Research Foundation Professorship2016-2018 · University of Florida
Teacher of the Year Award2007 · University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Marshall, College of Veterinary Medicine Graduation Commencement2005-2007 · University of Florida
Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award2004 · University of Florida
Clinical Investigator Award2002 · University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
Clinical Investigator Award2002 · Florida Veterinary Medical Association
Faculty Superior Achievement Award2001 · University of Florida
acknowledged2000 · Lexington’s Who’s Who Registry
Clinical Investigator Award1999 · Florida Association of Kennel Clubs
Member1991 · Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society
Who’s Who in Veterinary Medicine1990 · unknown
Member1978 · Phi Kappa Phi National Academic Honor Society
Areas of Interest
Subsequent meniscal tears following tibial tuberosity advancement and tibial plateau leveling osteotomy in dogs with cranial cruciate ligament deficiency: An in vivo experimental study.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 50(5):966-974 [DOI] 10.1111/vsu.13648. [PMID] 33928658.
Evaluation of a novel technique involving ultrasound-guided, temporary, percutaneous gastropexy and gastrostomy catheter placement for providing sustained gastric decompression in dogs with gastric dilatation-volvulus.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 255(9):1027-1034 [DOI] 10.2460/javma.255.9.1027. [PMID] 31617809.
Comparison of three imaging modalities used to evaluate bone healing after tibial tuberosity advancement in cranial cruciate ligament-deficient dogs and comparison of the effect of a gelatinous matrix and a demineralized bone matrix mix on bone healing – a pilot study.
BMC veterinary research. 14(1) [DOI] 10.1186/s12917-018-1490-4. [PMID] 29784034.
Micro-arteriovenous malformation causing spontaneous metacarpal pad hemorrhage in a dog.
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 59(6):659-662 [PMID] 29910482.
SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF APPENDICULAR LONG-BONE FRACTURES IN FREE-RANGING FLORIDA PANTHERS ( PUMA CONCOLOR CORYI): SIX CASES (2000-2014).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 49(1):162-171 [DOI] 10.1638/2017-0058R1.1. [PMID] 29517460.
Biomechanical comparison of a 3.5-mm conical coupling plating system and a 3.5-mm locking compression plate applied as plate-rod constructs to an experimentally created fracture gap in femurs of canine cadavers.
American journal of veterinary research. 78(6):712-717 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.78.6.712. [PMID] 28541152.
Long-term outcomes following plate stabilization to address spontaneous luxation of the long digital extensor tendon of origin in 2 dogs.
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 58(11):1176-1180 [PMID] 29089654.
Clinical outcomes associated with the initial use of the Canine Unicompartmental Elbow (CUE) Arthroplasty System(®).
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 56(9):971-7 [PMID] 26345493.
Accuracy of noninvasive, single-plane fluoroscopic analysis for measurement of three-dimensional femorotibial joint poses in dogs treated by tibial plateau leveling osteotomy.
American journal of veterinary research. 75(5):486-93 [DOI] 10.2460/ajvr.75.5.486. [PMID] 24762021.
Biomechanical comparison of two implants for the stabilization of incomplete ossification of the humeral condyle lesions in dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 43(1):58-65 [PMID] 24527494.
Corrective osteotomy for procurvatum deformity caused by distal femoral physeal fracture malunion stabilised with String-of-Pearls locking plates: results in two dogs and a review of the literature.
Australian veterinary journal. 92(3):75-80 [DOI] 10.1111/avj.12149. [PMID] 24571342.
In vivo femorotibial subluxation during weight-bearing and clinical outcome following tibial tuberosity advancement for cranial cruciate ligament insufficiency in dogs.
Veterinary journal (London, England : 1997). 196(1):86-91 [DOI] 10.1016/j.tvjl.2012.08.003. [PMID] 22990122.
Mechanical properties of isolated loops of nylon leader material, polyethylene cord, and polyethylene tape and mechanical properties of those materials secured to cadaveric canine femurs via lateral femoral fabellae, toggles placed through bone tunnels, or bone anchors.
American journal of veterinary research. 73(10):1519-29 [PMID] 23013177.
Effect of cranial cruciate ligament deficiency, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy, and tibial tuberosity advancement on contact mechanics and alignment of the stifle in flexion.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 39(3):363-70 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2010.00655.x. [PMID] 20522216.
Surgical views: Vacuum-assisted wound closure: clinical applications.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 32(3):E1-6; quiz E7 [PMID] 20473852.
The effects of extra-articular suture tension on contact mechanics of the lateral compartment of cadaveric stifles treated with the TightRope CCL or lateral suture technique.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 39(3):343-9 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2010.00664.x. [PMID] 20522214.
Use of a linear-circular hybrid external skeletal fixator for stabilization of a juxta-physeal proximal radial fracture in a deer (Odocoileus virginianus).
Journal of zoo and wildlife medicine : official publication of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians. 41(4):688-96 [PMID] 21370651.
Descriptive report of antebrachial growth deformity correction in 17 dogs from 1999 to 2007, using hybrid linear-circular external fixator constructs.
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 50(7):723-32 [PMID] 19794868.
Surgical views: Vacuum-assisted wound closure: application and mechanism of action.
Compendium (Yardley, PA). 31(12):E1-5, E7; quiz E6 [PMID] 20180227.
Vacuum-Assisted Wound Closure: Application and Mechanism of Action
Compendium-Continuing Education for Veterinarians. 31
Dicondylar humeral fracture stabilisation in a dog using a transilial rod and external fixation.
The Journal of small animal practice. 49(3):148-51 [PMID] 17725586.
Management of humeral and femoral fractures in dogs and cats with linear- circular hybrid external skeletal fixators.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 44(4):180-97 [PMID] 18593855.
Management of Humeral and Femoral Fractures in Dogs and Cats With Lineare Circular Hybrid External Skeletal Fixators
Robert B. Parker – in Memoriam
Veterinary Surgery. 37(5):497-498 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1532-950X.2008.00418.x.
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Bilateral correction of metatarsal rotation in a dog using circular external skeletal fixation.
Australian veterinary journal. 85(8):332-6 [PMID] 17685982.
Closed fluoroscopic-assisted spinal arch external skeletal fixation for the stabilization of vertebral column injuries in five dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 36(5):442-8 [PMID] 17614925.
Limited open reduction and stabilization of sacroiliac fracture-luxations using fluoroscopically assisted placement of a trans-iliosacral rod in five dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 36(7):633-43 [PMID] 17894589.
Transverse ulnar bone transport osteogenesis: a new technique for limb salvage for the treatment of distal radial osteosarcoma in dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 36(4):324-34 [PMID] 17547595.
Effect of mild restriction of food intake on the speed of racing Greyhounds.
American journal of veterinary research. 66(6):1065-70 [PMID] 16008232.
Examination of synovial fluid and serum following intravenous injections of hyaluronan for the treatment of osteoarthritis in dogs.
Veterinary and comparative orthopaedics and traumatology : V.C.O.T. 18(3):169-74 [PMID] 16594448.
Grafting of massive tibial subchondral bone defects in a caprine model using beta-tricalcium phosphate versus autograft.
Journal of orthopaedic trauma. 19(2):85-91 [PMID] 15677923.
Short-term aseptic loosening of the femoral component in canine total hip replacement: effects of cementing technique on cement mantle grade.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 34(4):345-52 [PMID] 16212589.
Treating pedal shortening in a dog by metatarsal distraction osteogenesis.
The Journal of small animal practice. 46(4):191-5 [PMID] 15835238.
What is your diagnosis? Benign bone cysts.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 227(10):1561-2 [PMID] 16313031.
Effect of various distal ring-block configurations on the biomechanical properties of circular external skeletal fixators for use in dogs and cats.
American journal of veterinary research. 65(4):393-8 [PMID] 15077678.
Evaluation of surgical repair of humeral condylar fractures using self-compressing orthofix pins in 23 dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 33(4):314-22 [PMID] 15230833.
Fatal intraoperative pulmonary fat embolism during cemented total hip arthroplasty in a dog.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 40(4):345-8 [PMID] 15238566.
What is your diagnosis? Calcium crystal deposition disease (chondrocalcinosis).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 225(9):1335-6 [PMID] 15552303.
Biomechanical comparison of a circular external skeletal fixator construct to pin and tension band wire fixation for the stabilization of olecranon osteotomies in dogs: a cadaveric study.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 32(4):324-35 [PMID] 12865994.
Circular external skeletal fixation stabilization of antebrachial and crural fractures in 25 dogs.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 39(5):479-98 [PMID] 14518657.
Intrapelvic granuloma formation six years after total hip arthroplasty in a dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 223(10):1446-9, 1433 [PMID] 14627094.
Complication rate and factors affecting outcome of olecranon osteotomies repaired with pin and tension-band fixation in dogs.
The Canadian veterinary journal = La revue veterinaire canadienne. 43(7):528-34 [PMID] 12125184.
Intramedullary interlocking nail stabilisation of 21 humeral fractures in 19 dogs and one cat.
Australian veterinary journal. 80(6):336-43 [PMID] 12153056.
Serum ascorbic acid concentrations in previously unsupplemented greyhounds after administration of a single dose of ascorbic acid intravenously or per os.
Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition. 86(7-8):222-8 [PMID] 15379908.
The effect of plate luting on reduction accuracy and biomechanics of acetabular osteotomies stabilized with 2.7-mm reconstruction plates.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 31(1):3-9 [PMID] 11778162.
Use of IMEX SK-circular external fixator hybrid constructs for fracture stabilization in dogs and cats.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 38(3):279-89 [PMID] 12022415.
Axial characteristics of circular external skeletal fixator single ring constructs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 30(4):386-94 [PMID] 11443601.
Comparison of the radius of curvature of the ulnar trochlear notch of Rottweilers and Greyhounds.
American journal of veterinary research. 62(6):968-73 [PMID] 11400858.
Effect of alpha-tocopheryl acetate supplementation on vitamin E concentrations in Greyhounds before and after a race.
American journal of veterinary research. 62(7):1118-20 [PMID] 11453489.
Effect of increased dietary protein and decreased dietary carbohydrate on performance and body composition in racing Greyhounds.
American journal of veterinary research. 62(3):440-7 [PMID] 11277211.
Effects of racing and training on serum thyroid hormone concentrations in racing Greyhounds.
American journal of veterinary research. 62(12):1969-72 [PMID] 11763190.
Effects of ring diameter and wire tension on the axial biomechanics of four-ring circular external skeletal fixator constructs.
American journal of veterinary research. 62(7):1025-30 [PMID] 11453475.
Electrocardiographic findings in dogs with motor vehicle-related trauma.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 37(1):55-63 [PMID] 11204478.
Recent advances in external skeletal fixation.
The Journal of small animal practice. 42(3):103-12 [PMID] 11303852.
Effect of hyperbaric oxygen treatment on incorporation of an autogenous cancellous bone graft in a nonunion diaphyseal ulnar defect in cats.
American journal of veterinary research. 61(6):691-8 [PMID] 10850847.
Evaluation of four interfragmentary Kirschner wire configurations as a component of screw/wire/polymethylmethacrylate fixation for acetabular fractures in dogs.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 36(5):456-62 [PMID] 10997523.
Risk factors affecting the outcome of surgery for atlantoaxial subluxation in dogs: 46 cases (1978-1998).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 216(7):1104-9 [PMID] 10754672.
Use of a circular external skeletal fixator for stifle arthrodesis in a dog.
The Journal of small animal practice. 41(7):312-5 [PMID] 10976627.
A biomechanical comparison of screw and wire fixation with and without polymethylmethacrylate re-enforcement for acetabular osteotomy stabilization in dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 28(3):161-70 [PMID] 10338161.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 29(5):1187-205, vii [PMID] 10503291.
Radiographic evaluation of elbow joints before and after surgery in dogs with possible fragmented medial coronoid process.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 214(1):52-8 [PMID] 9887940.
What is your diagnosis? An aggressive bony lesion in the left ilium and severe degenerative changes in the right coxal joint and lumbosacral disk space.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 214(3):331-2 [PMID] 10023389.
A biomechanical evaluation and assessment of the accuracy of reduction of two methods of acetabular osteotomy fixation in dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 27(5):429-37 [PMID] 9749513.
Biomechanics of circular external skeletal fixation.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 27(5):454-64 [PMID] 9749517.
Comminuted supracondylar humeral fractures repaired with a modified type I external skeletal fixator construct.
The Journal of small animal practice. 39(11):525-32 [PMID] 9846315.
Effect of radiographic positioning on interpretation of cubital joint congruity in dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 59(11):1351-7 [PMID] 9829389.
Arthroscopic examination and treatment of osteochondritis dissecans of the femoral condyle of six dogs.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 33(5):451-5 [PMID] 9278122.
Gracilis or semitendinosus myopathy in 18 dogs.
Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. 33(2):177-88 [PMID] 9111730.
Mechanical comparison of materials used for extra-capsular stabilisation of the stifle joint in dogs.
Australian veterinary journal. 75(12):890-6 [PMID] 9469225.
Results of screw/wire/polymethylmethacrylate composite fixation for acetabular fracture repair in 14 dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 26(3):223-34 [PMID] 9150561.
Deep-frozen allogeneic cancellous bone grafts in 10 dogs: a case series.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 25(1):18-28 [PMID] 8719083.
Evaluation of shelf arthroplasty as a treatment for hip dysplasia in dogs.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 208(11):1838-45 [PMID] 8675471.
Distant abdominal and thoracic pedicle skin flaps for treatment of distal limb skin defects.
The Journal of small animal practice. 36(6):255-61 [PMID] 7650922.
Effect of deferoxamine and hyperbaric oxygen on free, autogenous, full-thickness skin grafts in dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 56(2):241-7 [PMID] 7717593.
Management of penetrating joint injuries.
The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice. 25(5):1197-223 [PMID] 8578633.
Effect of intravenous administration of hydroxyethyl-starch-deferoxamine on oxygen-derived free radical generation in cancellous bone specimens obtained from dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 55(11):1613-7 [PMID] 7533486.
Enteroplication for the prevention of intussusception recurrence in dogs: 31 cases (1978-1992).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 205(1):72-5 [PMID] 7928553.
Investigation of oxygen-derived free radical generation in cancellous bone specimens obtained from dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 55(11):1608-12 [PMID] 7879987.
What is your diagnosis? Radiographic diagnosis–osteochondral fragmentation of the patella.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 205(11):1537-8 [PMID] 7730119.
Effect of deferoxamine-hydroxyethyl pentafraction starch on free, autogenous full-thickness skin grafts in dogs.
American journal of veterinary research. 54(2):341-8 [PMID] 7679262.
Complications associated with the use of iohexol for myelography of the cervical vertebral column in dogs: 66 cases (1988-1990).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 200(9):1381-4 [PMID] 1601729.
Diskospondylitis associated with Brucella canis infection in dogs: 14 cases (1980-1991).
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 201(8):1253-7 [PMID] 1429171.
Extradural spinal liposarcoma in a dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 199(11):1606-7 [PMID] 1778745.
Hepatic lobectomy in the dog. A comparison of stapling and ligation techniques.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 19(3):221-5 [PMID] 2349779.
Use of external coaptation for the treatment of avascular necrosis of the femoral head in a dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 197(7):868-70 [PMID] 2228769.
Repair of sixth lumbar vertebral fracture-luxations, using transilial pins and plastic spinous-process plates in six dogs.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 194(4):538-42 [PMID] 2921204.
Fibrotic myopathy of the semitendinosus muscle in a cat.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 193(2):240-1 [PMID] 3403356.
Postoperative examination of the biceps femoris muscle sling used in excision of the femoral head and neck in dogs.
Veterinary surgery : VS. 17(5):269-77 [PMID] 3227639.
Use of a double-hook plate to repair a subtrochanteric femoral fracture in an immature dog.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 191(4):440-2 [PMID] 3654319.
What is your diagnosis? Heartworm disease with thromboembolism and vena caval syndrome.
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 185(2):227-8 [PMID] 6746399.
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
Funding: VETERINARY ORTHOPAEDIC SOC
May 2018 – Mar 2021
Characterization of the Cellular and Cytokine Constituents of Bone Marrow Concentrate in Dogs
Aug 2004 – Aug 2016
Bloomberg Resident Research Fund
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Diplomate1991 · American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine1983 · University of California, Davis
Bachelor of Science in Zoology with highest honors1979 · College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis
VME6430C Contemporary Issues in Small Animal Surgery
VEM5745 Core Clk Small An Sur
VEM5432 Adv Small Animal Surg
VEM5433 Sm Anim Surgery Lab
VEM5845 Senior Clk Sm An Surg
VME6934 Topics in Veterinary Medical Sciences
VEM5111 Animal Systems 2
VEM5440 Funda Orthopedic Surg
VEM5402 Funda Soft Tiss Surg
VME7980 Research for Doctoral Dissertation
VME6905 Problems in Veterinary Medical Sciences
VME6940 Supervised Teaching