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Kansas State University



Dr. James Roush




James Roush, DVM, MS, DACVS
Doughman Professor , Small Animal Surgery

Phone: 785-532-5690





Professional Training:

  • DVM: Purdue University
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Masters of Science: University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1990.


  • Veterinary Surgery I (3rd year)
  • Clinical Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery (4th year)


  • Bone healing and blood supply
  • Osteoarthritis and articular cartilage healing


Dr. Roush’s clinical service duties are exclusively in small animal orthopedics and neurosurgery. He has been recently involved in several investigations assessing the effects of new commercial pharmaceuticals and other substances on lameness in dogs.

Selected Publications