Claude A. Ragle
Claude A. Ragle DVM,
Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ABVP (Equine Practice)
DVM - Michigan State University 1983
Internship- Southwest Equine Hospital - Scottsdale Arizona
Surgical Residency- University of California- Davis - 1985-1988
Staff Surgeon -Pioneer Equine Hospital- Oakdale, California,
Faculty Surgeon - Washington State University 1992- Present
American College of Veterinary Surgeons- Diplomate, 1989
American Board of Veterinary Practitioners- Diplomate - Equine
Practice, 1989, recertified in 1999
Clinical Practice Areas
Advanced Equine Surgery - (Soft tissue and Orthopedic)
Minimal Invasive Surgery (Laparoscopy, Arthroscopy)
Respiratory Surgery and Gastrointestinal Surgery
Advanced Lameness Diagnostics (Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed
Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
Applied Laparoscopic Training-VALT
Ragle,CA; MRI use in the diagnosis of lameness.
2004; 184-185 Gainesville, USA: Eastern States Veterinary
Ragle CA. Support shoes and braces for tendon and ligament
injuries. in Current Techniques in Equine Surgery. W.B.
Saunders, eds. White and Moore, Philadelphia, PA 1999
Ragle CA. Treatment plate application in Current Techniques
in Equine Surgery. W.B. Saunders, eds. White and Moore,
Philadelphia, PA 1999
Ragle CA: Guttural Pouch Disease. Current Therapy in Equine
Medicine 5. (2003)
Ragle CA: Laparoscopic Ovariectomy, Laparoscopic Removal of
Cystic Calculi, Laparoscopic Removal of Granulosa Cell
Tumor. Equine Diagnostics and Surgical Laparoscopy. Andrew
Fischer ed. (2002)
Ragle CA: CT and MRI in Upper Respiratory Surgery.
Proceedings ACVS Annual Symposium, 2001.
Ragle CA: Laparoscopic Instrumentation, Laparoscopic
Indications, Laparoscopic Procedures. Manual of Equine
Gastroenterology, edited by Mair, Ducharme and Divers (2001)
Ragle CA: Dorsally Recumbent Female Equine Urogenital
Endoscopic Surgery, Dorsally Recumbent Urinary Endoscopic
Surgery. Vet Clinics of North America (2000)
Ragle CA, Southwood LL, Howlett MR: Ventral abdominal
approach for laparoscopic cryptorchidectomy in the horse.
Vet Surg 1998;27:138-142.