The Kansas State University Equine Medical Center provides a team of board certified Veterinary Specialists in Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Theriogenology (reproduction), equine field (ambulatory) services to your farm, and emergency critical care services that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The hospital uses the latest veterinary imaging technologies, including video endoscopy, ultrasonographic examination, computed tomography, digital radiography and high-speed treadmill evaluation.
Dr. Rush is a Board Certified Large Animal Internist, and acting Hospital Director/Executive Associate Dean and Professor of Equine Internal Medicine at Kansas State University. She completed her DVM at Ohio State University as well as her residency and Masters of Science. She completed her internship at North Carolina State University. Topics she is researching includes: Non-infectious respiratory disease (heaves) and investigation of pulmonary immunity and immunostimulant medications for horses.
Dallas Goble , DVM, MS, DACVS
Elizabeth Davis , DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Dr. Davis is a Board Certified Large Animal internist and Department Head and Professor in the Equine Internal Medicine Department at Kansas State University. She earned her DVM at the University of Florida and Completed her Internship, Residency, and PhD at Kansas State University. Her clinical interests include immunologic, neurologic, respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases affecting horses. She is currently researching the following topics: Evaluation of the pathogenesis of EHV-5 and related disorders - EMPF and lymphoma, clinical pharmacology involving commonly used drugs in equine case management, and immunology as it relates to effective vaccine strategies in horses and influences on the immune system.
Katie Delph , DVM, MS, ACVIM
Dr. Delph is a Board Certified Large Animal internist, and an Assistant Professor in Equine Internal Medicine at Kansas State University. She acquired her DVM at Purdue University, completed her internship at the University of Missouri, and completed her residency and Masters of Science at Kansas State University. Dr. Delph’s primary interests include equine neonatology, immunology, and infectious diseases of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and neurologic systems.
Laurie Beard , DVM, MS, DACVIM
Dr. Beard is a Clinical Professor and Section Head of the Equine Medicine & Surgery Department at Kansas State University. Her primary interests include endocrinology and geriatric equine medicine.
Warren Beard , DVM, MS, DACVS
Dr. Beard is a Professor in Equine Surgery at Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his BS and DVM from Texas A&M University and completed his residency and Masters of Science at Ohio State University. His research interests include: Surgical treatments for dorsal displacement of the soft palate, Management of postoperative colic patients, Endotoxemia, and devising new surgical methods to deal with difficult surgical problems.