Kelley Balog, DVM, DACVIMBoard Certified Internist
    Education:

    Residency – Small Animal Internal Medicine – July 2006 – June 2009
    Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Department Veterinary Clinical Sciences
    West Lafayette, IN

    Master of Science, Veterinary Clinical Sciences – July 2009
    Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Purdue University
    West Lafayette, IN

    Rotating Internship – Small Animal Medicine and Surgery – June 2005 – June 2006
    The Animal Medical Center
    New York, New York 

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – May 2005
    The University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
    Knoxville, TN

    Bachelor of Science, Biology – May 1998
    The University of Alaska Fairbanks
    Fairbanks, AK 

    Experience:

    From 2005 – 2006 she completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York, New York.  Afterwards, she completed her Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2009 at Purdue University Veterinary Teaching Hospital in West Lafayette, Indiana.  She was a Clinical Instructor / Assistant Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine at Purdue University Teaching Hospital.  

    Affiliations:

    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    The National Society of Phi Zeta
    Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association 

    Professional Interests:

    Dr. Balog enjoys all aspects of Small Animal Internal Medicine.  Her areas of previous research and special interest are immune mediated blood and joint disorders and gastrointestinal disease.   

    Honors/Awards:
    • Allen H. Hart/IDEXX Scholarship, April 2005
    • Robert L. Michel Pathology Award, April 2005
    • Salisbury Endowed Scholarship in Veterinary Medicine, November 2004
    • Jean Bertram Burke Underhill Foundation Scholarship, April 2004
    • O’Neal Family Scholarship, January 2004
    • Nestle Purina Petcare Company Veterinary Scholarship, April 2003
    • College of Veterinary Medicine General Scholarship, January 2002
    • National Collegiate Natural Science Award, 1998 
    Research & Publications:

    Balog K, Huang SS, Sum So, Scott-Moncrieff JC.  A prospective randomized clinical trial of vincristine versus human intravenous immunoglobin for acute adjunctive management of presumptive immune mediated thrombocytopenia in dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2013; 27 (3): 536-41.

    Colledge SL, Raskin RE, Balog KA, et al.  Multiple joint metastasis of a transitional cell carcinoma in a dog.  Veterinary Clinical Pathology 2013; 42 (2) 216-220.

    Kritko-White, Balog K, Scott-Moncrieff JC, Johnso A, Lantz GC.  Acquired bilateral laryngeal paralysis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus in a dog.  Journal of American Animal Hospital Assoc 2012; 48 (1) 60 – 65.

    Reed T, Balog K, Boes K, et al.  Canine prostatic blastomycoses, pathology in practice.  Journal of American Veterinary Medical Assoc 2010; 236 (4) 411-413.

    Thompson, K, Parnell N, Moore G, Hohenhaus AE, Rondeau M. Feline exocrine pancreatic insufficiency: 16 cases (1992-2007).  J Feline Med Surg 2009;11: 935-940.

    Boyd L, Langston C, Thompson, K, et al.  Survival in cats with naturally occurring chronic kidney disease (2000-2002).  J Vet Intern Med 2008; 22(5): 1111-1117.

    Thompson, K, Frank L.  Diagnostic challenge: A dermatology emergency.  A case report of erythema multiform as a result of Phenobarbital administration.  Vet Forum 2005;22(4): 39-45.

    Thompson, K, Bartges J.  Gastrostomy feeding tubes:  Percutaneous nonsurgical, nonendoscopic placement.  Vet Med 2004;99(7):610-626.

    *Maiden name K. Thompson

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