Eric Mueller DVM, PhD, DACVS

Director of Equine Programs; Chief Medical Officer, Large Animal Hospital; Professor of Surgery, University of Georgia

Dr. Mueller is a professor of large animal surgery and chief medical officer for the University of Georgia Large Animal Teaching Hospital and serves as the College's director of equine programs also heads the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Continuing Education program.

Dr. Mueller has authored more than 60 scientific publications and 20 veterinary book chapters. He is a frequent speaker at national and international scientific and continuing education meetings.

Dr. Mueller came to UGA more than 20 years ago to complete a residency in large animal surgery and a PhD in gastrointestinal physiology. He received his DVM from Michigan State University and his undergraduate degree from the University of Vermont.

His research interests have focused on the pathophysiology and treatment of tendon and ligament injuries and the prevention of postoperative intra-abdominal adhesion formation in horses.