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David J. MaggsBVSc Hons, Diplomate ACVO
Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology
University of California Davis
Davis CA 95616

Following graduation from the University of Melbourne in 1988, David spent 5 years in mixed practice throughout Australia, England, Scotland, and Wales. He then completed small animal and equine internships at Colorado State University, and a research fellowship and comparative ophthalmology residency at the University of Missouri. He joined the faculty at the University of California-Davis in 2000 where he is one of 7 ophthalmologists with 4 ophthalmology residents and an ophthalmic intern in training. He is the author of Slatter's Fundamentals of Veterinary Ophthalmology, (now in its 6th edition) an editorial board member for the Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, and Immediate Past President of the International Society of Veterinary Ophthalmology.David's major interests are ocular surface disease and feline herpesvirus.