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Dr Charles Kuntz

Qualifications: DVM, MS Diplomate ACVS, and ACVS Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology

Specialisation: Surgery

Biography:

Dr Charles Kuntz graduated of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. Following this he went on to intern at The Animal Medical Centre in New York City. From there the long list of achievements continued. He then completed a Surgical Residency and Masters of Veterinary Science at the Virginia/Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Cardiac Surgery Fellow at the Auburn University, Surgical Oncology Fellow at the Colorado State University, Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Colorado State University, Program Chair and member of the Board of Directors of the District of Columbia Academy of Veterinary Medicine, and then moved to Australia to pursue another adventure. Currently Dr Charles Kuntz works as the founder and director of Southpaws Specialty Surgery for Animals.

Publications:

Cassandra Y Prpich, Alessandra C. Santamaria, James O. Simcock, Hoong Kien Wong, Judith Nimmo, Charles A. Kuntz. Second intention Healing after wide local excision of soft tissue sarcomas in the distal aspect of the limbs in dogs: 31 cases (2005-20120. Journal of the Amercian Veterinary Medical Association 2014, 244:187-194
Bronwyn E. Rutland, Judith Nimmo, Matthew Goldsworthy, James O. Simcock, Kenneth W. Simpson, Charles A. Kuntz. Successful treatment of malakoplakia of the bladder in a kitten. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 2013, Vol 15: 744-748
James O. Simcock, BVSc; Sita S. Withers, BVSc; Cassandra Y. Prpich, BVSc; Charles A. Kuntz, DVM, DACVS; Bronwyn E. Rutland, BVMS, DACVIM Evaluation of a single subcutaneous infusion of carboplatin as adjuvant chemotherapy for dogs with osteosarcoma: 17 cases (2006–2010) JAVMA Vol. 241, No. 5, Pages 608-614
James Simcock, Charles A. Kuntz and Raquel Newman, Externalised ileocolic anastomosis: case report. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 2010, 46: 274-280
Holly A. Phelps, DVM; Charles A. Kuntz, DVM, MS, DACVS; Rowan J. Milner, BVSc, MMed Vet, DACVIM; Barbara E. Powers, DVM, PhD, DACVP; Nicholas J. Bacon, MA, vetMB, DACVS Radical excision with five-centimeter margins for treatment of feline injection-site sarcomas: 91 cases (1998–2002) JAVMA Vol. 239, No. 1, Pages 97-106
Charles A. Kuntz, Retrieval of ureteral calculus using a new method of endoscopic assistance. Australian Veterinary Journal. 2005, 83: 480-482.
Lascelles BD, Dernell WS, Correa MT, Lafferty M, Devitt CM, Kuntz CA, Straw RC, Withrow SJ. Improved survival associated with postoperative wound infection in dogs treated with limb-salvage surgery for osteosarcoma. Annals of Surgical Oncology 12 (2) 1-11.

Liptak JM, Dernell WS, Ehrhart N, Withrow SJ, Séguin B, Walsh PJ, Kuntz CA Management Options for Canine Appendicular Osteosarcoma: Curative-Intent Treatment. Compendium of Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian, March 2004 186-196.

Morello E, Dernell WS, KUNTZ CA, Larue SM, Lafferty M, Nelson A, Brekke JH, Mallinckrodt CH, Withrow SJ, Manning MC, Evaluation of cisplatin in combination with a biologic response modifier in a murine mammary carcinoma model. Cancer Investigation, 2002, 20(4), 480-489.

Dernell WS, Gentry-Weeks C, Manning MC, Powers BE, Park RD, Lafferty M, Kuntz CA Shively JE, Falk RF, Meyer JD, Randolph TW, Withrow SJ, In Vivo evaluation of antibiotic beads in a rat osteomyelitis model. Journal of Bioactive and Compatiple Polymers. 2001, Vol 16: 235-250.

Dernell WS, Withrow SJ, KUNTZ CA, Powers BE, Shively JE, Meyer JD, Manning MC, Falk RF, Randolf TW. In Vivo evaluation of gentamicin impregnated polylactic acid beads implanted in sheep. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible Polymers. 2001, Vol 16: 119-135.

Leibman N, KUNTZ CA, Steyn P, Fettman M, Powers B, Withrow S, Dernell W. The measurement of the proximal extent of canine osteosarcoma of the distal radius using radiography, nuclear scintigraphy, and histopathology. Vet Surg 2001; Vol 30: 240-245.

Anderson CA, Birchard SJ, Powers Be, Belandria GA, KUNTZ CA, Withrow SJ, Surgical Treatment of Adrenocortical Tumors: 21 cases (1990-1996). J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2001 Vol 37: 93-97.

Ferreira SD, Dernell WS, Powers BE, Schochet RA, KUNTZ CA, Withrow SJ, Wilkins RM, Effect of Gas Plasma Sterilization on Demineralized Bone Matrix. Clin Orthop Rel Res. 2001 388: 233-239.

KUNTZ CA, Asselin TL, Dernell WS, Powers BE, Withrow SJ, Limb-salvage surgery for osteosarcoma of the proximal canine humerus: outcome in 17 cases. Veterinary Surgery 1998. 27:417-422.

Dernell WS, Withrow SJ, KUNTZ CA, Powers BE. Principles of treatment for soft tissue sarcoma. Clinical Techniques in Small Animal Practice 1998. 13:59-64.

KUNTZ CA, Thoracic Surgical Oncology. Clinical Techniques in Small Animal Practice 1998. 13:47-52.

KUNTZ CA, Dernell WS, Powers BE, Withrow SJ. Extraskeletal osteosarcoma in dogs: 14 cases. JAAHA 1998. 34:26-30.

KUNTZ CA, Dernell WS, Powers BE, Devitt C, Straw RC, Withrow SJ. Prognostic factors in the surgical treatment of soft tissue sarcomas in dogs: 75 cases (1986-1996). JAVMA 1997. 211:1147-1151.

KUNTZ CA, Johnston SA, Jacobson J, Moon M, Martin RA, Lee JC. Controlled cross circulation in dogs: Effects on donor hemodynamics. Vet Surg 1996. 25:29-39.

KUNTZ CA, Smith-Carr S, Huber M, Weigand C, Hankes GH. Retrieval of heartworms using a modified approach to the right atrium in a dog. JAVMA 1996. 208:692-694.

KUNTZ CA, Waldron DR, Martin RA, Shires PK, Moon MM, Shell L. Sacral Fractures in the Dog: A Review of 32 Cases. JAAHA , 1995. 31:142-150.

Beale B, Lewis D, Macpherson G, KUNTZ C. Ischioilial Pinning for Stabilization of Coxofemoral Luxation: A Retrospective Study. Vet Comp Ortho Trauma, 1991. 4:28-34.

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