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


Staff Veterinarian, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Member, University of Pennsylvania IACUC Board

Member, University of Pennsylvania IACUC Veterinary Advisory Committee

Institute for Medical Translation , University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center

Lab: Preclinical Service Core for Medical Device Development. Comparative Orthopaedic Research Laboratory

Clinical Specialties: Spine (trauma & degeneration)
Research Areas: Orthopedic Surgery, MSK (Recon, Spine, CMF), Fracture Healing, Anti-infective tx, Dynamic Imaging / Mixed Reality Surgical Navigation
PubMed Link
Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

advanced orthopedic surgery and tissue regeneration
Implant associated infection and biofilm infection

Thomas catalyzes and supports the translation of science and technology into valuable solutions for his clients, patients and consumers across the medical device, consumer and health tech sectors.
His journey started in human medicine in Switzerland with a deep and everlasting impact by mentor Prof. Maurice E. Mueller (Bern). He has been part of high paced surgical teams treating racehorses, worked with industry to develop and gain approval for medical device products and constantly seeks new opportunities to create value for his organization. He is passionate about being part of the future of healthcare where science intersects with the rapid advancements in healthcare technology.

Our program is focused on pre-clinical and clinical (VICH-GL9) translational research. Leveraging the multi-disciplinary specialties at Penn Vet, our team provides a refined platform for successful translation and de-risking of emerging new technologies using experimental and naturally-occurring disease models. We partner with academia, pharmaceutical and medical-device companies, and government agencies, to meet a broad range of R&D needs.
Specialties: Veterinary Surgery, preclinical study design and execution from proof-of-concept to pivotal trials compliant with the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) Regulations, 21 CFR Part 58 and VICH-GL9. Bioskills training and prototype testing.

VMD (Veterinary Medicine) University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, 1996