ACVS Foundation
Honored Mentor

Jonathan Dyce

MA, VetMB, MRCVS, DSAO, DACVS

Jon Dyce is an exemplary and visionary mentor; he is a great leader who has selflessly dedicated a significant portion of his life to helping young surgeons such as myself. Some core beliefs he has passed along include flawless execution in surgery, honesty, and doing the best thing for patients and his team.

- Bianca Marisol Alva, DVM

Dr. Jon Dyce has molded me into the surgeon I am today. It is thanks to him that I am pursuing my passion for joint replacement surgery. His guidance and teaching have supported countless residents, colleagues, patients, and owners. I am so thankful for everything he has done for me and continues to do for all those who get the pleasure to work with him.

- Morgan Rash Biggo, DVM

Jon has been extremely influential on my surgery career. His integrity, drive, and meticulous attention to detail were incredibly impactful to those who were lucky enough to work with him.

- Jeff D. Brourman, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal)

Dr. Dyce was a quintessential part of my training and residency. He has gone above and beyond to ensure that his students receive the best orthopedic education possible. He has prepared me with all the knowledge and technical skills to excel as a veterinary surgeon.

- Edward Cheng, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal)

Dr. Dyce taught me the skills I needed to become the best surgeon I could be. He is an amazing surgeon and pushed me to not accept anything but the best effort, and the best care of my patients. I have the upmost respect for him.

- Daniel Davis, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)

Dr. Dyce's tireless commitment to excellence elevates all those around him. He is a dedicated teacher who always goes above and beyond to make his interactions with students and residents meaningful and impactful. Not a day of practice goes by without hearing his many valuable lessons in my mind. I am incredibly grateful for all that he has done to shape my training and career.

- Brian Thomas Dent, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)

Dr. Dyce challenged the residents he taught to reach a higher level. His expectations pushed us to be the best surgeons we could be. I gained immeasurable knowledge from him, and what he taught me has helped shape me into the person and surgeon I am today.

- Suzanne L. Hunter, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)

Dr. Jon Dyce is an orthopedic genius and an outstanding surgeon and mentor. His encyclopedic knowledge, tissue handling, and patient care are unparalleled.

- Jacqueline D. Niles, BVetMed, DACVS

I have known Jon for almost three decades and have observed him teaching residents, students, and veterinarians in many different settings. There is not doubt he is an excellent mentor and fully deserving of this honor. I am proud to call him a friend and colleague.

- Marvin L. Olmstead, DVM, MS, DACVS

Dr. Jon Dyce has been a major influence in both my career as a surgeon and doctor, and as a colleague. He is a pillar to our field in regard to patient care, dedication to teaching, and surgical skill. I have met only a few people with the ability to captivate and teach in the way that he can and hold him as a prime example of what it means to be an educator. The number of residents and colleagues that he has had an impact on in his career is second to none, and I am grateful to have had the opportunity to train with him!

- Joanna Mary Pogue, DVM

Dr. Dyce was instrumental in my surgical training and taught me critical thinking as well as proper technique. He was also a fantastic mentor for my master’s degree, and, without his guidance, I would not have been successful in its completion. Dr. Dyce’s teaching helped me to become the surgeon I am today.

- India C. Wood, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal)

Dr. Dyce is a dedicated educator, an adroit surgeon, and an exemplary mentor. His standards for surgical precision, diagnostic imaging interpretation, and patient care are unmatched. His mentorship was instrumental to my training and has carried a lasting impact into my current surgical practice.

- Geoffrey Joseph Zann II, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)

Donors

  • Bianca Marisol Alva, DVM
  • Morgan Rash Biggo, DVM
  • Jeff D. Brourman, DVM, MS, DACVS
  • Edward Cheng, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal)
  • Daniel Davis, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)
  • Brian Thomas Dent, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)
  • Suzanne L. Hunter, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)
  • Jacqueline D. Niles, BVetMed, DACVS
  • Marvin L. Olmstead, DVM, MS, DACVS
  • Joanna Mary Pogue, DVM
  • India C. Wood, DVM, MS, DACVS (Small Animal)
  • Geoffrey Joseph Zann II, DVM, DACVS (Small Animal)

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