Dr. Palma’s Speaking Engagements and Publications

Doug Palma, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), graduated from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 as class valedictorian. He completed his rotating internship at the Animal Medical Center from 2004-2005 and then advanced training in his Small Animal Internal Medicine residency from 2005-2007. In 2008, he was awarded his Small Animal Internal Medicine credentials from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Palma also works at the Animal Medical Center and is the residency program director through ACVIM for the training of residents in internal medicine. He has been directly involved in the training and certification of approximately 20 internal medicine residents and over 260 interns.

Dr. Palma has contributed to multiple scientific articles and authored multiple book chapters in internal medicine and interventional endoscopy. He has been awarded multiple awards for outstanding teaching within the hospital and continues to contribute to ongoing clinical research. He has lectured at veterinary conferences throughout the US and Canada on various internal medicine topics. His special interests include veterinary respiratory disease, gastroenterology and interventional endoscopy.

Here is a selected list of some of his more recent speaking engagements and publications:

DC Academy of Veterinary Medicine, 2019

  • Breed related respiratory diseases 
  • Infectious respiratory disease 
  • Interstitial lung disease 
  • Management of inflammatory airway disease 
  • Respiratory Diagnostics 
  • Upper airway disease

VMA Danbury, CT, 2019

  • Upper respiratory disease
  • Diagnostic interpretation of Blood Work

CE in the City, New York, NY, 2016

  • The Microbiome: It’s the Sh@#t

Annual Late Eight Veterinary Conference, Charleston, SC, 2016

  • Gastrointestinal emergencies

  • The icteric patient

  • Liver disease

  • Reflux mediated disease

  • Case studies in gastrointestinal disease

Partners in Practice, The Animal Medical Center, New York, NY, 2011-2016 

  • Feline Medicine Series: What’s New in Feline Medicine Respiratory Medicine 

  • Series: Feline Asthma, Diagnostic Approach to Upper Airway Disease, Applied Bronchoscopy, Case Studies in Respiratory DiseaseTechnician Series: Diagnostic interpretation of Blood Work

  • Gastrointestinal Medicine Series: Basic Endoscopy, Diagnostic Approach to Diarrhea, Case Studies in Gastroenterology

  • Practical Evening Workshops: Internal Medicine Case Discussions

Selected Most Recent Publications

  • Interventional treatment of benign nasopharyngeal stenosis and imperforate nasopharynx in dogs and cats: 46 cases (2005 -2013) Burdick S, Berent A, Weisse C, Palma D, Asprea L, Lamb K, Tozier E J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Nov 15;253(10):1300-1308
  • Clinician’s brief – nasal discharge in dogs, February 2018
  • Clinician’s brief: Common pulmonary diseases in cats, March 2017
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis in a Kitten. Pera J, Palma D, Donovan TA, J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2017 Jul/Aug;53(4):214-220
  • Clinician’s brief – nasal discharge in cats, December 2016
  • Clinician’s brief: Common pulmonary diseases in dogs, October 2016

Book Chapters

  • Ettinger S. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine: Pathophysiology and Clinical Manifestations of Systemic Hypertension 2017

  • Weisse C. Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions; Palma D. Chapter 12: Esophageal foreign body retrieval

  • Weisse C. Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions; Palma D,  Berent A. Chapter 13: Esophageal Obstruction: Structures/Tumors- Balloon, Bougie, Injections, Stent

  • Weisse C. Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions; Palma D. Chapter 14: Gastrointestinal System- Gastric Foreign Body Retrieval Weisse C. Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions; Palma D, Berent A.  Chapter 15: Gastrointestinal Polypectomy Weisse C. Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions; Palma D. Chapter 16: PEG Tube Placement

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