Matthew Johnston

Professor – Avian, Exotic, and Zoological Medicine Clinical Sciences


(970) 297-4218

About Matthew

Clinical Interests: Exotic Animal Emergency Medicine and Clinical Pathology. Research Interests: Point-of-Care Diagnostic Techniques for Exotics.


VMD, University of Pennsylvania, 1999BS, John Carroll University, 1995


American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Avian specialty


Johnston MS, Davidowski LA, Rao S, Hill AE. Precision of repeated, doppler-derived indirect blood pressure measurements in conscious psittacine birds. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. Accepted, In Press.Folland DW, Johnston MS, Thamm DH, Reavill D. Diagnosis and Management of Lymphoma in a Green Iguana (Iguana iguana). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. Accepted, In Press.Fredholm DV, Cagle LA, Johnston MS. Evaluation of Precision and Establishment of Reference Ranges for Plasma Thyroxine using a Point-of-Care Analyzer in Healthy Guinea Pigs (Cavia porcellus). American Journal of Veterinary Research. Accepted, In Revision.

Research Specialty

Pet Exotics Exclusive/PredominantWildlife/Zoo