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Chris Stauthammer

VCS Faculty Stauthammer Christopher

Assistant Clinical Specialist - Cardiology


D.V.M University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

B.S. University of Illinois, Champaign, IL

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Cardiology

Research Interests

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Chronic degenerative valve disease
  • Arrhythmias

Clinical Interests

  • Congenital heart disease
  • Interventional cardiology
  • Chronic degenerative valve disease
  • Cardiomyopathies
  • Arrhythmias
  • Large Animal Cardiology

Educational Interests

  •  Cardiovascular disorders of dogs, cats, horses, and ruminants


For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine

Current Funding

  • External cardiac basal annuloplasty for atrioentricular valve regurgitation in dogs.  2009 - 2011. $117,525 + devices and training. Sponsored by Mardil Inc. Co-investigator with Anthony Tobias, Robert Novo, Vicki Wilke and Jane Quandt.
  • Minimally-invasive per catheter patent arteriosus occulation in small dogs (≤3kg). 2009 - 2011. $22,099 + devices and training. Sponsored by AGA Medical Corporation. Co-PI with Anthony Tobias. 

Honors and Awards

  • Gypsy's Golden Heart Award (2004)
  • Carrie McGreevy Award (2004)
  • American Animal Hospital Association Award (2004)
  • Pfizer Veterinary Student Award (2004)

Current Graduate Students/Residents

  • Maxie Krüger
  • Damon Leeder, Resident




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