Michael miller, ms, vmd, abvp
Veterinary Cardiologist Dr. Michael Miller obtained his BS at Florida State University in 1972 and MS in cardiac electrophysiology in 1975 at Auburn’s College of Veterinary Medicine where he was a member of a Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) research team that explored cardiac arrhythmia theories as a potential cause of SIDS. He received his VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners since 1985 and recertified in 1995 and 2005.
In 1980 Dr. Miller embarked on a twelve year cardiology apprenticeship with Dr. Larry Tilley, DACVIM (Internal Medicine) at the Animal Medical Center and Cardiopet, Inc. He was a cardiology consultant, Vice President of Medical Affairs, and Board Director during his tenure at Cardiopet, Inc. (1980-1992). Dr. Miller received the American Animal Hospital Association (northeast region) Outstanding Service to Veterinary Medicine award in 1992.
Dr. Miller’s publications include the textbooks: Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology (2nd ed) W.B. Saunders; Canine and Feline Cardiac Arrhythmias, Lea and Febiger; and Cardiology Pocket Reference (3 editions) American Animal Hospital Association; and textbook chapters: “Electrocardiography” in Fox, Sisson and Moise Textbook of Canine and Feline Cardiology, W.B. Saunders; “Cardiac Electrophysiology” in Dukes Physiology of Domestic Animal, Cornell Univ. Press; “ECG” and “Arrhythmia” chapters in Birchard and Scherding’s Manual of Small Animal Practice; and Miller and Tilley’s Manual of Canine and Feline Cardiology, both W.B. Suanders Co; “Special Methods to Diagnose Arrhythmias” in Tilley’s Canine and Feline Electrocardiography, Lea and Febiger, “ECG Waveforms” in August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine (2nd ed.) W.B. Saunders; “Atrioventricular Muscular Dystrophy (Persistent Atrial Standstill)” in Kirk-Bonagura’s Current Veterinary Therapy XI, W.B. Saunders and “Cardiopulmonary Disease in the Geriatric Dog and Cat” in the Veterinary Clinics of North America Vol. 19 (1), W.B. Saunders.