Small Animal

Supraspinatus Tendinopathy: Does It Exist & How Should We Treat It?
Seminar: Forelimb: The Shoulder in Action

Saturday, October 14
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: White River Ballroom F

Peter J. Lotsikas, DVM, DACVS-SA, DACVSMR

Skylos Sports Medicine


Peter J. Lotsikas, DVM, DACVS-SA, DACVSMR
Skylos Sports Medicine, Ellicott City & Frederick Maryland
Dr. Peter Lotsikas specializes in restoring function to performance and working dogs with sports-related injuries. He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Lotsikas graduated with a BS degree in Biology from Virginia Tech and a DVM degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He then completed a general small animal internship at Kansas State University, followed by a surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. He received his formal surgical residency training at Iowa State University. In 2015, Dr. Lotsikas founded Skylos Sports Medicine with his wife, Dr. F. Lotsikas, in Ellicott City, MD. Skylos provides a concierge level of client service with its comprehensive orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and rehabilitation team. Skylos opened its second location in Frederick, MD in February of 2017, and continues to serve a growing patient population.

Dr. Lotsikas serves as a veterinary surgical consultant for Arthrex Vet Systems and is a national instructor in arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery. Previously, he was on the medical education advisory board for Zoetis and has taught on behalf of Synthes Vet. He also served on the Board of the Western Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, and is currently the veterinary representative on the Oversight Committee for MedChi, the Maryland State Medical Society. In 2017, he was named the Maryland Distinguished Veterinarian of the year. He has contributed to numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals and textbooks, and recently served as section chief/author for the chapter on orthopedic disorders of the hind limb for the second edition of Canine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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Kei Hayashi, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS-SA

Cornell University

Dr. Kei Hayashi graduated from the University of Tokyo with BVMS/DVM/PhD degrees (1993-1997), and then obtained MS and PhD degrees at the University of Wisconsin (1997). He completed a small animal surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin (2003) and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS). He served as an assistant professor of small animal orthopedic surgery at the Michigan State University (2003-2005) then moved to UC Davis and was tenured with accelerated promotion in 2012. He began his appointment at Cornell in February 2013. His research focus is in pathology of ligament/tendon injury and wound healing, evaluation of total joint replacement systems, molecular profiling of osteoarthritis, and comparative orthopedics and sports medicine. His clinical interests are in arthroscopy, total joint arthroplasty, biological approach to joint surgery, minimally invasive fracture treatment, and application of novel research discoveries to clinical patients.

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