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Hohenhaus, Ann, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM, Oncology)

Staff Doctor

Dr. Ann Hohenhaus is a third generation veterinarian who received a BS from St. Mary's College of Maryland, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa and her DVM from Cornell University. She has achieved American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine board certification in both Oncology and Small Animal Internal Medicine. In 2014, Dr. Hohenhaus was honored by the Foundation for Biomedical Research with a DeBakey Award for Excellence in Journalism for “Dogs Go To Bat Against Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” Dr. Hohenhaus practices veterinary medicine at The Animal Medical Center. She has written extensively on oncology and transfusion medicine and is listed as an author on 33 publications in the disciplines of oncology, internal medicine and transfusion medicine, including: squamous cell carcinoma, mast cell tumors, melanoma, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, and anemia. She authored 16 veterinary textbook chapters with three more currently in press and a manuscript in press on canine soft tissue sarcomas. Dr. Hohenhaus serves as the hospital’s spokesperson, speaking to national media outlets about issues related to veterinary medicine. She writes a pet owner educational blog for The AMC and writes for Vetstreet.com. She served as a blogger for WebMD and has created content for publications such as Ladies Home Journal and Real Simple Magazine. Dr. Hohenhaus lectures nationally and internationally, most recently in the Netherlands and in Cape Town, South Africa.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), 1991
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine), 1995

Education

  • BS - St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, MD, 1981, with honors, Phi Beta Kappa
  • DVM - Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1985

Recent Publications

  • Hohenhaus AE. Polycythemia and Erythrocytosis. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine 8th edition. Ettinger S and Feldman E, eds. In press.
  • Hohenhaus AE, Winzelberg S. Nonregenerative anemia. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine 8th edition. Ettinger S and Feldman E, eds. In press.
  • Al-Ghazlat S, Hohenhaus AE. Immunologic and hematologic diseases: Introduction and drug therapy. Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine 8th edition. Ettinger S and Feldman E, eds. In press.
  • Verrilli AM, Hohenhaus AE, DVM, Le Roux AE, Donovan TA. What’s your diagnosis? Diaphragmatic hernia in a cat with transitional cell carcinoma. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 2016;248:493-496.
  • Hohenhaus AE, Kelsey J, Haddad J, Barber L, Palmisano M, Farrelly J, Soucy A. Canine cutaneous and subcutaneous soft tissue sarcoma: Evidence based review. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2016;52:77-89.
  • Wiles VS, Hohenhaus AE, Lamb K, Zaidi B, Leibman NF, Camps M. Retrospective evaluation of toceranib phosphate (Palladia ®) in cats with oral squamous cell carcinoma. J Fel Med Surg, 2016 Jan 11. pii: 1098612X15622237. [Epub ahead of print]
  • White CR, Langston C, Hohenhaus AE, Lamb K, Hackner S, Fox PR. Evaluation of the relationship between clinical variables and thromboelastographic findings in dogs with protein-losing nephropathy. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2016 Jan;26(1):74-9. doi: 10.1111/vec.12409. Epub 2015 Oct 12.
  • Feline exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: 16 cases (1992-2007) Thompson KA, Parnell, NK, Hohenhaus AE, et al. J Feline Med Surg J Feline Med Surg. 2009;11:935-40.
  • Hohenhaus A. Neoplastic conditions of the esophagus. In: Steiner J (Ed). Small Animal Gastroenterology. Schlutersche, Hanover, 2008, pp 151-153.
  • Hohenhaus A. Neoplastic conditions of the stomach. In: Steiner J (Ed). Small Animal Gastroenterology. Schlutersche, Hanover, 2008, pp 176179.
  • Dobson J, Hohenhaus A, Peaston A. Cancer chemotherapy. In: Maddison J, Page R, Church D (Eds). Small Animal Clinical Pharmacology, Saunders Elsevier, Edinburgh, 2nd edition. 2008, pp 330-366
  • White CR, Hohenhaus AE, Kelsey J, Procter-Gray E. Canine cutaneous mast cell tumors: Associations with sex, neuter status, and breed. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2011;47:210-6
  • DiResta GR, Aiken SW, Brown HK, Bergman PJ, Hohenhaus A, Healey JH. Influence of carboplatin infusion on osteosarcoma blood flow. Cancer Chemother Pharmacol. 2008;62:545-9.
  • DiResta GR, Aiken SW, Brown HK, Bergman PJ, Hohenhaus A, Ehrhart EJ, Baer K, Healey JH. Use of an artificial lymphatic system during carboplatin infusion to improve canine osteosarcoma blood flow and clinical response. Ann Surg Oncol. 2007;14:2411-21.