Large Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Kenneth E. Sullins, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

Professor of Equine Surgery
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 1984
    Master of Science, Surgery
    Department of Clinical Sciences
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO
  • 1976
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO
  • 1974
    Bachelor of Science (With Distinction), Microbiology
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO

Board Certification

  • 1986
    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Areas of Speciality

  • Upper Airway Diagnosis and Surgery
    • Resting and Overground Dynamic Endoscopy
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Tumors
    • Laser Surgery
    • Chemotherapy

Research Interests

  • Upper airway
  • Laser surgery
  • Tumors
  • Local delivery of medications

Professional Experience

  • 2015 – Present
    Professor of Equine Surgery
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2002 – 2015
    Professor of Surgery
    Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Leesburg, VA
  • 1988
    Associate Professor of Surgery
    Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Leesburg, VA
  • 1984
    Assistant Professor of Surgery
    Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Leesburg, VA
  • 1981 – 1984
    Resident in Large Animal Surgery
    Department of Clinical Sciences
    Colorado State University
    Fort Collins, CO
  • 1977 – 1981
    Private Practice (self-employed)
    Las Vegas, NM
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  • 1976 – 1977
    Private Practice
    Childress Veterinary Hospital
    Monte Vista, CO

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • American Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery (Past Fellow)

Publications

Dr. Sullins’ graduate students indicated by (*).

  1. Sullins, K. Eq Vet Educ-CC-2015-036 - Surgical approaches for pulmonary granular cell tumours in horses.
  2. Hart SK*, Barrett JG, Papich M, Sullins KE: Elution of antimicrobials from a cross-linked dextran gel: in vivo quantification. Eq Vet J 2013;45:148-153.
  3. Hart SK*, Sullins KE: Evaluation of a novel post operative treatment for sinonasal disease in the horse (1996–2007). Eq Vet J 2011;43:24-29.
  4. Gutierrez-Nibeyro SD*, White NA, II Werpy NM, Tyrrell L, Allen KA, Sullins KE, Mitchell RD. Magnetic resonance imaging findings of desmopathy of the collateral ligaments of the equine distal interphalangeal joint. Vet Rad Ultrasound 2009; 50:21-31.
  5. Gutierrez-Nibeyro SD*, Sullins KE, Powers BE. Treatment of appendicular osteosarcoma in a horse. Eq Vet Educ 2010; 22:540,.
  6. Sullins KE. Clinical commentary. Perioral masses in horses. Eq Vet Educ 2007;19:477.
  7. Henderson CA*, Sullins KE, Brown JA. Transendoscopic laser-assisted ventriculocordectomy in 22 horses with left laryngeal hemiplegia. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2007;231:1868-1872.
  8. Robinson P, Williams K, Sullins K, et al. Histologic evaluation of the equine larynx after unilateral laser-assisted ventriculocordectomy. Equine Vet J. 2007;39:222-5.
  9. Robinson P, Derksen F, Stick J, Sullins K, et al. Effects of unilateral laser-assisted ventriculocordectomy in horses with laryngeal hemiplegia. Eq Vet J 2006;38:491-496.
  10. Sullins KE. Clinical commentary. Endoscopically guided thermocautery and laser removal of an inflammatory polyp associated with chronic otitis externa in a pony. Eq Vet Educ 2006;8:330-332.