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Michele Borgarelli

Michele Borgarelli, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM-CA (Cardiology)

Associate Professor
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
e-mail: micheb1@vt.edu
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2004 PhD, Clinical Veterinary Sciences (Cardiology)
1989 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
University of Torino
Torino, Italy

Board Certification

1999 European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Companion Animals (Cardiology)

Research Interests

  • Degenerative mitral valve disease
  • Pathophysiology and treatment of chronic heart failure

Professional Experience

2012-present Associate Professor, Cardiology
VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA
2007-2012 Associate Professor, Cardiology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
2001-2007 Assistant Professor, Cardiology and Internal Medicine
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Torino
1990-2000 Cardiology and internal medicine consultant
Clinica Veterinaria Valsusa
Avigliana, To


1999 Prize for best article in European Journal Companion Animal Practice, "Ultrasonographic evaluation of gastrointestinal tract part I and II"

Professional Memberships

  • European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • European Society of Veterinary Cardiology
  • Italian Society of Veterinary Cardiology