Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville and Surgery Section Head, Department of Small Animal Clinical Services. Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. He has published in numerous peer-reviewed veterinary journals and is co-editor of the books Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy (2004) and Essential Facts of Physiotherapy in Dogs and Cats (2004).

Education
MS - University of Florida
DVM - Cornell University
Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Clinical Interests
General interest is that of small animal orthopedic surgery and physical rehabilitation.

Research Interests
Research interests include modulation of bone healing, osteoarthritis, and postoperative physical therapy of orthopedic patients.

Board Certification:

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, February, 1993
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, 2003
  • Founding Charter Diplomate, American College of Sports Medicine and Physical Rehabilitation, 2008

Faculty

  • Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary medicine, University of Tennessee
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