Karl C. Maritato, DVM, DACVS-SA is a staff surgeon at MedVet Cincinnati and MedVet Dayton in Ohio. He attended the University of Florida, where he earned two Bachelor of Science degrees. At Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, as well as the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, he earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, graduating with highest honors. He then completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery followed by a surgical internship at the Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center, now MedVet Mandeville. Lastly, he completed residency in small animal surgery at MedVet Worthington. He is program director of the surgical internship program at MedVet Cincinnati.
Dr. Maritato is the author and co-author of scientific articles in a variety of veterinary publications, is a journal reviewer and lectures nationally and internationally on surgical topics.
Dr. Maritato maintains an interest in all aspects of small animal surgery, with particular interests in orthopedics and neurosurgery. He performs clinical research through the MedVet Clinical Studies department and develops orthopedic implants for use in dogs and cats.