Dr. Susan Orosz is Director of the Bird and Exotic Pet Wellness Center in Toledo, Ohio. Dr. Orosz earned a Ph.D in neuroanatomy from The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in 1980 and her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1984. During her senior year, Susan performed an anatomic study on the bones of the California condor, which was turned into the award-winning text, Avian Surgical Anatomy: Thoracic and Pelvic Limbs. After graduation, Dr. Orosz worked at an exotics practice in San Diego before joining the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, where she served as Section Chief for the Avian, Exotic Animal and Wildlife Medicine Service for 14 years. Susan lectures both nationally and internationally on avian and exotic animal medicine topics. She is also a Past President of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and was awarded the 2007 T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year Award. Dr. Orosz is one of only a small number of veterinarians in the world board-certified in avian practice in both the United States and Europe.
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