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Sharman M. Hoppes, DVM, DABVP (Avian)

Specialties and Expertise

  • Zoo, exotic, and wildlife medicine, Avian medicine


  • DVM: Oklahoma State University
  • Residency: North Carolina State University

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) - Avian

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Hoppes SM, Tizard I, Shivaprasad HL. Avian bornavirus and proventricular dilatation disease: diagnostics, pathology, prevalence, and control. Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract. 2013;2:339-355.
  • Daugette KF, Hoppes S, Tizard I, Brightsmith D. Positive reinforcement training facilitates the voluntary participation of laboratory macaws with veterinary procedures. J Avian Med Surg. 2012;4:248-254.
  • Mirhosseini N, Gray PL, Hoppes S, Tizard I, Shivaprasad HL, Payne S. Proventricular dilatation disease in cockatiels (Nymphicus hollandicus) after infection with a genotype 2 avian bornavirus. J Avian Med Surg. 2011;3:199-204.
  • Gomez G, Saggese MD, Weeks BR, Hoppes SM, Porter BF. Granulomatous encephalomyelitis and intestinal ganglionitis in a spectacled Amazon parrot (Amazona albifrons) infected with Mycobacterium genavense. J Comp Pathol. 2011;2-3:219-222.