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Dr. Whitney Phipps

Boarded Surgeon

Whitney Phipps, DVM, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons - Small Animal

Dr. Whitney Phipps is a board-certified surgical specialist and intern director at Pieper Veterinary. She graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She completed a small animal rotating internship at Angell Animal Medical Center, a small animal surgery internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, and completed her residency at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

She lives with her husband and their pointer mix, Lucy, and enjoys yoga and jam making in her spare time. Her favorite part of being a veterinarian is being able to help families by maximizing their pet’s quality of life.

Special Interests:

  • Surgical oncology
  • Wound management
  • Fracture repair
  • Minimally invasive, abdominal, thoracic, and joint surgery
  • Surgery for exotic/“pocket” pets

Publications

  • Phipps WE, Goodman AR, Sullivan M. Ovarian Remnant Removal Using Minimally Invasive Laparoscopic Techniques. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 2016 Apr; 57 (4):214-6.

  • Phipps WE, Delaforcade A, Barton B, and Berg J. Postoperative Thrombocytosis and Thromboelastographic Evidence of Hypercoagulability in Dogs Undergoing Splenectomy for Splenic Masses. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association — publication pending

Abstracts

  • Phipps WE (presenter), Beale BB, Hudson C. Pathologic Changes Identified During Second Look Stifle Arthroscopy and TPLO Implant Removal. 42nd Annual Veterinary Orthopedic Society Conference Proceedings; Veterinary Endoscopic Society Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2015.

  • Phipps WE, Delaforcade A, Barton B, and Berg J. Postoperative Thrombocytosis and Thromboelastographic Evidence of Hypercoagulability in Dogs Undergoing Splenectomy for Splenic Masses. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2020 Jan 1;256(1):85-92.

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