Michael D. Erskine, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Equine)

Interim Director
merskine@vt.edu
(703) 771-6800


Dr. Michael Erskine is interim director of Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. As an undergraduate at Virginia Tech, he majored in biology, then graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. In 1996, Dr. Erskine became the first practicing equine veterinarian in Maryland to be board-certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). He practices with Damascus Equine Associates in Mount Airy, Md., a group of private ambulatory equine practitioners who serve a wide variety of clients and their horses in Maryland and surrounding areas. Dr. Erskine is an active member of the Equine Medical Center Advisory Council, serves on the council's Executive Committee, and currently chairs the Maryland Veterinary Foundation. A member of the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association and the Maryland Horse Council and diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, he is also a past president of all three organizations. Dr. Erskine has special interest in sport and pleasure horses.