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Dan Polidoro, Veterinary Specialist



Dr. Dan Polidoro graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship in Los Angeles at the California Animal Hospital, Department of Surgery. He then worked for a year in general practice in San Francisco before joining a Bay Area international biotechnology company as a Senior Scientist, developing biomaterials for use in human and veterinary surgery. In 2003, Dr. Polidoro rejoined the Animal Specialty & Emergency Center (formerly California Animal Hospital, Department of Surgery) and completed a residency in small animal surgery. He successfully completed the ACVS exam to become a Diplomate (Board Certified Surgeon) and continued to work as a surgeon with the Animal Specialty & Emergency Center (now VCA Animal Specialty & Emergency Center) for 11 years after completing his residency. Dr. Polidoro has now made the move back to San Francisco, joining our team.

Dr. Polidoro has published a journal article on the use of biomaterials for canine liver surgery and has authored chapters in the textbook Clinical Veterinary Advisor. His professional interests include orthopedic, oncologic and minimally invasive surgery.

Dan Polidoro
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