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Michael Huber

DVM, MS, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons

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Areas of Interest:

Emergency thoracic and oncologic surgery.

Veterinary School:
Purdue University

Rotating: University of Minnesota

Surgery: Auburn University


Michael Huber

DVM, MS, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons

After Dr. Michael Huber received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1993 from Purdue University, he completed an internship at the University of Minnesota (in small animal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine), followed by a three-year surgical residency at Auburn University.

Dr. Huber received awards for academics and for outstanding poster presentation at the 1996 ACVS meeting.

Dr. Michael Huber

In 1997, Dr. Huber joined Animal Specialty Group and, in 1998, he passed the board exam, becoming a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. His special interests include emergency thoracic and oncologic surgery.

He lives with his wife, Kris, their kids, and a variety of pets including three dogs, two cats, two guinea pigs, a geeko, and two horses. Outside of ASG, he is an avid supporter of community theatre and other local charities.


Scientific Publications

  • Strom AM, Garcia TC, Jandrey K, Huber ML, et al: In Vitro Mechanical Comparison of 2.0 and 2.4 Limited-Contact Dynamic Compression Plates and2.0 Dynamic Compression Plates of Different Thicknesses. Vet Surg 39(7):824-828, 2010.
  • Lambert RJ, Levin G, Wendelburg K, Huber M, et al: What’s Your Diagnosis?: Tarsal Cryptococcosis in a cat. JAVMA 229(6):931-2, 2006.
  • Johnson-Neitman JL, Huber ML, Amann JF: What’s Your Diagnosis?: Pneumomediastinum and pneumopericardium. JAVMA 229(3):359-60, 2006.
  • Evans PM, Gassel AD, Huber ML: What’s Your Diagnosis?: Synovial cell sarcoma. JAVMA 224(4):511-512, 2004.
  • Gassel AD, Huber ML: What’s Your Diagnosis?: Osteoma of the mandible in a cat. JAVMA 220(8):1151-1152, 2002.
  • Daye RM, Huber ML, Henderson RA: Interlocking box jejunostomy: a new technique for enteral feeding. JAAHA 35 (2): 129-134, 1999.
  • Colley P, Huber M, Henderson R: Tracheostomy techniques and management. Comp Cont Ed 21 (1): 44-53, 1999.
  • Huber M, Henderson R, Finn-Bodner S, et al.: Assessment of current techniques of determining tracheal stenosis in dogs. AJVR 58 (10):1051-1054, 1997.
  • Kuntz CA, Smith-Carr A, Huber M, Weigand C, et al.: Use of a modified surgical approach to the right atrium for retrieval of heartworms in a dog. JAVMA 208 (5): 692-4, 1996.
  • Macintire DK, Henderson RA, Wilson ER, Huber ML: Transverse flap tracheostomy: a technique for temporary tracheostomy of intermediate duration. J Vet Emerg Crit Care 5 (1):25-31, 1995.
  • Huber M, Bill R: The use of polysulphated glycosaminoglycans in the dog. Comp Cont Ed 16 (4):501-506, 1994.

Lectures + Presentations

  • Animal Specialty Group: Surgical Diseases of the Upper Airways, Sep 2013 (Download PDF)
  • SCVMA, San Fernando Chapter: Emergency Techniques in the Respiratory Patient, Jan 2012
  • SCVMA, San Fernando Chapter: Portosystemic Shunts, San Fernando Chapter, May 2009
  • Animal Specialty Group: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Jan 2009
  • SCVMA, San Fernando Chapter: Acute Abdomen Apr 2005
  • SCVMA, San Gabriel Chapter: Acute Abdomen Nov 2003
  • Purdue University Annual Conference: Acute Abdomen Sep 2003
  • Purdue University Annual Conference: Surgical Techniques for the Respiratory Patient Sep 2003
  • Purdue University Annual Conference: Enteral Nutritional Techniques Sep 2003
  • Purdue University Annual Conference: Gastric Dilatation Volvulus Sep 2003
  • SCVMA, San Gabriel Chapter: Limb Sparing Nov 2002
  • SCVMA, Westside Chapter: Chondroprotectants 2001
  • SCVMA, San Gabriel Chapter: Chylothorax Sep 2000
  • SCVMA, San Diego Chapter: Chondroprotectants 1999
  • SCVMA, Orange County, San Fernando, San Gabriel Chapters: Chondroprotectants Jun – Aug 1998


  • Young Achievers Award, Auburn University 2007
  • Outstanding Graduate Student, Auburn University, 1997
  • ACVS Resident Poster Award, San Francisco, CA, 1996
  • Phi Zeta Honor Society, Purdue University, 1993
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Purdue University, 1993
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society, Purdue University, 1993
  • ACVS Award for Academic & Clinical Proficiency in Surgery, Purdue University, 1993
  • Iams Nutritional Award, Purdue University, 1992

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