VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Rehab/Sports Med/Chronic Pain

Associate Editor

Matthew Brunke

Matthew Brunke

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR) Physical Rehabilitation, 2018

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • UTVetCE Canine Manual Therapy (CCMT) Certified Canine Manual Therapist, 2017
  • Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (Chi TCVM) Certified Veterinary Acupuncture, 2013
  • International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM) Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner, 2012
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CCRP) Physical Rehabilitation, 2008


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, 2004
  • Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 2000

Current Professional Activities

  • Medical Director, Veterinary Surgical Centers Rehabilitation, Vienna, VA, USA
  • VIN Consultant! :)
  • Faculty - CCRP Course, CCMT Course
  • Advisor: Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehab Institute (
  • Member of the IAVRPT Executive Board
  • Advisor: Exubrion Therapeutics

Past Professional Activities

  • Career Path Candidate - ACVSMR - mentor Dr. Joe Wakshlag
    Rehab and Sports Medicine Director at North Country Veterinary Referral Center, Queensbury, NY

Marital Status

  • Single, unless you count married to vet med.

Surrogate Children

  • Penny - Pit Bull running buddy (yep, she can run marathon training, and has)
  • Aurora - Husky mix and slightly spoiled brat


  • Running (marathon)
  • Triathlon (Ironman)
  • Traveling
  • Playing with my dogs

Favorite Quote

“Get busy living, or get busy dying” - Red in Shawshank Redemption

What I Like Most about VIN

The opportunity to make the vet med world even smaller, and better connected!

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

Join the proud team of VIN Consultants and Associate Editors!
Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .