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Dr John Punke

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Qualifications: DVM MS DACVS-SA DECVS

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Specialisation: Small Animal Surgery

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Biography:

Dr Punke is a diplomat of both the American College of Veterinary Surgery and the European College of Veterinary Surgery. After completing his veterinary degree at the University of Georgia, USA in 2003 John went onto a 2 years of internship training in Hollywood, Florida, another 2 years of post-doctoral research at the University of Georgia and finally a 4-year residency/clinical instructorship at the University of Missouri-Columbia, also in the US.

After immigrating to Australia in 2011, John worked at SA veterinary referrals and then at Perth Animal Surgery before joining the team at Adelaide Animal Emergency & Referral Centre in 2016. Whilst enjoying the challenges of open orthopaedic and soft tissue surgeries, John also has advanced training in minimally invasive surgery, including arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and thoracoscopy. Professionally, John’s greatest satisfaction comes from helping fellow veterinarians and pet owners keep pets healthy and happy.
John’s work life balance is kept level getting outdoors with his wife, enjoy hiking, trail running, camping, sailing, and taking their dogs on walks in the woods and to the beach.

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Publications:

J.P. Punke, J. Tomlinson, D.B. Fox, F. A. Mann. Acetabular Ventroversion with Double Pelvic Osteotomy Versus Triple Pelvic Osteotomy in the Dog: a Cadaveric Study. Veterinary Surgery. July 2011.

H.Y. Yoon, F. A. Mann, J. P. Punke, S. Jeong. Bilateral Ureteral Ectopia with Renal Dysplasia and Urolithiasis in a Dog. Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 2010.

Christopher,J.P. Punke, W. Cowan, J. L. Cook. What’s Your Diagnosis: Intraarticular Avulsion Fracture of the CanineCoxofemoral Joint. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 2009.
J.P. Punke, D. A. Hulse, S. C. Kerwin, L. E. Peycke, S.C. Budsberg. Arthroscopic Documentation of Elbow Cartilage Pathology in Dogs with Clinical Lameness without Changes on Standard Radiographic Projections. Veterinary Surgery, 2009.

Goodman, B. Torres,J. Punke, L. Reynolds, A.Speas, A. Ellis, S. Budsberg. Effects of Firocoxib and Tepoxalin on Healing in a Canine Gastric Mucosal Injury Model. Journal of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2009.
Torres,J. Punke, Y. Fu, A.Speas, J. Navik, A. Sornborger, S. Budsberg. Comparison Of Three Dimensional Kinematic Data Gathered By The Joint Coordinate System Modeling Of The Canine Stifle With Linear And Limb Segmental Models. Veterinary Surgery, 2009.
J.P. Punke, A.L. Speas, L.R. Reynolds, S.C. Budsberg. Effects of Firocoxib, Meloxicam, and Tepoxalin on Prostanoid and Leukotriene Production by Duodenal Mucosa and other Tissues of Osteoarthritic Dogs. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2008.

J.P. Punke, A.L. Speas, L.R. Reynolds, R.F. Claxton, S.C. Budsberg. Kinetic Gait and Subjective Analysis of the Effects of a Tachykinin Receptor Antagonist in Dogs with Sodium Urate–Induced Synovitis. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2007.

J.P. Punke, C.M. Andrews, A.L. Speas, L.R. Reynolds, S.C. Budsberg. Measurement of Velocity with a Kinematic System versus a Photocell System in the Collection of Canine Ground Reaction Forces. Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2006.

J.P. Punke, A.L. Speas, L.R. Reynolds, C. Andrews, S.C. Budsberg. Differences in Velocity and Acceleration Measurements Obtained with 3 versus 5 Photocells during Collection of Ground Reaction Forces in Dogs. Veterinary Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology, 2006.

J.P. Punke, A.L. Speas, L.R. Reynolds, R Claxton, S.C. Budsberg. Kinetic and Subjective Gait Analysis of a Tachykinin Receptor Antagonist in a Sodium Urate-Induced Synovitis Model in Dogs. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 2006.

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