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Keri Thomas Assistant Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Research Area(s)

  • Equine surgery

Academic Credentials

  • MVetSc, University of Saskatchewan
  • DVM, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • BA (Biology), Valley City State University, Valley City, ND
  • AAS (Veterinary Technology), Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology, Denver, CO


  • Yoshimura, S., Barber, S.M., Tucker, M.L., Bracamonte, J.L., Mund, S.J.K., Thomas, K.L.  2020.  Sinocutaneous fistula repair with a masseter muscle transposition flap combined with wound matrix and cancellous bone graft in a horse: A new technique.  Veterinary Surgery, 49(4): 818-824.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.13352

  • Bracamonte, J.L., Devick, I., Thomas, K.L., Hendrick, S.  2018.  Comparison of hand-sewn and oversewn stapled jejunojejunal anastomoses in horses.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 59(1): 67-73.

  • Thomas, K.L., Carmalt, J.L., Burnett, W.D., Arjmand, H., Johnston, J.D.  2018.  In vitro mechanical evaluation of three transfixation pin-cast constructs applied to equine forelimbs.  American Journal of Veterinary Research, 79(12): 1287-1297.  https://www.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.79.12.1277

  • Bracamonte, J.L., Thomas, K.L.  2017.  Laparoscopic cryptorchidectomy with a vessel-sealing device in dorsal recumbent horses: 43 cases.  Veterinary Surgery, 46(4): 559-565.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12624

  • Thomas, J.K., Janz, D.M.  2016.  Embryo microinjection of selenomethionine reduces hatchability and modifies oxidant responsive gene expression in zebrafish.  Scientific Reports, 6: 26520.  https://www.doi.org/10.1038/srep26520

  • Thomas, K.L., Wilson, D.G., Bracamonte, J.L., Carmalt, J.L., Luby, C.D.  2016.  Quality of adhesions after sutured paramedian vs. laparoscopic toggle abomasopexy in an ovine model.  Veterinary Surgery, 45(4): 488-493.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12468