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Tampa, FL (813) 933-8944

3000 Busch Lake Blvd.

Tampa, FL 33614

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Alex Sigmund, DVM

Ophthalmology

On The Job

After a one-year internship focused on gaining a variety of experiences and knowledge in small animal medicine and surgery from seasoned mentors, Dr. Alex Sigmund has decided to focus on ophthalmology. He is completing an ophthalmology internship under the supervision of our board-certified specialists to further develop his ability to diagnose and treat ophthalmology cases.

Education

Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, University of Georgia, Athens

Off Duty

An avid gourmet baker, Dr. Sigmund uses the hobby as a creative outlet and for stress relief. He also enjoys running outdoors and catching up on the latest television shows with friends. His furry companions include four dogs. Joe, a border collie/cattle dog mix, loves herding chickens. Jazzy, an older pug, conquered cancer and is now a cute tripod. Arthur, also a pug, has not met a food he cannot inhale in two seconds. And, Tucker, an older shih-tzu has the spirit of a much younger dog and the stubbornness of a mule.

Select Articles and Publications

Palomares RA, Hurley DJ, Bittar JHJ, Saliki JT, Woolums AR, Moliere F, Havenga LJ, Norton NA, Clifton SJ, Sigmund AB, Barber CE, Berger ML, Clark MJ, Fratto MA. Effects of injectable trace minerals on humoral and cell-mediated immune responses to bovine viral diarrhea virus, bovine herpes virus 1 and bovine respiratory syncytial virus following administration of a modified-live virus vaccine in dairy calves. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, Vol. 178, 1 October 2016: 88-89.

Mumaw JL, Schmiedt CW, Breidling S, Sigmund A, Norton NA, Thoresen M, Peroni J, Hurley DJ. Feline mesenchymal stem cells reduce reactive oxygen species generated by stimulated neutrophils. Research in Veterinary Science, Vol. 103, Dec. 2015: 60-69.