DVM, DACVSMR, CCRP, CVPP, CVA, CCMT
Dr. Brunke is a native New Yorker, growing up in Queens. He received his BS in Animal Science from Cornell University in 2000, and his DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, graduating in 2004.
He received his certification in rehab in 2008 from the University of Tennessee CCRP program. He is also certified in pain management (IVAPM) and acupuncture (Chi Institute). He incorporates these aspects into his athletic patients, as well as his hospice/palliative care services.
Dr. Brunke believes in a big picture and practical approach to his patients, and enjoys both orthopedic and neurological cases. He teaches for the UT CCRP program domestically and internationally.
He completed the practice experience pathway for the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2017, and passed ACVSMR boards in January 2018. He is a diplomate of the college.
He practices in the Washington DC area. Penny is his 4 year old pit bull running buddy/ training partner and Adelaide his 3 year old Newfoundland who also enjoys long walks.