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    Lance C Visser- DVM, MS, DACVIM
    Assistant Professor
    Medicine & Epidemiology

    Tupper Hall room #2203
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 1393
    lcvisser@ucdavis.edu

       

    Research Focus

    Noninvasive evaluation of cardiac size and function with an emphasize on assessment of right ventricular function.

    Specialty Focus

    Cardiology

    Education

    2007 BS Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    2010 DVM Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    2010 MS Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
    2011 Internship Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC
    2014 MS Comparative and Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
    2014 Residency Cardiology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

    Honors and Awards

    2016 Small Animal Clinical Teaching Award, SVM Class of 2016, Veterinary Medicine Clinical Awards Ceremony, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis
    2015 Small Animal Clinical Teaching Award, SVM Class of 2015, Veterinary Medicine Clinical Awards Ceremony, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of California, Davis
    2014 Graduate Student Research Oral Presentation Award, Advances in Veterinary Medicine Research Day, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
    2014 Best Resident Award – student selected, CVM class of 2014, Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University
    2014 Resident Research Award, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum, Nashville, TN
    2012 American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation Clinician-Scientist Fellowship,The Ohio State University
    2011 Best Small Animal Hospital Intern Award - student selected, CVM class of 2011, Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
    2010 Tracy Anne Hammer Fellowship Award for Dual-Degree Students, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University
    2010 Veterinary Student Research Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University
    2008 NIH T-32 One-Year Research Training Grant for Veterinary Students, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University

    Licenses

    Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)

    Active Research Grants

    Principal Investigator, Effect of standard-dose and high-dose pimobendan on renal function in dogs with moderate-to-severe preclinical myxomatous mitral valve disease, (Principal Investigator), American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Lance C Visser: High-pressure Balloon Valvuloplasty for Severe Pulmonary Valve Stenosis: A Prospective Observational Pilot Study in 25 Dogs 2018 Belanger C, Gunther-Harrington CT, Nishimura S, Oldach MS, Visser LC, Stern JA High-pressure Balloon Valvuloplasty for Severe Pulmonary Valve Stenosis: A Prospective Observational Pilot Study in 25 Dogs J Vet Cardiol,
    • Lance C Visser: Aberrant migration and surgical removal of a heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) from the femoral artery of a cat 2018 Oldach MS, Gunther-Harrington CT, Balsa IM, McLarty EM, Wakeman KA, Phillips KL, Honkavaara J, Visser LC, Stern JA Aberrant migration and surgical removal of a heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) from the femoral artery of a cat J Vet Intern Med,
    • Lance C Visser: Right ventricular function: Imaging techniques 2017 Visser LC Right ventricular function: Imaging techniques Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract 47(5): 989-1003.,
    • Lance C Visser: Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular size and function in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy 2017 Visser LC, Sloan CQ, Stern JA Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular size and function in cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy J Vet Intern Med,
    • Lance C Visser: ECG of the month. Escape-capture bigeminy in a dog 2016 Belanger C, Visser LC, Stern JA ECG of the month. Escape-capture bigeminy in a dog J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Lance C Visser: Effects of 0.5% timolol maleate ophthalmic solution on heart rate and selected echocardiographic indices in apparently healthy cats 2016 Gunther-Harrington CT, Ontiveros ES, Hodge TE, Visser LC, Stern JA Effects of 0.5% timolol maleate ophthalmic solution on heart rate and selected echocardiographic indices in apparently healthy cats J Vet Intern Med,
    • Lance C Visser: Diagnostic value of right pulmonary artery distensibility index in dogs with pulmonary hypertension: Comparison with doppler echocardiographic estimates of pulmonary arterial pressure 2016 Visser LC, Im MK, Johnson LR, Stern JA Diagnostic value of right pulmonary artery distensibility index in dogs with pulmonary hypertension: Comparison with doppler echocardiographic estimates of pulmonary arterial pressure J Vet Intern Med,
    • Lance C Visser: Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular systolic in conscious healthy dogs following a single dose of Pimobendan versus Atenolol 2015 Visser LC, Scansen BA, Brown NV, Schober KE, Bonagura JD Echocardiographic assessment of right ventricular systolic in conscious healthy dogs following a single dose of Pimobendan versus Atenolol J Vet Cardiol,
    • Lance C Visser: Congenital isolated cleft mitral valve leaflet and an apical muscular ventricular septal defect in a Holstein calf 2015 Depenbrock SM, Visser LC, Kohnken RA, Russell DS, Simpson KM, Bonagura JD Congenital isolated cleft mitral valve leaflet and an apical muscular ventricular septal defect in a Holstein calf J Vet Cardiol,
    • Lance C Visser: Pulmonary artery dissection in eight dogs with patent ductus arteriosus 2015 Scansen BA, Simpson EM, López-Alvarez J, Thomas WP, Bright JM, Eason BD, Rush JE, Dukes-McEwan J, Green HW 3rd, Cunningham SM, Visser LC, Kent AM, Schober KE Pulmonary artery dissection in eight dogs with patent ductus arteriosus J Vet Cardiol,