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


Associate Professor of Surgery, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Director, Laminitis Institute, New Bolton Center, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Accredited Veterinarian's Certificate

Clinical Specialties: Surgery
Research Areas: Laminitis, Clinical Pharmacology, Emergency and Critical Care, Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome
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Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

Lorello, O. Foster, D., Levine, D., Boyle, A., Engiles, J., Orsini J.A. Clinical treatment and prognosis of equine odontoclastic tooth resorption and hypercementosis. Equine Vet Journal DOI:10.1111: evj.12406, 2015.

Orsini J.A. Equine Laminitis Research:Milestones and goals Equine Vet Journal 10.1111: , 2014.

van Eps A., Orsini J.A. A comparison of seven methods for continuous therapeutic cooling of the equine digit. Equine Vet Journal DOI:10.1111: evj.12384, 2014.

Orsini, J.A. and Diver, T.J. Equine Emergencies: Treatment and Procedures. Elsevier : , 2014.

Orsini, JA Supporting limb laminitis: The four important whys Equine Veterinary Journal 44: 741-745, 2012.

Orsini JA, Ryan W, Carithers D, Boston R Oral firocoxib for the management of musculoskeletal pain and lameness in horses:a large multicenter study. AJVR 73: 664-671, 2012.

Budak M, Orsini JA, Pollitt C, Rubinstein N Gene expression in the lamellar dermis-epidermis during the developmental phase of carbohydrate overload-induced laminitis in the horse. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 131: 86-96, 2009.

Orsini JA, Snook-Parsons C, Capewell L, Smith G Prognostic indicators effecting poor outcome in horses with laminitis treated at a tertiary care hospital. Can Vet Journal 51: 623-628, 2010.

Orsini JA, Snook-Parsons C, Stine L, Haddock M, Ramberg CF, Benson CE, Nunamaker DM Vancomycin for for the treatment of methicillin-resistant staphylococcal and enterococcal infections in 15 horses. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research 69: 278-286, 2005.

Orsini JA, Moate PJ, Soma LR, Boston RC Pharmacokinetics of fentanyl delivered transdermally in horses and its clinical implications. American College of Veterinary Surgeons Veterinary Symposium – Scientific Abstracts : E18, 2006.

Orsini JA, Moate PJ, Boston R, Ramberg CF, Birks E, Engiles J, Norman T Imipenem/Cilastatin kinetics in plasma and synovial fluid following I.V. administration in horses. J. Vet Pharmacol Therap 281: 355-361, 2005.

Orsini JA, Haddock M, Stine L, Sullivan EK, Rabuffo TS, Smith G Odds of moderate or severe gastric ulceration in racehorses receiving antiulcer medications. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 223: 336-339, 2003.

B.S. University of Connecticut, 1970

D.V.M. (College of Veterinary Medicine) Cornell University, 1977