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


Professor of Surgery, Department of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center in the Standing Faculty-Clinician Educator track

Chairman, Equine Program, Penn Annual Veterinary Conference, University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Program Director Large Animal Surgical Residency Program – American College of Veterinary Surgeons, University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Administrator, Raymond Firestone Trust Research Fund (Internal funding source for junior faculty members and house officers), University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Director Nuclear Medicine Program, University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, New Bolton Center, Kennett Square, PA

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Clinical Specialties: Surgery
Research Areas: Equine joint disease, Equine orthopedic and arthroscopic surgery, Lameness, Equine diagnosis and management, Equine musculoskeletal system, Racehorse lameness

Contact Information:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
Dept of Clinical Studies
New Bolton Center
382 West Street Road

Equine musculoskeletal system and lameness; special interest in lameness of racehorse and joint disease; Nuclear Medicine Techniques in horses; Orthopedic and arthroscopic surgery; Upper respiratory surgery.

Ross MW, Dyson SJ, Eds. Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse. 2nd Edition : , 2010.

Aitken M, Southwood LL, Ross BM, Ross MW Surgical and non-surgical management of cecal impaction in 150 horses; 1991-2011 Vet Surg doi: 10.1111: j.1532-950X.2014.12286.x.[Epub ahead of print], 2014.

MacKinnon MC, Bonder D, Boston RC, Ross MW Analysis of stress fractures associated with lameness in Thoroughbred flat racehorses training on different track surfaces undergoing nuclear scintigraphy Equine Vet J : doi: 10.1111/evj.12285. [Epub ahead of print], 2014.

Ahern BJ, Boston RC, Ross MW Enostosis-like lesions in equids: 79 cases (1997-2009) J Am Vet Med Assoc 245: 1042-1047, 2014.

Kraus BM, Ross MW, Boswell R Humeral stress fractures in 4 Standardbred racehorses Vet Rad Ultrasound 46: 524-528, 2005.

Davenport-Goodall CLM, Ross MW Abnormal scintigraphic findings of the equine pelvis: a retrospective study J Am Vet Med Assoc 224: 88-95, 2004.

Bassage LH, Ross MW Enostosis-like lesions in the long bones of 10 horses: scintigraphic and radiographic features. Equine Vet J 30: 35-42, 1998.

Ross, MW Scintigraphic and clinical findings in the Standardbred metatarsophalangeal joint: 114 cases (1993-1995) Equine Vet J 30: 131-138, 1998.

Hawkins J, Ross MW Transection of the accessory ligament of the superficial digital flexor muscle for the treatment of superficial digital flexor tendinitis in Standardbreds: 40 Cases (1988-1992) J Am Vet Med Assoc 206: 674-678, 1995.

Ford TS, Ross MW, Orsini PG The communications and boundaries of the middle carpal and carpometacarpal joints in horses Am J Vet Res 49: 2161-2164, 1989.

B.S. (Agriculture and Life Sciences) Cornell University, 1978

D.V.M. (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) Cornell University, 1981