ACVS Foundation
Honored Mentor

Gustave E. Fackelman


Dr. Gustave ‘Bud’ Fackelman was hugely influential in my early career. He immersed me in all things orthopedic: He introduced me to the AO Foundation and its principles, he encouraged my interests in research, and he taught me how to be a better clinician. Bud could impart knowledge, inspire excellence, and instill attention to detail, all the while being a confidant and counselor. And he could do it with style.

- Carl A. Kirker-Head, MA, Vet MB, DACVS


  • Jörg A. Auer, DMV, MS, DACVS
  • Henry W. Jann, DMV, MS, DACVS
  • Carl A. Kirker-Head, MA, Vet MB, DACVS
  • Mark D. Markel, DVM, PhD, DACVS
  • Karl Nuss, DECVS
  • Michael J. Reilly, DVM
  • Howard J. Seeherman, DVM

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