Justin Uhl, MS, DVM, DACVS-SA

Board Certified Surgeon

Justin Uhl, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Davis in 2002. He went on to complete a Master’s Degree in comparative pathology with emphasis in bone biomechanics in 2008 and completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2010. 

After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Uhl pursued a rotating internship followed by a surgery residency at the University of Minnesota.  During his residency he served for 2 years as chief resident and sat on the medical review board at the hospital. He finished his residency in July of 2014 and worked in private practice in Sacramento before starting Summit Veterinary Surgery Service in May of 2018. Dr. Uhl is trained in orthopedic, neurologic, soft tissue, and minimally invasive procedures.

Dr. Uhl has multiple publications in bone plate research, bladder stone trends, temporal lobe epilepsy, and osteosarcoma chemotherapy. He has also done research in the areas of interlocking nails and cranial cruciate ligament disease. He has spoken at many continuing education events around the world and is a reviewer for the Veterinary Surgery journal and the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association.  He sits on the ACVS continuing education committee.  He is a member of the Veterinary Orthopedic Society and Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology.

When not in the hospital Dr. Uhl enjoys spending time with his wife Tracy and daughters Haley and Madison. He also enjoys spending time running, biking, and swimming and has 1 dog at home.