Small Animal

Unusual Thoracic Limb Lameness and Treatment Methods
Seminar: Thoracic Lameness

Friday, October 13
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: White River Ballroom E

Dirsko JF. von Pfeil, Dr.med.vet, DVM, DACVS, DECVS, DACVSMR

Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University
Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University

Dirsko J.F. von Pfeil, Dr.med.vet, DVM, DACS, DECVS, DACVSMR
Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University; Visiting Scientist: University of Georgia, Athens.

Dr. von Pfeil graduated from Berlin, Germany, in 2001 before being selected for an internship at Kansas State University (KSU). This was followed by the American DVM, a surgery residency and fellowship at Michigan State University (MSU), leading to double-board certification with the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons in 2008. He then worked as a professor in surgery at KSU and at surgical referral centers in AK and VA, before joining Friendship in 2015. Following years of sports medicine related work, he gained his third board-certification in 2016 with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. von Pfeil has served as an adjunct professor at MSU since 2009, is on the board of referees for several international veterinary journals since 2011, and currently volunteers as secretary of the D.C. Veterinary Medical Association. He is a member of numerous other Veterinary Associations including the ACVS, ECVS, ACVSMR, AAHA, VOS, VSSO, SVTS, ISDVMA.
Clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy, laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, minimally invasive and fluoroscopically guided fracture repairs). Dr. von Pfeil's dissertation on implant biomechanics that provided the basis for the development of the first angle-stable interlocking nail (I-LOC) in veterinary and human medicine. Dr. von Pfeil has contributed to over 30 publications and book chapters, among these landmark papers on tibial tuberosity avulsion fractures modifications to surgical techniques such as TPLO, percutaneous fracture repair, laryngeal paralysis and salivary mucocele surgeries. He has also authored several articles in the field of sled dog medicine and is the primary editor of the Musher and Veterinary Handbook.

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Dirsko JF. von Pfeil, Dr.med.vet, DVM, DACVS, DECVS, DACVSMR

Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University
Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University

Dirsko J.F. von Pfeil, Dr.med.vet, DVM, DACS, DECVS, DACVSMR
Staff Surgeon: Friendship Surgical Specialists; Adjunct Assistant Professor: Michigan State University; Visiting Scientist: University of Georgia, Athens.

Dr. von Pfeil graduated from Berlin, Germany, in 2001 before being selected for an internship at Kansas State University (KSU). This was followed by the American DVM, a surgery residency and fellowship at Michigan State University (MSU), leading to double-board certification with the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons in 2008. He then worked as a professor in surgery at KSU and at surgical referral centers in AK and VA, before joining Friendship in 2015. Following years of sports medicine related work, he gained his third board-certification in 2016 with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Dr. von Pfeil has served as an adjunct professor at MSU since 2009, is on the board of referees for several international veterinary journals since 2011, and currently volunteers as secretary of the D.C. Veterinary Medical Association. He is a member of numerous other Veterinary Associations including the ACVS, ECVS, ACVSMR, AAHA, VOS, VSSO, SVTS, ISDVMA.
Clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy, laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, minimally invasive and fluoroscopically guided fracture repairs). Dr. von Pfeil's dissertation on implant biomechanics that provided the basis for the development of the first angle-stable interlocking nail (I-LOC) in veterinary and human medicine. Dr. von Pfeil has contributed to over 30 publications and book chapters, among these landmark papers on tibial tuberosity avulsion fractures modifications to surgical techniques such as TPLO, percutaneous fracture repair, laryngeal paralysis and salivary mucocele surgeries. He has also authored several articles in the field of sled dog medicine and is the primary editor of the Musher and Veterinary Handbook.

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