OUR TEAM
Sherman
Canapp
Owner & Chief of Staff
Dr. Canapp's areas of interest include regenerative medicine, sports medicine, and minimally invasive surgery - specifically canine sports-related injury, arthroscopy, and fluoroscopy.
Debra
Canapp
Owner & Medical Director
Currently she is practicing sports medicine, acupuncture, musculoskeletal ultrasound and rehabilitation at VOSM.
Christopher
Leasure
Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
During his career, Dr. Leasure has had the opportunity to perform surgery on many dogs and cats with limb deformities.
David
Dycus
Orthopedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
Dr. David Dycus joins team VOSM as a specialist in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine.
Ryan
Gallagher
Spine Center/ Neurology
Dr. Gallagher received advanced training in both medical and surgical neurology.
Chris
Zink
Veterinary Sports Trainer
Dr. Zink has also obtained more than 80 agility, obedience, retrieving, tracking and conformation titles on dogs from the sporting, herding, working, terrier and hound groups.
Matt
Brunke
Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Dr. Brunke believes in a big picture and practical approach to his patients. He just became board-certified with the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Nicole
Chun
Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Resident
Dr. Nicole Chun joins VOSM as a rehabilitation and sports medicine resident.
Nathan
Squire
Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Intern
Dr. Squire joins the VOSM 2018 internship class.
Krysta
Janas
Surgical Intern
Dr. Janas joins the VOSM 2018 internship class.
Heather
Amos
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner
Heather holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology.
Stephanie
Stark
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Assistant
Stephanie is a certified canine rehabilitation assistant with VOSM.
Emily
Schlimm
Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner
Emily Schlimm is a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner with VOSM.
David
Mason
Chief of Staff, Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center Adjunct Associate
Dr. Mason comes to VOSM to perform surgeries for orthopedic and sports-related injuries.
Jonathan
Dyce
Adjunct Associate
Dr. Dyce has been an integral part of VOSM's Total Hip Replacement program since 2008. He regularly travels to VOSM to perform surgery on patients in need of total hip replacements.
Victor
Ibrahim
Adjunct Specialist
Dr. Victor Ibrahim is a human medicine consultant for VOSM, specializing in regenerative medicine and orthopedics.
Surgery
Team
VOSM's surgery team is responsible for preparations, monitoring, and assisting with our surgeons' cases.
Recovery
Team
VOSM's recovery team provides top-notch care to all of our surgical patients at VOSM.
Discharge
Team
VOSM's discharge team provides a unique service to clients at VOSM - full discharge appointments to go over procedures and all follow-up care post-operatively.
Shannon
Payne
Client Services / Floor Manager
VOSM's client services team is available to you during business hours to help with scheduling appointments, records requests, and patient concerns.
Inventory &
Facilities
VOSM's inventory and facilities manager is responsible for making sure our equipment and supplies are stocked and working properly.
Ashley
Gaver
Research Technician
Ashley provides research and clinical trials support to VOSM through Orthobiologic Innovations, LLC.
Michelle
Dobbs
Practice Manager
Michelle Dobbs acts as VOSM's practice manager. She coordinates all hospital staff, schedules, and makes sure that our many valued clients receive exceptional care and service.

VOSM Academy

VOSM Academy Certification Program Members

Rebecca Wolf, VMD, DACVS-SA, VOSMA Certified Practitioner

Dr. Rebecca Wolf grew up in Denver, CO.  She did her undergrad at Bryn Mawr College with a double major in Chemistry and German.

Dr. Wolf graduated in 2006 from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a rotating internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in New Jersey, followed by a surgical internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Surgery in Houston, Texas. Dr. Wolf returned to Garden State Veterinary Specialists for her surgical residency, which she completed in 2011, and was practicing at a Specialty hospital in Chicago, IL until she joined Metropolitan Veterinary Associates in October 2015.

She is a small animal diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, and a certified practitioner of the Veterinary Orthopedic Sports Medicine (VOSM) Academy.

Her professional interests include minimally-invasive arthroscopic management of joint disease, and a wide array or orthopedic and soft tissue surgery as well as select neuro surgeries.