Dr. Kyla Ortved is a board certified surgeon (Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons). She received her DVM from the University of Guelph. She then completed an internship at the University of Georgia prior to completing her large animal surgery residency at Cornell University. Dr. Ortved is currently working towards her PhD in the Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory under the advisement of Dr. Alan Nixon. She is focused on gene therapy for equine cartilage repair.