Dr. Geof Zann was raised in South Florida and attended Yale University, where he was a 4-year varsity athlete in swimming and was team captain in his senior year. He was then commissioned as an Officer in the United States Navy. He served two tours of duty, deploying to Somalia and later Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
After the military, Dr. Zann attended veterinary school at the University of Florida and graduated with honors. He then completed a small animal rotating internship and surgical residency at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center, which boasts one of the largest orthopedic caseloads of any hospital in the world.
Dr. Zann is an active researcher and has won several accolades for his work . His research on motion of the canine kneecap after stifle surgery won the national Merial Veterinary Research Scholar Award. Most recently, his research on shoulder osteochondritis dissecans in dogs received the prestigious Mark S. Bloomberg Resident Research Award from the Veterinary Orthopedic Society.
Dr. Zann enjoys all aspects of orthopedics and takes particular interest the surgical management of cranial cruciate ligament (equivalent to the ACL in humans) disease as well as fracture repair. Dr. Zann prides himself on tailoring treatment plans based on the individual needs and abilities of his diverse patient population.
Dr. Zann resides in the greater Omaha area with his wife, daughter, and a small pack of Great Danes. Outside of the operating room, Dr. Zann enjoys fishing, lobstering, and exploring the great outdoors with his family.