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VIRGINIA B. REEF, BA, , DVM
Mark Whittier and Lila Griswold Allam Professor of Medicine, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Hospital Section Chief Committee, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine

Chair - Service Excellence Sports Medicine & Imaging, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Chief, Section of Sports Medicine and Imaging, New Bolton Center , University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Executive Board Member - Center for Equine Sport Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Director of Large Animal Cardiology and Diagnostic Ultrasonography, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Associate Member European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (Charter member)

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)

Clinical Specialties: Cardiology, Ultrasound
Research Areas: Diagnostic ultrasonography, Equine cardiology
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Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road
 Phone 610-925-6403
 Fax 610-925-6831
 Email vreef@vet.upenn.edu

Equine Cardiology and Diagnostic Ultrasonography

de Solis C Navas, Palmer J E, Boston R C, Reef V B The importance of ultrasonographic pneumatosis intestinalis in equine neonatal gastrointestinal disease. Equine veterinary journal. Supplement 44 Suppl 41: 64-8, 2012.

Epstein K, Short D, Parente E, Reef V, Southwood L Gastrointestinal ultrasonography in normal adult ponies. Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 49: 282-286, 2008.

Beckman KE, del Piero F, Donaldson MT, Seco O, Reef V Imaging Diagnosis – Intramural hematoma, jejunal diverticulum and colic in a horse. Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 49: 81-84, 2008.

Slack JA, Johns I, van Eps A, Reef VB Imaging diagnosis - tricuspid atresia in an alpaca. Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 49: 309-312, 2008.

Jorgensen AJR, Seco Diaz O, Reef VB Ultrasonographic Diagnosis – Desmitis of the accessory ligament of the deep digital flexor tendon in a hindlimb in a horse. Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 49: 303-306, 2008.

Ebling A, Slack J, Reef V Imaging Diagnosis - avulsion of the origin of the popliteal tendon in a horse Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 49: 567-9, 2008.

Epstein K, Short D, Parente E, Reef V, Southwood L Serial gastrointestinal ultrasonography following exploratory celiotomy in normal adult ponies Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 49: 584-588, 2008.

Seco Diaz O, Smtih G, Reef VB. Ultrasonographic appearance of the lower urinary tract in fifteen normal horses. Vet Radiol & Ultrasound 48: 560-564, 2007.

Jesty SA, Wilkins PA, SecoDiaz O, Palmer JE, Habecker P, and Reef VB “Persistent truncus arteriosus in two Standardbred foals.” Equine Vet Educ 19: 307-311, 2007.

Jesty SA, Reef VB Evaluation of the horse with acute cardiac crisis. (Special issue. Emergency medicine) Clin Tech Equine Pract 5: 93-103, 2006.

BA ( ) Mount Holyoke College , 1974

( ) Miami University , 1974

DVM The Ohio State University , 1979