Role: Director of Emergency/Critical Care Service
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Education & Postgraduate Training
BS in Biology – Roger Williams College Bristol, RI
DVM – Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Rotating Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery – Oradell Animal Hospital
Residency Training, Emergency and Critical Care – Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
Joined OAH in 2003
Professional Interests: Trauma, toxicities, shock, coagulation disorders, emergency endoscopy, urogenital emergencies, respiratory emergencies, heatstroke
From Dr. Gannon: What I enjoy most about my job is providing our patients with exceptional care and giving comfort and support to pets and thier owners through times of crises. I take great pride in our Emergency and Critical Care Team.
Resolution of spontaneous hemoabdomen secondary to peliosis hepatis following surgery and azithromycin treatment in a Bartonella species infected dog. Berkowitz ST, Gannon KM, Carberry CA, Cortes Y. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2016 Nov; 26(6): 851-857.
Migration of a sewing needle foreign body into the brainstem of a cat. Cottam EJ, Gannon, K. JFMS. 2015 Jun 16;1(1):2055116915589841. eCollection 2015 Jan-Jun
Perioperative management of brachycephalic dogs. Miller J, Gannon K. Clin Brief. 2015 April; 13(4) 54-59.
Heatstroke, Hemmelgarn C, Gannon K. Compend Contin Educ Vet. 2013 Jul; 35)7: E3-4.
Esophageal foreign bodies in dogs: 34 cases (2004-2009). Thompson HC, Cortes Y, Gannon K. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2012. Aug; 22(2):253-262.
Determination of strong ion gap in healthy dogs. Fettig PK, Bailey DB, Gannon KM. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2012. Aug; 22(4): 447-452.
Uroabdomen in dogs and cats. Gannon KM, Moses L. Compend Contin Educ Vet. 2002. Aug; 24(8):604-612.
Temporary tube cystostomy as a treatment for urinary obstruction secondary to adrenal disease in four ferrets. Nolte DM, Carberry CA, Gannon KM. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2002 Nov-Dec; 38(6): 527-532.