Animal Dermatology Group, Inc. recently congratulated the newest group of veterinarians who have reached diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. Six of the new diplomates are members of the Animal Dermatology Group’s medical team, according to a news release.
New diplomates are specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic dermatological conditions, including benign and malignant disorders of the skin, hair, ears and nails in animals. They join board-certified veterinary dermatologists practicing in the U.S. and throughout the world.
"We take great pride in our commitment to the clinical practice of veterinary dermatology as well as the training and development of the next generation of specialists in our field," stated Dr. Rusty Muse, medical director of American Dermatology Group, in the news release. "We congratulate the new board-certified veterinary dermatologists and welcome them to our exciting and deeply rewarding specialty of veterinary medicine."
American Dermatology Group medical team members who are part of the ACVD's newest class of diplomates and are employed at Animal Dermatology clinics include Drs. Kelsey Milich, M. Kelly Keating, Melissa Loewinger, Henrietta Parnell-Turner, Katlyn Robertson and Marvin Daniel Schuldenfrei.
American Dermatology Group was the first non-academic organization accredited by the ACVD to provide a residency training program and today hosts the largest ACVD residency classes preparing future board certified dermatologists.
The ACVD is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association and responsible for maintaining post-graduate training and certification standards for the veterinary dermatology specialty in the U.S. It mandates a rigorous curriculum of specialized training for veterinarians seeking to become board-certified veterinary dermatologists.