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Elizabeth Collar, DVM, DACVS

Assistant Professor | Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Overview

Liz Collar, DVM, PhD, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Large Animal), Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery. Dr. Collar, a native of Wisconsin, grew up riding hunter/jumpers, working with dressage horses, spending time on the draft horse circuit, cross training western performance horses, and working at the racetrack. She graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and then completed a surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Kentucky. She then worked at the UC Davis J.D. Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory. Dr. Collar completed a three-year residency in large animal surgery at Oregon State University as well as a PhD in Comparative Health Sciences. Her primary research interests include musculoskeletal injuries in race and performance horses. Dr. Collar loves all aspects of equine surgery, but has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery.

The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Education and Training
  • PhD, Comparative Health Sciences, Oregon State University, 2020
  • Graduate Certificate, Certificate in College and university Teaching, Oregon State University, 2019
  • 2018 - Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Large Animal)
  • Equine Surgery Resident, Oregon State University, 2017
  • DVM, Equine Emphasis, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, 2011
  • BS, Veterinary Science, University of Minnesota, 2008

Elizabeth Collar, DVM, DACVS

Assistant Professor | Large Animal Clinical Sciences
The College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Tennessee
2407 River Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996
Education and Training
  • PhD, Comparative Health Sciences, Oregon State University, 2020
  • Graduate Certificate, Certificate in College and university Teaching, Oregon State University, 2019
  • 2018 - Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Large Animal)
  • Equine Surgery Resident, Oregon State University, 2017
  • DVM, Equine Emphasis, University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, 2011
  • BS, Veterinary Science, University of Minnesota, 2008
Overview

Liz Collar, DVM, PhD, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (Large Animal), Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery. Dr. Collar, a native of Wisconsin, grew up riding hunter/jumpers, working with dressage horses, spending time on the draft horse circuit, cross training western performance horses, and working at the racetrack. She graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and then completed a surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Kentucky. She then worked at the UC Davis J.D. Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory. Dr. Collar completed a three-year residency in large animal surgery at Oregon State University as well as a PhD in Comparative Health Sciences. Her primary research interests include musculoskeletal injuries in race and performance horses. Dr. Collar loves all aspects of equine surgery, but has a particular interest in minimally invasive surgery.