Kirk Ryan

Kirk Ryan

Clinical Professor of Small Animal Medicine

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803



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DVM, Colorado State University, 1996


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Teaching and Clinical Interests

Clinical neurology, small animal internal medicine, and endocrinology

Awards & Honors

2021, Ralph C. Cooper Award (Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association

2013, Carl Norden-Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award

2012, SVM Faculty Distinguished Service Award

2008,  Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award 


Merkle J, Boudreaux B, Langohr I, Hegler A, Ryan K, Fletcher J. (2021) Thyroid storm in a dog secondary to thyroid carcinoma, J Vet Emerg Crit Care 31, 428 – 431.

Marclay M, Chau I, Stewart M, Ryan K. (2021) What’s your diagnosis: Gastric hematoma vs. pylorogastric intussusception in a dog with hemophilia. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 258(12), 1333-1335.

Aulakh H, Aulakh K, Ryan K, Liu C, Acierno M. (2020) Investigation of the effects of storage with preservatives at room temperature or refrigeration without preservatives on urinalysis results for samples from healthy dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 257(7), 726 - 733.

Walton S, Ryan K, Davis J, Aceirno M. (2017) Treatment of ibuprofen intoxication in a dog via therapeutic plasma exchange. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 27(4) 451 – 457.  

Walton S, Ryan K, Davis J, Acierno M. (2017) Treatment of meloxicam overdose in a dog via therapeutic plasma exchange. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 27(4) 444 – 450.

Garber J, Saile K, Rademacher N, Wignall J, McLaughlin L, Ryan K. (2015) Pneumothorax in a dog caused by necrotizing pneumonia secondary to heatstroke. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 25(6) 759 – 764.

Maxwell E, Ryan K, Reynolds C, Pariaut R. (2014) Outcome of a heartworm treatment protocol in dogs presenting to Louisiana State University from 2008 to 2011: 50 cases. Vet Parasitol 206, 71-77.  

Goutal-Landry C, Mansell J, Ryan K, Gaschen F. (2013) Effect of endoscopic forceps on quality of duodenal mucosal biopsy in healthy dogs. J Vet Intern Med, 27(3), 456-461.

Goutal C, Boudreaux B, Ryan K. (2012) Canine insulinoma. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc, 48(3), 151-163.