Western College of Veterinary Medicine


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