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Chris Byron, DVM, MS, DACVS

Associate Professor
  • Large Animal Surgery
Chris Byron
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

MS, 2002
Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

DVM, 1998
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

BS, 1994
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2003
  • Pathobiology and treatment of osteoarthritis in horses
  • Multidisciplinary research in the development of cancer treatments and identification of surgeon performance metrics

2014–present
Associate Professor, Large Animal Surgery
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

2011–2014
Assistant Scientific Editor
American Veterinary Medical Association
Schaumburg, IL

2009–2011
Surgeon
Ruffian Equine Medical Center
Elmont, NY

2003–2009
Assistant Professor, Equine Surgery
University of Illinois
Urbana, IL

1999–2002
Resident, Equine Surgery
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

1998–1999
Intern
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
Lexington, KY

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons