Kelly Tart, DVM, Dipl. ACVECC

Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Kelly Tart

Contact Info

Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine


Residency, University of Minnesota

DVM, University of Minnesota, 1993

BA, St. Olaf College, 1988

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)

Internship, Veterinary Institute of Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care

Summary

Dr. Tart completed her veterinary education at the University of Minnesota. She completed an internship in Emergency and Critical Care through Veterinary Institute of Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care and a residency in Emergency/Critical Care at the University of Minnesota.

Awards & Recognition

  • Outstanding Faculty P&A Award 2017
  • Nominee for White Coat Ceremony 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Excellence in Course Coordination Award 2011, 2014
  • Outstanding Faculty Award nominee 2002, 2003, 2004
  • Outstanding Clinical Teaching Award nominee 2006, 2007
  • Thank a Teacher Award 2007
  • Alpha Zeta Honor Society 1993 
  • Caleb Dorr Award 1993
  • Minneapolis Kennel Club Award 1993

Professional Associations

National Association Veterinary Emergency Medical Society 2021

Society of Critical Care Medicine volunteer (COVID) 2020

Medical Reserve Corps volunteer (COVID) 2020

Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine 2017-present

American Veterinary Medical Association 1993–present

Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association 1993–2005, 2015- present

American Animal Hospital Association 1993–2001

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society 1993–present

American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2003–present

Society of Critical Care Medicine 2004-present

Research

Publications

  1. Yagneswar H, Todd J, Sharkey L, Rendahl A, Tart K. “Retrospective comparison of standard clotting tests and novel clot waveform parameters in dogs using the turbidimetric ACL TOP CTS 300 coagulation analyzer. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2018; 30(6): 868-877.
  2. Berg A, Conzemius M, Evans R, Tart K. “Evaluation of tissue oxygen saturation in naturally occurring canine shock patients” Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care 2019;29: 149-153.
  3. Hutchingson K, Tart K, Anderson K. Powell L. “Pneumatosis of the intestines, colon and liver in a young cat” Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2018 pp1-9
  4. Salcedo M, Tart K, Hall K. “A systematic review of human and veterinary applications of noninvasive tissue oxygen monitoring” State of the Art, Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2016;26(3):323-332
  5. Tart K, Powell LL. “4-Methylpyrazole as a treatment in naturally occurring ethylene glycol intoxication in cats” Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2011;21(3):268-272
  6. Tart K, Babski D, Lee J. “Potential risks, prognostic indicators treatment modalities in dogs with presumptive pulmonary aspiration pneumonia: 125 cases (2005-2008)” Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, 2010 June; 20(3):319-329

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Clinical course coordinator for the Emergency and Critical Care rotation for senior veterinary students
  • Lecture for the Emergency Critical Care didactic course for third year students
  • Lecture for the Surgery/Critical Care didactic course for third year students
  • Lecture for the Toxicology didactic course for third year students
  • Lecture for the Small Animal Management course for undergraduate students
  • Assist house officers (interns) with emergency and critical care patients
  • Assist and advice residents for the ECC residency program, preparing candidates for board certification in the ACVECC

Clinical

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine

Board Certifications

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC)

Clinical Interests

Sepsis, Toxicities, Fluid therapy