Michael D. Erskine, D.V.M.

Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

Board Certified in Equine Practice

1941 Long Corner Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771

Office: (301) 829-4977

Email: office@erskinedvm.com / Fax: (301) 576-4465

After Hours Emergency Line: (866) 435-7119

Michael D. Erskine, D.V.M., D.A.B.V.P

Board Certified in Equine Practice

  Horses have always been an important part of Dr. Erskine's life.  He was  involved in 4-H, Pony Club, and his family bred and showed Quarter Horses.  He worked on breeding and training farms when he was young and became interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine at an early age. 

Dr. Erskine majored in Biology as an undergraduate at Virginia Tech.  He then attended the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech and graduated in 1988.  

Dr. Erskine worked at Penn Paddock Equine Center in Pennsylvania from 1988-1990. The practice included work at a thoroughbred racetrack, a hospital for surgical and medical cases, and a large ambulatory service.

In 1990, Dr. Erskine returned to Maryland to join Damascus Equine Associates.  Here he has developed a large ambulatory practice, focusing on sport and pleasure horses.  He began a veterinary internship program for new graduates in 2001.  He emphasizes "patient-first" progressive clinical medicine based on the specific needs of the individual patient.

In 1996, Dr. Erskine became the first practicing equine veterinarian in Maryland to be board-certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP).  ABVP promotes and recognizes advanced knowledge, proficiency and expertise in species - oriented veterinary clinical practice. Dr. Erskine was elected Vice President of ABVP at the annual symposium held in Denver, Colorado in April, 2010.  On July 1, 2011, Dr. Erskine became President-elect of ABVP.

Dr. Erskine is active in several organizations including the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) and served as the President from 2000-2001.  He coordinates the equine continuing education programs for the MVMA and chairs the Maryland Veterinary Foundation. 

He is on the Maryland Horse Council (MHC) Board of Directors and was President from 2005-2009.  Dr. Erskine is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and serves on it's Infectious Disease Committee.  He is also an Executive committee member on the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Council. 

Dr. Erskine lives in Woodbine, Maryland with his wife, Kathleen, and daughter, Olivia. 

 

 

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