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Elizabeth A Martinez

Associate Professor


Phone: (979) 845-2351

Mailstop: 4474

Department: VSCS

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  • Residency Anesthesiology, Cornell University 1990
  • Internship Anesthesiology, Cornell University 1988
  • D.V.M. Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee 1987
  • B.S. Animal Science/Agriculture, University of Tennessee 1985


  • Diplomate of American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • Texas Veterinary Medical License: 8461

Scholarly Interests

Anesthesia/Analgesia; Neuromuscular blocking agents; Locoregional anesthesia


Horses learn to recover from general anesthesia after repeated GA events for advanced imaging
Platt JP, Watts AE, Simon BT, Martinez EA, Lepiz ML
Veterinary Surgery. 2016 45(6):.
Comparison of induction and recovery quality after three alpha-2 agonists in short-term equine sevoflurane anesthesia
Williams B, Sayre R, Martinez E, Lepiz M, Carroll G
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 2014 41(6):.
Comparison of ease of urinary catheterization in gelding premedicated with different alpha-2 agonists: detomidine, romifidine, or xylazine
Sayre R, Williams B, Lepiz M, Martinez E, Carroll G
Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 2014 41(6):.
Effect of medetomidine and its antagonism with atipamezole on stress-related hormones, metabolites, physiologic responses, sedation, and mechanical threshold in goats.
Carroll GL, Hartsfield SM, Champney TH, Geller SC, Martinez EA, Haley EL
Vet Anaesth Analg. 2005 32(3):147-57.
Neuromuscular blocking agents.
Martinez EA
Vet Clin North Am Equine Pract. 2002 18(1):181-8.
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of butorphanol in llamas after intravenous and intramuscular administration.
Carroll GL, Boothe DM, Hartsfield SM, Martinez EA, Spann AC, Hernandez A
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2001 219(9):1263-7.
Complications common to ventricular assist device support are rare with 90 days of DeBakey VAD support in calves.
Fossum TW, Morley D, Olsen DB, Edwards J, Burns G, Miller MW, Franks J, Benkowski R, Thomas J, Benson P, Martinez E, Carroll G, Lynch B, Noon GP, DeBakey ME
ASAIO J. 2001 47(3):288-92.
Chronic survival of calves implanted with the DeBakey ventricular assist device.
Fossum TW, Morley D, Benkowski R, Tayama E, Olsen DB, Burns G, Miller MW, Franks J, Martinez E, Carroll G, Edwards J, Vinnerqvist A, Lynch B, Stein F, Noon GP, DeBakey ME
Artif Organs. 1999 23(8):802-6.
Evaluation of analgesia provided by postoperative administration of butorphanol to cats undergoing onychectomy.
Carroll GL, Howe LB, Slater MR, Haughn L, Martinez EA, Hartsfield SM, Matthews NS
J Am Vet Med Assoc. 1998 213(2):246-50.
Effect of ketorolac tromethamine on atracurium-induced neuromuscular blockade in anesthetized dogs.
Martinez EA, Wooldridge AA, Hartsfield SM
Vet Surg. 1997 26(6):510-4.
Effects of high-dose gentamicin sulfate on neuromuscular blockade in halothane-anesthetized horses.
Hague BA, Martinez EA, Hartsfield SM
Am J Vet Res. 1997 58(11):1324-6.
Cardiovascular effects of buprenorphine in anesthetized dogs.
Martinez EA, Hartsfield SM, Melendez LD, Matthews NS, Slater MR
Am J Vet Res. 1997 58(11):1280-4.
The effects of multiple anaesthetic episodes on equine recovery quality.
Platt JP, Simon BT, Coleman M, Martinez EA, Lepiz ML, Watts AE
Equine Veterinary Journal.

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