Dr Rick Cober joined CVCA in the Fall of 2011. He received his bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in 2001 followed by his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 2006. He then went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery back at Cornell before starting a residency and masters degree program in cardiology at The Ohio State University (OSU). Upon completion of his residency and master’s degree, he remained on faculty at OSU for one year as a Clinical Instructor with Cardiology and Interventional Medicine service. During his time at OSU, Dr. Cober was involved in clinical teaching and lecturing to all levels of veterinary students, participating in continuing education for local practitioner’s, and authoring several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.
Dr. Cober has been a Diplomate of the American College of Internal Medicine in cardiology since July 2010. His main interests include diagnosis and treatment of congenital cardiac disease, interventional medicine, pacemaker therapy, and development of novel therapeutics for treatment of cardiac disease. Born and raised in the Annapolis area, Dr. Cober enjoys spending time with his wife – Julie, daughter – Caroline, Bouvier, – Coel and cat – Finn. In his off time he enjoys spending time with friends and family, any type of water related activity, exercising, lacrosse, reading, and traveling.
Dr. Cober primarily sees patients in our office located inside of the Chesapeake Veterinary Referral Center in Annapolis, MD.