Heidi Reesink


 United States   

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons—Large Animal

Dr. Reesink received her veterinary medical degree (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007. She came to Cornell for a large animal surgery residency from 2008-2011 and worked part-time as an Emergency Surgeon from 2012-2016 while completing her PhD in Comparative Biomedical Sciences. She was appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences in 2016. Dr. Reesink is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons with clinical interests in equine and farm animal orthopedic surgery, sports medicine and lameness. She is interested in translating novel research discoveries, including regenerative medicine and lubricin therapy, to equine clinical patients with musculoskeletal disease. Her laboratory investigates the pathophysiology, epidemiology and treatment of osteoarthritis and racehorse fractures. In her free time, Dr. Reesink enjoys outdoor activities, including running, cycling, and horseback riding.