Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences


Clinical Sciences


Veterinary medicine

Areas of Expertise


Dean Hendrickson

Dr. Hendrickson is an equine surgeon at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital and associate dean for the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, whose areas of expertise center around equine wound care and minimally invasive surgery.

Hendrickson is the founder and president of SurgiReal, and the co-creator of its artificial skin product for surgical students to practice on. He was named one of Colorado State University’s best teachers in 2018.

Hendrickson earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at CSU in 1988, and is a professor of equine surgery at the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.