Dr. Rusty Muse received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University and completed his residency at Animal Dermatology Clinic –Tustin and the University of California-Irvine Department of Dermatology in 1995 and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 1996. He is also a registered specialist in dermatology in Western Australia.
Dr. Muse is a primary owner of the Animal Dermatology Clinics and an Executive Board member of the Animal Dermatology Clinic Management Group. He receives cases in Tustin, CA and Perth, Western Australia.
Dr. Muse is a member of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD), the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology, the dermatology chapter of the Australia and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists, the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association, and Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association.
He has been active as a Diplomate in the ACVD and is the Past President of the Executive Board for the College after serving as President from 2012-14. He has also been the past Secretary of the College, past Chair of the Research Funding Committee as well as a member and Chair of the Credentials Committee. Dr. Muse was the Publicity Committee Chair for the 7th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology (WCVD7) held in Vancouver, Canada in 2012 and is the current Sub-Chair of the Publicity Committee for North America for WCVD8 to be held in Bordeaux, France in 2016.
Dr. Muse is a native of Maysville, KY and graduated from the University of Louisiana in Lafayette before being accepted to veterinary school. His outside interests include tennis and travel. Current pets include 3 great cats named Louis, Karl and a cat that adopted him that is named Rabies Marie!