Dr. Rowan received his initial training as an intern and surgical resident at The Animal Medical Center in New York City and followed that with a Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Mount Sinai Hospital and Medical School in NYC. Dr. Rowan currently maintains a surgical consulting practice with his former practice at Owl Creek Veterinary Hospital and with Princess Anne Veterinary Hospital both in Virginia Beach.

For those conditions which require correction of hereditary conditions or physical injuries to provide more functional mobility, quick, skilled surgical intervention is absolutely required.  Surgery should always be combined with proper postoperative care to reduce pain and inflammation and hasten recovery and return to normal function.