VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Surgery - Orthopedic

Associate Editor

Matthew Rooney

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery, 2003


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1998

Current Professional Activities

  • Owner and senior surgeon at Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists
  • Loves to talk about surgical cases
  • Involved in numerous clinical trials and studies.

Past Professional Activities

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of small animal orthopedic surgery, Colorado State University
  • Orthopedic Fellow Colorado State University, 2003
  • I also have waited tables very poorly, taught windsurfing, and was assistant chef for a couple of years during college.

Marital Status

  • Wonderful wife who is also a vet and a lot smarter than me with two great girls


  • Rescued mutts x2, Huck and Nala
  • One cat named Tingo


  • Skiing
  • Hiking
  • Soccer
  • A little rock climbing

Favorite Quote

"Geez, this is a hard one... so many to choose from."

What I Like Most About VIN

Culture and friendliness

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