Cornell University Hospital for Animals


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Richard  Hackett, DVM, MS

  • Richard Hackett, DVM, MS
  • Title: Associate Chair for Teaching and Clinical Service, Professor of Large Animal Surgery, Section Chief
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Richard Hackett has been practicing large animal surgery for over 35 years. He received his DVM from Ohio State University in 1973. He completed an internship and residency at Colorado State University, where he received a master's degree. He joined the Cornell faculty in 1976.   Dr. Hackett is board certified with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.