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Matthew D. Barnhart, DVM, MS, DACVS, is a Veterinary Surgery Specialist at MedVet Columbus and has been on staff since 1999. He is Co-Department Head of the Surgery Department and serves on the MedVet Board of Directors.
His practice is focused on orthopedics and neurosurgery, particularly cranial cruciate ligament injury treatment, joint replacement and arthroscopic surgery. Dr. Barnhart is a pioneer of veterinary orthopedics in the state of Ohio. He was the first to perform such innovative procedures as tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO), tibial tuberosity advancement (TTA), sliding humeral osteotomy (SHO) and minimally invasive fracture and joint surgeries.
In addition to his appearances on ONN, NBC 4 and WBNS 10-TV, Dr. Barnhart’s work in small animal surgery has been widely published in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Veterinary Surgery.
Dr. Barnhart is frequently invited to lecture nationally and internationally on such veterinary orthopedic topics as cranial cruciate ligament rupture pathophysiology, fracture treatment and medical management of osteoarthritis.
He’s been the principal investigator in several clinical trials, studying both veterinary orthopedic implants and pain control in dogs.
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