Holly S. Mullen, DVM, DACVS received her DVM degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Center in New York City where she received the 1986 Intern of the Year award. She completed a residency in small animal surgery, also at AMC. In 1990, she became a board certified veterinary surgeon and was appointed senior staff surgeon at AMC where she was also selected as the 1990 Teacher of the Year. Dr. Mullen joined our hospital in 1995. She has authored numerous scientific articles and professional book chapters. She lectures extensively at national and international seminars and meetings.