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Kansas State University



David E Anderson






David E Anderson, DVM, MS, DACVS
Professor, Agricultural Practices

Phone: 785-532-5700



Professional Training:

  • Bachelor of Science: North Carolina State University
  • DVM: North Carolina State University
  • Internship: University of Georgia
  • Residency: Kansas State University
  • Masters of Science: Kansas State University


  • Veterinary Management of Llamas and Alpacas (2nd yr)
  • Veterinary Care of Llamas and Alpacas (Graduate)
  • Food Animal Medicine (3rd year)
  • Advanced Large Animal Surgery (Graduate)
  • Veterinary Surgery II (3rd year) – lab/lect.
  • Advanced Food Animal Surgery (Graduate)
  • Food Animal Medicine and Surgery (4th year)
  • Grand Rounds
  • Gross Anatomy (1st year)
  • Anatomy II (1st year)


  • Bovine (Cow) Pain and welfare
  • Ruminant surgery
  • Animal models for human research


Dr. Anderson is the director of the Ruminant Models Laboratory and an expert in animal modeling of disease. He develops surgical models in cattle, swine, sheep, goats, llamas, alpacas, rats, and horses. He has pioneered cutting edge surgery including minimally invasive techniques that are recognized internationally. Exclusive clinical focus in Farm Animal Surgery - especially Bovine and South American Camelids.

Selected Publications