Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery

August 12, 2022

Early Bird Special - Register June 12, 2022 and save $200

Course Description

Ready to take your skills and reputation as a spinal surgeon to the next level? Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery (MISS) will offer your patients faster recoveries, less pain and less scarring. In this hands-on training course, you will learn the techniques of MIS hemilaminectomy, and corpectomy using Karl Storz EasyGo™ endoscopic techniques.




Dr. Eric Monnet

Dr. Lisa Bartner

Race Approved CE

9.0 Hours



Eric Monnet

Dr. Eric Monnet


Dr. Eric Monnet graduated from veterinary school in Maisons Alfort, France in 1985.  He worked for four years in a Paris private practice performing small animal medicine and surgery.  In 1994, Dr. Monnet completed a small animal surgery residency at Colorado State University and concurrently finished a Master of Sciences degree.  In 1997, Dr. Monnet received his PhD in Clinical Sciences studying cardiac efficiency in dogs. In 2003, he became a fellow of the American Heart Association.  In 2017, he became a founding fellow the ACVS MIS Small Animal fellowship.

Dr. Monnet is currently a professor in small animal surgery (General Surgery at Colorado State University.  He has authored more than 100 articles and 25 chapters in various surgical textbooks.  Dr. Monnet was the founding president in 2001-2003 of the Society for Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery and in 2002-2004 of the Veterinary Endoscopy Society.  He is the editor of the textbook: “Disease Mechanisms in Small Animal Surgery” (3rd edition).  He is also the editor of the textbook “Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery” (1st edition), the textbook “Small Animal Thoracic Surgery” (2nd edition), and the textbook “Gastrointestinal Surgical Techniques” (1st edition).

Dr. Lisa Bartner


Following graduation from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, which included a thesis-based Masters of Science in physiology, Dr. Bartner worked in private practice for three years after which she finished a one-year rotating small animal internship at VCA Veterinary Referral & Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT. Following this, she completed neurology specialty internships at Long Island Veterinary Specialists in Plainview, NY and at Colorado State University (CSU) before accepting a residency in neurology and neurosurgery at CSU. In July 2017, she received specialty board certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Neurology and Neurosurgery and accepted a faculty position at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

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Course cancellation could occur if registrations fail to meet minimum numbers 30 days prior to the course. If a course is canceled for any reason, we are not responsible for any charges related to travel.
Refunds are available for cancellations made 60 days prior to the beginning of the course. Cancellations less than 35 days before a course are nonrefundable but may be partially transferrable to a future course.