November 10, 2021, 8:00 PM ET
Come and discover the benefits of endoscopy in turtles, tortoises, lizards and snakes! These fascinating animals are common as pets and in zoological exhibits but diagnosis by imaging and clinicopathology alone is often limited. Observe internal structures and pathology, taking biopsies, removing foreign bodies and even performing minimally-invasive surgery are now established techniques. Steve Divers will lead you through the clinical applications of endoscopy in reptiles, with the goal of convincing you that to be called a reptile vet…you really need a scope!
Dr. Stephen J. Divers, BVetMed, DZooMed, DECZM(Herp), DECZM(ZHM), DACZM, FRCVS
Professor Divers graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in London in 1994. He obtained his Certificate and Diploma in Zoological Medicine from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS), and is a recognized Specialist in Zoo & Wildlife Medicine and a Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is a Diplomate of both the American and European Colleges of Zoological Medicine (Herpetology and Zoo Health Management). Dr. Divers has lectured at over 80 national or international conferences across the Americas, Europe and Australasia, and provided practical training and workshops in more than 12 countries.