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James A. Brown, BVSc, MS, DACT, DACVS

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

VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech

MS, 2010
Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

BVSc (Hons), 1998
University of Melbourne
Melbourne, Australia

Graduate Diploma, Agricultural Economics, 1998
University of New England
Armidale, New South Wales, Australia

  • American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 2011
  • American College of Theriogenologists, 2006

  • Standing computed tomography (CT) of the equine head
  • Minimally invasive sinus surgery
  • Orosinus and orocutaneous fistula treatment
  • vascular anatomy of the equine head
  • Progressive ethmoid hematoma

2019–present
Clinical Associate Professor, Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2010–2019
Clinical Assistant Professor, Equine Surgery and Critical Care

Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2007–2010
Residency, Equine Surgery

Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Leesburg, VA

2006-2007
Assistant Professor, Equine Reproduction
University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

2004-2006
Residency, Equine Reproduction

University of California, Davis
Davis, CA

2003-2004
Equine Veterinarian
Harradine and Associates
Bunbury, Western Australia 

  1. Brown, J. A. (2012). "Ventral midline celiotomy incision infections in the horse." Equine Veterinary Education 24(3): 116-118.
  2. Brown, J. A., K. W. Hinchcliff, M. A. Jackson, A. F. Dridge, P. A. O'Callaghan, J. P. McCaffrey, R. F. Slocombe and A. F. Clarke (2005). "Prevalence of pharyngeal and laryngeal abnormalities in Thoroughbreds racing in Australia, and their association with performance." Equine Veterinary Journal 37(5): 397-401.
  3. Brown, J. A., S. mapes, B. A, Ball, A. D. Hodder, I. K. Liu and N. Pusteria (2007). "Prevalence of equine herpesvirus-1 infection amoung Thoroughbreds residing on a farm on which the virus was endemic." Journal American Veterinary Medical Association 231(4): 577-580
  4. Brown, J. A., M. A. O'Brien, A. D. J. Hodder, T. Person, A. Claes, I. K. M. Liu and B. A. Ball (2008), "Unilateral testicular mastocytoma in a Peruvian Paso stallion." Equine Veterinary Education 20(4): 172-175.
  5. Claes, A. and J. A. Brown (2015). Diagnosing and Managing the Cryptorchid. Current Therapy in Equine Medicine. K. A. Sprayberry and N. Edward Robinson, Elselvier: 644-647
  6. Khatibzadeh, S. m. and J. A. Brown (2017). Surgical Management of Colic in the Foal. The Equine Acute Abdomen A. T. Blikslager, N. A. White II, J. N. Moore and T. S. Mair, Wiley: 426-436