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Specialty: Dermatology

Steve Waisglass
Jenise Daigle
Claudia Nett
Mitchell Song
Lori Thompson
Jangi Bajwa
Kimberly Coyner
Darin Dell
Katherine Doerr
Valerie Fadok
Greg Griffeth
Thelma Lee Gross
Catherine Milley
Brian Palmeiro
Robert Schick
Ian Spiegel
Kathy Tater
Carlo Vitale
Amelia White

Associate Editors:
Mark Grossman

Valerie Fadok

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) Dermatology, 1982


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 1991
  • Residency in Dermatology, University of Florida, 1981
  • Internship in Small Animal Internal Medicine, VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in Los Angeles, CAVCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, 1979
  • Dierenarts (D), Washington State University, 1978

Current Professional Activities

  • Staff Dermatologist, North Houston Veterinary Specialists, Spring, TX
Past Professional Activities
  • Staff Dermatologist, Gulf Coast Veterinary Dermatology and Allergy, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Staff Dermatologist, Veterinary Skin and Allergy Specialists, Veterinary Referral Center of Colorado
  • Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Dept Pediatrics, Natiional Jewish Medical and Research Center
  • Associate Professor, Texas A & M University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, University of Florida College Veterinary Medicine
  • Assistant Professor, University of Tennessee School of Veterinary Medicine
Marital Status
  • Dean P Edwards, PhD, biomedical researcher extraordinaire (he's really smart)
  • Matt Edwards, golfer extraordinaire
  • Dobby, the atopic French bulldog, from whom I learn my specialty every day
  • Myles AKA Fuddy, a rescued Golden cross
  • Phoenix, bad boy Orange-Winged Amazon, we've been together for 30 years
  • Plato, spunky little Quaker parrot who loves children
  • Tokhme, prissy little Sun Conure (tokhme is the Persian word for seed)
  • Winnie, one legged Congo African Grey who speaks better English than we do
  • I'd have more but then I would probably lose my human family!
  • Birdwatching, photography, reading English murder mysteries, bonsai, orchids, watching old reruns of Law and Order and its spawn SVU and Criminal Intent, volunteer work at my son's school and for parrot rescue
Favorite Quote
  • "Many have forgotten this truth,
    but you must not forget it.
    You remain responsible, forever,
    For what you have tamed."
    Antoine de Saint Exupery, from Gabriel Foundation, an extraordinary organization for parrot welfare, rescue, and conservation
What I like Most About VIN
  • Amazing quick access to good information; finding old friends and colleagues
Valerie Fadok

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