Department of Medical Sciences
- Loyola University, Chicago 1995 B.S.
- University of Illinois, Champaign 2000 B.S. of Veterinary Medicine
- University of Illinois, Champaign 2002 DVM
- Dr. Steve Ettinger's California Animal Hospital, Los Angeles 2003, Internship
- University of Wisconsin, Madison 2003-2006, Cardiology Residency
Primary focus on canine pulmonary arterial hypertension. Valvular heart disease in Whippets. Cardiac biomarkers (NT-proBNP)in canine and feline cardiac disease.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Cardiology
Pulmonary hypertension. Congenital and acquired heart disease. Interventional cardiac catheterizations (PDA Amplatz, balloon valvuloplasty, pacemaker implantation). Reveal monitoring for syncope and arrhythmias.
Bellofiore A, Roldán-Alzate A, Besse M, Kellihan HB, Consigny DW, Francois CJ, Chesler NC. Impact of Acute Pulmonary Embolization on Arterial Stiffening and Right Ventricular Function in Dogs. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2012 Aug 4. Epub ahead of print.
Kellihan HB, Stepien RL. Pulmonary hypertension in canine mitral insufficiency.
J Vet Cardiol. 2012 Mar;14(1):149-64. Epub 2012 Feb 24. Erratum in: J Vet Cardiol. 2012 Jun;14(2)387. Invited Review.
Kellihan HB, MacKie BA, Stepien RL. NT-proBNP, NT-proANP and cTnI concentrations in dogs with pre-capillary pulmonary hypertension. J Vet Cardiol. 2011 Sep; 13(3): 171-82. Epub 2011 Aug 10.
Kellihan HB, Stepien RL. Pulmonary Hypertension: Diagnosis and Therapy. Abbott J (ed): Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice. 2010 July;40(4):623-41.
Kellum HB, Stepien RL. Sildenafil Citrate Therapy in 22 Dogs with Pulmonary Hypertension. J Vet Int Med. 2007 Nov-Dec;21(6):1258-1264.