Dr. Rich was born and raised in Arizona and competed successfully as a youth in the American Quarter Horse Association. He is a fourth generation Arizonan. He spent 7 years in the US Army Special Forces (Vietnam era), Dr. Rich did his undergraduate and graduate education at Duke University. He practiced human orthopedics, sports medicine, and sports medicine rehab as a Physician Assistant at Duke University Medical Center for 8 years, in the 1980's. Rekindling his interest in horses, Dr. Rich returned to school and received a doctorate degree in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) at North Carolina State University in 1990. Following veterinary school, he completed a 4 year surgical internship and residency in Equine Surgery at New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Rich has been a practicing veterinary surgeon working exclusively with horses since 1990. He returned to Arizona in 1994. In 2002, Dr. Rich opened the doors to Cave Creek Equine Surgical & Diagnostic Imaging Center. Dr. Rich is an ISELP trained lameness and diagnostic imaging specialist, and an expert in the treatment of orthopedic injuries with Regenerative Medicine (Stem Cells, IRAP, PRP).
Dr. Rich can be contacted either by calling the clinic or e-mailing him directly at email@example.com
Elaine Carpenter, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS board Certified Equine SurgeonDr. Carpenter came to Cave Creek
Equine Surgical Center in February of 2011. She attended veterinary
school and LSU School of Veterinary Medicine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
She performed her equine internship at Arizona Equine Medical and
Surgical Centre and went on to an Equine Surgical Residency at Colorado
State University, where she earned her board certification in Equine
Surgery. She has been practicing equine surgery and lameness as a board
certified specialist since 2000, and enjoys working on the hard to
identify, challenging lameness cases. She also has a special interest in
medicine (conditions that do not require surgery) and ophthalmology. In
her spare time she enjoys backpacking, rock climbing, kayaking, and
riding her motorcycle at the track.
Dr. Carpenter can be contacted either by calling the clinic or e-mailing her directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
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