Dr. Christopher Winkler Becomes Fellow of the American Laser Study Club

Congratulations to Christopher J. Winkler DVM, VMLSO, Dip. ABLS, for achieving the status of Fellow at the American Laser Study Club (ALSC). The ALSC Fellow status indicates the achievement of basic knowledge in laser surgery and laser safety education. Dr. Winkler was already an ALSC Faculty member and is now the first veterinarian to achieve fellow status. We are grateful to have Dr. Winkler as part of the ALSC. Click here to learn more about the ALSC Fellow status and see all ALSC fellows.

A graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Winkler currently owns and operates Suffolk Veterinary Group Animal Wellness and Laser Surgery Center on Long Island and introduced lasers in his practice in 2010. A faculty member of the American Laser Medicine College and Board, he is certified in Veterinary Laser Medicine and Surgery by the American Board of Laser Surgery, a certified Veterinary Medical Laser Safety Officer by the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications, and a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Winkler offers the benefits of laser surgery and laser therapy to his own patients and referrals he receives from other veterinarians locally and nationally, and also takes a special interest in laser education for veterinary students, colleagues, and licensed veterinary technicians. He has appeared nationally as a speaker and laser surgery instructor for conferences such as the New York Veterinary Conference, the WVC, the NAVC, the AVMA, and the ASLMS. Dr. Winkler contributes articles on laser surgery for Veterinary Practice News, acts as a consultant for laser surgery and laser therapy companies, and is editor and co-author of the textbook Laser Surgery in Veterinary Medicine (Wiley-Blackwell, 2019).

You can learn more about Dr. Winkler on his website suffolkveterinarygroup.com.