Kaoru Tsuruta

Kaoru Tsuruta, DVM, MS, Avets ECC Resident

Critical Care, 24/7 Emergency Care

"Managing the multiplicity of patients in Emergency and Critical Care Medicine is challenging, but I love to have challenges in life and seeing my patients go home with family is the best moment of this job."


  • BVSc Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka Japan
  • MS, University of Missouri, MO
  • ECFVG certificate

Professional Experience

  • Staff veterinarian in the zoo and small animal practice, Japan
  • Emergency and Critical Care Internship, Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, Glendale, WI 2017-2018
  • Staff veterinarian in Emergency and Critical Care, University of Missouri, MO 2018-2019

Personal Interests

  • Dr. Tsuruta enjoys running, biking, watching/playing tennis, cooking and traveling.