Matthew Morgan, DVM, DACVS-SA


Dr. Morgan graduated from Cornell University, where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. He then completed his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine with honors at St. George’s University with his clinical year performed at Cornell University. He was the recipient of the Pfizer Excellence in Small Animal Surgery Award, as well as inducted into the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society. Following graduation, Dr. Morgan completed a one-year small animal medicine and surgery internship and a one-year surgical specialty internship at Long Island Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Morgan then went on to complete a one-year research fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery in regenerative medicine and stem cell research. In 2014, Dr. Morgan joined the team at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Orlando, Florida, to complete a comprehensive three-year surgery residency for board certification in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. While in Florida, Dr. Morgan served as an assistant surgery laboratory instructor at the University of Florida, College of Veterinary Medicine, from 2014-2017. Dr. Morgan also proudly serves as a Captain in the US Army Reserve Veterinary Corps. As a veterinary surgeon in the military Dr. Morgan and his unit cares for the surgical needs of the over 2,500 US military working dogs both home and abroad.

Dr. Morgan is passionate about minimally invasive surgical procedures including joint arthroscopy and laparoscopy. He has completed multiple advanced training programs dedicated to the advancement of minimally invasive techniques and has conducted continuing education lectures to veterinarians on advancements in minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Morgan’s research interests are primarily in orthopedics and has published multiple articles on canine cruciate ligament surgery (ACL surgery). Dr. Morgan is an avid single engine airplane and glider pilot as well as a passionate deep sea scuba diver.
On his days off he enjoys playing golf as well as serving the Village of Quogue Volunteer Fire Department as a firefighter and certified EMT.

Morgan, M.J., Frazho, J.K. Comparison of TPLO tibial tuberosity fractures with and without an in situ
rotational pin. BMC Res Notes 11, 368 (2018).

Morgan, M.J., Lurie, D.M. & Villamil, A.J. Evaluation of tumor volume reduction of nasal carcinomas
versus sarcomas in dogs treated with definitive fractionated megavoltage radiation: 15 cases
(2010–2016). BMC Res Notes 11, 70 (2018).

Jin DW, Peck JN, Tano CA, Morgan MJ. Discrepancy between true distance of tibial tuberosity
advancement and cage size: An ex vivo study. Vet Surg. 2019 Feb;48(2):186-191. doi:
10.1111/vsu.13135. Epub 2018 Nov 22. PMID: 30467883.

Gingold BM, Milloway MC, Morgan MJ. A novel motor-sparing locoregional nerve block technique for
stifle surgery in dogs. Vet Anaesth Analg. 2020 Sep;47(5):731-732. doi: 10.1016/j.vaa.2020.06.001. Epub
2020 Jun 20. PMID: 32727674.

Board-certified veterinary surgeon (Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons)