Dr. Doug grew up in the St. Louis area. He graduated from the University of Missouri’s College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a post-doctoral training program in small animal medicine and surgery at Auburn University. Dr. Doug’s special interest areas are general and orthopedic surgery. He is a member of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society. Dr. Doug is certified to perform Penn Hip x-ray studies, a method for diagnosing hip dysplasia that is more accurate than the OFA technique.
Ongoing Education . . . Dr. Doug attended the American College of Veterinary Surgeons conference in October, 2017, in Indianapolis focusing on orthopedic, cancer, and ear/nose/throat surgical procedures. He also attended an International Veterinary Seminars meeting in Chicago, IL on lameness in the dog and cat. Veterinary experts presented on infectious diseases that cause lameness, surgical procedures for the management of lameness, and physical therapy approaches for the post-operative patient. Dr. Doug earned a Masters degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in May, 2013.