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Kansas State University



James Lillich




James Lillich, DVM, MS, DACVS
Associate Professor, Equine Surgery

Phone: 785-532-4306





Professional Training:

  • DVM: Colorado State University
  • Internship: Cornell University
  • Residency: The Ohio State University
  • Clinical Instructor: The Ohio State University
  • Veterinary Surgery II (3rd year) - lab/lect.
  • Adv. Large Animal Surgery (Graduate)
  • Equine Lameness (3rd year)
  • Equine Surgery (4th year)
  • Clinical Sciences Seminar


  • Effects of non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs on the gastrointestinal system and wound healing
  • Strategies for effective correction of limb deformities in foals and young horses
  • Novel strategies for treating endotoxemia
  • Minimizing surgical morbidity in fusion of the equine pastern joint


Dr. Lillich specializes in equine orthopedic surgery, however, has interests in general large animal surgery.

Selected Publications