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Dr. Sandra Diaz

Sandra Diaz, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVD

Assistant Professor
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
e-mail: sdiaz@vt.edu
Capsule Biography


2006 MS, Veterinary Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, Minnesota
1996 DVM
Universidad Santo Tomas
1994 Bachelor in Veterinary Science
Universidad Santo Tomas

Board Certification

2010 American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Research Interests

  • Disorders of hair and hair growth
  • Canine and feline allergic disorders
  • Feline and Canine otitis

Professional Experience

2006-2007 Veterinary Dermatologist
NYC Veterinary Specialists and Cancer Center
New York, NY
2003-2006 Veterinary Medical Assistant
Veterinary Dermatology Residency Program
University of Minnesota
St. Paul, Minnesota
1997-1999 Small Animal and Emergency Clinician
Pro Vet Small Animal Clinic
1996-1997 Small Animal Practitioner
Aguas Claras Small Animal Clinic

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology
  • American College of Veterinary Dermatology

Selected Publications

  1. Oral Lesions in a Case of Sterile Granuloma and Pyogranuloma Syndrome. Sandra F. Diaz and Sophie Gilbert. North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum Proceedings. Kauai, Hawaii, April 18-22, 2007.
  2. Efficacy of imiquimod 5% cream in the treatment of equine sarcoids: a pilot study. Sandra A F Nogueira, Sheila M F Torres, Erin D Malone, Sandra F Diaz, Carl Jessen, Sophie Gilbert. Veterinary Dermatology. August 2006;17(4):259-65.
  3. The impact of body site, topical melatonin and brushing on hair re-growth after clipping Siberian husky dogs. Sandra F. Diaz, Sheila M.F. Torres, Sandra A. Nogueira, Sophie Gilbert, Carl Jessen. Veterinary Dermatology. February 2006;17(1):45-50.
  4. Frequency of urinary tract infection in dogs with atopic dermatitis receiving long-term glucocorticoids therapy a retrospective and prospective study. Torres S.M.F., Diaz S.F., Nogueira S.A.F. et al. 2005. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association. July 15, 227 (2):23943.
  5. The effect of body region on the canine hair cycle as defined by unit area trichogram. Sandra F. Diaz, Sheila M.F. Torres, Robert W. Dunstan, Carl R. Jessen. Veterinary Dermatology 2004, 15 (4): 25-30.
  6. An analysis of canine hair regrowth after clipping for a surgical procedure. Sandra F. Diaz, Sheila M.F.Torres, Robert W. Dunstan, Charlermpol Lekcharoensuk. Veterinary Dermatology 2004, 15 (1): 25-30.