Dr. Ben Staiger is a highly versatile surgeon with more than 15 years of experience working in academia and at a variety of high-volume veterinary hospitals. He routinely performs a wide range of specialty surgeries. Besides his extensive orthopedic training, strong interest in traumatology, and love for soft tissue surgery, Dr. Staiger has a particular passion for minimally invasive surgery (MIS) and interventional radiology.
Inspired by the exceptional level of veterinary care and quality of specialty training in the United States, Dr. Staiger pursued surgical specialization at Michigan State University after graduating from the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich, Germany in 2004.
After an Internship in General Medicine and Surgery, he completed a Residency in Small Animal Surgery, a Surgery Specialty Fellowship, and a Fellowship in Interventional Radiology (IR).
As a Fear Free Certified Professional, Dr. Staiger emphasizes the importance of a personal approach to each individual patient and their family.
Dr. Staiger enjoys a number of downtime activities including traveling, hiking, sailing, skiing, motorcycling, home improvements, and lately, gardening. He loves good food, great company, and above all, quality time with his friends and family, which naturally includes the ubiquitous furry section.