Christopher J. Winkler DVM, VMLSO, Dip. ABLS, Interviewed at the ALSC Symposium

In a recent interview, Christopher J. Winkler DVM, VMLSO, Dip. ABLS, shares his thoughts and experiences with the American Laser Study Club and Symposium.

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. He introduced lasers in his practice in 2010. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Laser Surgery, a Veterinary Medical Laser Safety Officer (certified by the American Institute of Medical Laser Applications), and a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.  Dr. Winkler offers the benefits of laser surgery and laser therapy to his own patients, along with referrals he receives from other veterinarians, locally and nationally. He 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 at conferences, such as the New York Veterinary Conference, the WVC, the NAVC, the AVMA, and the ASLMS.  In addition, he also contributes articles on laser surgery for Veterinary Practice News and is the editor and co-author of the new textbook “Laser Surgery in Veterinary Medicine” (

Thank you, Dr. Winkler, for letting us share your interview.