Kerwin, Sharon individual record
Professor and Associate Department Head
overview

I have been a practicing veterinary orthopedic and spine surgeon since 1992, with expertise in arthroscopy, trauma of the long bones and spine, angular limb deformity, and joint stabilization. From the research perspective, my experience has included biomechanics, bone grafting, spinal cord injury and gait analysis. My board certification in neurology has allowed a more in-depth perspective on gait analysis, spinal biomechanics, and the considerable crossover that occurs between orthopedic and neurologic disease.

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Academic Articles90
  • Jeffery, N. D., Mankin, J. M., Ito, D., Boudreau, C. E., Kerwin, S. C., Levine, J. M., ... Granger, N. (2020). Extended durotomy to treat severe spinal cord injury after acute thoracolumbar disc herniation in dogs. VETERINARY SURGERY. 49(5), 884-893.
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  • Schlag, A. N., Hayes, G. M., Taylor, A. Q., Kerwin, S. C., Dugat, D. R., Vitt, M. A., Stratton, D. T., & Duffy, D. J. (2019). Analysis of outcomes following treatment of craniodorsal hip luxation with closed reduction and Ehmer sling application in dogs.. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 254(12), 1436-1440.
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  • Taylor, A. R., & Kerwin, S. C. (2018). Clinical Evaluation of the Feline Neurologic Patient. Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice. 48(1), 1-10.
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  • Ruoff, C. M., Kerwin, S. C., & Taylor, A. R. (2018). Diagnostic Imaging of Discospondylitis. Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice. 48(1), 85-94.
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  • Kerwin, S. C., & Taylor, A. R. (2018). Preface. Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice. 48(1), xv-xvi.
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Books1
Chapters4
  • Kerwin, S. C., Levine, J. M., & Mankin, J. M. (2018). Thoracolumbar Vertebral Column. Johnston, S. A., & Tobias, K. M. (Eds.), Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal Expert Consult, 2nd Edition. Elsevier.
  • Kerwin, S. C. (2014). Fixation with pins and wires: Application of cerclage and hemi-cerclage wires. Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition. (pp. 769-775).
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  • Kerwin, S. C. (2014). Intramedullary pins and kirschner wires. Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, Fifth Edition. (pp. 775-780).
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  • Davidson, J. R., & Kerwin, S. (2013). Common Orthopedic Conditions and Their Physical Rehabilitation. Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy: Second Edition. (pp. 543-581). Elsevier.
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Conference Papers2
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Email
skerwin@tamu.edu
First Name
Sharon
Last Name
Kerwin
mailing address
Texas A&M University; Vet Med Small Animal Medicine & Surgery; 4474 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4474
USA