Dr Deepti Deshpande is a veterinarian at Acumed Veterinary Specialty. She also has a consulting practise in the name of ‘Don’t Skip a Beat’ which involves cardiac consultations, Echocardiography and critical anaesthesia.
Dr Deepti is a Masters in Veterinary Studies from Massey University, New Zealand, 2014. She completed her Bachelors in Veterinary Sciences & Animal Husbandary, Bombay Veterinary College, MAFSU, 2010
In July, 2016, Dr Deepti attended the European School of Advanced Veterinary studies course in Cardiology at Estoril Portugal. Dr Deepti did her masters in veterinary studies with a focus in cardio-respiratory medicine. In 2014 she presented her master’s thesis in American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM),Tennessee, USA.
Dr Deepti always had a keen interest in Veterinary Internal medicine and Cardiology and has completed two externships at North Carolina State University, USA in Cardiology, Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care – in 2011 and 2014. She also did an externship at a private clinic – Belle Mead Animal Hospital, New Jersey, 2014.
While at Massey University, Dr Deepti worked after hours at the Massey University Small Animal Emergency centre for 2 years. She also did an externship with the anaesthesia services at Massey University veterinary teaching hospital. In 2015, Dr Deepti did a distance learning course in Anaesthetic Complications from University of Sydney. She has also completed a RACE accredited course in Veterinary Pain management by VIN.
Dr Deepti has several awards and has published in Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine – The Effect of the Canine ABCB1-1Δ Mutation on Sedation after Intravenous Administration of Acepromazine. This paper gives an important insight on the effects of sedatives in breeds of dogs, such as rough coated collies, which carry the ABCB1-1Δ Mutation and are sensitive to drugs such as Ivermectin. In 2013, Dr Deepti won the Bayer Innovation Award & Massey University Masterate Scholarship.
Dr Deepti and Dr Prathmesh started Antibiotic Vigilantes for a social cause to create awareness about antibiotic resistance and judicious use of antibiotics amongst veterinarians.
Dr Deepti is a nature enthusiast and enjoys travelling, wildlife camping, photography. Dr Deepti is an avid reader and enjoys the company of books.