Bonnie J Gatson

Bonnie J Gatson,

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Comparative, Diagnostic & Population Medicine
Business Phone: (352) 214-1126
Business Email: bonniejh@ufl.edu

About Bonnie J Gatson

Dr. Gatson has been a Clinical Assistant Professor in Anesthesia and Pain Management at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine since completion of residency at the same institution in 2015. Dr. Gatson serves as head of the anesthesia department since 2019.

Accomplishments

Smith Medical/SurgiVet Resident Abstract Award Winner
2014 · American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate
    American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Research Profile

Dr. Gatson’s research interests are broad and include exotic animal anesthesia with an emphasis on bats and alligators, anesthetic patient safety, anesthesia for cardiovascular procedures including cardiac bypass in small animal patients, and methods for enhancing veterinary student education in anesthesia.

Publications

2021
The effect of erector spinae plane block on perioperative analgesic consumption and complications in dogs undergoing hemilaminectomy surgery: a retrospective cohort study.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 48(1):116-124 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.10.005. [PMID] 33277182.
2020
Use of distal radial, ulnar, median and musculocutaneous (RUMM) nerve blocks in a Huacaya alpaca undergoing radial fracture repair.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 47(5):734-736 [DOI] 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.04.011. [PMID] 32651059.
2019
A DESCRIPTION OF ARTERIAL BLOOD PRESSURE MEASUREMENT IN TWO SPECIES OF FLYING FOXES (PTEROPUS VAMPYRUS AND PTEROPUS HYPOMELANUS).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 50(3):665-671 [DOI] 10.1638/2018-0218. [PMID] 33517637.
2019
Anesthesia Case of the Month.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 254(1):75-79 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.254.1.75. [PMID] 30668301.
2018
INHALANT ANESTHETIC RECOVERY FOLLOWING INTRAMUSCULAR EPINEPHRINE IN THE LOGGERHEAD SEA TURTLE ( CARETTA CARETTA).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 49(3):680-688 [DOI] 10.1638/2017-0182.1. [PMID] 30212344.
2018
MOTOR NERVE CONDUCTION VELOCITIES OF THE MEDIAN AND SCIATIC-TIBIAL NERVES IN EIGHT NORMAL LARGE FLYING FOXES ( PTEROPUS VAMPYRUS).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 49(3):632-637 [DOI] 10.1638/2017-0209.1. [PMID] 30212316.
2017
INTRAMUSCULAR EPINEPHRINE RESULTS IN REDUCED ANESTHETIC RECOVERY TIME IN AMERICAN ALLIGATORS (ALLIGATOR MISSISSIPPIENSIS) UNDERGOING ISOFLURANE ANESTHESIA.
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 48(1):55-61 [DOI] 10.1638/2015-0293.1. [PMID] 28363062.
2016
EPINEPHRINE OR GV-26 ELECTRICAL STIMULATION REDUCES INHALANT ANESTHESTIC RECOVERY TIME IN COMMON SNAPPING TURTLES (CHELYDRA SERPENTINA).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 47(2):501-7 [DOI] 10.1638/2015-0264.1. [PMID] 27468022.
2016
Use of a perfusion index to confirm the presence of sciatic nerve blockade in dogs.
Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia. 43(6):662-669 [DOI] 10.1111/vaa.12378. [PMID] 27109568.
2015
Effects of premedication with sustained-release buprenorphine hydrochloride and anesthetic induction with ketamine hydrochloride or propofol in combination with diazepam on intraocular pressure in healthy sheep.
American journal of veterinary research. 76(9):771-9 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.76.9.771. [PMID] 26309105.

Grants

Dec 2019 – Dec 2020
The next generation of branched endografts
Role: Faculty
Funding: RED VASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES
Mar 2016 – Feb 2017
Cardiovascular effects of intramuscular epinephrine used to hasten recovery time from isoflurane anesthesia in American alligators (Alligator mississippiensis)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ASSO OF REPTILIAN AND AMPHIBIAN VETS

Education

Diplomate
2016 · American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2011 · University of Florida
Bachelors of Science – Zoology
2007 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2019-2020
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences
2017-2020
VEM5288 Sm An Clin Pharmacol
2016-2020
VEM5473 Large Anim Anesthesio
2015-2020
VEM5171 Vet Pharmacology
2014-2021
VEM5861 Senior Clk Anesthesio
2013-2021
VEM5761 Core Clk Anesthesiol
2017-2020
VEM5402 Funda Soft Tiss Surg
2013,2016-2021
VEM5470 Vet Anesthesiology
2017-2021
VEM5472 Small Anim Anesthesio
2018-2021
VEM5202 Pnt Care Clin Skill 2
2017-2021
VEM5286 Vet Clin Pharmacology
2021
VME6651 Seminars in Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
2021
VEM5402L Introduction to Surgery Lab

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 214-1126
Emails:
Business:
bonniejh@ufl.edu

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