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Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)

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Mark C. Rochat, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

Mark C. Rochat, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS


Dr. Rochat graduated from Mississippi State University in 1986 and completed a residency at the University of Missouri in 1991.  After a year in a surgical referral practice and attaining board certification, he accepted a position at Oklahoma State University, rising to the rank of Professor and Section Chief.  In 2015, he moved to Purdue University where he now serves a Clinical Professor of Orthopedics and Chief of Small Animal Surgery. He has authored over 140 publications and given over 300 presentations.  His professional interests include trauma, external skeletal fixation, fracture management, arthroscopy, wound management, reconstructive surgery, and total hip and knee replacement. 

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