New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Clinical Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery, Oncologic Orthopedic Surgery, Soft-Tissue Surgery

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

Agnello KA, Brown DC, Aoki K, Franklin S, Hayashi K Risk factors for loosening of cement less threaded femoral implants in canine total hip arthroplasty Vet Comp Orthop Tramatol : , 2015.

Lo AJ, Holt DE, Brown DC, Schlicksup MD, Orsher RJ, Agnello KA Treatment of aldosterone-secreting adrenocortical tumors in cats by unilateral adrenalectomy: 10 cases (2002-2012) Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 28: 137-43, 2014.

Hamilton T, Glass E, Drobatz K, Agnello KA Severity of spinal cord dysfunction and pain associated with hydrated nucleus pulpous extrusion in dogs Veterinary and Comparative Orthopedics and Traumatology 27: , 2014.

Agnello KA, Holsworth IG, Caceres AV, Brown DC, Runge JJ, Schlicksup MD, Hayashi K Articular cartilage lesions of the patellofemoral joint in dogs with naturally occurring cranial cruciate ligament disease Veterinary Surgery 43: 308-15, 2014.

Schlicks MD, Holt DE, Mai W, Holmes ES, Agnello KA The effect of abaxial retraction on pelvic geometry following pelvic symphysiotomy Veterinary Surgery 48: , 2013.

Brown DC, Agnello KA Intrathecal substance p-saporin in the dog: efficacy in bone cancer pain. Anesthesiology 119: 1178-1185, 2013.

Giuffrida MA, Agnello KA, Brown DC. Blinding terminology used in reports of randomized controlled trials involving dogs and cats. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 241: , 2012.

Fujita Y, Yamaguchi S, Agnello KA, Muto M. Effects of transection of the cranial arm of the medial glenohumeral ligament on shoulder stability in adult Beagles. Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology 26: , 2012.

Runge JJ, Curcillo II PG, King SA, Podolsky ER, Holt DE, Davidson J, Agnello KA. Initial application of reduced port surgery using single port access technique for laproscopic canine ovariectomy. Veterinary Surgery 41: 803-806, 2012.

Green JL, Cimino Brown D, Agnello KA. Preoperative thoracic radiographic findings in dogs presenting for gastric dilatation-volvulus (2000-2010): 101 cases. Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 22: 595-600, 2012.

BA (Biological Sciences) The State University of New York at Buffalo, 1996

DVM (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) Cornell University, 2001

MS (Natural Sciences, Experimental Pathology) The State University of New York at Buffalo, Roswell Park Cancer Institute Division, 1997