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Dr. Dirsko von Pfeil

   Dirsko von Pfeil,  Specialty Small Animal Surgeon   

            Dr. med. vet., DVM,  DACVS,  DECVS,                  

            DACVSMR, DECVSMR (Small Animals)              

        ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive           

            Surgery (Small Animal Orthopedics)                 

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Dirsko J.F. von Pfeil, Dr.med.vet, DVM, DACVS, DECVS, DACVSMR, DECVSMR (Small animals) is the founder and owner of Small Animal Surgery Locum, PLLC, offering primarily orthopedic specialty surgery at private or academic surgical centers on part-time basis. He is licensed in the USA and Europe and speaks German, English, French, Spanish and Swedish.

If you are in need of a small animal specialty relief surgeon, please use the email function on the contact page  -  see  top  menu.

In addition to various locum positions, he serves as faculty for the AOVET North America (https://www.aona.org/#AONA=) and volunteers on review boards of multiple veterinary surgical journals.

 

Dr. von Pfeil obtained his veterinary degree at the Free University of Berlin (2001), passed the American license (2006), and is board certified with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (2008), the European College of Veterinary Surgery (2008), the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (2016) and the European College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Small animals; 2021). He also was designated an ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery (Small Animal Orthopedics; 2021). In the past, he held positions as Assistant Professor at Kansas State, Adjunct Professor at Michigan State, Visiting Scientist at the University of Georgia, and as staff surgeon at several surgical specialty referral centers  in  Alaska,  Virginia,  Washington  DC and Zurich, Switzerland.   

 

Dr. von Pfeil is a frequently invited speaker at national and international veterinary conferences and has given over 120 presentations on surgical topics, mainly orthopedics; he has made more than 80 contributions to the veterinary literature - a link to Dr. von Pfeil's research can be found here:

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