Anne Desrochers, DMV, Diplomate ACVIM

Clinical Assistant Professor
Equine Internal Medicine
desroann@vt.edu
(703) 771-6804


Dr. Desrochers is a clinical assistant professor in equine internal medicine at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. She received her doctorat en médecine vétérinaire from the University of Montreal in St-Hyacinthe, Québec, in 1999, and completed an internship program at the Chino Valley Equine Hospital in Chino, California, from 1999 to 2000. Dr. Desrochers conducted a large animal internal medicine residency at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center from 2000 to 2002, and held a large animal cardiology and ultrasound fellowship at the New Bolton Center from 2002 to 2004. She joined the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center's staff as a clinical instructor in equine internal medicine in August 2004, and was appointed to the rank of clinical assistant professor in equine internal medicine in August 2005. Dr. Desrochers achieved Diplomate status through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2004. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.

To read Dr. Desrochers’ article, “Your Horse’s Health: Diagnosing Equine Cardiovascular Disease,” click here (PDF). Republished by permission from The Middleburg Eccentric.

Selected Publications:

  • Desrochers A.M., Dolente B.A., Roy M.F., Boston R., Carlisle S., Efficacy of Saccharomyces Boulardii for Treatment of Horses with Acute Enterocolitis, Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Sep-05.
  • Seco Diaz O., Desrochers A.M., Hoffmann V., Reef V.B., Total anomalous pulmonary venous connection in a foal, Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound, 2005 Jan-Feb, Volume 46, Pages 83-5.
  • Desrochers A.M., Dallap B.L., Wilkins P.A., Clostridium Sordelli Infection as a Suspected Cause of Transient Hyperammonemia in an Adult Horse, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 2002.
  • Snook C.S., Hyman S.S., Del Piero F., Palmer J.E., Ostlund E.N., Barr B.S., Desrochers A.M., Reilly L.K., West Nile Virus Encephalomyelitis in Eight Horses, Journal of the American of Veterinary Medical Association, May-01.