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Koji Aoki Assistant Professor, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences


Dr. Koji Aoki graduated from Nihon University in Japan in 2010. Since graduation, he has spent time in private practice and was a research associate at UC-Davis.

In addition, he was a surgical fellow at Michigan State University and completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Aoki completed his MSc/Residency at the WCVM in July 2018. 

Academic Credentials

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Nihon University, Japan 2010
  • Master of Science, WCVM, 2018
  • Diplomate, ACVS - SA, 2019


  • Gu, J., Sukut, S., Aoki, K., Zwicker, L.  2019.  Extrahepatic biliary duct obstruction secondary to duodenal foreign bodies in 2 dogs.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 60(9): 985-989.

  • Aoki, K., Waldner, C.L., Sathya, S., Shmon, C.  2018.  Effect of bipolar radiofrequency energy on canine stifle joint fluid temperature.  Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 31(3): 188-193.  https://www.doi.org/10.1055/s-0038-1639595