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


Associate Professor of Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Clinical Specialties: Equine emergency and critical care, equine colic surgery, sepsis/endotoxemia
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Equine emergency and critical care, equine colic surgery, sepsis/endotoxemia

Equine emergency and critical care, equine colic surgery, sepsis/endotoxemia

Dembek K A, Hurcombe S D, Stewart A J, Barr B S, MacGillivray K C, Kinee M, Elam J, Toribio R E Association of aldosterone and arginine vasopressin concentrations and clinical markers of hypoperfusion in neonatal foals. Equine veterinary journal 48: 176-81, 2016.

Bonilla Alvaro G, Scansen Brian A, Hurcombe Samuel D, Mudge Margaret C Potential for iatrogenic coil embolization of the caudal cerebellar artery during treatment of internal carotid artery bifurcation in two horses with guttural pouch mycosis. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 247: 1427-32, 2015.

Dembek Katarzyna A, Hurcombe Samuel D A, Schober Karsten E, Toribio Ramiro E Sudden death of a horse with supraventricular tachycardia following oral administration of flecainide acetate. Journal of veterinary emergency and critical care (San Antonio, Tex. : 2001) 24: 759-63, 2014.

Hurcombe S D, Welch B R, Williams J M, Cooper E S, Russell D, Mudge M C Dark-field microscopy in the assessment of large colon microperfusion and mucosal injury in naturally occurring surgical disease of the equine large colon. Equine veterinary journal 46: 674-80, 2014.

Kullmann A, Holcombe S J, Hurcombe S D, Roessner H A, Hauptman J G, Geor R J, Belknap J Prophylactic digital cryotherapy is associated with decreased incidence of laminitis in horses diagnosed with colitis. Equine veterinary journal 46: 554-9, 2014.

McClellan Nathaniel R, Santschi Elizabeth M, Hurcombe Samuel D A, Litsky Alan S An ex vivo model to evaluate the effect of cyclical adductory forces on maintenance of arytenoid abduction after prosthetic laryngoplasty performed with and without mechanical arytenoid abduction. Veterinary surgery : VS 43: 598-605, 2014.

Roberts Holly A, Hurcombe Samuel D A, Hillier Andrew, Lorch Gwendolen Equine intradermal test threshold concentrations for house dust mite and storage mite allergens and identification of stable acari fauna. Veterinary dermatology 25: 124-34, e35-6, 2014.

Scott Victoria H, Williams Jarred M, Mudge Margaret C, Hurcombe Samuel D Effect of body position on intra-abdominal pressures and abdominal perfusion pressures measured at three sites in horses anesthetized with short-term total intravenous anesthesia. American journal of veterinary research 75: 301-8, 2014.

Barsnick R J I M, Hurcombe S D A, Dembek K, Frazer M L, Slovis N M, Saville W J A, Toribio R E Somatotropic axis resistance and ghrelin in critically ill foals. Equine veterinary journal 46: 45-9, 2014.

Dembek Katarzyna A, Hurcombe Samuel D, Frazer Michele L, Morresey Peter R, Toribio Ramiro E Development of a likelihood of survival scoring system for hospitalized equine neonates using generalized boosted regression modeling. PloS one 9: e109212, 2014.

BSc (Veterinary Biology) Murdoch University, 2001

BVMS (Veterinary Medicine & Surgery) Murdoch University, 2003

MS (Veterinary Medicine) The Ohio State University, 2008