Alex Gallagher

Alex Gallagher, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Clinical Associate Professor

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 392-2235
Business Email: gallaghera@ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, Small Animal Internal Medicine
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0003-0443-8782

Publications

2021
Survey of Instruments and Techniques for Endoscopic Retrieval of Esophageal and Gastric Foreign Bodies in Cats and Dogs.
Topics in companion animal medicine. 45 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tcam.2021.100555. [PMID] 34214651.
2019
Biomechanical comparison of two percutaneous gastropexy techniques for securing percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tubes in canine cadavers.
American journal of veterinary research. 80(11):1020-1025 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.80.11.1020. [PMID] 31644345.
2019
Endoscopic-guided laser lithotripsy for removal of an encrusted ureteral stent in a dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 255(6):706-709 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.255.6.706. [PMID] 31478819.
2019
Fluoroscopically guided neocanalization for treatment of nasolacrimal atresia in two horses.
Veterinary ophthalmology. 22(4):538-544 [DOI] 10.1111/vop.12653. [PMID] 30767380.
2018
Encrusted Cystitis With Suspected Ureteral Obstruction Following Cystoscopic-Guided Laser Ablation of Ectopic Ureters in a Dog
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 54(2):117-123 [DOI] 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-6392.
2018
Interventional Radiology and Interventional Endoscopy in Treatment of Nephroureteral Disease in the Dog and Cat.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 48(5):843-862 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cvsm.2018.05.005. [PMID] 29909932.
2018
Page to Patient: Chronic kidney disease in hyperthyroid cats
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2017
Biologic variability of N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in adult healthy cats.
Journal of feline medicine and surgery. 19(2):216-223 [DOI] 10.1177/1098612X15623825. [PMID] 26767980.
2017
Investigation of an N-Terminal Prohormone of Brain Natriuretic Peptide Point-of-Care ELISA in Clinically Normal Cats and Cats With Cardiac Disease.
Journal of veterinary internal medicine. 31(4):994-999 [DOI] 10.1111/jvim.14776. [PMID] 28617995.
2017
Page to Patient: Food induced hyperthyroidism in the dog
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2016
Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Series, Part 1: Overview of lower gastrointestinal endoscopy
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2016
Lower Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Series, Part 2: Lower gastrointestinal endoscopy techniques
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2016
Management of the hyperthyroid cat intolerant to methimazole therapy
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2016
Suspected myelodysplastic/myeloproliferative neoplasm in a feline leukemia virus-negative cat.
Veterinary clinical pathology. 45(4):584-593 [DOI] 10.1111/vcp.12426. [PMID] 27870069.
2016
Use of endoscopic-assisted argon plasma coagulation for the treatment of colonic vascular ectasia (angiodysplasia) in an adult dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 248(5):526-31 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.248.5.526. [PMID] 26885595.
2015
Mucopolysaccharidosis type VI in a juvenile miniature schnauzer dog with concurrent hypertriglyceridemia, necrotizing pancreatitis, and diabetic ketoacidosis.
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 56(3):272-7 [PMID] 25750448.
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2014
Ask the Expert: Demystifying Hyperadrenocorticism Tests
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2014
Capsule Commentary: Diagnostic accuracy of three biopsy techniques in 117 dogs with intranasal neoplasia
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2014
Capsule Commentary: Intensive intravenous infusion of insulin in diabetic cats
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2014
Capsule Commentary: ISO-based assessment of accuracy and precision of glucose meters in dogs
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2014
Clincial View: Physaloptera spp infection in a cat
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2014
Consult on Call: Canine Hyperadrenocorticism
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2013
The Use of a Cutting Balloon for Dilation of a Fibrous Esophageal Stricture in a Cat
Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine. 2013:1-4 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/467806.
2012
Ask the Expert: Regurgitation vs Vomiting?
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2012
Kiricephalus coarctatus in an Eastern Indigo Snake (Drymarchon couperi); endoscopic removal, identification, and phylogeny.
The veterinary quarterly. 32(2):107-12 [DOI] 10.1080/01652176.2012.709952. [PMID] 22857002.
2012
Use of rigid endoscopy to evaluate vaginal haemorrhage in a rat.
The Veterinary record. 170(10) [DOI] 10.1136/vr.100494. [PMID] 22368165.
2011
Efficacy of iopanoic acid for treatment of spontaneous hyperthyroidism in cats.
Journal of feline medicine and surgery. 13(6):441-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jfms.2011.02.003. [PMID] 21515081.
2011
Leptospirosis in a dog with uveitis and presumed cholecystitis.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 47(6):e162-7 [DOI] 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-5590. [PMID] 22058365.
2011
“The use of marsupialization and endoscopy to examine and confirm a case of complete colonic stricture in a wild stranded green sea turtle (Chelonia mydas)
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2010
Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion in a Cat
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 46(6):425-432 [DOI] 10.5326/0460425.
2009
Efficacy and safety of iopanoic acid in cats administered levothyroxine
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 11(2):69-75 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jfms.2008.05.009. [PMID] 18786844.
2008
Coma and respiratory failure due to moxidectin toxicity in a dog
Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. 18(1):81-85
2006
Hyperphosphatasemia in Scottish terriers: 7 cases
Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 20(2):418-421 [DOI] 10.1892/0891-6640(2006)20[418:histc]2.0.co;2. [PMID] 16594605.
2005
Response rates and survival times for cats with lymphoma treated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison chemotherapy protocol: 38 cases (1996-2003).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 227(7):1118-22 [PMID] 16220673.
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2001
Sequence analysis of feline caliciviruses isolated from the oral cavity of clinically normal domestic cats (Felis catus) in Florida.
Research in veterinary science. 71(3):223-5 [PMID] 11798299.
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Grants

May 2020 ACTIVE
Development of a feline hyperthyroid cell line
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: ROYAL CANIN USA, INC
Jan 2016 – Jan 2017
Are Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) Associated with Feline Hyberthyroidism (FH)?
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOUNDATION

Education

MS, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
2005-2008 · Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine
2005-2008 · Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
Intern, Small Animal Medicine
2004-2005 · Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, Maitland, FL
Intern, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery
2001-2002 · Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
DVM
1997-2001 · University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
BS, Animal Science (degree not obtained)
1994-1997 · University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2015,2020
VEM5203 Pnt Care Clin Skill 3
2020
VEM5200 Pnt Care Clin Skill 1
2010-2021
VEM5741 Core Clk Small An Med
2011-2021
VEM5841 Senior Clk Sm An Med
2011-2021
VEM5325 Small Anim Medicine
2020-2021
VEM5309 Veterinary Gastroenterology
2015-2020
VEM5402 Funda Soft Tiss Surg
2012-2019
VEM5309L Gastroenterology
2014-2018
VEM5506 International Vet Med
2015-2016
VEM5171 Vet Pharmacology
2011
VEM5288 Sm An Clin Pharmacol

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2235
Emails:
Business:
gallaghera@ufl.edu