Penn Vet | Article
Contact
New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
610-444-5800
Directions
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA
Emergencies:
215-746-8911
Appointments:
215-746-8387
Directions

New Bolton Center Welcomes Dr. Olivia Lorello to Equine Field Service Team

By Hannah Kleckner Hall Published: Jul 10, 2019

New Bolton Center welcomes Dr. Olivia Lorello to the Equine Field Service Team[July 10, 2019; Kennett Square, PA] – The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is pleased to announce the addition of Olivia Lorello, VMD, PhD, to New Bolton Center’s Equine Field Service team.

“I am beyond excited for this opportunity to work alongside some of the best veterinarians in the world,” said Lorello. “New Bolton Center is uniquely surrounded by a large equine community, with horses of all backgrounds – beloved members of the family to elite athletes with demanding jobs – that enable us to practice medicine ranging from preventative care to high-level performance evaluations.”

After graduating from Penn Vet in 2012, Dr. Lorello completed a year-long internship at B.W. Furlong & Associates in New Jersey. She then moved to Switzerland to earn a PhD from the University of Bern, where she studied cardiovascular disease in equine athletes. Most recently, Lorello was a practicing clinician at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital, a large private practice referral center in Texas.

As a member of New Bolton Center’s clinical team, Lorello will bring advanced cardiovascular examinations and exercise testing to Field Service clients, particularly those with sport horses, in order help guide training and prevent sport-related injuries.

In addition, Field Service will now be able to offer equine chiropractic care as part of its suite of on-farm services; a strong complement to the lameness and preventative care expertise already available to clients.

“I firmly believe that offering integrative medicine, which combines ‘traditional’ veterinary medicine with alternative methods such as acupuncture and chiropractic care, allows us to achieve the best possible results for our equine patients,” said Lorello.

The ambulatory extension of New Bolton Center’s hospital, the Equine Field Service team is comprised of specialists who provide routine wellness and emergency care to clients located in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Delaware. Collectively, the team offers expertise in a variety of specialty areas including preventative health care, reproduction, lameness and pre-purchase examinations, alternative medicine, and on-farm diagnostic services.

To learn more about the care provided by New Bolton Center’s Field Service team, please visit www.vet.upenn.edu/field-service.

About Penn Vet

Ranked among the top ten veterinary schools worldwide, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The school is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.

Penn Vet serves a diverse population of animals at its two campuses, which include extensive diagnostic and research laboratories. Ryan Hospital in Philadelphia provides care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals, handling nearly 35,300 patient visits a year. New Bolton Center, Penn Vet’s large-animal hospital on nearly 700 acres in rural Kennett Square, PA, cares for horses and livestock/farm animals. The hospital handles nearly 5,300 patient visits a year, while the Field Service treats more than 38,000 patients at local farms. In addition, New Bolton Center’s campus includes a swine center, working dairy, and poultry unit that provide valuable research for the agriculture industry.

Media Contacts

Martin Hackett
Director of Communications and Marketing
mhackett@vet.upenn.edu
215-898-1475

Hannah Kleckner Hall
Associate Director of Communications
hkleck@vet.upenn.edu
610-925-6241

John Donges
Communications Coordinator
jdonges@vet.upenn.edu
215-898-4234