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Catherine N Stecyk - DVM, BS

Catherine N Stecyk
Small Animal Surgery
Catherine Stecyk was born and raised in Massachusetts and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Tufts University in 2018. She then completed a rigorous Small Animal Rotating Internship at the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center and was elated to match back home at Tufts for her surgery residency. Her current research is investigating the long-term outcome of dogs with sacroiliac luxation treated conservatively. Outside of work, she enjoys exercising, hiking the 4000-footers of NH and exploring new places with her boyfriend and family. Catherine loves to help people and their pets and to teach future veterinarians the science and beauty of surgery


  • Rotating Internship – The Ohio State University, 2019
  • DVM - Tufts University, 2018
  • BS – Colgate University, 2014
  1. Changchang L, DeRoo EP, Stecyk C, et al. (2015) Impaired autophagy in mouse embryonic fibroblasts null for Krüppel-like Factor 4 promotes DNA damage and increases apoptosis upon serum starvation. MOLECULAR CANCER. 14:101.
  2. Long-term Follow-up of Conservative Management of Sacroiliac Luxation in Dogs (2018)
    • Podium presentation at the Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Breckenridge, CO, February 2019
    • Primary Investigator: Catherine Stecyk
    • Mentor: Nina Kieves, DVM, DACVS, DACVSMR, CCRT

General Research Interests

  • Trauma and orthopedics

Selected Research Projects

  • Sacroiliac luxation in dogs