Daniel Dean Lewis
ACVS Founding Fellow Minimally Invasive Small Animal Surgery (Orthopedics), Jerry and Lola Collins Eminent Scholar in Canine Sports Medicine and Comparative Orthopaedics, Small Animal Surgery Service Chief, Coordinator Small Animal Surgery Residency Program, Associate Chair Graduate and House Officer Education, University of Florida, USA
Dan Lewis received his DVM from the University of California, Davis in 1983. He completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Louisiana State University in 1984 and a Residency in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Florida in 1987.
Dr Lewis spent a year as the Surgical Registrar at Sydney University before returning to Louisiana State University in 1988 as an Assistant Professor. In 1993, he returned to the University of Florida where he has ascended to his current rank as a Professor of Small Animal Surgery and Eminent Scholar. Dr Lewis is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, a Founding Fellow in Minimal Invasive Orthopedic Surgery, a former President of the Veterinary Orthopaedic Society, the recipient of the 2012 World Small Animal Veterinary Association-Hill’s Pet Mobility Award and was named a University of Florida Foundation Research Professor in 2016.
He has authored or co-authored nearly 200 peer-reviewed publications. His special interests include musculoskeletal traumatology, fracture management and reconstructive orthopaedic surgery with a focus on the utilisation of circular and hybrid external skeletal fixation for fracture stabilisation, deformity correction and limb salvage procedures.