M. Joseph Bojrab, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS

Dr. M. J. Bojrab graduated in 1964 from Purdue University He completed an internship and residency at Cornell University in 1966 and then accepted a position as instructor in the Department of Veterinary Surgery at Oklahoma State University. During his initial tenure at Oklahoma State he completed a Master of Science in Physiology in 1968. He received a National Science Foundation Science Faculty Fellowship in 1969 and traveled to the University of Bristol in England where he studied Veterinary Anatomy and received his PhD in 1971.

He returned to Oklahoma State and was appointed Associate Professor and Head of Small Animal Surgery in 1973. Bojrab joined the faculty at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and became professor and head of Small Animal Surgery. In July of 1987 he moved to Las Vegas and began a surgical consulting practice.

He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and has delivered over 550 seminars and presentations on veterinary surgery to international, national, regional, state and local associations including visiting lectureships to Japan, England, France, Canada, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and Israel.

Articles

Surgery of the tracheal collapse (Proceedings)

The upper airway distress syndrome is composed of thee individual conditions that cause animals to have moderate to sever inspiratory dypnea.

Repair of diaphragmatic, inguinal, and perineal hernias, part 1 and 2 (Proceedings)

Hernia refers to the abnormal protrusion of an organ or tissue through a normal or abnormal opening in the abdominal muscles or in the diaphragm.

Surgery of the anus (Proceedings)

Perianal fistula is a specific disease of the canine characterized by ulcerating fistulous tracts, often with a malodorous purulent discharge around the anal orifice.

Superficial cosmetic surgery and wound healing (Proceedings)

This text is not intended to cover each and every aspect relating to wounds presented in veterinary medicine. It is, however, designed as a simplified handbook, which will assist members of the veterinary medical team in properly assessing patients and their wounds.