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North Seattle, WA (206) 364-1660

13240 Aurora Ave N

Seattle, WA 98133

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Meghan Harmon, DVM, DACVECC

Critical Care

Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

On The Job

Dr. Meghan Harmon comes to BluePearl after three years as a clinical instructor at the University of Missouri veterinary college where she was awarded the Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award and selected by one of the graduating classes as the outstanding teacher of the year. Her particular clinical interests include coagulation disorders, immune-mediated blood disorders, sepsis and polytrauma cases. She also enjoys treating patients who require the use of a mechanical ventilator.

At the University of Missouri, Dr. Harmon was involved in the investigation of platelet dysfunction during controlled surgical trauma and the evaluation of platelet function using thromboelastography with platelet mapping. She is excited to be able to perform the procedure at our Seattle hospital to assist in detecting coagulation disturbances in patients suffering from uncontrolled hemorrhage and monitoring their anticoagulant and anti-platelet medical treatment.

Education

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
Residency, Emergency and Critical Care, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Indianapolis, IN

Off Duty

Dr. Harmon enjoys running, hiking, rock climbing and spending time with her husband, Mark who is a BluePearl clinician in the cardiology service. Their pets include Juneau the Newfoundland dog, Lizzi the fox terrier mix and Lexie, the cantankerous calico cat.

Select Articles and Publications

DuHadway (Harmon) MR, Sharp CR, Meyers KE, Koenigshof AM. A retrospective study of xylitol ingestion in dogs: 192 cases (2007-2012). J Vet Emerg Crit Care, 25(5): 646-654. 2015.