Dr. Shawn Mattson, Owner

Board Certified Specialist in Surgery

Dr. Mattson graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Following an internship at Young Crawford Veterinary Clinic and a 3 year residency in large animal surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College, he completed a Doctor of Veterinary Science degree and attained board certification with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Mattson was then hired as an assistant professor in Large Animal Surgery until coming to Moore Equine in 2005. Dr. Mattson became a partner of Moore Equine in 2011.

Dr. Mattson has published scientific articles in the American Journal of Veterinary Research and Veterinary Surgery. Dr. Mattson specializes in lameness and surgery and is particularly interested in arthroscopy, orthopedics and lameness diagnosis. Dr. Mattson is an FEI permitted treating veterinarian. Dr. Mattson is a past member of the Practice Review Board and a current member of the Complaints Review Committee of the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a current member of the Equine Health Research Fund Advisory Committee of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine, member of the editorial review board of the journal Veterinary Surgery, and is a member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Examination Committee.