Department of Clinical Sciences

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Advancing the health
and well-being
of animals
and people

Rick Hackett

Dr. Richard P. Hackett
Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
C2 524 CPC, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853
P (607) 253-3124
F (607) 253-3271

Richard P. Hackett, DVM, MS

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professor of Large Animal Surgery
Associate Chair for Teaching and Clinical Service
Section Chief

Research/Clinical Interests

Dr. Hackett research focuses on respiratory sports medicine, particularly upper airway obstructive disorders and exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage.

Clinicaly, Dr.Hackett is interested in equine general surgery, particularly abdominal, urogenital and respiratory surgery as well as wound management and reconstructive surgery.


Education and Training

1976     Colorado State University, Master of Science - Large Animal Surgery

1973     The Ohio State University, DVM


Board Certification

1980    Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons



pubmedPlease select the PubMed link for a list of Dr. Hackett's publications.