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Fifteen Diplomates Accepted as MIS Founding Fellows

March 7, 2018

Congratulations to the fifteen additional ACVS Diplomates accepted as ACVS Founding Fellows in Minimally Invasive Surgery. These ACVS Diplomates have obtained additional training and experience in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) beyond ACVS surgery residency training and devoted a major portion of their professional effort to the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients undergoing MIS therapies and to research in the field of MIS. Founding Fellow status may be achieved in the following disciplines:

  • Small Animal Soft Tissue (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)
  • Large Animal Soft Tissue (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)
  • Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)
  • Large Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy, tenoscopy, bursoscopy and fracture repair) 

Brian S. Beale, DVM, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

Jose L. Bracamonte, DVM, DVSc, DACVS-LA
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Large Animal Soft Tissue (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)

Brigitte A. Brisson, DMV, DVSc, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Soft Tissue (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)

Loic M. Déjardin, DVM, MS, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

Jeremiah Easley, DVM, DACVS-LA
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Large Animal Soft Tissue (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)

Andrew T. Fischer, Jr., DVM, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Large Animal Soft Tissue (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)

Samuel Franklin, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS-SA
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

Ian G. Holsworth, BVSc, DACVS-SA
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

Chris E. Kawcak, DVM, PhD, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Large Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy, tenoscopy, bursoscopy and fracture repair)\

Daniel D. Lewis, DVM, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

W. Brian Saunders, DVM, PhD, DACVS-SA
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

Susan L. Schaefer, DVM, MS, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

Michele A. Steffey, DVM, DACVS-SA
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Soft Tissue (laparoscopy and thoracoscopy)

Jennifer J. Warnock, DVM, PhD, DACVS-SA
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

Wayne O. Whitney, DVM, DACVS
ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery
Small Animal Orthopedics (arthroscopy and fracture repair)

View full list of ACVS Founding Fellows in Minimally Invasive Surgery