Department of Clinical Sciences

lab mouse 

Advancing the health
and well-being
of animals
and people

Jon Cheetham

Jonathan Cheetham
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
T6-004A VRT, Box 34
Ithaca, NY 14853

Equine Performance Center

Jonathan Cheetham, VetMB, PhD, DACVS

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgery

Associate Professor of Large Animal Surgery

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Cheetham worked in first opinion and referral equine practice in the UK before coming to Cornell for a residency and PhD. Clinically, he works with sports medicine and upper airway cases. His laboratory focuses on understanding the role of macrophages in the early immune response to nerve injury and applying this knowledge to improve functional outcomes after nerve graft.


Education and Training

2008     Cornell University, Biomedical Sciences, PhD

1995     Cambridge University, Veterinary Clinical Science, VetMB

1995     St. Catherine's College, Medical Sciences, MA

1992     St. Catherine's College, Medical Sciences, BA


Board Certification

2006    American College of Veterinary Surgery



PubMedPlease select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Cheetham's publications.