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Sonia Elizabeth Kuhn DVM
Medical Resident
Small Animal Ophthalmology
Small Animal Clinical Sciences

Professional Interests

Her research interests include eagles, eagles, and more eagles. Specifically, eagle eyes with respect to their optics and electroretinography and wildlife ophthalmology.


  • DVM, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • BAA,College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA


  • Residency in Comparative Ophthalmology - University of Tennessee (expected completion date: 2014)
  • Rotating internship - VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle, 2010-2011


Dr. Kuhn hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. She is team ophtho’s token Northerner, which is obligatory to maintain balance. She and her husband are parents to a 12 year-old cattle dog mix named Colby (who is smarter than your honors student), and they are both sports nuts and were Division I athletes in their undergraduate careers (Field Hockey for Dr. Kuhn and Soccer for her husband).


  • Kuhn SE, Jones MP, Hendrix DVH, Ward DA, Baine KH. Normal ocular parameters and characterization of ophthalmic lesions in a group of captive bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus). J Avian Med Surg, in press, 2012.
  • Kuhn SE, Hendrix DVH, Ward DA.Canine and feline Glaucoma. Consult. In press, 2012.