Dr. Chris Whipp

DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Veterinary Cardiologist

Professional Experience:

  • Graduated from Ontario Veterinary College (DVM)
  • Rotating internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College
  • Comparative Cardiology Residency at the University of Minnesota
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology (DACVIM [Cardiology])
  • Veterinary cardiologist at VCA Canada Alta Vista Animal Hospital

Dr. Chris Whipp is originally from Ottawa. He graduated from Ontario Veterinary College in 2014. After obtaining his DVM, he completed a 1-year rotating internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College and then a 3-year residency in comparative cardiology at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Whipp obtained board certification in cardiology from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2019.

His professional interests include the management of congestive heart failure, congenital heart disease, and arrhythmias. In addition, Dr. Whipp received extensive training in cardiac, vascular, and non-vascular interventional procedures during his residency. He is very excited to offer a wide range of minimally-invasive, catheter-based procedures, including PDA occlusion, balloon valvuloplasty, and vascular procedures such as tumor chemoembolization and intrahepatic portosystemic shunt embolization.
When not at work, Dr. Whipp enjoys cooking and spending time with his family: two dogs, Margaret and Gordon, and a cat, Mila.

Dr. Chris Whipp

Recent Publications

Markovic LE, Whipp C, Morgan K, et al. Transpulmonary stent implantation for dysplastic pulmonary valve stenosis with a single left coronary ostium and anomalous prepulmonary right coronary artery in an English bulldog. CASE (Phila). 2020;4:540-545.

Whipp CJ, Daoust PY, Conboy G, et al. Abdominal cysticercosis in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes). J Wildl Dis. 2017;53:197-199.

Lapointe D, Markiewicz T, Whipp CJ, et al. Predictable and site-selective functionalization of poly(hetero)arene compounds by palladium catalysis. Org Chem. 2011;76:749-759.

Schipper DJ, El-Salfiti M, Whipp CJ, et al. Hyrdazides as tunable reagents for alkene hydroamination and aminocarbonylation. Am Chem Soc. 2009;131:8740-8741.

Schipper DJ, El-Salfiti M; Whipp CJ, et al. Direct arylation of azine N-oxides with aryl triflates. Tetrahedron 2009;65:4977-4983.

Recent Presentations

Whipp CJ, Stauthammer CD, Rothman A. Pulmonary artery denervation for the treatment of severe refractory pulmonary hypertension in dogs. VIRIES Annual Meeting, 2020.

Whipp CJ, Stauthammer CD, Visser L, et al. Complications and outcomes of multi-institution transvenous pacemaker implantation (595 dogs). ACVIM Forum, Seattle, 2018.