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Jock Tate, DVM

Jock Tate

Professor, Equine Surgery
Medical Director, Equine Health Center at Southern Pines
Phone: 919.513.6297
Fax: 919.513.6464


VMD University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine (Philadelphia, PA)


Equine soft tissue surgery

Professional Experience and Qualifications

Intern and Resident in Large Animal Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate, American Board of Laser Surgery

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Recipient of the American Veterinary Medical Association Certificate of Appreciation, NC Department of Administration Certificate of Appreciation

Research Area

Laser surgery.

Selected Publications

Tate, LP, Blikslager, AT, Campbell, NB. Preliminary Report: Comparison of 980-mm, 808-mm diode laser enhanced with indocyanine green to the Nd:YAG laser applied to equine respiratory tissue. 2001 Proceedings of the Veterinary Medical Session, International Society of Optical Engineering.

Smallwood, JE, Wood, BC, Taylor, WE, Tate, LP. Anatomic reference for committed iconography of the head of the foal. J. Vet. Radiol. Ultrasound. (Submitted) 2001.

Jones, SL, Zimmel, D, Tate, LP, Campbell, NB, Redding, WR. Dysphagia caused by squamous cell carcinomas in two horses. Comp. Cont. Educ. Pract. Vet. (In press) 2001.

Blikslager, AT, Tate, LP, Jones, S. Neodymium: yttrium aluminum garnet laser ablation of a urethral web to relieve urinary outflow obstruction in a horse. J. Am. Vet. Med. Assoc. 2001;218:1970-2, 1937.

Blikslager, AT, Tate LP. History, instrumentation, and techniques of flexible endoscopic laser surgery in horses. In: Hendrickson D, Ed. Endoscopic Surgery. Vet Clin North Am [Equine Practice]. 2001;16:251-268.