VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Rehab/Sports Med/Chronic Pain

Associate Editor

Robert Stein

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Diplomate American Academy of Pain Management (AAPM)
  • International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM)
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist (CCRT)
  • Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (Chi TCVM)


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, 1980
  • Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1980


  • Phi Zeta Senior Student Award
  • AAHA Senior Student Award
  • New York State Regional Merit Award

Current Professional Activities

  • Private practice - small animal
  • Founder/Webmaster -

Pain Society Memberships

  • International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management
  • American Academy of Pain Management
  • American Pain Society
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia
  • International Association for the Study of Pain
  • World Institute of Pain

Past Professional Activities

  • Past-President, International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM)
  • ACVA Marketing Committee
  • Past-President, WNYVMA
  • Past-President, Buffalo Academy of Veterinary Medicine

Marital Status

  • Married to Nancy M. Stein, R.N.


  • Four wonderful daughters

Furry Family Members

  • Winky & Dobby - the dynamic but evil Corgi duo
  • Chicken & Pequina - sweet cats - rescued brother and sister


  • Road cycling
  • Building computers
  • Computer gaming
  • Photography

Military Service

  • US Army: Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Ribbon, Army Commendation Medal

Favorite Quote

"Do no harm - but first, do not hurt."

What I Like Most About VIN

VIN's great community spirit and the never-ending pursuit of advanced knowledge. Textbooks are dated by the time they are published - VIN is consistently updated on a daily basis.

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