Large Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

Chris Byron, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS

Associate Professor
Large Animal Surgery
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences


  • 2002
    Master of Science
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI
  • 1998
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY
  • 1994
    Bachelor of Science
    Cornell University
    Ithaca, NY

Board Certification

  • 2003
    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Project Involvement

  • Equine joint disease

Professional Experience

  • 2014 – Present
    Associate Professor, Large Animal Surgery
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2011 – 2014
    Assistant Scientific Editor
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    Schaumburg, IL
  • 2009 – 2011
    Ruffian Equine Medical Center
    Elmont, NY
  • 2003 – 2009
    Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery
    University of Illinois
    Urbana, IL
  • 1999 – 2002
    Resident, Equine Surgery
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI
  • 1998 – 1999
    Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
    Lexington, KY