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Ricardo Videla DVM, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Farm Animal Medicine and Surgery
Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Professional Interests

  • Genetic characterization of Staphylococcus
  • Camelid and small ruminant Medicine
  • Bovine infectious diseases
  • Intensive care

Ricardo Videla, DVM, MS, Diplomat American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Videla earned his DVM at the Universidad del Salvador, holds an MS from the University of Tennessee, and is a specialist in internal medicine and infectious diseases of livestock as a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Ricardo Videla obtained his veterinary degree from Universidad del Salvador, in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2003. After working with large animals in private practice for two years he decided to seek further training to be able to provide veterinary care at the specialist level. He did an internship in California and then completed a 3 year Large Animal Internal Medicine Residency at The University of Tennessee. After completion of the residency he dedicated 2 years to do research and was granted a Master’s degree for his work with antimicrobial resistance and genetic characterization of Staphylococcus pseudintermedius. In 2013 he joined The University of Tennessee as a clinical assistant professor, where he enjoys providing high standard veterinary care for livestock and other less traditional farm animal species. He enjoys being able to play an active role in the training of future veterinarians and veterinarians pursuing further education. He currently teaches farm animal neurology and dermatology as well as a camelid course and also collaborates with other lectures and laboratories. His professional interests include camelid and small ruminant medicine, bovine infectious diseases, bovine lameness, and intensive care of the critical patient.


  • B.S.- Colegio del Salvador, Buenos Aires, Argentina - 1997
  • D.V.M. - Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires - Argentina - 2003
  • Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) - 2012
  • M.S. - Comparative and Experimental Medicine. University of Tennessee - 2013

Board Certification

  • Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Large Animal


  • Equine Medicine and Surgery Internship - Chino Valley Equine Hospital, CA, 2005-2006
  • Large Animal Internal Medicine Residency- UTCVM, 2007-2010


  • Clinical teaching
  • Camelid Medicine and Surgery Elective (VMD 897)
  • Nervous System Course (VM857)

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