Integrative Medicine

The UF Large Animal Hospital Integrative Medicine service provides therapeutic treatment plans in order to enhance equine performance and healing in patients by supplementing other medical or surgical treatments. The service works alongside all other services within the hospital.

Equine & Large Animal Integrative Medicine Services Offered

  • Therapeutic laser
  • Therapeutic ultrasound
  • Shockwave therapy

Conditions Treated

  • Lameness
  • Neurologic disorders
  • Infertility
  • Post-operative ileus
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Acute or chronic musculoskeletal injuries
  • Anhidrosis or non-sweating
  • Respiratory diseases

Our Team

Justin W Shmalberg

Justin W Shmalberg

Clinical Professor
Jennifer A Repac

Jennifer A Repac

Clinical Assistant Professor – Integrative Medicine
Erin L Miscioscia

Erin L Miscioscia

Service Chief, Clinical Assistant Professor – Integrative Medicine
Kelly Deabold

Kelly Deabold DVM, CVA

Melissa A Narum

Melissa A Narum DVM, MS

Integrative Medicine Specialty Intern
John Schwartz

John Schwartz DVM, MS, CCRP

Integrative Medicine Resident
Maya Hester

Maya Hester BS

Technician Supervisor
Wendy L Davies

Wendy L Davies BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS

Veterinary Technician
Brandy Madeiros

Brandy Madeiros BS, CVT, CCRVN

Veterinary Technician

More Information

The UF Large Animal Hospital veterinarians treat equine and large animal patients from the Gainesville, Ocala and Jacksonville areas, including Alachua and Marion Counties in Florida, and our clients come from all over the United States. Contact us to speak to one of our specialists or to make an appointment.

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