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Chris Ober

CVMVMC Ober, Chris

Christopher Ober
DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVR

Assistant Clinical Professor, Radiology

Contact Information
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

(612) 626-5514 (office)
(612) 625-1200 (medical imaging section)
(612) 624-0751 (fax)


Education and Training
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Radiology Residency and PhD, 2004-2009
Tufts University, Internship, 2003-2004
North Carolina State University, DVM, 2003
Wake Forest University, BS, 1999

Board Certification / Professional Memberships
American College of Veterinary Radiology, 2007

ACVR Veterinary Ultrasound Society
ACVR Veterinary CT/MRI Society
Radiological Society of North America
European Society of Radiology

Teaching Interests
Physics of Imaging
Radiography of the Urinary Tract
Clinical Radiology and Ultrasonography

Research Interests
MRI and CT of the Musculoskeletal System
MRI Applications in Neuroimaging

Selected Publications
Ober CP, Freeman LE. Computed tomographic, magnetic resonance imaging, and cross-sectional anatomic features of the manus in a normal American black bear (Ursus americanus). Anat Histol Embryol 2010, 39(3) 233-242.

Ober CP, Jones JC, Larson MM, Lanz OI, and Werre SR. Modeling of the spread of infection in the interdigital spaces of the manus in limbs from clinically normal dogs. Am J Vet Res 2010, 71(3): 268-274.

Ober CP, Jones JC, Larson MM, and Lanz OI. Computed tomographic and cross-sectional anatomic characterization of myofascial compartments and soft tissue spaces in the manus in cadavers of dogs without forelimb disease. Am J Vet Res 2010, 71(2): 138-149.

Ober CP and Freeman LE. Computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and cross-sectional anatomy of the manus in cadavers of dogs without forelimb disease. Am J Vet Res 2009, 70(12): 1450-1458.

Ober CP, Jones JC, Larson MM, Lanz OI, and Werre SR. Comparison of ultrasound, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging in detection of acute wooden foreign bodies in the canine manus. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2008, 49(5): 411-418.

Jones JC and Ober CP. Computed tomographic diagnosis of non-gastrointestinal foreign bodies in dogs. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2007, 43(2): 99-111.

Ober CP and Barber D. Comparison of two-view vs. three-view thoracic radiographic studies on conspicuity of structured interstitial patterns in dogs. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2006, 47(6): 542-545.

Hoffmann DE, Miller JM, Ober CP, Lanz OI, Martin RA, and Shires PK. Tibial tuberosity advancement in 65 canine stifles. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 2006, 19(4): 219-227.

Ober CP, Spotswood T, and Hancock R. Fatal venous air embolism in a cat with a pharyngeal diverticulum. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2006, 47(2): 153-158.

Ober CP, Spaulding K, Breitschwerdt EB, Malarkey DE, and Hegarty BC. Orchitis in two dogs with Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Vet Radiol Ultrasound 2004, 45(5): 458-465.


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