New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal

Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Specialties: orthopedic surgery, small animal surgery
Research Areas: regenerative medicine, bone quality assessment/biomechanics, implant selection, implant development
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Contact Information:
Ryan Veterinary Hospital
University of Pennsylvania
3900 Spruce Street

Dr. Massie's research interests include regenerative medicine, bone quality assessment/biomechanics, and implant selection and development.

Dr. Massie is a native of Illinois and completed her DVM at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

Following graduation, she completed a small animal rotating internship at Purdue University, a small animal surgical internship at North Houston Veterinary Specialists, and a surgical residency at the University of California-Davis.

She remained at the University of California as an orthopedic surgery staff veterinarian and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2019.

Massie, A. M., Kapatkin, A. S., Garcia, T. C., Guzman, D. S., Chou, P. Y., Stover, S. M. Effects of hole diameter on torsional mechanical properties of the rabbit femur Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 32: 51-58, 2019.

Massie, A. M., Kapatkin, A. S., Fuller, M. C., Verstraete, F. J., Arzi, B. Outcome of nonunion fractures in dogs treated with fixation, compression resistant matrix, and recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 Vet Comp Orthop Traumatol 30: 153-159, 2017.

Massie, A., McFadden, M. Vascularized pedicle jejunal graft for closure of large duodenal defect in a dog Can Vet J 57: 1180-1184, 2016.

Massie, A., Phillips, H., Solomon, J. Resolution of Budd-Chiari syndrome secondary to needle foreign body migration in a dog: treatment with surgery and intravascular stenting Vet Rec Case Rep 3: e000128, 2015.

DVM (Veterinary Medicine) University of Illinois, 2013

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal

University of California-Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine (2015 to 2018)
Resident, Small Animal Surgery

North Houston Veterinary Specialists (2014 to 2015)
Small Animal Surgical Intern

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine (2013 to 2014)
Small Animal Rotating Intern