Dr. Courtney Campbell

DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA, Board Certified Veterinary Surgeon

  • Veterinary School:  Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine 2005
  • Internships:
    • Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, Florida 2006
    • General Practice, Connecticut, 2007
    • Surgical Practice, Nevada, 2008
    • Surgical Practice, California, 2009
  • Residency: Animal Medical Center of Southern California 2010-2012
  • Practice Type: Private Referral Only Practice
  • Area of Surgical Emphasis: Minimally invasive orthopedic and soft tissue surgery
  • Research Interests: Patella Luxation, Concurrent Cruciate Ligament Ruptures


Dr. Courtney Campbell graduated in 2005 from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school, he completed a one-year rotating internship at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Maitland, Florida; a year of general practice in West Hartford, Connecticut; a one-year surgical internship in Las Vegas, Nevada; and a second, one-year, surgical internship in Los Angeles, California. To round out his specialty surgical training, Dr. Campbell completed a three-year surgical residency at Animal Medical Center of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Dr. Campbell joined VetSurg in May of 2017 bringing with him strong surgical experience in minimally invasive orthopedic and soft tissue surgery. He became a Board Certified Surgeon in March 2019.

In addition to his clinical experience, Dr. Campbell enjoys the research aspects of veterinary medicine. He has published a landmark study on patella luxation and concurrent cruciate ligament ruptures along with several articles in Pulse magazine, a peer-reviewed, publication of the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association.

Following in Dr. Holsworth’s footsteps, Dr. Courtney has a love for teaching and continued education. He was awarded Best Clinical Presentation at the annual Veterinary Orthopedic Society Meeting and was a Lily Merit Award Recipient in veterinary school. Dr. Courtney has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Hartford and is a featured lecturer for Merck Animal Health. He is also seen as a guest expert on programs such as The Doctors, Home and Family, The Real, Live with Kelly, Rachel Ray, and a co-host of Pet Talk – a national talk show on Nat Geo Wild. Dr. Courtney also enjoys educating pet parents on digital platforms including as a host of his own YouTube series and The Dr. Courtney Show which is a featured podcast on Pet Life Radio.

The long-standing theme to Dr. Campbell’s life has been a fervent and never-ending love for helping animals and helping people. He feels that VetSurg fits perfectly with these ideals and is proud to be a member of the VetSurg family.