John P. Hurley - MS, DVM

John P. Hurley

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Research centers on the prophylactic use of focused ultrasound to produce fascial relief incisions to eliminate the need for disfiguring dermotomies in the treatment of acute compartment syndrome of the extremities.


  • DVM – Tufts University, 1987
  • MS – Un, 1983iversity of Massachusetts, 1976
  • BA – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1972

General Research Interests

  • Fascia, structure and function
  • Animal models of acute compartment syndrome (ACS)

Selected Research Projects

  • Focused Ultrasound (FUS) fasciotomy in experimental ACS

Research and Clinical Interests

  • Early interventions in acute compartment syndrome


  • Gross Anatomy I – carnivore
  • Gross Anatomy II – large animal
  • Histology
  • General Pathology
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Massachusetts Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association of Veterinary Anatomists
  • Fascia Research Society