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ASG Residency Program Information.

ASG Residents-2016
2016-17 RESIDENTS: (From left to right) Dr. Thomas Nelson, Dr. Jessica Norvet, Dr. Thomas Keeshen

Residency: The ASG surgery residency is an in-depth, intensive 3-year program designed to train the resident to become a fully competent small animal surgeon and meet the requirements of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons for board certification.

Surgery residents rotate through the clinical services of 4 board-certified surgeons, developing clinical skills, knowledge, and state-of-the-art surgical proficiency in soft tissue surgery, orthopedics (including joint replacement surgeries), neurosurgery, and oncologic surgery.

Research Project:

Residents develop and implement a research project, present the results at a national meeting, and complete a manuscript for publication in a referred journal.

Your Experience at ASG:

A wide variety of cases are seen by ASG. Surgery cases include: orthopedics, neurosurgery, soft tissue and general surgery, and oncologic surgery. The internists see all medicine cases and have a special interest in cardiology, immune-mediated disease, and endocrinology. The neurologist has a special interest in encephalitis, neurosurgery (intracranial and spinal cord), and seizures.

Full Access to…

 Basic clinical laboratory equipment
 Blood Gas Analysis
 Blood Pressure Monitoring
 Bone Plating Equipment
 CT Scan
 Diagnostic Laboratory
 Digital Radiography
 Physical Therapy Equipment