Michelle Powers, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, DACVSMR
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
After earning her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 1999, Dr. Powers spent the next several years completing multiple internships and conducting research as the PennHIP post-doctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her surgical residency and also served on the faculty at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and earned board certification from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) in 2008. Later in 2014 she earned board certification from the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR). She is also certified as a canine rehabilitation therapist (CCRT).
Dr. Powers also attained the rank of Major in the US Army Veterinary Corps and gained valuable experience caring for the working dogs of the military, border patrol, and TSA. This contributed to her particular interest in orthopedic procedures such as arthroscopy, cranial cruciate ligament repair (TPLO) and fracture repair. In addition to orthopedics, Dr. Powers has a particular interest in soft tissue surgeries, including oncologic, cardiothoracic, and reconstructive procedures.
Dr. Powers joined MOVES in May of 2020.