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Matthew Raske, DVM, DACVS-SA


Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Matthew Raske has always loved animals, both domesticated and wild, and feels fortunate that he has been able to treat a wide variety of species and cases. Offering both non-surgical and surgical treatments, he enjoys all areas of orthopedic, soft tissue, and oncologic surgery. His special clinical interests include new technology, including minimally invasive procedures arthroscopy, thoracoscopy, and laparoscopy; advanced orthopedics and fracture management; and sports medicine. Dr. Raske is also interested in and certified to administer veterinary regenerative stem cell therapy. He has completed advanced training in tibial plateau leveling osteotomy TPLO and CORA-based leveling osteotomy CBLO for repair of cranial cruciate ligament injury, and he is certified in both total hip and total knee replacement.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Residency, Small Animal Surgery, The Animal Medical Center, New York City
Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Capital Area Veterinary Specialists, Austin TX
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center, San Diego CA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Providence College, RI

Off Duty

Dr. Raske volunteered his surgical skills with World Vets International Aid for Animals in Nicaragua and the Feral Cat Coalition in San Diego. During veterinary school he completed an externship and research at the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Bronx Zoo and Smithsonian’s National Zoo. An outdoor and sports enthusiast, he likes surfing, triathlons, traveling, scuba diving, fishing, rock climbing and supporting the New York sports teams. He was also a collegiate Division I swimmer. He has a house full of pets: Brooklyn, a Belgian malinois; Luna, a Dutch shepherd; Sassy, a cat; and OB, an Amazon parrot.

Select Articles and Publications

Raske M, McClaran JK, Mariano A. Short-term wound complications and predictive variables for complication after limb amputation in dogs and cats. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 56(4): 247-52, 2015.

Raske M, Hulse D, Beale B, Saunders W, Kishi E, Kunze C. Stabilization of the CORA based leveling osteotomy for treatment of cranial cruciate ligament injury using a bone plate augmented with a headless compression screw. Veterinary Surgery, 42(6): 759-764, 2013.

Raske M, Hulse D. SwiveLock bone anchor stabilization of the cranial cruciate ligament deficient stifle in dogs: clinical outcome. Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 3(7): 297-301, 2013.

Kishi E, Hulse D, Raske M, Saunders W, Beale B. Extra-Articular stabilization of the canine cranial cruciate ligament injury using arthrex corkscrew and FASTak anchors. Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 3: 156-160, 2013.

Raske M, Sanchez C, Viner T, Murray S. What is your diagnosis? Basal cell carcinoma. Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery. 27(1): 59-62, 2013.