October 01, 2009



Posted Sept. 15, 2009 

Dr. Paul M. Gibbons
Dr. Paul M. Gibbons


Dr. Paul M. Gibbons (IL '94) has been named the 2009 Exotic DVM of the Year. The award was presented in August at the 30th Annual Association of Avian Veterinarians Conference & Expo with the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians and the 16th Annual Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Veterinarians Conference in Milwaukee.

The award is presented annually to an outstanding practitioner nominated by the readers of Exotic DVM Veterinary Magazine.

During his veterinary career, Dr. Gibbons has worked with a broad range of species, and for the past five years, he has been involved with sled dog medicine.

Dr. Gibbons is a diplomate of the Avian Practice specialty of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners and currently serves as chairman of the ABVP Organizing Committee for Certification in Reptile and Amphibian Practice. He is an associate editor for the Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery.

Currently, Dr. Gibbons directs the Exotic Species Specialty Service at the Animal Emergency Center in Milwaukee.