Roman Husnik, MVDr, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM (SAIM)

Visiting Assistant Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907



2017 - Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship | Louisiana State University
2015 - Residency | Louisiana State University
2006 - PhD | University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, CZ
1999 - MVDr | University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences Brno, CZ


Diplomate: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine) 2016

Areas of Interest

Small Animal Gastroenterology

Selected Publications

– Husnik R, Gaschen FP: Gastric motility disorders in dogs and cats. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract, Advances in Gastroenterology, 51(1), 43-59, 2021.

– Husnik R, Gaschen FP, Fletcher JM, Gaschen L: Ultrasonographic assessment of the effect of metoclopramide, erythromycin and exenatide on solid phase gastric emptying in healthy cats. J Vet Intern Med, 34, 1440-1446, 2020.

– Dedeaux AM, Flesner BK, Reinhart JM, Langohr IM, Husnik R, Geraci SN, Taboada J, Rademacher N, Thombs LA, Bryan JN, Trepanier LA, Boudreaux BB: Biochemical, Functional, and Histopathologic Characterization of Lomustine-induced Liver Injury in Dogs. Am J Vet Res, 81(10), 810-820, 2020.

– Borska P, Husnik R, Fictum P, Kehl A, Leva L, Faldyna M: Gastrointestinal B-lymphoblastic lymphoma in a dog: a case report. Veterinarni Medicina, 63(1), 40-49, 2018.

– Husnik R, Fletcher JM, Gaschen L, Gaschen FP: Validation of ultrasonography for assessment of gastric emptying time in healthy cats using radionuclide scintigraphy. J Vet Intern Med, 31, 394-401, 2017.

– Kawabata A, Husnik R, Le Donne V, Grasperge B, Boudreaux B, Bauer R: Pathology in practice. A case of canine extraskeletal chondrosarcoma. J Am Vet Med Assoc, 250(10), 1113-1116, 2017.

– Ceplecha V, Svobodova V, Lendon C, Husnik R, Horackova K, Svoboda M: A survey of feline trichomonosis suggests a low incidence of Tritrichomonas blagburni among cats in the Czech Republic. Veterinarni Medicina, 62(5), 269-273, 2017.

– Husnik R, Just R, Weidenhöfer T, Kralova-Kovarikova S, Jurankova J, Koudela B: First autochtonous infection of a dog with Oslerus (Filaroides) osleri in the Czech Republic. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 158 (2), 155-120, 2016.

– Shannon D, Husnik R, Fletcher JM, Middleton G, Gaschen L: Persistent right aortic arch with an aberrant left subclavian artery, Kommerell’s diverticulum, and bicarotid trunk in a three-year-old cat. J Fel Med Surg Open Reports, 2015. doi: 10.1177/2055116915614590.

– Pignon Ch, Huynh M, Husnik R, Jekl V: Flexible Gastrointestinal Endoscopy in Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). Vet Clin North Am Exot Anim Pract, 18(3), 369-400, 2015.

– Vochyanova Z, Bartosova L, Bujdakova V, Fictum P, Husnik R, Suchy P, Smejkal K, Hosek J: Diplacone and mimulone ameliorate dextran sulfate sodium-induced colitis in rats. Fitoterapia, 101, 201- 207, 2015.

– Ceplecha V, Svoboda M, Cepicka I, Husnik R, Horackova K, Svobodova V: InPouch™ TF-Feline medium is not specific for Tritrichomonas foetus. Vet Parasitol, 196, Issues 3-4, 23, 503-505, 2013.

– Frgelecova L, Skoric M, Fictum P, Husnik R: Canine gastrointestinal tract tumors: a retrospective study of 74 cases. Acta Vet Brno, 82, 387-392, 2013.

– Agudelo CF, Svoboda M, Husnik R, Dvir S: Heart lipomatosis in domestic animals: a review. Veterinarni Medicina, 58(5), 252-259, 2013.

– Kralova-Kovarikova S, Husnik R, Honzak D, Kohout P, Fictum P: Stenotrophomonas maltophilia urinary tract infections in three dogs: a case report. Veterinarni Medicina, 57(7), 380-383, 2012.

– Husnik R, Sloboda M, Kovaříková S, Koudela B: Infection with Crenosoma vulpis lungworm in a dog in the Czech Republic. Helminthologia, 48(1), 56-58, 2010.

– Fictum P, Skoric M, Halouzka R, Husnik R, Hermanova M: A case of intestinal osteosarcoma in a dog. J Comp Pathol, 143(4), 338, 2010.

– Klimes J, Dezorzová K, Smola J, Husnik R: Prevalence of antibodies against Lawsonia intracellularis in dogs with and without gastrointestinal disease. Vet Med-Czech, 52(11), 502-506, 2007.

– Vlasin M, Husnik R, Fichtel T, Rauserova L: Acquired esophageal stricture in the dog: a case report. Vet Med-Czech 49(4), 143-147, 2004.

– Zatloukal J, Crha M, Lorenzova J, Husnik R, Kohout P, Necas A: The comparative advantage of plain radiography in diagnosis of obstruction of the small intestine in dogs. Acta Vet Brno, 73(3), 365-374, 2004.

– Kolevska J, Husnik R, Brunclik V, Mandys V, Vernerova Z, Schanilec P, Bartosova L, Svoboda M: A case of canine insulinoma. Acta Vet Brno, 73(3), 353-358, 2004.

– Husnik R, Klimes J, Tomanova K, Smola J, Halouzka R, Tichy F, Brazdil J: Lawsonia intracelularis in a dog with inflamatory bowel disease. Vet Med-Czech, 48(5), 141-145, 2003.

– Tomanova K, Klimes J, Smola J, Husnik R: Detection of Lawsonia intracellularis in a dog with inflammatory bowel disease using nested PCR and serology. Vet Med-Czech, 48(4), 108-112, 2003.

– Knotek Z, Fichtel T, Husnik R, Benak J: Endoscopic diagnostics of chronic diseases of the nasal cavity in dogs, Acta Vet Brno, 69(4), 319-326, 2000.

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