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David Wilson Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Research Area(s)

  • Implant biomechanics, developmental orthopedic disease and minimally invasive surgical techniques

Academic Credentials

  • DVM 1980, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
  • Internship, Equine Medicine and Surgery, Iowa State University
  • Residency, Large Animal Surgery, University of Florida
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1987


Teaching and Clinical Areas

Dr. Wilson's teaching interests include all aspects of equine surgery with emphasis on the musculosketal and urogenital systems.

Research Interests

Dr. Wilson's areas of interest include implant biomechanics, developmental orthopedic disease and minimally invasive surgical techniques.


  • Tucker, M.L., Wilson, D.G., Barber, S.M.  2020.  Chitosan-based agent use for hemostasis after cryptorchidectomy in a horse.  Veterinary Surgery, 49(4): 758-763.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.13363

  • Carmalt, K.P., Carmalt, J.L., Henderson, K., Allen, A.L., Wilson, D.G.  2019.  Novel technique for prevention of rotation of the distal phalanx relative to the hoof wall in horses with acute laminitis.  American Journal of Veterinary Research, 80(10): 943-949.  https://www.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.80.10.943

  • Riddell, L.P., Yoshimura, S., MacKay, A.V., Wilson, D.G.  2019.  Sacrococcygeal luxation and complete tail amputation following a tail pull injury in a horse.  Canadian Veterinary Journal, 60(10): 1094-1098.

  • Tucker, M.L., Sumner, D., Reinink, S.K., Wilson, D.G., Carmalt, J.L.  2019.  Ex vivo evaluation of arytenoid corniculectomy, compared with three other airway interventions, performed on cadaveric equine larynges with simulated recurrent laryngeal neuropathy.  American Journal of Veterinary Research, 80(12): 1136-1143.  https://www.doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.80.12.1136

  • Thomas, K.L., Wilson, D.G., Bracamonte, J.L., Carmalt, J.L., Luby, C.D.  2016.  Quality of adhesions after sutured paramedian vs. laparoscopic toggle abomasopexy in an ovine model.  Veterinary Surgery, 45(4): 488-493.  https://www.doi.org/10.1111/vsu.12468