Felix Duerr

Assistant Professor; Small Animal Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (Faculty) Clinical Sciences

A216 VTH

970-297-4140

About Felix

Dr. Duerr earned his veterinary degree in Germany, followed by two internships in Canada. He completed his surgical training at CSU. Dr. Duerr is a diplomate with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS), European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS) and American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR); he is also certified with the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. Dr. Duerr established and now oversees CSU’s Small Animal Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation program. His clinical interests include sports medicine and rehabilitation, and minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy). His research focus is clinical studies aimed at improving animal health and quality of life related to musculoskeletal problems, with an interest in arthritis, sporting injury treatment and prevention. Dr. Duerr’s goal is to further the knowledge of the treatment and prevention of common small animal musculoskeletal diseases that have translational applications for humans.

Education

MS, Colorado State University, 2007DVM, School of Veterinary Medicine in Hanover, Germany, 2001

Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: 2012
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal: 2008
Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Surgeons: 2008

Publications

Read, RL; Duncan, CG; Wallace, AD; Perry, JA; and Duerr, FM. (2012) Assessment of on-screen measurements, magnification, and calibration in digital radiography. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 241: 782-787.Might, KR; Hanzlik, KA; Case, JB; Duncan, CG; Egger, EL; Rooney, MB; and Duerr, FM. (2011) In vitro comparison of proximal ulnar osteotomy and distal ulnar osteotomy with release of the interosseous ligament in a canine model. Veterinary surgery : VS 40: 321-326.Duerr, FM; Twedt, DC; and Monnet, E. (2008a) Changes in pH of peritoneal fluid associated with carbon dioxide insufflation during laparoscopic surgery in dogs. American journal of veterinary research 69: 298-301.Duerr, FM; Duncan, CG; Savicky, RS; Park, RD; Egger, EL; and Palmer, RH. (2008b) Comparison of surgical treatment options for cranial cruciate ligament disease in large-breed dogs with excessive tibial plateau angle. Veterinary surgery : VS 37: 49-62.Duerr, FM; Duncan, CG; Savicky, RS; Park, RD; Egger, EL; and Palmer, RH. (2007a) Risk factors for excessive tibial plateau angle in large-breed dogs with cranial cruciate ligament disease. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 231: 1688-1691.Duerr, FM; Carr, AP; Duke, T; Shmon, CL; and Monnet, E. (2007b) Prevalence of perioperative arrhythmias in 50 young, healthy dogs. The Canadian veterinary journal. La revue veterinaire canadienne 48: 169-177.Duerr, FM; Carr, AP; Bebchuk, TN; and Pople, NC. (2004) Challenging diagnosis--icterus associated with a single perforating duodenal ulcer after long-term nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug administration in a dog. The Canadian veterinary journal. La revue veterinaire canadienne 45: 507-510.

Research Specialty

Dr. Duerr’s specific interest is to improve the quality of life for dogs suffering from orthopedic disease.

                

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