Kurt Michelotti, DVM, DACVS-SA


Dr. Michelotti is our MOVES veterinary surgery partner, available to perform advanced orthopedic and soft-tissue surgeries at Shores VEC. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Penn State University and remains an avid Nittany
Lions football fan. He completed veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences in Los Angeles, California, graduating with honors. He returned to the east coast to complete a small animal rotating internship at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center and remained in Pittsburgh for another four years, where he completed a surgical internship followed by a surgical residency in small animal surgery. Dr. Michelotti is trained in soft tissue, orthopedic, neurologic, and minimally invasive surgery. He truly enjoys the diversity that small animal surgery has to offer. He lives in Mechanicsburg with his wife, son, and their two dogs- a Pomeranian and a Husky Mix. He is excited to be able to serve pets throughout all of central Pennsylvania as a MOVES surgeon.

Ralph Millard DVM, MS, DACVS-SA


Prior to starting PVSS, Dr. Ralph Millard was a Staff Surgeon at a large private practice in the Kansas City area. He was previously a Clinical Assistant Professor in small animal surgery at Purdue University. He has many years of clinical experience and has authored numerous book chapters and peer reviewed scientific publications. He is proficient at numerous aspects of veterinary surgery including knee (TPLO) and other joint/ligament injuries, complex and open fractures, minimally invasive methods of fracture repair and a multitude of general soft tissue/oncologic surgical procedures.

He is a Board-Certified in Small Animal Surgery and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal.
He completed a residency in small animal surgery at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. He received a Master of Science degree at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS.

He completed an internship in Small Animal Surgery, at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center in Dallas, TX. He completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery at the University of Minnesota, in St. Paul, MN. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University, in Manhattan, KS

When not providing care to furry family members he enjoys spending time with his family and pets, as well as fishing, canoeing, wood-working, biking and traveling.