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


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professor, Clinical Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Hospital Director and Chief Medical Officer, Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Specialties: Companion animal surgery, Surgical oncology, Soft-tissue surgery
Research Areas: Clinical surgical oncology and soft tissue surgery, Virtual reality surgical training, Effects of CO2 LASER on incised tissues, Exotic animal and Avian surgery
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Clinical surgical oncology and soft tissue surgery; Virtual reality surgical training; Effects of CO2 LASER on incised tissues; Exotic animal and Avian surgery

Mison MB, Steficek B, Lavagnino M, Hauptman JG, Teunissen BT, Walshaw R. Comparison of the Effects of CO2 Laser and Conventional Surgical Technique on Healing and Incisional Tensile Strength of Canine Skin Flaps. Veterinary Surgery 32: , 2003.

Mison MB, Bohart JH, Walshaw R, Winters CA, Hauptman JG. The Use of CO2 Laser for Feline Onychectomy: A Prospective, Randomized, Blinded Clinical Trial. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2002; 221(5):651-3. : , .

Stepnick MW, Mison MB, et al. Outcome of Permanent Tracheostomy for Treatment of Upper Airway Obstruction in Cats: 21 Cases (1990-2007). J Am Vet Med Assoc 2009; 234(5):638-43. : , .

Radlinsky MG, Carpenter JW, Mison MB, Armbrust LJ, Cathers TE. Colonic entrapment following cloacopexy in a Sulphur-Crested and Umberlla Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita). J Avian Med Surg 2004; 18(3):175-182. : , .

Mison MB – contributor (Thieman Mankin KM – Ed) Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery: Self-Assessment Color Review 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press. : , 2015.

Graham J, Mison MB, Fidel J. Rostral Maxillectomy and Radiation Therapy to Manage Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Ferret. Vet Clin North America – Exotic An Pract 2006 Sep;9(3):701-6. : , .

Mison MB, Niles, J. (Williams and Niles – Ed.) “Surgery of the Spleen.” BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Abdominal Surgery 1: , 2005.

Mison MB, (Côté and Sellon – Ed.) Diaphragmatic Hernia, Laryngeal Masses, Lung Lobe Torsion, and Tracheal Laceration, Avulsion, Rupture. Veterinary Clinical Advisor: Instant Diagnosis and Treatment – 2nd Ed. 2010 and 3rd Ed. 2014 : , .

Nickel J, Mison MB. Intrathoracic Lipoma in a Cat. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2011;47(6):e127-30 : , .

Duell Jason R, Thieman Mankin Kelley M, Rochat Mark C, Regier Penny J, Singh Ameet, Luther Jill K, Mison Michael B, Leeman Jessica J, Budke Christine M Frequency of Dehiscence in Hand-Sutured and Stapled Intestinal Anastomoses in Dogs. Veterinary surgery : VS 45: 100-3, 2016.

BS (Microbiology and Cell Science (Minor - Chemistry)) University of Florida, 1994

DVM (Veterinary Medicine) University of Florida, 1998

DACVS (Small Animal Surgery) Michigan State University, 2002

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Michigan State University (1998 to 1999)

Michigan State University (1999 to 2002)
Surgery Residency