Internal Medicine

The University of Florida Large Animal Hospital Internal Medicine veterinarians provide exceptional equine, large animal and neonatal foal care to patients from Gainesville, Ocala, Jacksonville and the surrounding Florida areas. Our sick patients receive care for medical conditions ranging from the common and routine to the most critical and life-threatening diseases. Contact us to schedule an appointment.

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About Us

As horse owners and clients ourselves, the UF Large Animal Medicine Service equine veterinarians and staff recognize the importance of good communication between clinician and client. We are committed to maintaining outstanding communication with horse owners, trainers, clients and referring veterinarians.

We provide the highest-quality care through our team approach: board-certified and resident large animal internists and highly skilled veterinary nurses work alongside boarded specialists in large animal surgery, reproduction, cardiology, oncology, neonatal and foal critical care and many other veterinary specialties in our purpose-built facility.

Equine & Large Animal Medicine Services

Large Animal Medicine Veterinarians

  • Dr. Chris Sanchez, Director of Hofmann Equine Neonatal ICU
  • Dr. Sally DeNotta
  • Dr. Amanda House
  • Dr. Robert MacKay
  • Dr. Martha Mallicote
  • Dr. Shannon Darby, Resident
  • Dr. Veridiana Nadruz, Intern

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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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IFAS

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

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Animal Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinary staff is ready to assist.

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Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

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