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Dr Ryan Taggart


Specialist in Small Animal Surgery

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Ryan received his DVM degree from Cornell University in 2005. He served three years in the U.S. Army after graduation before completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Mississippi State University. He then undertook a residency in veterinary orthopaedic, soft tissue and neurologic surgery at Purdue University, where he achieved the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Resident Award.

Prior to relocating to Adelaide in 2016, Ryan was senior staff surgeon at VCA in Albuquerque, New Mexico (USA). He has authored publications for several journals including Veterinary Surgery, the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and the American Journal of Veterinary Research.

Ryan is passionate about workplace culture and teaching. He has been awarded the Katie McAllister Compassion Award and the Dr. Ann L. Johnson and Dr. Walter E. Hoffman Teaching Award. His professional interests include complex fracture repair, oncologic and reconstructive surgery and total joint arthroplasty.


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