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Daniel Balogh, Veterinary Specialist



Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

• BS (Biology Major, German Minor) - Georgetown University
• VMD - University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine
• Rotating Surgery/Medicine Internship - The Animal Medical Center, NY
• Surgical Internship - Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center
• Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Internship - Veterinary Orthopedic and Sports medicine Group
• Residency in Small Animal Surgery - University of Minnesota

Special Interests/Expertise:
Soft Tissue
• Surgical oncology including plastic and reconstructive surgery (skin flaps, free grafts)
• Urogenital, gastrointestinal , and endocrine disease
• Hepatobiliary and pancreatic disease

• Lameness evaluation
• Stifle disease, elbow dysplasia, angular limb deformity, tendon/ligament reconstruction
• Orthotics and regenerative therapies

Minimally Invasive Surgery
• Laparoscopy - gastropexy, gonadectomy, cholecystectomy, adrenalectomy, etc.
• Thoracoscopy - pericardial window, lung lobectomy, thoracic duct ligation, etc.
• Orthroscopy - evaluation and treatment (all joints)

Dan has been involved with research and published in several peer-reviewed journals on topics including medial patellar luxation and a novel cranial cruciate ligament reconstruction technique. During his time at the University, he lectured on various topics including osteoarthritis, necrotizing fasciitis, cruciate ligament repair, and elbow dysplasia. He provided formal instruction to veterinary students on instrumentation and tissue handling principles, skin flaps and reconstructive techniques, and fracture repair.

Dr. Balogh has always loved animals and has welcomed many different species into his home over the years including a scarlet macaw, sulfur-crested cockatoo, snakes, and poison dart frogs. His current pets include Maggie, a 15 year old Labrador, a 21 year old leopard gecko, and a 2 year old dwarf rabbit named Walter. The most recent addition to the Balogh household is a 1 year old mixed breed dog named Sullivan adopted at a local Virginia shelter.

Personal Facts:
Dan is a native of Northern New Jersey, and is happy to be close to friends and family. In his spare time, he serves as a consultant to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park and volunteers at local shelters and wildlife rescue groups to help return injured animals back to nature.

Dr. Balogh has been a member of the VCA Southpaws Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Center team since 2015. He is a board-certified veterinary surgeon.

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