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Wednesday, June 28th 6:00—7:00pm

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

French bulldog being examined by a veterinarian.

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome

While many people love flat-faced breeds, their shortened muzzles can result in Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BAS) which is a series of anatomical abnormalities that can make breathing difficult. On June 28th, 2023, Dr. Daniel Spector,  Senior Veterinarian, Specialist in Surgery at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, discussed the clinical signs of BAS, the various anatomic abnormalities that can cause breathing difficulties, and how it can be treated.

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Dr. Daniel Spector of the Animal Medical Center in New York City

Daniel Spector, DVM, DACVS-SA
Service Head of Surgical Service 2 and Surgery Residency Program Director at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center

Dr. Spector is a Senior Veterinarian at the Animal Medical Center. He graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006 followed by a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston in 2007. He completed his surgical residency at the Animal Medical Center in 2010. After completion of his residency, Dr. Spector was a staff surgeon in the Chicago area for three years before becoming staff surgeon and medical director at a referral hospital in New York. He returned to AMC as a Senior Veterinarian in 2015. His professional focus includes soft tissue and orthopedic surgery with a focus on minimally invasive and reconstructive surgery. He enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, hiking, and running.

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