Dr Olaf Schaaf

Dr Olaf Schaaf
 Position Lecturer
 Org Unit School of Animal and Veterinary Science
 Email olaf.schaaf@adelaide.edu.au
 Telephone +61 8 8313 1922
 Location Floor/Room G 123 ,  Companion Animal Health Centre ,   Roseworthy
  • Biography/ Background

    Dr Olaf Schaaf BVSc (Hons II), MANZCVS (Small Animal Surgery), Diplomate ECVS

    Lecturer, Small Animal Veterinary Surgery

    Olaf graduated from the University of Sydney in 1997. He spent his first 7 years working and running various private small animal practices in Sydney and Brisbane. After completing an 18 month small animal surgical internship at Queensland Veterinary Specialists he started a 3.5 year residency in small animal surgery via both the Australian College of Veterinary Scientists and European College of Veterinary Surgeons at Murdoch University in Perth. He achieved his Diplomate status of the European College of Veterinary surgeons in 2011 and is a registered specialist in small animal surgery. Since then he has spent 2 years as consultant in Small animal surgery at 2 large private referral specialist centers in Queensland and Perth as well as providing mobile surgical services to general veterinary practices. He has been running the small animal referral surgical service at the University of Adelaide since November 2012. He has published 5 scientific journals and is currently researching suture material properties and the Aberdeen knot in veterinary practice. The interosseous ligament in dogs


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