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Richard Shinn, DVM, MS

Assistant Professor
  • Neurology
Richard Shinn
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

MS, 2019
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

DVM, 2013
College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

BS, Biomedical Science, 2007
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

AS, 2005
Palo Alto College
San Antonio, TX

2020-present
Assistant Professor, Neurology/Neurosurgery

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2019-2020
Fellowship, ACVIM Neurology/Neurosurgery

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2016-2019
Resident, Neurology/Neurosurgery

Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2015-2016
Neurology Specialty Internship

University of Missouri Veterinary Health Center
Columbia, MO

2015-2016
Urgent Care Veterinarian

Webster Groves Animal Hospital
St. Louis, MO

2014-2015
Neurology Specialty Internship

Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists
Houston, TX

2013-2014
Rotating Internship

Nashville Veterinary Specialists
Nashville, TN

  • Intern Teaching Award, 2016
  • Griffith Cardiology Award, 2013
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Epileptic seizures
  • Surgical myelopathies
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Minimally invasive procedures
  1. 2020 Sep; PMID: 32924201. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Risk Factors for Adverse Events Occurring After Recovery From Stereotactic Brain Biopsy in Dogs With Primary Intracranial Neoplasia. Shinn RL, Kani Y, Hsu F, Rossmeisl JH.
  2. 2020 Oct; PMID: 33006411. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Magnetization Transfer and Diffusion Tensor Imaging in Dogs with Intervertebral Disc Herniation. Shinn RL, Rossmeisl JH, Pancotto TW, Stadler K. 
  3. 2019 Jul; DOI: 10.3389. Front Vet Sci. Canine Snake-eye Myelopathy: Clinical, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Pathologic Findings in 4 Cases. John H. Rossmeisl, Thomas E. Cecere, Gregg D. Kortz, David A. Geiger, Richard L. Shinn, Jonathan Hinckley, David L. Caudell, and Jessica A. Stahle.