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Sabrina Barry

Sabrina L. Barry, DVM, Diplomate ACVS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Small Animal Surgery
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


2008-2012 Residency in Small Animal Surgery
Washington State University
Pullman, WA
2006 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
University of California Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Davis, CA
2000 Bachelor of Science, Animal Physiology and Neuroscience, magna cum laude
University of California - San Diego
San Diego, CA

Board Certification

2013 American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professional Experience

2012-present Clinical Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery
VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
2008-2012 Resident, Small Animal Surgery
Washington State University
Pullman, WA
2007-2008 Intern, Small Animal Surgery
Animal Specialty Group
Los Angeles, CA
2006-2007 Intern, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
Washington State University
Pullman, WA


2012 Mark S. Bloomberg Memorial Resident Research Award, Veterinary Orthopedic Society
2009 Excellent Resident Public Speaking Award
2006 UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Medal

Selected Publications

  1. Barry SL, Martinez SA, Davies NM, Remsberg CM, Sayre CL, Bachelez A. Synovial bupivacaine concentrations following single intra-articular injection into normal and osteoarthritic canine stifles. Submitted to Vet Anaesth & Analg (manuscript number VAA-12-0116).
  2. Barry SL, Fransson BA, Spall B, Gay JM. Effect of two instrument designs on laparoscopic skills performance. Vet Surg 2012;41(8):988-993.
  3. Barry S. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs inhibit bone healing: A review. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 2010;23(6):385-392.
  4. Barry SL, Lafuente MP, Martinez SA. Arthropathy caused by a lead bullet in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2008;232:886-888.

Professional Memberships

  • Veterinary Orthopedic Society
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Evidence-Based Veterinary Medicine Association
  • Phi Zeta Honor Society