Virginia Equine Imaging

Description

A diagnostic imaging and sports medicine clinic, with nuclear scintigraphy, magnetic resonance imaging, direct digital radiology, high resolution ultrasound, and a thermography camera. There is an in-house clinic with riding and lunging areas as well as two ambulatory vehicles.

Student will be able observe the cases seen in the clinic as well as use of imaging modalities such as nuclear scintigraphy, MRI, ultrasound, direct digital radiology and thermography. Students will also be able to observe the use of treatments such as shockwave therapy, platelet rich plasma injections, IRAP injections, mesotherapy and other sports medicine therapies. 

Details

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Kent Allen, DVM, Chairman of USA Equestrian Veterinary Committee and their Drug and Medication Committee, subcommittee for Federation Equestre Internationale, served as US Equestrian Team Veterinarian
  • Sallie Hyman, VMD, DACVIM, CVA
  • Susan M. Johns, DVM

Educational Resources

  • Journals: JAVMA, Chronicle of the Horse, Equine Veterinary Journal, AAEP journal
  • Multiple trade publications: Horse Illustrated, Practical Horseman
  • At least 25 books related to equine lamness and imaging
  • Internet availability

Responsibilities

Student will observe and take part in radiographic, ultrasonographic and thermographic evaluations; nuclear scintographic exams; pre-purchase evaluations; lameness evaluations and out-calls. The student can expect to see 10 cases per day – all lameness or diagnostic imaging cases.

Student Supervision

The student can expect to have access to the veterinarian 6-8 hours a day, Monday through Friday.

Housing

Housing is available on site.

Practice Information

Virginia Equine Imaging
2716 Landmark School Rd.
The Plains, VA 20198

Ph: (540) 687-4663
Fx: (540) 687-4665

email: lwelch [at] vaequine [dot] com
website: www.vaequine.com

Updated: 1/07/09
Signature on file: Sallie Hyman, VMD