huji Koret School of Veterinary Medicine

Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Dan Ohad, DVM, PhD

Diplomate ACVIM, ECVIM (Cardiology)

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine
Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences

Office Address:
P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Phone: (972)-3-9688857
Email Address: dan.ohad@mail.huji.ac.il


Special interests

Diastolic function and dysfunction; Pulmonary arteriolar hypertension;
Subaortic stenosis; Inter-species comparative cardiovascular medicine; Infective endocarditis;
Etiology of arrhythmia in extra-cardiac disease


Professional Experience and Qualifications

Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology).
Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Companion Animals (Cardiology).
Specialist (Israeli specialization) in Veterinary Cardiology.


Teaching

Systems Physiology, Clinical Methods of the Small Animal Cardiovascular Physical Examination, Clinical Small Animal Cardiology, Equine Cardiology, Cardiovascular Clinical Pharmacology, Diagnostic Methods in Veterinary Cardiology (elective, expanded course).

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Research

"Diastology"; Pulmonary Hypertension; Arrhythmia; Congenital heart disease; Infective Endocarditis; Congenital Heart Disease in the Dogue de Bordeaux Breed

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Service

  • Senior Lecturer in Cardiology, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Member, Ethics Committee of the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Member, Internship and Residency Committee of the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Member, Graduation Dissertation Committee, the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Member and Koret School Representative at the Board of National Veterinary Organization.
  • Member of the Board of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology.
  • Member of the ECVIM-CA Committee of Diplomate Accreditation

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International interests

Veterinary Education in Cardiology; Moderating of veterinary cardiology sessions at ACVIM and ECVIM-CA international conferences

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Membership in Scientific organizations

- The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
- The European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Companion Animals
- The American Echocardiography Society
- Israel Heart Society
- Israeli Echocardiography Group
- The International Society for Heart Research.
- Israel Veterinary Medical Association

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Selected Recent Publications

Ohad DG, Morick D, Avidor B, Harrus S. Molecular detection of Bartonella henselae and Bartonella koehlerae from aortic valves of Boxer dogs with infective endocarditis. Vet Microbiol. 2009 [Epub ahead of print].

Ohad DG, Sinai Y, Zaretsky A, Shofti R. Ventricular rate control using a novel vagus nerve stimulating system in a dog with chronic atrial fibrillation. J Vet Cardiol. 2008;10(2):147-154.

Segev G, Ohad DG, Shipov A, Kass PH, Aroch I. Cardiac arrhythmias and serum cardiac troponins in Vipera palaestinae envenomation in dogs. J Vet Intern Med. 2008;22(1):106-113.

Ohad DG, Baruch S, Perl S. Incomplete atrioventricular canal complicated by cardiac tamponade and bidirectional shunting in an adult dog. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2007;43(4):221-226.

Gill RM, Jones BD, Corbly AK, Ohad DG, Smith GD, Sandusky GE, Christe ME, Wang J, Shen W. Exhaustion of the Frank-Starling mechanism in conscious dogs with heart failure induced by chronic coronary microembolization. Life Sci. 2006;79(6):536-544.

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