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Eric J. Fish

Eric J. Fish, DVM

Intern, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
e-mail: efish@vt.edu


2012 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Western University of Health Sciences
Pomona, CA
2008 Bachelor of Science, Animal Science
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Research Interests

  • Feline Infectious Peritonitis diagnosis, pathogenesis, and virus biology
  • Molecular diagnostics and epidemiology
  • Collaborative research and multi-center studies

Professional Experience

2012-present Intern, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA


May 2013 Dr. William Magrane Clinical Ophthalmology Award
May 2013 Merck Veterinary Manual Award
2012 Lily Ireland Scholarship
2010 State of Illinois General Assembly Scholarship

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Phi Zeta, Veterinary Honor Society


  1. Fish EJ, Diniz PPV, Tngrian M, Drechsler Y, Bossong F, Kaltenboeck B, Collisson EW. Manuscript in preparation. Molecular prevalence and viral load of feline coronavirus: A cross-sectional study of 201 healthy shelter cats in Southern California.

Professional Interests

  • Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Endocrinology
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures &amo; Interventional Radiology/Endoscopy