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Rusty Muse


3rm-6x81-37.jpg Dr. Rusty Muse received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University. He completed his residency at Animal Dermatology Clinic- Tustin and the University of California Irvine Department of Dermatology in 1995, and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 1996. He is also a registered specialist in dermatology in Western Australia.

Dr. Muse is an owner and an Executive Board member of the Animal Dermatology Clinic Management Group. He receives cases in Tustin, CA and Perth, Western Australia.
Dr. Muse is a member of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD), the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology, the dermatology chapter of the Australia and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association, and Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association.

He has been active as a Diplomate in the ACVD and served as President of the Executive Board for the College from 2012-14. He has also been the past Secretary of the College, past Chair of the Research Funding Committee as well as a member and Chair of the Credentials Committee. Dr. Muse was the Publicity Committee Chair for the 7th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology (WCVD7) held in Vancouver, Canada in 2012 and is the current Sub-Chair of the Publicity Committee for North America for WCVD8 to be held in Bordeaux, France in 2016.

Dr. Muse is a native of Maysville, KY and graduated from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette before being accepted to veterinary school. His outside interests include tennis and travel. Current pets include 3 great cats named Louis, Karl and a cat that adopted him that is named Rabies Marie!

Animal Dermatology Clinic
2965 Edinger Ave
Tustin, California 92780
Phone: (949) 936-0066
Fax: (949) 936-0071
Email: infotustin@adcmg.com
Perth Veterinary Specialists
305 Selby Street North
Osborne Park,   6017
Phone: +61 08 9204 0400
Fax: +61 08 9204 5677
Email: dermatology@perthvetspecialists.com.au
Animal Dermatology Clinic
3553 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, California 90807
Phone: 949-936-0066
Fax: 949-936-0071
Email: infotustin@adcmg.com
Web Site: www.animaldermatology.com

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