- American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery, 1988
- Residency in Surgery, Animal Medical Center - New York in New York, NYThe Animal Medical Center, 1986
- Residency in Surgery, The Ohio State University, 1986
- Internship, Animal Medical Center - New York in New York, NYThe Animal Medical Center, 1983
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Cornell University, 1982
- Bachelor of Science (BS), Hobart College, Geneva, NY
Current Professional Activities
Past Professional Activities
- Senior Staff Surgeon at Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center
- Assistant Professor — Department of Surgery — The Ohio State University
- Married to Robbie, an Elementary School teacher (retired)
- No kids, but parents to an ever-expanding menagerie of domestic and not-so-domestic animals
— Kids would be easier...
Favorite Quote (...that's printable in a family website)
- Flying (instrument-rated private pilot)
- Horseback riding
- Native American culture and history
Why I like VIN
- "Knowing comes before knowledge"
- The ability to learn from my colleagues, to impart a little wisdom, to stir up controversies and discuss them openly, and to be part of the world's largest veterinary practice where no one is boss and everyone has an equal voice and is respected.