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Scott Pleasant

R. Scott Pleasant, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVS

Professor
Equine Field Service and Equine Extension
Director of Equine Podiatry Service
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
 
e-mail: rpleasan@vt.edu
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Education

1992 Master of Science
University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
Urbana, Illinois
1991 Large Animal Surgery Residency
University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
Urbana, Illinois
1984 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, Virginia
1982 Certificate of Farriery
Eastern School of Farriery
Martinsville, Virginia
1980 Bachelor of Science, Biology
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, Virginia

Board Certification

1993 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Interests

  • Equine lameness
  • Large Animal Surgery

Professional Experience

2014-present Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
1997-2014 Associate Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
1991-1997 Assistant Professor, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
1988-1991 Large Animal Surgery Resident
University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
1986-1988 Associate Veterinarian, Dominion Veterinary Service, P.C.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
1985-1986 Associate Veterinarian, Woodside Equine Clinic
Ashland, Virginia
1984-1985 Associate Veterinarian, The Oaks Veterinary Clinic
Smithfield, Virginia

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Diplomate
  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • American Veterinary Medical Association