Advanced Koi Medicine (1844)
Food Animal/Equine |  Aquatic
Saturday |  2:00 PM -  2:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||206A



Brian Palmeiro VMD, Diplomate ACVD
Lehigh Valley Vet Dermatology & Fish Hospital

Dr. Palmeiro attended veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania followed by a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery and a residency in dermatology and allergy at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Palmeiro is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. Dr. Palmeiro owns a referral dermatology practice and a pet fish practice including full service pet fish hospital in Allentown, PA. He also teaches dermatology and ornamental fish medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and serves as a mentor in the dermatology residency program. He is a dermatology and aquatic animal medicine consultant for the Veterinary Information Network. Dr. Palmeiro is pursuing his Master's in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences through University of Florida and is a WAVMA certified aquatic veterinarian. He was a founding member and on the executive board for the American Association of Fish Veterinarians and currently serves on the AVMA's Aquatic Veterinary Medical Committee.

Presentation Info

Audience: CE Pathway: Advanced / Masterclasses
CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2


This lecture will review koi history, nomenclature, and husbandry. The diagnostic approach to a sick koi and common health problems encountered will also be reviewed.

This session is part of CE Pathway: Advanced / Masterclasses

Learning Objectives

1. To review the history, nomenclature and husbandry of koi (Cyprinus carpio)

2. To review the diagnostic approach to a sick koi

3. To review common health problems seen in koi

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