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Sophie Boorman, BVetMed, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Equine Surgery
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Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
17690 Old Waterford Road
Leesburg, VA 20176

VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech

MS, Biomedical Science, 2022 
College of Veterinary Medicine
Auburn, AL

DVM, 2016
Royal Veterinary College
London, United Kingdom

  • Orthobiologics and regenerative medicine
  • Treatment of equine osteoarthritis
  • Equine orthopaedic surgery
  • Fracture repair and arthroscopy
  • Translational research and animal research models
  • Soft tissue surgery

2022-present
Clinical Assistant Professor, Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2019-2022
Resident, Equine Surgery
Auburn University
Auburn, AL

2018–2019
Fellow, Translational Research and Experimental Surgery
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

2017-2018
Intern, Large Animal Surgery, Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

2016-2017
Intern, Equine Surgery

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Lexington, KY

  • American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • Veterinary Orthopedic Society
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Peyton D., Boorman S., Hanson R. R., Lyman C. A case of paraphimosis of 7 years’ duration in a Percheron stallion. Under peer review 2022. Clinical Theriogenology 
  • Boorman S., Caldwell F., Cole R. What is your diagnosis? First cervical vertebrae wing fracture. Under peer review 2022. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association 
  • Boorman S., Caldwell F., Neto T. N. Pathology in practice: Adrenal hemorrhagic infarct in a septic horse secondary to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug toxicosis. Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association 2022. doi: 10.2460/javma.22.05.0194. 
  • Boorman S., Rodgerson D. Single incision drilling technique to achieve hemiepiphysiodesis of the distal metacarpus – complications and outcome in 207 foals with metacarpophalangeal varus deformities. Accepted 2022. Veterinary Surgery 
  • Boorman S., Hanson R. R., Velloso Álvarez A., Zhong K., Hofmeister E., Boone L. Treatment effect of concurrent versus delayed local anaesthetic and corticosteroid on equine articular tissues. In revision 2022. Veterinary Surgery 
  • Zhao N., Curry D., Evans R. E., Eisenbrey J. R., Forsberg F., Gilbertie J. M., Boorman S., Hillard R., Dastgheyb S. S., Machado P., Stanczak M., Harwood M., Chen A. F., Parvizi1 J., Shapiro I. M., Hickok N. J., Schaer T. P. Ultrasound microbubble cavitation restores Staphylococcus aureus antibiotic susceptibility in vitro and in a septic arthritis model. Under peer review 2022. Biology Communications.
  • Boorman S., McMaster M., Groover E., Caldwell F. Review of glucocorticoid therapy in horses: intra-articular corticosteroids. Accepted 2022. Equine Veterinary Education.  
  • Boorman S., Caldwell F. Standing jejunal enterotomy for resolution of an ileal impaction. Equine Veterinary Education 2022. doi: 10.1111/eve.13633.