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.
Rachel Seibert, DVM, is a resident in small animal surgery at University of Tennessee. Dr. Seibert’s areas of interest include wound management, postoperative care of critical patients, upper airway surgery, and cruciate ligament disease. She earned her DVM from University of Florida before completing a small animal rotating internship at North Carolina State University.