New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professor of Surgery, New Bolton Center

Clinical Specialties: Surgery
Research Areas: Neuropathy, Laser, Equine Laryngeal dysfunction, Equine upper airway surgery, Equine upper respiratory surgery, Equine videoendoscopic evaluation
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Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

Laryngeal Dysfunction, Neuropathy, Laser

Upper airway surgery, laparoscopy, sinus surgery

Curtiss AL, Parente EJ Epiglottopexy for the Treatment of Epiglottic Retroversion in 2 Horses Vet Surg 48: , 2019.

Kieffer PJ, Aceto H, Stefanovski D, Parente EJ Using quarterly earnings to assess racing performance in 66 Thoroughbreds after transendoscopic laser surgery for treatment of epiglottic entrapment Vet Surg. 47: 605-613, 2018.

Watkins A, Parente EJ Salpingopharyngeal fistula as a treatment for guttural pouch mycosis in 7 horses Equine Vet J 50: , 2018.

Parente EJ Fifty Years of Recurring Struggles with Recurrent Laryngeal Neuropathy Equine Vet J 50: 155-158, 2017.

Burke M, Parente EJ. Prosthetic Mesh for Obliteration of the Nephrosplenic Space in Horses: 26 Clinical Cases Vet Surg. 45(2): 201-7, 2016.

Stewart, SG, Johnston, JK, Parente, EJP Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Repair of a Grade IV Rectal Tear in a Postparturient Mare Journal of American Veterinary Medical Association 1: 816-20, 2014.

Gilsenan WF, Getman LM, Parente EJ, Johnson AL Headshaking in 5 Horses After Paranasal Sinus Surgery Veterinary Surgery 43(6): 678-84, 2014.

Aceto H, Parente EJ Using Quarterly Earnings to Assess Racing Performance in 70 Thoroughbreds After Modified Laryngoplasty for Treatment of Recurrent Laryngeal Neuropathy Veterinary Surgery 41: 689-95, 2012.

Davidson EJ, Martin BB, Boston RC, Parente EJ Exercising Upper Respiratory Videoendoscopic Evaluation of 100 Nonracing Performance Horses with Abnormal Respiratory Noise and/or Poor Performance Equine Veterinary Journal 43: 3-8, 2011.

Busschers E, Epstein K, Holt D, Parente EJ C Shaped Polyethylene Prostheses in Two Ponies with Tracheal Collapse. Veterinary Surgery 39: 776-83, 2010.

Parente EJ, Tulleners EP, Southwood LL A Long Term Study of Partial Arytenoidectomy with Primary Mucosal Closure in 76 Thoroughbred Racehorses Equine Veterinary Journal 40: 214-218, 2008.

Nolen-Walston RD, Parente EJ, Madigan JE, David F, Knafo SE, Engiles JB Branchial Remnant Cysts of Mature and Juvenile Horses Equine Veterinary Journal 41: 918-923, 2009.

Aitken, MR, Parente, EJ Epiglottic Abnormalities in Mature Nonracehorses: 23 cases (1990-2009) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 238: 1634-1638, 2011.

Parente EJ, Birks EK, Habecker P A Modified Laryngoplasty Approach Promoting Ankylosis of the Cricoarytenoid Joint Veterinary Surgery 40: 204-210, 2011.

A.B. Princeton University, 1985

D.V.M. Cornell University, 1989

American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital (1989 to 1990)
Surgery Intern

University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center (1990 to 1993)
Resident in Surgery