Eric Monnet

Professor, Small Animal Surgery Clinical Sciences


(970) 297-4450

About Eric

Dr. Eric Monnet graduated from veterinary school in Maisons Alfort, France in 1985. He worked for four years in a Paris private practice performing small animal medicine and surgery. In 1994, he completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Sciences degree. In 1997, Dr. Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association. Dr Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (soft tissue) at CSU.


American College of Veterinary Surgeons
European College of Veterinary Surgeons


Monnet E: Laparoscopic correction of sliding hiatal hernia in eight dogs: Description of technique, complications, and short-term outcome. Veterinary surgery : VS 50:230-237, 2021.Tokunaga S, Ehrhart EJ, Monnet E: Histological and mechanical comparisons of arytenoid cartilage between 4 brachycephalic and 8 non-brachycephalic dogs: A pilot study. PLoS One 15:e0239223, 2020.Simon A, Monnet E: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Single Port Access System in 15 Dogs. Veterinary Surgery 49:O156-O162, 2020.Morgan KRS, Singh A, Giuffrida MA, et al: Outcome after surgical and conservative treatments of canine peritoneopericardial diaphragmatic hernia: A multi-institutional study of 128 dogs. Veterinary surgery : VS 49:138-145, 2020.Mejia S, Duncan C, Iodence A, et al: Evaluation of completeness of resection of the glandular portion of the uterus with hysterectomy in dogs - A pilot study. Anim Reprod Sci 219:106527, 2020.Liu W, Nguyen-Truong M, Labus K, et al: Correlations between the right ventricular passive elasticity and organ function in adult ovine. Journal of Integrative Cardiology 6:1-6, 2020.Kradangnga K, Monnet E: Epicardial Posterior Papillary Muscle Repositioning with Mitral Annular Reduction for FIMR Treatment: Initial Ex Vivo Heart Model Study. Heart Surg Forum 23:E010-E017, 2020.Webb RJ, Monnet E: Influence of length of incision and number of suture lines on the biomechanical properties of incisional gastropexy. Veterinary surgery : VS 48:933-937, 2019.Simon A, Monnet E: Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy with Single Port Access System in 15 Dogs. Veterinary surgery : VS, 2019.Monnet E: Laparoscopic entry techniques: What is the controversy? Veterinary Surgery, 2019.

Research Specialty

Clinical specialty: Small Animal General SurgeryClinical interest: Portosystemic shunts, Cardiothoracic surgery, Adrenal disease, Airway diseases, Minimally Invasive SurgeryResearch Interest: Heart failureTeaching interest: Minimally invasive surgery, general surgery