Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
Julie DeCubellis

Clinical Instructor
Zoological Companion Animal Medicine

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  • DVM - St. George's University - 2007
  • Rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery - Tufts University - 2008
  • Internship in Avian/Exotic Animal Medicine - Tufts University - 2009
  • Combined residency in Avian & Exotic Companion Animal Medicine - Angell Animal Medical Center Boston/Ocean State Veterinary Specialists - 2012

Board Certification

  • Currently preparing to take the Exotic Companion Animal & Avian Medicine Boards
  1. Buckley GJ, DeCubellis J, Sharp CR, Rozanski EA. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation in hospitalized rabbits: 15 cases. Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine 20(1):46-50, 2011.
  2. Mayer J, Sato A, Kiupel M, DeCubellis J, Donnelly T. Extralabel use of cabergoline in the treatment of a pituitary adenoma in a rat. JAVMA 239(5):656-660, 2011.
  3. DeCubellis J, Brown CJ. Indirect blood pressure monitoring in small mammals. Lab Animal 39(10):1-2, 2010.
  4. DeCubellis J, Kruse AM, McCarthy RJ, Zacher LA, Pennick D, Watson A, Parry N, Donnelly TM, Mayer J. Biliary cystadenoma in a rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus). Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine 19(2):177-182, 2010.
  5. DeCubellis J. Differential diagnosis of respiratory distress in a bird. Clinician’s Brief 8(5):70-73, 2010.


  • Veterinary Clinical Skills II
  • Intern & Resident Rounds

Research Interests by Area

Other Areas of Research
  • Clinical research with exotic animals

Professional Organizations

  • Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians
  • Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Association of Reptilian & Amphibian Veterinarians