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John Berg

DVM, DACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow, Surgical Oncology

Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

About the teacher

Dr. Berg is a 1981 graduate of Colorado State University.  He completed a rotating internship at Cornell University in 1982 before returning to Colorado State University for his surgical residency.  Following his residency, he spent a year in referral practice at South Shore Veterinary Associates, south of Boston, and joined the faculty of Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987.  He teaches and practices small animal soft tissue surgery, and has a special interest in surgical oncology.  During his time at Tufts, he has twice received the Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award, as well as several other teaching awards.  He is the author of numerous original articles and book chapters on a variety of topics in soft tissue surgery and surgical oncology.  Dr. Berg served as the Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences at Tufts from 1988 until 2011.  He is an ACVS Founding Fellow in Surgical Oncology and an honorary member of the Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology.  He lives in Westborough, MA, with his wife Gail and their two daughters, Cara and Sidney. 

Courses delivered

Common soft tissue surgical procedures in the dog and cat

The course will provide a general overview of common surgical conditions of the upper airway, gastrointestinal tract,...


31 Oct 2016