Matthew D Johnson

Matthew D Johnson,

Clinical Associate Professor, Surgery

Department: Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Business Phone: (352) 392-2235
Business Email: mdjohnson@ufl.edu

Accomplishments

James H. Yarborough Lecturer
2017 · International Canine Sports Medicine Symposium
Dennis Shute Award for Excellence in Publishing
2007 · University of Saskatchewan
Phi Zeta Induction
2005 · University of Missouri

Board Certifications

  • Small Animal Surgery
    American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Profile

Minimally invasive surgery; wound management/reconstructive surgery; joint repair/reconstruction.

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0002-3886-6673

Publications

2021
Calcium sulfate antibiotic-impregnated bead implantation for deep surgical site infection associated with orthopedic surgery in small animals.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 50(4):748-757 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.13570. [PMID] 33491800.
2021
Effect of a Spay Simulator on Student Competence and Anxiety.
Journal of veterinary medical education. 48(1):115-128 [DOI] 10.3138/jvme.0818-089r3. [PMID] 32163019.
2021
Use of a circular fixator construct to facilitate closed reduction and percutaneous stabilization of a distal femoral physeal fracture in a dog.
Open veterinary journal. 11(1):89-95 [DOI] 10.4314/ovj.v11i1.13. [PMID] 33898288.
2020
Biomechanical Comparison of Two Conical Coupling Plate Constructs for Cat Tibial Fracture Stabilization.
Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. 33(4):252-257 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0040-1708497.
2020
Biomechanical Comparison of Two Locking Plate Constructs for the Stabilization of Feline Tibial Fractures.
Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. 33(2):89-95 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0039-3399572. [PMID] 31858511.
2020
Reply to Plate Stress Does Not Decrease When Working Length is Increased.
Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. 33(6):458-460 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0040-1718727. [PMID] 33181859.
2020
What Is Your Diagnosis?
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 257(5):479-482 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.257.5.479. [PMID] 32808893.
2019
Biomechanical analysis of unidirectional knotless suture loop weld integrity after passage through a cadaveric body wall.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 48(3):431-436 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.13122. [PMID] 30370567.
2019
Biomechanical comparison of a modified three-loop pulley technique and a three-level self-locking technique for repair of patellar tendon rupture in dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 80(4):335-341 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.80.4.335. [PMID] 30919675.
2019
Biomechanical comparison of four prosthetic ligament repair techniques for tarsal medial collateral ligament injury in dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 80(5):469-479 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.80.5.469. [PMID] 31034275.
2019
Intra-Articular Umbilical Cord Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Therapy for Chronic Elbow Osteoarthritis in Dogs: A Double-Blinded, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trial.
Frontiers in veterinary science. 6 [DOI] 10.3389/fvets.2019.00474. [PMID] 31921927.
2018
Surgical repair of a proximal patellar tendon avulsion in a dog utilizing triple patellar bone tunnels and modified tendon repair technique.
Open veterinary journal. 8(3):256-264 [DOI] 10.4314/ovj.v8i3.5. [PMID] 30148078.
2018
Ventral Stabilization of a T2-T3 Vertebral Luxation via Median Sternotomy in a Dog
Case Reports in Veterinary Medicine. 2018:1-6 [DOI] 10.1155/2018/9152394. [PMID] 30275996.
2017
Diagnostic usefulness of laparoscopy versus exploratory laparotomy for dogs with suspected gastrointestinal obstruction.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 251(3):307-314 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.251.3.307. [PMID] 28703661.
2017
Gastric Intussusceptions in a Red Corn Snake (Pantherophis guttatus) Associated with Cryptosporidiosis.
Case reports in veterinary medicine. 2017 [DOI] 10.1155/2017/4270904. [PMID] 29955428.
2017
Intraoperative use of a transarticular circular fixator construct to facilitate reduction and stabilisation of a proximal tibial physeal fracture in a dog
Australian Veterinary Journal. 95(5):161-166 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12581.
2016
Ex vivo evaluation of the effect of various surgical procedures on blood delivery to the patellar tendon of dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 77(5):548-55 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.77.5.548. [PMID] 27111023.
2016
Integrative veterinary medical education and consensus guidelines for an integrative veterinary medicine curriculum within veterinary colleges.
Open veterinary journal. 6(1):44-56 [PMID] 27200270.
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Grants

Apr 2021 ACTIVE
IIRR-01090 Femorotibial kinematics in dogs treated by tibial plateau leveling osteotomy-internal brace for cranial cruciate ligament insufficiency: An in-vivo fluoroscopic analysis during walking
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: ARTHREX
Apr 2021 ACTIVE
Efficacy of Virtual Surgical Planning and 3D-Printed Custom Guides for Reducing and Aligning Diaphyseal Tibial Fractures Stabilized via Minimally Invasive Plate Osteosynthesis in Dogs: A Prospective Clinical Study
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: VETERINARY ORTHOPAEDIC SOC
Jun 2019 – Jun 2021
Effects of an industrial hemp based nutraceutical on post-operative TPLO pain
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: ELLEVET SCIENCES
Jan 2015 – Sep 2016
Biomechanical Comparison of 6 Prosthetic Ligament Repair Techniques for Tarsal Medial Collateral Ligament Injury
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU

Education

Diplomate
2009 · American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Masters of Veterinary Science
2009 · University of Saskatchewan
Surgical Residency
2005-2008 · Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Internship – Surgery/Critical Care
2005 · University of Missouri Columbia
Surgical Internship
2004 · Western Veterinary Specialists
Clinical Associate, Surgery
2003 · Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Surgical Fellowship
2002 · Washington State University
Rotating Internship
2001 · Florida Veterinary Specialists
DVM
1997 · University of Florida

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2013-2021
VEM5433 Sm Anim Surgery Lab
2013-2021
VEM5745 Core Clk Small An Sur
2015-2021
VEM5203 Pnt Care Clin Skill 3
2013-2021
VEM5432 Adv Small Animal Surg
2014-2021
VEM5845 Senior Clk Sm An Surg
2017-2021
VEM5440 Funda Orthopedic Surg
2014-2021
VEM5402 Introduction to Surgery
2018
VME7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
2021
VEM5402L Introduction to Surgery Lab
2021
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 392-2235
Emails:
Business:
mdjohnson@ufl.edu