Daniel McCarthy, DVM, is completing a surgical internship at Coral Springs Animal Hospital in Coral Springs, Florida, and intends to apply for surgical residency. His clinical interests include soft-tissue and orthopedic surgery—specifically minimally invasive techniques such as thoracoscopy and arthroscopy—and reducing surgical site and implant infections. He earned his DVM from University of Tennessee and completed a small animal rotating internship at Auburn University.
Brett Darrow, DVM, is completing a small animal surgery residency at University of Tennessee. His areas of interest include wound management, fracture repair, and minimally invasive and exotic animal surgery. Dr. Darrow earned his DVM from University of Wisconsin–Madison and completed rotating internships in small animal veterinary medicine and surgery at VCA Veterinary Care and Referral Hospital in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has worked in general practice and emergency medicine in Bremen, Germany, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, respectively.
Karen M. Tobias, DVM, MS, DACVS, is a professor of small animal soft tissue surgery and a board-certified surgeon at University of Tennessee. She earned her DVM from University of Illinois, completed an internship at Purdue University, and completed a residency at The Ohio State University, where she also earned her MS. Dr. Tobias has published more than 120 scientific articles and book chapters and is the author of Manual of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, coeditor of Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, and coauthor of Atlas of Ear Diseases of the Dog and Cat.