Dr. M. Norris Adams

M. Norris Adams, DVM, Diplomate ACVS

Clinical Assistant Professor in Equine Lameness & Surgery
mnadams@vt.edu
(703) 771-6800


Dr. Adams is a clinical assistant professor in equine lameness and surgery at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. He received a bachelor of science from Cornell University in 1988, and a doctor of veterinary medicine in 1992 from Mississippi State University. This was followed by an internship at the Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in Los Olivos, Calif. He then entered private equine practice and spent a year in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and a year in western Pennsylvania, before completing a residency in large animal surgery at the University of Minnesota in 1998. He achieved Diplomate status through the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1999. Dr. Adams worked in a horse show practice in Fairfield, Conn. for one year before serving a two-year stint as a clinical instructor in large animal surgery at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Va. In 2001, Norris moved to Middleburg, Va. and was an associate veterinarian and surgeon at The Middleburg Equine Clinic for five years. Prior to joining the center, Dr. Adams worked as an associate veterinarian and surgeon at the Piedmont Equine Practice in The Plains, Va., from 2006 to January 2008.

Dr. Adamsí expertise includes lameness, imaging and orthopedics.