Dr. Kirk Suedmeyer is the Director of Animal Health and Research at the Kansas City Zoo in Kansas City, Missouri, where he has worked since 1992. Dr. Suedmeyer is a Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine and Past-President of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians (2012-2013) and the Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarian (1993-1995). Kirk is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine (UMC-CVM) and he currently serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at UMC-CVM. He also serves as an associate editor of the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, and has published over 100 articles on exotic animal medicine and surgery. In his spare time, Kirk is a master falconer and wildlife artist.
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