Elizabeth A Maxwell

Elizabeth A Maxwell,

Assistant Professor, Surgical Oncology

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

About Elizabeth A Maxwell

Dr. Elizabeth A Maxwell is a Miami native that graduated from Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Dr. Maxwell went on to complete a rotating Internship at Louisiana State University, a surgical internship at Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Colorado, and a surgical fellowship at Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists in Florida. Dr. Maxwell then completed a 3-year small animal surgical residency at the University of Illinois, where she also obtained a Master of Science degree in Veterinary Clinical Sciences. Following residency, Dr. Maxwell completed a 1-year Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Florida and became one of less than 60 veterinary surgical oncologist in the United States, recognized by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Maxwell is a Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, and a Fear Free Certified Professional. Dr. Maxwell also serves as past-president of the Veterinary Wound Management Society, and currently serves as President for the Collaborative Care Coalition. Recently Dr. Maxwell began hosting The Margin, the official podcast of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncologists.

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2020-2024
VEM5874C Veterinary Surgical Oncology Clerkship
2019-2023
VEM5308 Vet Med Oncology
2020-2023
VEM5288 Sm An Clin Pharmacol
2019-2020
VEM5873 Oncology Clrkshp Elec
2020-2024
VEM5402 Introduction to Surgery
2021-2024
VEM5402L Introduction to Surgery Lab
2021
VME6710C Advanced Small Animal Airway and Thoracic Surgery
2021
VEM5433 Sm Anim Surgery Lab
2022-2024
VME6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences

Board Certifications

  • Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner
    International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management
  • Small Animal Surgery
    American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Profile

Novel delivery methods of chemotherapy, Pain Management, Feline Injection Site Sarcomas, Translational Research

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-8201-040X

Publications

2023
A narrative review on the role of carbon nanoparticles in oncology
WIREs Nanomedicine and Nanobiotechnology. 15(2) [DOI] 10.1002/wnan.1845.
2023
Acellular fish skin may be used to facilitate wound healing following wide surgical tumor excision in dogs: a prospective case series.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 261(10):1547-1554 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.23.03.0157. [PMID] 37315939.
2023
Adrenal tumors treated by adrenalectomy following spontaneous rupture carry an overall favorable prognosis: retrospective evaluation of outcomes in 59 dogs and 3 cats (2000-2021).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 261(12):1-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.23.06.0324. [PMID] 37734721.
2023
Biomechanical comparison of canine median sternotomy closure using suture tape and orthopedic wire cerclage
Veterinary Surgery. 52(7):1057-1063 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.14015.
2023
Client perceptions improve with collaborative care when managing dogs with cancer: a Collaborative Care Coalition study.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 261(7):1037-1044 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.23.01.0046. [PMID] 37040896.
2023
Endoscopic application of fibrin glue may be a feasible method of treatment for postintubation tracheal lacerations in cats.
American journal of veterinary research. 84(3) [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.22.08.0137. [PMID] 36716126.
2023
Evaluation of automated staple sizes on gastric layer incorporation and intraluminal pressure for partial gastrectomy closure in an ex vivo canine model
Veterinary Medicine and Science. 9(6):2586-2593 [DOI] 10.1002/vms3.1294. [PMID] 37817443.
2023
Geometric, landmark-guided technique reduces tissue trauma, surgery time, and subjective difficulty for canine peripheral lymphadenectomies: an educational crossover study.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 261(11):1-9 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.23.04.0206. [PMID] 37524352.
2023
Laparoscopic ultrasonography of the liver is feasible and safe in dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 84(11) [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.23.05.0088. [PMID] 37619615.
2023
Management of open wounds in dogs using a bioresorbable polymeric wound matrix: 14 Cases (2019-2021)
Topics in Companion Animal Medicine. 56-57 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tcam.2023.100825.
2023
Multiple biliary duct hamartomas in a cat resulting in a hepatic mass: A case report
Veterinary Medicine and Science. 9(4):1441-1445 [DOI] 10.1002/vms3.1175. [PMID] 37386741.
2023
Superficial anatomic landmarks can be used to triangulate the location of canine peripheral lymphocentrums: superficial cervical, axillary, and superficial inguinal.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 261(4):490-499 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.22.11.0518. [PMID] 36701220.
2022
Clinical outcomes of thyroid tumours with concurrent epithelial and mesenchymal components in 14 dogs (2006–2020)
Veterinary Medicine and Science. 8(2):509-516 [DOI] 10.1002/vms3.703. [PMID] 35118810.
2022
Complications associated with iliosacral lymphadenectomy in dogs with metastatic apocrine gland anal sac adenocarcinoma.
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 63(9):929-934 [PMID] 36060485.
2022
What Is Your Diagnosis?
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 259(S1):1-3 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.21.01.0031. [PMID] 35366235.
2021
Acellular fish skin grafts for the management of wounds in dogs and cats: 17 cases (2019-2021).
American journal of veterinary research. 83(2):188-192 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.21.09.0140. [PMID] 34843446.
2021
C-kit, flt-3, PDGFR-β, and VEGFR2 expression in canine adrenal tumors and correlation with outcome following adrenalectomy.
Canadian journal of veterinary research = Revue canadienne de recherche veterinaire. 85(4):279-284 [PMID] 34602732.
2021
Collaborative Care Improves Treatment Outcomes for Dogs with Chronic Otitis Externa: A Collaborative Care Coalition Study.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 57(5) [DOI] 10.5326/JAAHA-MS-7167. [PMID] 34370852.
2021
Novel treatment of recurrent abdominal lymphatic malformations in a dog
Veterinary Record Case Reports. 9(3) [DOI] 10.1002/vrc2.127.
2021
Oral Pharmacokinetics in Beagle Dogs of the Mitragynine Metabolite, 7-Hydroxymitragynine.
European journal of drug metabolism and pharmacokinetics. 46(3):459-463 [DOI] 10.1007/s13318-021-00684-2. [PMID] 33847897.
2021
Outcomes of dogs undergoing immediate or delayed surgical treatment for gastrointestinal foreign body obstruction: A retrospective study by the Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery
Veterinary Surgery. 50(1):177-185 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.13520.
2021
Surgical resection of a colonic haemangiosarcoma in a cat
Veterinary Record Case Reports. 9(2) [DOI] 10.1002/vrc2.72.
2020
Pharmacokinetics and Safety of Mitragynine in Beagle Dogs.
Planta medica. 86(17):1278-1285 [DOI] 10.1055/a-1212-5475. [PMID] 32693425.
2020
Pharmacokinetics of platinum and safety evaluation of carboplatin‐impregnated calcium sulfate hemihydrate beads after implantation in healthy cats
Veterinary Surgery. 49(4):748-757 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.13372.
2018
Efficacy of application of an alcohol-based antiseptic hand rub or a 2% chlorhexidine gluconate scrub for immediate reduction of the bacterial population on the skin of dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 79(9):1001-1007 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.79.9.1001. [PMID] 30153054.
2018
Simulation of spatial diffusion of platinum from carboplatin-impregnated calcium sulfate hemihydrate beads by use of an agarose gelatin tissue phantom.
American journal of veterinary research. 79(6):592-599 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.79.6.592. [PMID] 30085852.

Grants

Jan 2024 ACTIVE
Unleashing the power of mRNA for treatment of malignant brain tumors using novel vaccine construct
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: FL DEPT OF HLTH
Aug 2023 ACTIVE
Analgesic efficacy of kratom as an adjuvant for postoperative pain management in dogs
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: INTL VETERINARY ACADEMY OF PAIN MGMT via FEAR FREE
Mar 2022 ACTIVE
Evaluating accuracy for identification of sentinel lymph nodes in dogs with cutaneous MCT; a comparison between preoperative CT lymphography, intraoperative near-infrared fluorescence imaging, and the standard cytology of the locoregional lymph nodes
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: AMER KENNEL CLUB CANINE HLTH FOU
Jan 2022 ACTIVE
Accuracy of NIRF in detecting SLN for canine cutaneous MCT: A veterinary society of surgical oncology study
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: VETERINARY SOCIETY OF SURGICAL ONCOLOGY

Education

Fellowship in Surgical Oncology
2019 · University of Florida
Residency in Small Animal Surgery
2018 · University of Illinois
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
2012 · Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2235
Emails:
Business:
emaxwell@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Business Mailing:
PO Box 100126
GAINESVILLE FL 32610
Business Street:
2015 SW 16TH AVE
GAINESVILLE FL 32608