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Pedro   De Pedro

Assistant Professor


Dr. De Pedro obtained a B.S. in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. After graduation, he attended the Oklahoma Horseshoeing School where he completed the Advanced Horseshoeing and Blacksmithing curriculum. In 2005, he graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and began an ambulatory internship with an emphasis in reproduction and thoroughbred sales at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital (RREH) in Lexington, KY. Soon after, he completed a Medicine and Surgery Internship.  During his second internship at RREH, he developed a special interest in Equine Internal Medicine, later pursing a Large Animal Internal Medicine Residency and a Master’s Degree in Veterinary Sciences at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Veterinary Teaching Hospital. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. De Pedro has been an Equine Internal Medicine practitioner in Lexington, KY for over 7 years.

In the Fall of 2016, Dr. De Pedro joined the faculty at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine where he teaches Large Animal (Equine) Internal Medicine. He is currently working with a number of research groups in different areas focusing on performance horses. He serves as a veterinary consultant for a number of equine non-for-profits programs in Lexington, KY and travels to the area frequently to work with a handful of clients and for data collection.  Dr. De Pedro enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor activities.