Dr. Roger Bennett
Professor
Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)
(225) 578-9600

Biography:
BS in Secondary Education from Western Michigan University in 1973. Math and Spanish teacher for 4 years. Peace Corps Belize 1976-1978. DVM Michigan State University 1983. Internship at Texas A&M. Resident in Surgery Colorado State University 1984-1987. MS Colorado State University 1987. Diplomate ACVS 1988. Assistant then Associate Professor with Tenure Zoo and Wildlife Medicine at University of Florida 1994-2000. Associate Professor of Surgery University of Pennsylvania, Professor of Surgery University of Illinois. !3 years in Private Specialty Practice.

Teaching Interests:
Cancer surgery, surgery of exotic animals, general surgery, minimally invasive surgery

Research Interests:
Suture materials, antibiotic impregnated beads, patient skin preparation

 Awards & Honors:
  • 2017 Honored Mentor
 Education:
  • Other American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • MS Colorado State University
  • DVM Michigan State University
  • Michigan State University
  • BS Western Michigan University
 Publications:
Journal Article, Academic Journal:
  • Semen-matrix calculi in a juvenile chinchilla (Chinchilla lanigera)., Higbie, Christine; Wakamatsu, Nobuko; Rademacher, Nathalie; DiGeronimo, Peter; Langohr, Ingeborg; Bennett, Roger; Stewart, Michael; Nevarez, Javier; Magee, Aliya, 2019, Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine , Volume: 28, Pages: 69-75
  • What is your Diagnosis, Cremer, Jeannette; Rademacher, Nathalie; Bennett, Roger; Bauer, Rudy, 2018, JAVMA , Volume: 252, Number: 11, Pages: 1345-1347
  • Collateral circulation in ferrets (Mustela putorius) during temporary occlusion of the caudal vena cava., Calicchio, K; Bennett, Roger; Laraio, L; Weisse, C; Zwingenberger, A; Rosenthal, K; Johnston, M; Campbell, V; Solomon, J, 2016, American journal of veterinary research , Volume: 77, Number: 5, Pages: 540-7
  • Elution of Clindamycin and Enrofloxacin From Calcium Sulfate Hemihydrate Beads In Vitro., Phillips, H; Boothe, D; Bennett, Roger, 2015, Veterinary surgery : VS , Volume: 44, Number: 8, Pages: 1003-11
  • Penile amputation and scrotal urethrostomy followed by chemotherapy in a dog with penile hemangiosarcoma., Bolfer, L; Schmit, J; McNeill, A; Ragetly, C; Bennett, Roger; McMichael, M, 2015, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association , Volume: 51, Number: 1, Pages: 25-30
  • Knot security and tensile strength of suture materials., Marturello, D; McFadden, M; Bennett, Roger; Ragetly, G; Horn, G, 2014, Veterinary surgery : VS , Volume: 43, Number: 1, Pages: 73-9
  • Effect of using triclosan-impregnated suture for incisional closure on surgical site infection and inflammation following tibial plateau leveling osteotomy in dogs., Etter, S; Ragetly, G; Bennett, Roger; Schaeffer, D, 2013, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 242, Number: 3, Pages: 355-8
  • [Septic peritonitis: treatment and prognosis]., Ragetly, G; Bennett, Roger; Ragetly, C, 2012, Tierarztliche Praxis. Ausgabe K, Kleintiere/Heimtiere , Volume: 40, Number: 5, Pages: 372-8; quiz 379
  • The use of megavoltage radiation therapy in the treatment of thymomas in rabbits: 19 cases., Andres, K; Kent, M; Siedlecki, C; Mayer, J; Brandão, J; Hawkins, M; Morrisey, J; Quesenberry, K; Valli, V; Bennett, Roger, 2012, Veterinary and comparative oncology , Volume: 10, Number: 2, Pages: 82-94
  • Evaluation of the histologic reactions to commonly used suture materials in the skin and musculature of ball pythons (Python regius)., McFadden, M; Bennett, Roger; Kinsel, M; Mitchell, Mark, 2011, American journal of veterinary research , Volume: 72, Number: 10, Pages: 1397-406
  • Septic peritonitis: etiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis., Ragetly, G; Bennett, Roger; Ragetly, C, 2011, Compendium (Yardley, PA) , Volume: 33, Number: 10, Pages: E1-6; quiz E7
  • Septic peritonitis: treatment and prognosis., Ragetly, G; Bennett, Roger; Ragetly, C, 2011, Compendium (Yardley, PA) , Volume: 33, Number: 10, Pages: E1-5; quiz E6
  • Clinical and histologic effects of intracardiac administration of propofol for induction of anesthesia in ball pythons (Python regius)., McFadden, M; Bennett, Roger; Reavill, D; Ragetly, G; Clark-Price, S, 2011, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 239, Number: 6, Pages: 803-7
  • Successful management of simple fractures of the femoral neck with femoral head and neck excision arthroplasty in two free-living avian species., Burgdorf-Moisuk, A; Whittington, J; Bennett, Roger; McFadden, M; Mitchell, Mark; O'Brien, R, 2011, Journal of avian medicine and surgery , Volume: 25, Number: 3, Pages: 210-5
  • Total ear canal ablation and lateral bulla osteotomy for treatment of otitis externa and media in a rabbit., Chow, E; Bennett, Roger; Whittington, J, 2011, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 239, Number: 2, Pages: 228-32
  • Segmental jejunal entrapment, volvulus, and strangulation secondary to intra-abdominal adhesions in a dog., Di Cicco, M; Bennett, Roger; Ragetly, C; Sippel, K, 2011, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association , Volume: 47, Number: 3, Pages: e31-5
  • Use of a duodenal serosal patch in the repair of a colon rupture in a female Solomon Island eclectus parrot., Briscoe, J; Bennett, Roger, 2011, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association , Volume: 238, Number: 7, Pages: 922-6
  • Prepubic urethrostomy and vaginoplasty in a female cat., Przywara, J; Byron, J; Bennett, Roger; Ham, K; Greenfield, C; Steele, K, 2010, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association , Volume: 46, Number: 6, Pages: 439-43