Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas
Fuquay Varina, North Carolina
A native of New York, Dr. Trumpatori received a BS in animal science from Cornell University, followed by a doctor of veterinary medicine degree from North Carolina State University. After completing his general veterinary training, he completed a one-year rotating medicine/surgery internship at Colorado State University and then returned to NC State to complete a three-year surgical residency, during which time he conducted research related to local anesthesia which was awarded top resident honors by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009. Following residency, Dr. Trumpatori completed a one-year fellowship with the Comparative Pain Research Laboratory at NC State, during which time he also served as a clinical instructor for the general and orthopedic surgery services. Dr. Trumpatori became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2010. Upon completion of his fellowship, Dr. Trumpatori began work at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas in Cary, NC, and served as Chief of Surgery from 2014 to 2019. Dr. Trumpatori is an adjunct faculty at NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine and a former member of the board of directors of the International Academy of Veterinary Pain Management. Within the Pet Partners organization, Dr. Trumpatori served on the Medical Mentorship Committee (MMC) and the Medical Advisory Board (MAB), where he was chair from 2018 to 2019.
Dr. Trumpatori’s primary clinical interests include chronic and perioperative pain management (including regenerative therapies for osteoarthritis), orthopedics and sports medicine, arthroscopy, and oncologic surgery. He has authored book chapters and lectured on various topics related to pain management, wound management, oncologic surgery, joint stabilization, and arthroscopy. Dr. Trumpatori lives outside of Raleigh, NC, with his wife, two children, and a dog.