Dr. Keven Flammer, DVM, DABVP (Avian)
Associate Dean & Director, Academic Affairs
Professor, Companion and Wild Avian Medicine
Diplomate, ABVP (Avian), 1993; Recertified 2003
D.V.M., University of California, Davis, 1980
B.A., Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1976
Companion avian medicine, inlcuding aviculture and pediatric medicine
Pharmacology of antimicrobial drugs and control of infectious diseases in birds. Special interest in infections caused by bacteria, Chlamydophila psittaci, and fungi.
Flammer K, Papich M. Pharmacokinetics of fluconazole after oral administration of single and multiple doses in African grey parrots. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2006;67:417-422.
Flammer K and Papich M. Assessment of plasma concentrations and effects of injectable pharmacist-compounded doxycycline in three psittacine species. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2005;19:216-224.
Padilla L, Flammer K, Miller E. Doxycycline-medicated drinking water for treatment of Chlamydophila psittaci in exotic doves. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2005;19:88-91. [First author trainee]
DeVoe R, Trogdon MM, Flammer K. Effect of diet and L-carnitine supplementation on lipomas size and bodyweight in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulates). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2004;18:12-18. [First author trainee]
Flammer K, Whitt-Smith D. Plasma Concentrations of Enrofloxacin in Psittacine Birds Offered Water Medicated With 200 mg/L of the Injectable Formulation of Enrofloxacin. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery: 2002:16; 286–290.
Flammer K, Trogdon MM, Papich M. Assessment of plasma concentrations of doxycycline in budgerigars fed medicated seed or water. Journal American Veterinary Medical Association. 2003;223:993–998
Hoppes S, Flammer K, Hoersch K, Papich M, Paul-Murphy J. Disposition and Analgesic Effects of Fentanyl in White Cockatoos (Cacatua alba). Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery: 2003;17:124–130. [First author trainee]
Flammer K, Whitt-Smith D, Papich M: Plasma Concentrations of Doxycycline in Selected Psittacine Birds When Administered in Water for Potential Treatment of Chlamydophila psittaci Infection. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2001;15:276–282.
Edling TM, Degernes LA, Flammer K, Horne, WA. Capnographic monitoring of anesthetized African grey parrots receiving intermittent positive pressure ventilation. Journal American Veterinary Medical Association. 2001; 219(12):1714-1718.