Liz LaFond, DVM, Diplomate ACVS, ACVSMR

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Liz LaFond

Contact Info

lafo0005@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-8755

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine

Director, Small Animal Rehabilitation Services

Director, Small Animal Internship Program


Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Purdue University

DVM, University of Minnesota, 1992

BA, Oberlin College, 1987

Board Certification: Diploma, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Internship, Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, 1992 – 1993

Summary

Professional Associations

  • American College of Veterinary Surgery
  • International Association of Veterinary Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy
  • Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Veterinary Orthopedic Society
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association

Research

Publications

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Teaching

Teaching Areas

  • Urinary Tract Surgery
  • Abdominal surgery
  • Respiratory/cardiovascular surgery

Clinical

Specialties

  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Diploma, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Clinical Interests

Minimal invasive soft tissue surgery (laparoscopy, thoracoscopy) Rehabilitation Medicine Orthotics/Prosthetics