Dr. Dycus is an Internationally recognized speaker who has given more than 200 continuing education lectures around the world and has provided more than 150 hands on continuing education laboratories.
He has published numerous research articles and authored or co-authored several book chapters. He is the co-editor of the textbook: Complications in Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament Surgery and was named by DVM360.com as one of the 10 veterinarians to watch in 2018. In 2023 he was awarded the DVM360 Veterinary Hero award in surgery.
Dr. Dycus is a frequent contributor for updates in orthopedics to several veterinary websites and magazines. Dr. Dycus has also been featured on Sirius XMs Doctor Radio’s segment on Pet Health and Orthopedics. His passion for teaching has allowed Dr. Dycus to become a laboratory instructor for the CBLO, TPLO, extra-capsular stabilization, medial patella luxation, angular limb deformity, and fracture repair. He is on faculty for AO (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen), and he is an orthopedic consultant for VIN (Veterinary Information Network).
Along with being a scientific reviewer for multiple journals, he serves on the editorial review board and is the associate editor (orthopedics) for Veterinary Surgery, the official publication of the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Surgeons. He has previously held an appointment on the research committee for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Currently Dr. Dycus is on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, is a council member for the Association for Veterinary Orthopedic Research and Education (AVORE), sits on the AO North America Education Committee, and is the educational director for AVORE.
Dr. Dycus attended Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for his veterinary degree, Auburn University for a small animal rotating internship, and Mississippi State for a combined surgical residency and Masters degree. He became a certified canine rehabilitation practitioner through the University of Tennessee in 2015.
Ortho Vet Consulting is an educational, mentoring, and surgical coaching service. Dr. Dycus has taught hands on continuing education courses for almost 10 years and throughout the world. His teaching style in one that is practical that works to bring out the best in every attendee. However, the training does not stop after taking a course. Following a course Dr. Dycus is available for continued mentoring through email, phone calls, and can also make in person visits to a hospital for additional support.
Dr. Dycus is the Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Nexus Veterinary Bone & Joint Center as well as the Medical Director at Nexus Veterinary Specialists, both located in Baltimore, Maryland. He is a veterinary orthopedic surgeon who has a focus on total joint replacement, complex and minimally invasive fracture repair as well as angular limb deformity correction, 3D implant printing, and arthroscopy.
Dr. Dycus is the co-founder of the Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Institute, which is an online learning platform for veterinary and human rehabilitation professionals.
A board certified surgeon is a veterinarian who has undergone advanced surgical training and has met the guidelines to be a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
Nexus Veterinary Specialists is a Hosptial founded by veterinary specialists who believe in investing in people, equipment, and time necessary to maximize the quality of care for all patients.
Dr. Dycus takes a patient centered approach to all cases. He listens actively to clients and uses his years of teaching experience to discuss and recommend various treatment options to get our four-legged friends back to a great quality of life. He believes that communication is key between not only the pet parent but also with the referring veterinarians.
Please send us a message for bookings with Dr. Dycus as well as for speaking engagements and research collaborations.
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