Internal Medicine

Our Services

The Equine Internal Medicine Service at the Veterinary Medical Center at Ohio State offers state-of-the-art comprehensive diagnosis and care of all equids, including but not limited to horses, ponies and foals.

Service Highlights

  • 4 board certified specialists in equine internal medicine
  • State-of-the-art hospital facilities, including intensive care unit staffed 24 hours/day by certified animal health technicians.
  • Full-service examinations
  • Neurologic examinations and diagnostic procedures
  • Endoscopy, including gastric endoscopy
  • Colic and gastrointestinal disorders
  • Neonatal intensive care
  • Specialist clinics in ophthalmology, cardiology, and dermatology staffed by boarded specialists in these disciplines
  • Isolation and quarantine facilities approved by American Veterinary Medical Association (9 stalls)
  • See Equine Medicine for consulting boarded specialists
  • Support services: diagnostic imaging/radiology, ophthalmology, anesthesiology, reproductive care, cardiology


What to Expect

Please refer to Equine Medicine & Surgery.

Special Equipment & Technology

Please refer to Equine Medicine & Surgery.


Senior clinicians & faculty


  • Rachel Liepman, DVM
  • Laura Dunbar, DVM


Payment is expected at the time of your visit. Please read our payment policy for complete information.

All equine inpatient cases (animals staying overnight at least one night) are required to pay a deposit at the time the animal is admitted to the hospital. Payment is due upon release of an inpatient from the hospital. See Equine Medicine for more information.