Dr. Hesham El-Akbawy received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1988 from Cairo University. He performed postgraduate studies in clinical pathology at the University of Berlin, where he received a scholarship for clinical studies. He also trained at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. Dr. El-Akbawy studied and received the (AO) Masters level of orthopedics and TPLO in San Diego, California. He studied at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine Department of Orthopedic Surgery and completed the AO Orthopedic training for plating and fracture repair at the University of Ohio. He pursued masters level courses in dentistry training in Maryland and competently performs root canals, orthodontics and all oral surgical procedures. He is currently pursuing accreditation. Dr. El-Akbawy is a member of the American Veterinary Dental Society and the AO Spine Neuro-surgical Society. He is certified by Kyon Surgical in Zurich, Switzerland for TTA (tibial tubrosity advancement for ACL repair) as we ll as THR (total hip replacementcement less technique).