Endoscopic GI Foreign Body Removal: 100 years of collective experience - Webinar

Description: This webinar will cover equipment and techniques for removing esophageal and gastric foreign bodies. Each instructor will offer their own tips for successful removal of various type of foreign bodies using case examples. With three speakers there will likely be a good exchange of “pearls of information” that the viewer will be able to incorporate in their practice.   

Michael Leib, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Leib graduated from the University of Georgia and completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Colorado State University. He then served on the faculty at Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech where he was C.R. Roberts Professor of Small Animal Medicine until retiring in 2017. He is now Emeritus Professor and Diplomate of ACVIM. Dr. Leib’s clinical and research interests are in gastroenterology and endoscopy. He as published extensively and has lectured Nationally and Internationally. Dr. Leib is also the recipient of many teaching awards

Mike Matz, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Mike Matz received his DVM from Colorado State University. He completed a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and then became an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at Tufts University from 1990 to 1995, before starting his own referral practice, Southwest Veterinary Internal Medicine in Tucson, Arizona. In 2001, Dr. Matz then served as senior lecturer and Section Head of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Massey University in New Zealand. Since 2004 he has been in private referral practice in Tucson. Dr. Matz was honored with excellence in teaching awards at both Tufts and Massey Universities. He has authored scientific articles and book chapters on gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy and has lectured at local, state, national, and international meetings on these topics.

David C. Twedt, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. David C. Twedt is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University and past Associate Director of Continuing Education in the Translational Medicine Institute. Dr. Twedt is past President of the ACVIM, Comparative Gastroenterology Society and co-founder of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society. Publication and research interests include liver disease, gastrointestinal disease and endoscopy. He has also been the recipient of a number of teaching and research awards including the Veterinary Endoscopy Society Pioneer in Endoscopy Award. He is also the editor of several textbooks including Current Veterinary Therapy.


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