Dr. Reza Seddighi is Diplomate of the "American College of Veterinary
Anesthesiologists" and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at the university of
Tennessee- Veterinary Medical Center. As a faculty, he is involved in research, clinical
services, and teaching of veterinary students as well as residents in veterinary
anesthesiology. Dr. Seddighi’s research interests are focused on “Partial and Total
Intravenous Anesthesia” and “Study of the Potency of Inhalational Anesthetics”. He is
currently active in several research projects as primary investigator and in
collaboration with several research centers such as “Department of Anesthesiology,
College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center- Knoxville” and the
“Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, University of Tennessee
Medical Center- Memphis”. Clinical activities of Dr. Seddighi primarily include
anesthesia clinical services, management of acute and chronic pain and acupuncture in
companion as well as equine and farm animals. 



Antinociceptive and selected physiological effects of morphine and xylazine on tiletamine-zolazepam anesthesia in llamas (with Sarah B. Elliot, Brian K. Whitlock, Christine M. Egger, and Thomas J. Doherty), Veterinary anaesthesia and analgesia (2014)

OBJECTIVE: Evaluate antinociception, anesthesia, and recovery in llamas given tiletamine-zolazepam (TZ) with either morphine, xylazine,...



The effect of fentanyl on the end-tidal sevoflurane concentration needed to prevent motor movement in dogs (with Sabrina Reilly, Christine M. Egger, Barton W. Rohrbach, Thomas J. Doherty, Wen Qu, and James R. Johnson), Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia (2013)

OBJECTIVE: The objectives of this study were to determine the effects of fentanyl on the...



Physiologic and antinociceptive effects following intramuscular administration of xylazine hydrochloride in combination with tiletamine-zolazepam in llamas (with Sarah B. Elliot, Brian K. Whitlock, Christine Egger, and Thomas J. Doherty), American Journal of Veterinary Research (2013)

Objective-To evaluate antinociceptive and selected effects associated with IM administration of xylazine hydrochloride in combination...



Laparoscopic-assisted ovariectomy of tigers (panthera tigris) with the use of the LigaSure (tm) device (with Patricia A. Sura, Edward C. Ramsay, S Reilly, J C. Steeil, and Jacqueline C. Whittemore), JOURNAL OF ZOO AND WILDLIFE MEDICINE (2012)

Laparoscopic ovariectomy was performed in seven tigers with the use of a vessel-sealing device and...



Anesthesia of the geriatric equine, Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports (2012)

Advancements in veterinary medicine have resulted in an increased number of geriatric horses being presented...