Krista E. Estell, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM

Clinical Assistant Professor of Equine Medicine

Dr. Krista Estell graduated magna cum laude with her bachelor of science in biology from Frostburg State University in Maryland before earning her doctor of veterinary medicine at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She then completed an internship at the Equine Medical Center of Ocala in Florida and a residency in large animal internal medicine at University of California at Davis.

Before joining the EMC as clinical assistant professor of equine medicine, Dr. Estell worked as an equine internal medicine clinical faculty member at University of California at Davis. She served as primary investigator and collaborator in multiple research projects in addition to a high clinical commitment, and worked closely with the small animal oncology department to provide cutting-edge chemotherapy and radiation therapy treatments to equine oncology cases. She earned her Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2014.

Dr. Estell has clinical interests in emerging therapies in oncology, neurologic disease, clinically applicable research, and collaboration between disciplines to deliver the best patient care.

When she is not working, Dr. Estell enjoys local music and craft IPAs, hiking, wake boarding, camping, and riding hunter jumpers.