Susan Orosz, PhD, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DECZM

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 and she has authored a number of books and publications. She is also a Past President of the Association of Avian Veterinarians and she was the Scientific Editor for the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery for several years. She was named the 2007 T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year. Dr. Orosz is also board-certified in avian practice through both the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and the European College of Zoological Medicine. Dr. Orosz is also a veterinary consultant for Lafeber Company.

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