Claude Ragle

Claude Ragle

ProfessorEquine Surgery    


  • DVM, Michigan State University, 1983


  • Founding Fellow minimally invasive surgery, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Board certified, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, (Diplomate ACVS), 1989
  • Board certified, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, (Diplomate ABVP), equine practice, 1989, recertified 1999

Research Interests  

  • Advanced equine surgery, soft tissue and orthopedic
  • Minimal invasive surgery (MIS), laparoscopy, arthroscopy
  • Respiratory surgery and gastrointestinal surgery
  • Advanced lameness diagnostics (Nuclear Scintigraphy, Computed Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Veterinary Applied Laparoscopic Training (VALT)


Professional Service

  • Member, Clinical Proficiency Exam Committee