Charles W. Raker Professor of Equine Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Chief, Large Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Clinical Specialties: Surgery
Research Areas: Large animal surgery, Equine emergency surgery, Equine lower limb injury
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Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610-925-6264
 Fax 610-925-6820
 Email dwr@vet.upenn.edu

Getman LM, Davidson EJ, Ross MW, et al Computed Tomography or Magnetic Resonance Imaging Assisted Partial Hoof Wall Resection for Keratoma Removal. Veterinary Surgery 40: 708-714, 2011.

Busschers E, Holt JP, Richardson DW The effects of glucocorticoids and interleukin 1-B on the expression and activity of aggrecanases in equine chondrocytes. American Journal of Veterinary Research 71: 176-185, 2010.

Ahern BJ, Richardson DW Distal humeral Salter Harris (Type II) fracture repair by an ulnar osteotomy approach in a horse Veterinary Surgery 39: 729-732, 2010.

Levine DG, Epstein KL, Ahern BJ, et al Efficacy of three tourniquet types for intravenous antimicrobial regional limb perfusion in standing horses. Veterinary Surgery 39: 1021-1024, 2010.

Richardson DW Less invasive techniques for equine fracture repair and arthrodesis. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Equine Practice 24: 177-190, 2008.

Busschers E, Richardson DW Surgical repair of mid-body proximal sesamoid bone fractures in 25 horses Veterinary Surgery 37: 771-780, 2008.

Richardson DW, Loinaz R An evidence-based approach to selected joint therapies in horses. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Equine Practice 23: 443-460, 2007.

Getman LM, McKnight AL, Richardson DW Comparison of magnetic resonance contrast arthrography and arthroscopic anatomy of the equine palmar lateral outpouching of the middle carpal joint. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 48: 493-500, 2007.

Levine DG, Richardson DW Clinical use of the locking compression plate (LCP) in horses: a retrospective study of 31 cases (2004-2006). Equine Veterinary Journal 39: 401-406, 2007.

James FM, Richardson DW Minimally invasive plate fixation of lower limb injury in horses: 32 cases (1999-2003). Equine Veterinary Journal 38: 246-251, 2006.

A.B. Dartmouth College, 1974

D.V.M. (Veterinary Medicine) Ohio State University, 1979