Dr. Patricia Mundy, VetMB, MRCVS, MA (Hons), DACVO, ML (Penn Law)
Dr. Mundy grew up in Zambia and was educated in England. She received her Masters in Geography and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Cambridge University, England in 2005. She then went on to complete a rotating small animal internship at The Royal Veterinary College in London, England in 2006. As well as academic pursuits she presented several syndicated animal TV shows for the BBC. Dr. Mundy pursued her interest in ophthalmology by completing a prestigious Fellowship in Comparative Ophthalmic Pathology (COPLOW) at the University of Wisconsin Veterinary / Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin in 2008. She is one of 22 people worldwide who have been awarded a COPLOW fellowship.
Dr. Mundy completed a Comparative Ophthalmology Residency at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY in July 2012. She has experience working in private practice in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens. She was lead ophthalmologist for the NYPD (police dogs and bomb squad dogs), Animal Care and Control of NYC, A.S.P.C.A and Yorkie 911 rescue group. Dr. Mundy has been involved in basic sciences as a consultant for viewpoint therapeutics. Dr. Mundy joined University of Philadelphia, Ryan Veterinary School in September 2016.
Dr. Mundy’s interests include clinical, surgical & comparative ophthalmology as well as ocular neoplastic and inflammatory processes. She has been awarded research grants both from the European Society of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists to pursue these interests. Dr. Mundy is proficient in procedures such as lens surgery (including cataract surgery), eyelid surgery, cornea / conjunctival surgery as well as medical management of various ophthalmic diseases.