• BA, Boston University, Boston, MA (2000)
  • VMD, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (2006)

Specialty Training:

  • Small Animal Rotating Internship, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL (2007)
  • Small Animal Surgery Residency, Tufts University and Angell Animal Medical Center, North Grafton and Boston, MA (2010)

Board Certification:

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons (2011)


Journal Articles:

  • Aktay SA, Kowaleski MP. Analysis of Bone Anchor Eyelet Position on Suture Failure Load. Veterinary Surgery 2011; Jun 40(4): 418-22
  • Padron AA, Owen IR, Wayne JS, Aktay SA, Barnes RF. In Vitro Biomechanical Testing of the 3.5 mm LCP in Torsion: a Comparison of Unicortical Locking to Bicortical Nonlocking Screws Placed Nearest the Fracture Gap.  BMC Res Notes 2017; Dec 27;10(1): 768
  • Buckley GJ, Aktay SA, Rozanski EA. Massive Transfusion and Surgical Management of Iatrogenic Aortic Laceration Associated with Cystocentesis in a Dog. JAVMA 2009; 235: 288-291