Veterinary Surgeon Advisory Board

Daniel Dean Lewis, DVM

Professor Daniel Dean Lewis, DVM, Diplomate ACVS, Jerry and Lola Collins Eminent Scholar in Canine Sports Medicine and Comparative Orthopaedics is the Associate Chair, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida.

Dr. 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 former President of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society and the recipient of the 2012 World Small Animal Veterinary Association-Hill’s Pet Mobility Award. He has authored or co-authored over 175 peer-reviewed publications. His special interests include musculoskeletal traumatology, fracture management and reconstructive orthopedic surgery with a focus on the utilization of circular and hybrid external skeletal fixation for fracture stabilization, deformity correction and limb salvage procedures.

Stanley Kim, BVSc, MS

Prof. Stanley Kim, BVSc, MS, Diplomate ACVS, is Assistant Professor in Small Animal Surgery with the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida.

Dr. Kim received his veterinary degree from the University of Sydney in 2003. After 2 years in general small animal practice, he completed an Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College in 2006. Dr. Kim undertook a combined MS / Residency in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Florida, which was completed in 2010. Dr. Kim has since remained at the University of Florida as a faculty member in small animal surgery, with a focus in orthopedics.

Dr. Kim is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has authored or co-authored over 50 peer-reviewed publications. His special interests include canine cranial (anterior) cruciate ligament rupture, fracture management and limb deformity correction.