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Keven Flammer, DVM, DABVP (Avian)

Professor of Avian Medicine and Director of DVM Program Assessment

Contact:

kflammer@ncsu.edu
Office: 919.513.6412

Specialty: Companion avian medicine, including aviculture and pediatric medicine.
Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian), 1993; Recertified 2003
D.V.M., University of California, Davis, 1980
B.A., Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1976
Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
Pharmacology of antimicrobial drugs and control of infectious diseases in birds. Special interest in infections caused by bacteria, Chlamydophila psittaci, and fungi.

  • (2016) Social media and impression management: Veterinary Medicine students’ and faculty members’ attitudes toward the acceptability of social media postsKedrowicz, A. A., Royal, K., & Flammer, K. | Journal of Advances in Medical Education and Professionalism 4(4), 155-162
  • (2015) Measuring factors that influence decisions to become a veterinarianRoyal, K. D., Schoenfeld-Tacher, R., Kedrowicz, A. A., Hardie, E. M., & Flammer, K. | Research and Development in Medical Education 4(1), 23-29
  • Assessment of plasma concentrations and effects of injectable pharmacist-compounded doxycycline in three psittacine species.Flammer K and Papich M. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2005;19:216-224.
  • Doxycycline-medicated drinking water for treatment of Chlamydophila psittaci in exotic doves.Padilla L, Flammer K, Miller E. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2005;19:88-91. [First author trainee]
  • Effect of diet and L-carnitine supplementation on lipomas size and bodyweight in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulates).DeVoe R, Trogdon MM, Flammer K. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2004;18:12-18. [First author trainee]
  • Plasma Concentrations of Enrofloxacin in Psittacine Birds Offered Water Medicated With 200 mg/L of the Injectable Formulation of Enrofloxacin.Flammer K, Whitt-Smith D. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery: 2002:16; 286–290.
  • Disposition and Analgesic Effects of Fentanyl in White Cockatoos (Cacatua alba).Hoppes S, Flammer K, Hoersch K, Papich M, Paul-Murphy J. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery: 2003;17:124–130. [First author trainee]
  • Capnographic monitoring of anesthetized African grey parrots receiving intermittent positive pressure ventilation.Edling TM, Degernes LA, Flammer K, Horne, WA. | Journal American Veterinary Medical Association. 2001; 219(12):1714-1718
  • Assessment of plasma concentrations and effects of injectable pharmacist-compounded doxycycline in three psittacine species.Flammer K and Papich M. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2005;19:216-224.
  • Doxycycline-medicated drinking water for treatment of Chlamydophila psittaci in exotic doves.Padilla L, Flammer K, Miller E. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2005;19:88-91. [First author trainee]
  • Effect of diet and L-carnitine supplementation on lipomas size and bodyweight in budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulates).DeVoe R, Trogdon MM, Flammer K. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 2004;18:12-18. [First author trainee]
  • Plasma Concentrations of Enrofloxacin in Psittacine Birds Offered Water Medicated With 200 mg/L of the Injectable Formulation of Enrofloxacin.Flammer K, Whitt-Smith D. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery:
  • Disposition and Analgesic Effects of Fentanyl in White Cockatoos (Cacatua alba).Hoppes S, Flammer K, Hoersch K, Papich M, Paul-Murphy J. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery:
  • Capnographic monitoring of anesthetized African grey parrots receiving intermittent positive pressure ventilation.Edling TM, Degernes LA, Flammer K, Horne, WA. | Journal American Veterinary Medical Association. 2001; 219(12):1714-1718
  • (2010) Pharmacokinetics of voriconazole after oral administration of single and multiple doses in Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis).Guzman DSM, Flammer K, Papich MG, Grooters AM, Shaw, S, Applegate, J, Tully TN Jr. | American Journal of Veterinary Research 71(4), 460-467.
  • (2006) Pharmacokinetics of fluconazole after oral administration of single and multiple doses in African grey parrots.Flammer K, Papich M. | American Journal of Veterinary Research 2006 Mar;67(3):417-22. PMID: 16506902.
  • (2003) Assessment of plasma concentrations of doxycycline in budgerigars fed medicated seed or water.Flammer K, Trogdon MM, and Papich MG. | Journal American Veterinary Medical Association 2003; 223: 993-998.
  • (2001) Plasma concentrations of doxycycline in selected Psittacine birds when administered in water for potential treatment of Chlamydophila psittaci infectionFlammer, K., Whitt-Smith, D., Papich, M.G. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 15: 276-282, 2001.
  • (2000) Preliminary investigation of doxycycline plasma concentrations in cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) after administration by injection or in water or feed.Powers, L. V, Flammer, K, & Papich, M.G. | Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery 2000; 14: 23-30.
  • (1997) Pharmacokinetics of enrofloxacin in red pacu (Colossoma brachypomum) after intramuscular, oral and bath administration.Lewbart G, Vaden S, Deen J, Manaugh C, Whitt D, Doi A, Smith T, Flammer K. | J Vet Pharmacol Therap. 1997; 20, 124-128.