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Mohammad Reza Seddighi DVM, MS, PhD, DACVA, CVMA
Assistant Professor
Equine Anesthesiology
Large Animal Clinical Services

Clinical Interests

  • Partial & Total Intravenous Anesthesia
  • Medical Acupunture
  • Management of acute and chronic pain

Research Interests

  • Pharmacokinetics of analgesics and anesthetics
  • Pharmacodynamics (MAC-Sparing) of analgesics/anesthetics
  • Partial Intravenous Anesthesia (PIVA)

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor - Anesthesiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, USA (Present).
  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists (ACVA) (Present).
  • Clinical instructor in Veterinary Anesthesia, Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, USA (2006 - 2009).
  • Visiting Teaching Associate- Section of anesthesia, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, USA (2005 - 2006).
  • Research assistant, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Section of small animal anesthesia, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, USA (2003 - 2005).
  • Assistant professor, Section of Veterinary Surgery & anesthesia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (1995 - 2003).
  • Teacher Assistant, Department of Vet Clinical Sciences, Section of Surgery-Anesthesia and Radiology, College of Veterinary medicine, Shiraz University (1991 - 1995).

Education

  • Certification in "Advanced Cardiac Life Support" American Heart Association- University of TN Medical Center(2011).
  • Certification in "Medical Acupuncture For Veterinarians," Colorado State University (2011).
  • Residency in Veterinary Anesthesia, Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary medicine, University of Tennessee, USA (2006 - 2009).
  • Masters in Veterinary Clinical Science, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, USA. (2003 - 2005).
    • Thesis: Evaluation of a novel technique for local delivery of antibiotics.
  • Visiting fellow, section of small animal surgery, Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, USA (2002).
  • Emergency medicine and critical care course, Distance education program, Postgraduate Foundation, University of Sydney, Australia (2001).
  • Visiting fellow, section of small animal surgery, College of veterinary medicine, University of Zurich, Switzerland (2001).
  • Residency - PhD program in veterinary surgery-anesthesia. College of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Iran (1991 - 1995).
    • Graduated as the top/honor student.
    • Thesis: Comparison between intraosseous and intravenous administration of anesthetics and fluids in dogs.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
    • College of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Iran (1984 - 1991).
    • Class Rank: 1/36