Small Animal

Total Elbow Replacement
Seminar: A Review of Joint Replacement Options in Companion Animals

Saturday, October 14
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: White River Ballroom A–D

Loic M. Dejardin, DVM, MS, DACVS, DECVS

Professor - Head of Orthopaedics
Michigan State University

Dr. Déjardin graduated from Toulouse Veterinary School in 1981.
After several years in academia and referral practice in Paris, he completed his Surgical Residency and Master of Science at Michigan State University, then worked with SP Arnoczky at the Laboratory for Comparative Orthopaedic Research for 6 years. Currently, Dr. Déjardin is Professor and head of Small Animal Orthopaedic Surgery.
Dr. Déjardin authored ~ 80 research proposals ($ 4.5 M), five invention disclosures and one patent on a new interlocking nail. He received several prestigious awards in both veterinary and human medicine as well as engineering, including the O’Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award (AOSSM), the Zandman Award (Soc. Exp. Mechanics), Distinguished Postdoctoral Veterinary Alumnus Award (MSU) and the Pfizer-Zoetis Award for Excellence in Research.
His publications include > 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and abstracts, ~ 300 proceedings, 14 book chapters and ~ 420 presentations in the US, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
During his tenure at MSU, Dr. Déjardin mentored more than 20 surgery residents and fellows as well as several research associates. Several of them won coveted awards from national and international Foundations including the ACVS, the ECVS, the VOS and the German Academic Exchange Service.
As an AO faculty committed to continuing education worldwide, Dr. Dejardin regularly speaks at national and international meetings and courses and is the chair of the AO Master Course on Minimally Invasive Osteosynthesis. His is member of the AOVET R&D Commission, AO Veterinary Expert Group, as well as member of the AO Foundation International Board of Trustees.
His clinical interests include comparative orthopaedic and traumatology, minimally invasive osteosynthesis, robotics, revision surgery and total joint replacement. His current research activity focuses on musculoskeletal applied basic science and biomechanics, implant design, total joint replacement (elbow, hip, knee, ankle), as well as kinetics and kinematics.

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