Education: Dr. Blass graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and then completed a 1-year internship at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following this, he completed a three-year residency in Cardiology & Interventional Medicine at the Ohio State University.Residence: Washington, D.C.
Practice Experience: He practiced cardiology at a private referral hospital in Washington, D.C. before he began practicing telecardiology in 2014.
Dr. Blass has published in a number of leading veterinary journals and is currently a reviewer for the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology.
Blass KA, Kraus MS, Rishniw M, Mann S, Mitchell LM, Divers T. Measurement of cardiac troponin I utilizing a point of care analyzer in normal alpacas. Journal of Veterinary Cardiology 2011;13:261-266.
Blass KA, Schober KE, Bonagura JD, Scansen BA, Visser LC, Lu J, Smith DN, Ward JL. Clinical evaluation of the 3MTM Littmann® Electronic Stethoscope Model 3200 in 150 cats. Journal of Feline Medicine & Surgery 2013;15(10):893-900.
Blass KA, Schober KE, Li X, Scansen BS, Bonagura JD. Acute effects of Ivabradine on dynamic obstruction of the left ventricular outflow tract in cats with preclinical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine 2014;28:838-846.