Justin Rosenberg

Resident, Zoological Medicine


Dr. Justin Rosenberg

Department of Comparative, Diagnostic, and Population Medicine
PO Box 100116
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610-0116
(352) 392-2235
Fax: (352) 846-2445


  • DVM, Iowa State University, 2013
  • BS, Mathematics, Marietta College, 2007

Professional Experience

  • Zoological Medicine Residency – UF College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville, FL 2015-Current
  • Fellowship in Aquatic and Marine Mammal Medicine – Vancouver Aquarium, Vancouver, BC 2015
  • Small Animal Rotating Internship – VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, Denver, CO 2014

Honors and Awards

  • First Place, Morris Animal Foundation Post-Graduate Manuscript Award; American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Conference; Dallas, TX 2017
  • Second Place; Intern, Resident, and Post-Doc Category; International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine Conference; Chicago, IL 2015
  • First Place; Animals Necessity Inc. Student Manuscript Award; American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Conference; Salt Lake City, UT 2013
  • Award for Clinical Proficiency in Anesthesia at Iowa State University; American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia 2013

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Inflammatory markers in reptilian species
  • Anesthesia and immobilization of non-domestic species
  • Pharmacokinetics in invertebrate species

Recent Publications

  • Rosenberg JF, Haulena M, Bailey JE, Hendrickson DA, Ivančić M, Raverty SA. 2017. Emergency anesthesia and exploratory laparotomy in a compromised Pacific white-sided dolphin (Lagenorhynchus obliquidens). J Zoo Wildl Med. 48(2): 581-585.
  • Rosenberg JF, Haulena M, Hoang LMN, Morshed M, Zabek E, Raverty SA. 2016. Cryptococcus gattii type VGIIa infection in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) in British Columbia, Canada.” J Wildl Dis. 52(3): 677-681.
  • Rosenberg JF, Haulena M, Evans HM, Raverty SA. (2016). “Infitrative tubular carcinoma in a common clownfish, Amphiprion ocellaris. J Zoo Aquar Res. 4(4): 180-182.
  • Rosenberg JF, Haulena M, Phillips BA, Harms CA, Lewbart GA, Lahner LL, Papich MG. 2016. Population pharmacokinetics of enrofloxacin in purple sea stars (Pisaster ochraceus) following an intracoelomic injection or extended immersion. Am J Vet Res. 77(11): 1266-1275.​