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LESLEY G. KING, , MVB
Professor, Clinician Educator, Section of Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Co-Director, Faculty Mentoring , University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Medical director, Wards Nursing, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Director, Emergency and Critical Care Residency Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Director, Intensive Care Unit, VHUP, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Founding Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Critical Care,
Research Areas: Respiratory Failure, Pulmonary, Small animal intensive care,

Contact Information:
Department of Clinical Studies - Philadelphia
School of Veterinary Medicine University of Pennsylvania
3900 Delancey Street

 Phone (215) 898-3336
 Fax (215) 573 6050
 Email kingl@vet.upenn.edu

Dr King is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, and also of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her clinical focus is on intensive care medicine for dogs and cats, with particular emphasis on respiratory failure.

Dr King's research interests include all aspects of small animal intensive care medicine, with special emphasis on pulmonary medicine, applications of positive pressure ventilation in small animals, and outcome prediction in the critical small animal patient.

Clarke Dana L, Holt David E, King Lesley G Partial resolution of hypoplastic trachea in six english bulldog puppies with bronchopneumonia. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 47: 329-35, 2011.

Corcoran B M, King L G, Schwarz T, Hammond G, Sullivan M Further characterisation of the clinical features of chronic pulmonary disease in West Highland white terriers. The Veterinary record 168: 355, 2011.

Reineke Erica L, Fletcher Daniel J, King Lesley G, Drobatz Kenneth J Accuracy of a continuous glucose monitoring system in dogs and cats with diabetic ketoacidosis. Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care (San Antonio, Tex. : 2001) 20: 303-12, 2010.

Sorenmo Karin U, Harwood Lisa P, King Lesley G, Drobatz Kenneth J Case-control study to evaluate risk factors for the development of sepsis (neutropenia and fever) in dogs receiving chemotherapy. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 236: 650-6, 2010.

Black Dorothy M, Rankin Shelley C, King Lesley G Antimicrobial therapy and aerobic bacteriologic culture patterns in canine intensive care unit patients: 74 dogs (January-June 2006). Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care (San Antonio, Tex. : 2001) 19: 489-95, 2009.

Java Melissa A, Drobatz Kenneth J, Gilley Robert S, Long Samuel N, Kushner Lynne I, King Lesley G Incidence of and risk factors for postoperative pneumonia in dogs anesthetized for diagnosis or treatment of intervertebral disk disease. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 235: 281-7, 2009.

Silverstein Deborah C, Wininger Fred A, Shofer Frances S, King Lesley G Relationship between Doppler blood pressure and survival or response to treatment in critically ill cats: 83 cases (2003-2004). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 232: 893-7, 2008.

Radhakrishnan Anant, Drobatz Kenneth J, Culp William T N, King Lesley G Community-acquired infectious pneumonia in puppies: 65 cases (1993-2002). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 230: 1493-7, 2007.

Radhakrishnan A, Drobatz KJ, Culp WTN, King LG. Community-acquired infectious pneumonia in puppies: 65 cases (1993-2002). JAVMA 230: 1493-1497, 2007.

Trotman Tara K, Phillips Heidi, Fordyce Hilary, King Lesley G, Morris Daniel O, Giger Urs Treatment of severe adverse cutaneous drug reactions with human intravenous immunoglobulin in two dogs. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association 42: 312-20, 2006.

Alexandra College, Milltown, Dublin, Ireland, 1981

MVB University College Dublin, Ireland, 1986