Large Animal Clinical Sciences Faculty

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

Director of Equine Podiatry Service
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Professor
Equine Field Service and Equine Extension
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Education

  • 1992
    Master of Science
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Illinois
    Urbana, IL
  • 1991
    Large Animal Surgery Residency
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Illinois
    Urbana, IL
  • 1984
    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1982
    Certificate of Farriery
    Eastern School of Farriery
    Martinsville, VA
  • 1980
    BS, Biology
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA

Board Certification

  • 1993
    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Research Interests

  • Equine lameness
  • Large Animal Surgery

Professional Experience

  • 2014 – Present
    Professor
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1997 – 2014
    Associate Professor
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1991 – 1997
    Assistant Professor
    Large Animal Clinical Sciences
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1988 – 1991
    Large Animal Surgery Resident
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    University of Illinois
    Urbana, IL
  • 1986 – 1988
    Associate Veterinarian
    Dominion Veterinary Service, P.C.
    Virginia Beach, VA
  • 1985 – 1986
    Associate Veterinarian
    Woodside Equine Clinic
    Ashland, VA
  • 1984 – 1985
    Associate Veterinarian
    The Oaks Veterinary Clinic
    Smithfield, VA

Professional Memberships

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