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JEFFREY J. RUNGE
Assistant Professor, Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Clinical Specialties: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Soft-Tissue Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Research Areas: Single port surgery, Laparoscopy, Thoracoscopy, Minimally invasive surgery
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Contact Information:
 Email jrunge@vet.upenn.edu

Dr. Jeffrey Runge specializes in companion animal surgery as well as various exotic species. He focuses primarily on laparoscopic and thoracoscopic minimally invasive surgery, and has lectured on single port and multiport laparoscopic surgery alike. Through ongoing collaboration with leading human laparoscopic surgeons, Dr. Runge and the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine have become one of the leaders in veterinary reduced port surgery. By utilizing newer human laparoscopic single site techniques such as Single Port Access (SPA), Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS), and Laparoendoscopic Single-Site Surgery (LESS), Dr. Runge’s group continues to minimize minimally invasive surgery for today’s companion animals.

Single port surgery,
Laparoscopy,
Thoracoscopy,
Minimally invasive surgery

McDevitt Heidi L, Mayhew Philipp D, Giuffrida Michelle A, Brown Dottie C, Culp William T N, Runge Jeffrey J Short-term clinical outcome of laparoscopic liver biopsy in dogs: 106 cases (2003-2013). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 248: 83-90, 2016.

Wormser Chloe, Runge Jeffrey J Advances in Laparoscopic Surgery. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice : , 2015.

Hutton Jocelyn E, Steffey Michele A, Runge Jeffrey J, McClaran Janet K, Silverman Sarah J, Kass Philip H Surgical and nonsurgical management of patent ductus arteriosus in cats: 28 cases (1991-2012). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 247: 278-85, 2015.

Runge Jeffrey J, Mayhew Philipp D, Case J Brad, Singh Ameet, Mayhew Kelli N, Culp William T N Single-port laparoscopic cryptorchidectomy in dogs and cats: 25 cases (2009-2014). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 245: 1258-65, 2014.

Naiman Jaron H, Mayhew Philipp D, Steffey Michele A, Culp William T N, Runge Jeffrey J, Singh Ameet Laparoscopic treatment of ovarian remnant syndrome in dogs and cats: 7 cases (2010-2013). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 245: 1251-7, 2014.

Wormser Chloe, Singhal Sunil, Holt David E, Runge Jeffrey J Thoracoscopic-assisted pulmonary surgery for partial and complete lung lobectomy in dogs and cats: 11 cases (2008-2013). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 245: 1036-41, 2014.

Runge Jeffrey J, Boston Raymond C, Ross Sharona B, Brown Dorothy C Evaluation of the learning curve for a board-certified veterinary surgeon performing laparoendoscopic single-site ovariectomy in dogs. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 245: 828-35, 2014.

Agnello Kimberly A, Holsworth Ian G, Caceres Ana Vanessa, Brown Dorothy Cimino, Runge Jeffrey J, Schlicksup Michael, Hayashi Kei Articular cartilage lesions of the patellofemoral joint in dogs with naturally occurring cranial cruciate ligament disease. Veterinary surgery : VS 43: 308-15, 2014.

Shaver Stephanie L, Mayhew Kelli N, Sutton Jessie S, Mayhew Philipp D, Runge Jeffrey J, Brown Dorothy C, Kass Philip H Complications after corrective surgery for lateral patellar luxation in dogs: 36 cases (2000-2011). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 244: 444-8, 2014.

Runge Jeffrey J, Mayhew Philipp D Evaluation of single port access gastropexy and ovariectomy using articulating instruments and angled telescopes in dogs. Veterinary surgery : VS 42: 807-13, 2013.