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VSNC Continuing Education 2013
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August 21, 2013
Presented By: Karen Sanderson, DVM
Diplomate ACVIM Cardiology
Pulmonic Stenosis Case Study
Presented By: Geri Lake-Bakaar, DVM
Karen Sanderson, DVM
Diplomate ACVIM Cardiology
(Founder, Rocky Mountain Veterinary Cardiology)
Dr. Karen Sanderson is board certified in Cardiology as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Colorado State University in 1999 followed by an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Atlantic Veterinary College on Prince Edward Island in Canada. She went on to pursue residency training in Cardiology at the University of California at Davis and became a board certified cardiologist in 2003.
Dr. Sanderson is the founder of Rocky Mountain Veterinary Cardiology and owns the cardiology practices at Alpenglow Veterinary Specialty + Emergency Center in Boulder and Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado (VRCC) in Denver. She also offers mobile cardiology services along the Front Range, Colorado Springs, Aspen and Northern Colorado.
Her special interests are the management of congestive heart failure in both dogs and cats, pulmonary hypertension (its etiology and treatment), and congenital heart disease. She works closely with family veterinarians and is committed to providing compassionate, comprehensive, coordinated care to all of her patients.
Dr. Sanderson resides in Boulder with her husband, two children, two cats, and dog. She enjoys trail running, hiking, nordic and telemark skiing, and playing with her family outdoors.
Geri Lake-Bakaar, DVM
Dr. Geri Lake-Bakaar graduated from Harvard University in 2003 with a BA in Biology, and received her DVM degree from Cornell University in 2007. She then completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City in 2008. Following the internship, she worked in a Cardiovascular Research Laboratory at Harvard/MGH, and in private practice as an Emergency veterinarian until 2010, when she started her Cardiology residency at the University of California, Davis.
Dr. Lake-Bakaar completed her residency in 2013 and moved to Colorado with her dogs Rose (a lovely Basenji puppy with a Ventricular Septal Defect) and Cheyenne (Rose’s self-appointed guardian).
Her professional interests include medical management of heart failure, diagnosis and treatment of arrhythmias, and clinical research. In her free time she enjoys hiking, racing long distance triathlons, and creative writing.