Mark Rochat, DVM, MS, DACVS

Rochat specializes in total joint replacement, arthroscopy, and trauma management.


​Dr. Rochat graduated from Mississippi State University in 1986. After a small animal internship at Oklahoma State University and general small animal practice, he completed a residency at the University of Missouri. He joined a surgical referral practice in Chicago, became board certified in 1993, and then took a position at Oklahoma State University where he rose to the rank of Professor. He served in numerous capacities, developing and guiding the small animal surgical residency, and advising many students over the course of 22 years. In 2015, he moved to Purdue University as a Clinical Professor of Small Animal Orthopedics and Section Chief of Small Animal Surgery. He has authored over 135 articles, book chapters, abstracts, posters, and web-based publications and given over 300 presentations at local, state, regional, national, and international meetings. His professional interests include trauma, external skeletal fixation, fracture management, arthroscopy, total joint replacement, wound management, and reconstructive surgery.

Past Presentations

Fracture Management
Wound Management
External skeletal fixation
Total joint replacement
Developmental orthopedic diseases

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