Stefano Pizzirani - DVM, PhD, DECVS, DACVO

Stefano Pizzirani

Campus Phone:
508-839-5395

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • PhD, Veterinary Ophthalmology - Messina University - 1999
  • DVM - Pisa University - 1979

Board Certification

  • European College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology
  1. Pederson, S.L., Pizzirani, S., Andrew, S.E., Pate, D.O., Stine, J.M., Michau, T.M. 2016. Use of a nictitating membrane flap for treatment of feline acute corneal hydrops—21 eyes. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  2. Pederson, S.L., Pizzirani, S., Andrew, S.E., Pate, D.O., Stine, J.M., Michau, T.M. 2016. Use of a nictitating membrane flap for treatment of feline acute corneal hydrops-21 eyes. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  3. Abeijon, C., Daifalla, N., Krautz-Peterson, G., Pizzirani, S., Beamer, G., Frazatti-Gallina, N.M., Raw, I., Campos-Neto, A. 2016. Immunogenicity in dogs and protection against visceral leishmaniasis induced by a 14 kDa Leishmania infantum recombinant polypeptide. Trials in Vaccinology.
  4. Pizzirani, S. 2015. Glaucoma. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  5. Alario, A.F., Strong, T.D., Pizzirani, S. 2015. Medical Treatment of Primary Canine Glaucoma. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  6. Pizzirani, S. 2015. Definition, Classification, and Pathophysiology of Canine Glaucoma. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  7. Pizzirani, S., Gong, H. 2015. Functional Anatomy of the Outflow Facilities. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  8. Beamer, G., Reilly, C.M., Pizzirani, S. 2015. Microscopic Lesions in Canine Eyes with Primary Glaucoma. Veterinary Clinics of North America - Small Animal Practice.
  9. Halse, S., Pizzirani, S., Parry, N.M.A., Burgess, K.E. 2014. Mast cell tumor invading the cornea in a horse. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  10. Dubin, A.J., Pizzirani, S., Beamer, G.L. 2013. Corneal sequestrum in a dog with chronic unilateral keratoconjunctivitis sicca. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  11. Pumphrey, S.A., Pizzirani, S., Pirie, C.G., Needle, D.B. 2013. Glaucoma associated with uveal cysts and goniodysgenesis in American Bulldogs: A case series. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  12. Alario, A.F., Pizzirani, S., Pirie, C.G. 2013. Histopathologic evaluation of the anterior segment of eyes enucleated due to glaucoma secondary to primary lens displacement in 13 canine globes. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  13. Murray, M., Pizzirani, S., Tseng, F. 2013. A technique for evisceration as an alternative to enucleation in birds of prey: 19 cases. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery.
  14. Alario, A.F., Pirie, C.G., Pizzirani, S. 2013. Anterior segment fluorescein angiography of the normal feline eye using a dSLR camera adaptor. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  15. Pumphrey, S.A., Pizzirani, S., Pirie, C.G., Sato, A.F., Buckley, F.I. 2013. Reactive histiocytosis of the orbit and posterior segment in a dog. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  16. Pumphrey, S.A., Pizzirani, S., Pirie, C.G., Anwer, M.S., Logvinenko, T. 2013. Western blot patterns of serum autoantibodies against optic nerve antigens in dogs with goniodysgenesis-related glaucoma. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
  17. Alario, A.F., Pirie, C.G., Pizzirani, S. 2013. Anterior segment fluorescein angiography of the normal canine eye using a dSLR camera adaptor. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  18. Maggio, F., Pizzirani, S., Peña, T., Leiva, M., Pirie, C.G. 2013. Surgical treatment of epibulbar melanocytomas by complete excision and homologous corneoscleral grafting in dogs: 11 cases. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  19. Pirie, C.G., Cooper, J., Pizzirani, S. 2012. Fluorescein angiography of the canine posterior segment using a dSLR camera adaptor. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  20. Pirie, C.G., Pizzirani, S. 2012. Anterior and posterior segment photography. An alternative approach using a dSLR camera adaptor. Veterinary Ophthalmology.

General Research Interests

  • Ophthalmology

Research Interests by Area

Spontaneous Animal Disease Models
  • Gaucoma in dogs, uveitis,cataracts in dogs, corneal ulceration

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Ophthalmology
  • Antibody profiles in goniodysgenesis-related glaucoma. Glaucoma (spontaneous animal disease model); pathology