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Lisa M Howe



Phone: (979) 845-2351

Mailstop: 4474

Department: VSCS

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  • Diplomate , American College of Veterinary Surgeons 1994
  • Ph.D. Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology, Texas A&M University 1993
  • Residency Small Animal Surgery, Texas A&M University 1991
  • Internship Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Missouri 1988
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University 1987
  • B.S. Veterinary Science, Texas A&M University 1985
  • BS Animal Science, Abilene Christian University 1983
  • AS Animal Science, Cisco Junior College 1981


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • PhD
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 6200

Clinical Areas of Interest

  • Soft Tissue Surgery

Scholarly Interests

Upper respiratory disease; soft tissue surgery; prepubertal gonadectomy; wound management; objective assessment of wounds; surgical site infections; resident "burnout"


Pyothorax: Medical and Surgical Management
Howe LM
Proceedings of the 2017 ACVS Surgical Summit. 2017
"I Ain't Got the Blues No More!" - Surgical Diseases of the Airway
Howe, LM
2016 EEC Annual Conference Proceedings. 2016
The Association of Shelter Veterinarians' 2016 Veterinary Medical Care Guidelines for Spay-Neuter Programs
Griffin B, Bushby P, et al, Howe LM, et al.
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2016 249:165-188.
Current perspectives on the optimal age to spay/castrate dogs and cats
Howe, LM
J Vet Med Res Rep. 2015 2015(6):171-180.
Soft tissue surgery: a rapidly evolving field.
Howe LM, Boothe HW Jr
Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2015 45(3):.
Current concepts in negative pressure wound therapy.
Howe LM
Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2015 45(3):565-84.
Pyothorax in dogs: treatment and outcome
Boothe HW, Howe LM
Proceedings of the 39th World Small Animal Veterinary Association Congress. 2014 (489):128.
Outcome of 45 dogs with laryngeal paralysis treated by unilateral arytenoid lateralization or bilateral ventriculocordectomy.
Bahr KL, Howe L, Jessen C, Goodrich Z
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 2014 50(4):264-272.
Current Concepts in Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
Howe LM
Veterinary Clinics of North America (Small Animal).
Current perspectives on the optimal age to spay and neuter dogs and cats
Howe LM
Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports.

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