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


Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professor, Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diversity Search Advisor, University of Pennsylvania

Renal Transplant Program Founder and Coordinator, Section of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Philadelphia, PA

Clinical Specialties: Soft-tissue Surgery, Renal Transplant Surgery,
Research Areas: Microvascular surgery, Renal transplantation, Urolithiasis, Urinary tract surgery,

Contact Information:
Section of Surgery
Department of Clinical Studies
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
3900 Delancey St.

Feline and canine renal transplantation
Feline lymphocyte proliferation
Feline cytokine gene expression
Microvascular surgery

Microvascular surgery
Urinary tract surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Protosystemic Shunts
Renal Transplantation (feline, canine)
Soft Tissue Surgery
Urinary Tract Surgery/endourology

Aronson LR, Drobatz K, Hunter C. Mason N. Effects of CD28 blockade on subsets of naïve T cells in cats Am J Vet Res 66: 483-491, 2005.

Aronson LR, Stumhofer J, Hunter C. Feline cytokine gene expression in a model of feline renal transplantation Presented at American College of Veterinary Surgeons Symposium. Chicago, Ill : , 2007.

Aronson LR, Preston A, Bhalereo DP, Drobatz K, Giger U. Evaluation of erythropoiesis and changes in serum erythropoietin concentration in cats after renal transplantation Am J Vet Res 64: 1248-1254, 2003.

Case JB, Kyles AE, Nelson RW, Aronson LR, Kass PH, Klose TC, Bailiff NL, Gregory CR. Incidence and Risk Factors for Diabetes Mellitus in Cats Following Renal Transplantation JAVMA 2007;230:880-884 JAVMA 230: 880-884, 2007.

Aronson LR, Kyles AE, Preston A, Drobatz K, Gregory CR. Renal transplantation in cats diagnosed with calcium oxalate urolithiasis:19 cases (1997-2004) JAVMA 228: 743-749, 2006.

Aronson LR. Retroperitoneal fibrosis in four cats following renal transplantation. J Am Vet Med Assoc 221: 984-9, 2002.

Gregory CR, Mathews KG, Aronson LR, Ilkiw JE, LeCouter RA, Aldrich J. Central nervous system disorders following renal transplantation in cats Vet Surg Vet Surg 26: 386-392, 1997.

Kyles AE, Gregory CR, Wooldridge JD, Mathews KG, Aronson LR, Bernsteen L, Ilkiw JE. Management of hypertension controls postoperative neurological disorders after renal transplantation in cats Vet Surg 28 : 436-441, 1999.

Anderson C, Aronson LR*, Drobatz KJ. Prognostic factors for successful outcome for dogs and cats with urethral injury J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 42: 136-146, 2006.

Aronson LR, Gregory CR. Possible hemolytic uremic syndrome in three cats after renal transplantation and cyclosporine therapy Vet Surg 28: 135-140, 1999.

Bouma JL, Aronson LR*, Keith DM, Saunders M. Use of computed tomography renal angiography for screening feline renal transplant donors Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 44: 636-641, 2003.

Boston University, 1985

BS Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, 1988

VMD University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1992

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons

University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Davis, CA (1993 to 1996)
Small Animal Surgery

University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine Department of Clinical Studies-Philadelphia Section of Surgery Philadelphia, PA (1992 to 1993)
Small Animal Medicine and Surgery