W. Karlin

W. Karlin, D.V.M., DACVS (LA), DACVS (SA)


  • Master of Veterinary Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, United States, 2010
  • Doctor of Vet Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, United States, 2006
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Lincoln, United States, 2002


Dr. William "Mike" Karlin is a member of the Department of Clinical Sciences and is an Assistant Professor in Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Karlin splits his time between the orthopedic service in Foster Hospital for Small Animals and instructing clinical year students and training interns and residents. Dr. Karlin came to Tufts from his position as a small animal surgeon at the Intown Veterinary Group Hospital in Natick, MA. Prior to that he was a surgeon at the Southern New Hampshire Veterinary Referral Hospital in Manchester, NH. Dr. Karlin is double-boarded as a diplomate of American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) in both Small Animal and Large Animal. He completed a residency/fellowship for dual certification in small animal surgery at Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2014, and he received his Masters of Veterinary Science and completed a residency in large animal surgery from the University of Illinois in 2010. His DVM degree was awarded from Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006, and his BS from the University of Nebraska in 2002.