Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Professor of Surgery
Colorado State University
Dr. Howard Seim, III is a graduate of Washington State University. He did his internship at Saskatoon, Canada, residency at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and has been teaching small animal surgery at Colorado State University for 26 years. He was Chief of the Small Animal Surgery section at Colorado State University from 1992 to 2002. Dr. Seim has garnered accolades for his teaching ability. He was co recipient of the 1993 Merck AGVET Award for Creative Teaching and was awarded Colorado State Universities N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation in 1995. Dr. Seim has been teaching for 25 years and has been an active student, intern, and resident advisor. Dr. Seim is well recognized for his knowledge of and experience in the field of neurosurgery and soft tissue surgery. He has presented innumerable scientific papers in these fields, and has authored or coauthored many book chapters. Dr. Seim has been involved in a variety of research projects, particularly studying various implants for spinal fusion and disk replacement. He has been a member of the Review Board of the Journal of the AVMA, Veterinary Surgery and Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Dr. Seim is currently a member of the Editorial Board for the Journl of Feline Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Seim served on the ACVS’s Examination committee from 1991 to 1995 and as a member of their Board of Regents from 1998 to 2000. Dr. Seim authored the neurosurgery section of the text Small Animal Surgery, Fossum editor, Mosby Yearbook, Inc. 1st Edition, April 1997, and 2nd Edition, December 2001. However, when all is said and done, he’s just an all around good guy.
Dr. Seim is also the founder of Videovet.