VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Surgery - Soft Tissue

Associate Editor

Michael McFadden

Michael McFadden

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery, 2011


  • Residency in Small Animal Surgery, 2010
  • Internship in Canine and Feline Practice, Louisiana State University, 2007
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, 2006
  • Master of Science, Texas State University, 2002
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Texas, 1999

Current Professional Activities

  • Surgery consultant (ortho and soft tissue), North Houston Veterinary Specialists

Past Professional Activities

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Illinois
  • Staff Surgeon, Northview veterinary Hospital, Pittsburgh PA


  • Angus. 3 year old Vizsla mix owner surrender for a femur fracture
  • Lt Dan. 2 year old lab mix with spinal fracture
  • 40+ snakes. Different Ball python morphs and green tree pythons
  • 5 red footed tortoises


  • Breeding and raising reptiles
  • Weightlifting and staying in shape

What I Like Most About VIN

I am always looking up information either on VIN or looking up papers to answer questions for others.

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 .