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Practical Surgery for Common Conditions in Cats

Hosted by: Office of Continuing Education

This conference offers 15 1/2 hours of continuing education credit, which includes a practical component. There is a limit of 50 attendees for this event.

Please bring scrubs for the lab.

Registration will close on August 15th. Please plan accordingly.

 

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Event Information

Feline Surgery Registration Fee : $500

Venue

UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
501 D.W. Brooks Drive
Athens, GA 30602
United States

Organizer

Office of Continuing Education
Phone Number: (706) 542-7182
Email: vetmedce@uga.edu

Event Agenda

08/27/2022

Start Time
End Time
Event
8:00 am12:00 pm

Principles of gastrointestinal surgery: basic concepts, biopsy, enterotomy, resection and anastamosis

Megacolon and subtotal colectomy

Enteral nutrition & feeding tubes

Indications & principles of bladder surgery

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm5:00 pm
Practical Lab

GI biopsy
Enterotomy
Resection and anastamosis
E-tube placement
Subtotal colectomy
Cystotomy

08/28/2022

Start Time
End Time
Event
8:00 am12:00 pm

Mammary cancer in cats -radical mastectomy

FLUTD – Emergency medical and surgical management, perineal urethrostomy

Ovariectomy/Hysterectomy

Front and hind limb amputation

12:00 pm1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm5:00 pm
Practical Lab

Perineal urethrostomy
Front and Hind limb amputation
Mastectomy

Speakers

  • Chad Schmiedt, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Chad Schmiedt received his DVM from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000, followed by a one-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Tennessee, and then a one-year surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center.  Following his internships, Dr. Schmiedt completed a three-year surgical residency at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.   Dr. Schmiedt was a Clinical Instructor at the University of Wisconsin for two years following his residency.

    In the summer of 2007, Dr. Schmiedt returned to UGA to join the faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine as a soft tissue surgeon.

    Dr. Schmiedt is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, is a Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, and holds the Alison Bradbury Chair in Feline Health.

  • Mandy Wallace, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

    Dr. Mandy Wallace is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the UGA Veterinary Medical Center. She is a graduate of the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed her rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Colorado State University. She was the PennHIP research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania prior to her residency in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Florida. She joined UGA as an assistant professor in August 2016 after completion of her residency. Dr. Wallace research interests are in hepatic vascular anomalies and biomaterials for soft tissue surgery.

  • Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

    Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA is an Associate Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, class of 2010. She completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She then completed a residency in Small Animal Surgery at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she also received a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. She then was an Assistant Professor of Companion Animal Surgery at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine prior to joining the University of Georgia in 2016.

  • Brian Sutherland, DVM, DACVS-SA

    Dr. Brian Sutherland is an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the UGA Veterinary Medical Center. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a rotating internship at Michigan State University, a surgery specialty internship at Dallas Veterinary Surgical Centers, and a surgery residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After residency training, Dr. Sutherland spent 3 years in private referral practice in Northern Virginia. He was then accepted into a fellowship in cardiac surgery at Colorado State University. After fellowship training, he spent a year on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty at the University of Georgia. Dr. Sutherland’s clinical and research interests center around congenital and acquired structural heart disease.

Additional Information

Full refunds are available for cancellations made by 5:00 p.m., ten days prior to beginning of your event. No refunds will be issued thereafter.