Therapy XIV. St. Louis: Saunders Elsevier, 2009; 486-492.
  • Holford AL, Tobias KM, Bartges JW, Johnson, BM. Adrenal Response to Adrenocorticotropic Hormone in Dogs Before and After Surgical Attenuation of a Single Congenital Portosystemic Shunt. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Vol. 22, No. 4, 2008; 832-838.