Robert J. Berg
Department of Clinical Sciences
Soft Tissue Surgery
MS - Colorado State University - 1985
DVM - Colorado State University - 1981
American College of Veterinary Surgeons
General Research Interest
Research Sponsor Interest
- Corporations and Foundations
Selected Research Projects
- Evaluation of a novel tumor imaging system for intraoperative assessment of the completeness of tumor excision
Research & Clinical Interests
- Strategies for improving local control of surgically excised tumors
- Canine osteosarcoma as a naturally occurring model for human osteosarcoma
- Outcome following surgical excision of naturally occurring tumors of dogs and cats
- Clinical veterinary soft tissue surgery and surgical oncology
Major Specialized Equipment Items Available
- MRI, CT, linear accelerator, surgical laser, laparoscopic and thoracoscopic equipment
- Berg J, Gebhardt M, Rand W. Effect of timing of postoperative chemotherapy on survival of dogs with osteosarcoma. Cancer 79: 1343-1350, 1997.
Garzotto CK, Berg J, Rand WM, Hoffman WE. Prognostic significance of serum alkaline phosphatase activity in canine osteosarcoma. J Vet Int Med 14: 587-592, 2000.
Pike FS, Berg J, King NW, Penninck D, Webster CRL. Gall Bladder mucoceles in dogs: 30 cases (2000-2002). J Amer Vet Med Assoc 224: 1615-1622, 2004.
Zacher LA, Berg J, Shaw SP, Kudej RK. Association between outcome and changes in plasma lactate concentration during presurgical treatment in dogs with gastric dilatation-volvulus: 64 cases (2002-2008). J Am Vet Med Assoc 236: 892-897, 2010.