Department of Surgical Sciences
- Masters in Comparative Biomedical Sciences - University of Wisconsin-Madison - in progress
- Surgical Residency - University of Wisconsin-Madison 2010
- Surgical Internship - Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center - 2007
- Rotating Medicine / Surgery Internship - Purdue University 2006
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine - University of Illinois 2005
- Bachelors of Science in Biology - Iowa State University 2001
My primary research interests include investigation of mechanically-induced signaling events involved in bone adaptation, biomechanics and augmentation of fracture healing, and mechanisms of cruciate ligament disease in dogs.
Small Animal Orthopedics clinical rotation
Small Animal Orthopedic surgery lecture / lab
Fundamentals of Surgery lecture / lab
ACVS Resident Advisor
My clinical interests include treatment of angular limb deformity, external skeletal fixation and minimally invasive osteosynthesis, and cranial cruciate ligament repair.
Malek S, Sample SJ, Schwartz Z, Nemke B, Jacobson PB, Cozzi EM, Schaefer SL, Bleedorn JA, Holzman G, Muir P. Effect of analgesic therapy on clinical outcome measures in a randomized controlled trial using client-owned dogs with hip osteoarthritis. BMC Vet Res. 2012 Oct 4;8:185.
Roach WJ, Thomas M, Weh JM, Bleedorn J, Wells K. Residual herniated disc material following hemilaminectomy in chondrodystrophic dogs with thoracolumbar intervertebral disc disease. Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol. 2012;25(2):109-15.
Muir P, Schwartz Z, Malek S, Kreines A, Cabrera SY, Buote NJ, Bleedorn JA, Schaefer SL, Holzman G, Hao Z. Contralateral Cruciate Survival in Dogs with Unilateral Non-Contact Cranial Cruciate Ligament Rupture. PLoS ONE 2011;6(10): e25331. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025331
Bleedorn JA, Greuel EN, Manley PA, Schaefer SL, Markel MD, Holzman G, Muir P. Synovitis in dogs with stable stifle joints and incipient cranial cruciate ligament rupture: A cross-sectional study. Vet Surg 2011;40,531–543.
Bleedorn JA, Pressler BM. Screening and medical management of feline kidney transplant candidates. Vet Med. 2008;Feb,92-103.