DWR Staff | Consultant, Soft Tissue Surgery

Georga T. Karbe


American Specialist in Veterinary Surgery

Georga graduated from the University of Berlin, Germany, in 2007. She completed a rotating internship at Colorado State University and a 2-year Research Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania’s PennHIP laboratories. Her research was published in peer-reviewed journals and she presented at several international conferences. In 2012 she was awarded a PhD from the University of Zurich for her research on hip dysplasia in Pembroke Welsh Corgis.

In 2014 Georga moved to the UK where she spent 2 years working in referral practice before joining Dick White Referrals. She has a strong interest in all aspects of soft tissue surgery and surgical oncology as well as minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery and interventional radiology. Georga is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Karbe, G.T., Biery, D.N., Gregor, T.P., Giger, U. and Smith, G.K. (2012) Radiographic hip joint phenotype of the Pembroke Welsh Corgi. Vet. Surg. 41 (1), 34-41.

Smith, G.K., Biery, D.N., Powers, M.Y., Shofer, F., Gregor, T,P., Karbe, G.T. McDonald-Lynch, M.B., Evans, R.H. and Kealy, R.D. (2012) Chronology of hip dysplasia in a cohort of 48 Labrador retrievers followed for life. Vet. Surg. 41 (1), 20-33.

Powers, M.Y., Karbe, G.T. and Gregor, T.P., McKelvie, P., Culp, W.T., Fordyce, H.H. and Smith, G.K. (2010) Relationship of official OFA hip scoring to PennHIP distraction index in a sample of 439 dogs. J. Am. vet. med. Ass. 237, 532-541.

Book Chapters

Smith, G.K., Leighton, E.A., Karbe, G.T., McDonald-Lynch, M. Canine hip dysplasia: pathogenesis and diagnosis. In: Small Animal Surgery. Tobias and Johnston (Eds); 2nd edn. Philadelphia: WB Saunders in print.

Karbe, G.T. (2014) Laryngeal Paralysis. (2015) In: Small Animal Surgical Emergencies. Aronson (Ed); Wiley-Blackwell, pp 279-285.

Smith, G.K., Karbe, G.T., Agnello, K.A. and McDonald-Lynch, M. (2012) Canine hip dysplasia: pathogenesis and diagnosis. In: Small Animal Surgery. 1st edn. Tobias and Johnston (eds); WB Saunders, Philadelphia, pp 824-848.

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