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Equine Surgeon

Dr. Chad Zubrod

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Equine Surgeon

Dr. Chad Zubrod

Board Certification

American College of Veterinary Surgeons.


College of Veterinary Medicine

Iowa State University

Equine Surgery Resident

Washington State University

Dr. Zubrod graduated with honors from Iowa State University in 2000 and performed an equine surgery and medicine internship with Dr. Major and Dr. Hague, which was completed in 2001.

In May of 2004, Dr. Zubrod received a Master’s of Science in Veterinary Science from Washington State University. Dr. Zubrod completed an Equine Surgery Residency at Washington State University in June of 2004 and is now a Board Certified Equine Surgeon.

Dr. Zubrod has a special interest in orthopedic sports medicine and surgery, with particular emphasis on lameness diagnosis, imaging and treatment. Dr. Zubrod has been a speaker at several local, state, and national meetings, on subjects ranging from magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the equine distal limb to osteoarthritis of the distal hock joints. Washington State University was the first location in the world to utilize MRI to diagnose lameness problems in horses, and Dr. Zubrod adds this valuable experience to Oakridge Equine Hospital.

He is also a faculty member of AOVET, the global network of surgeons and scientists dedicated to advancing the practice of fracture repair, research and education.

Originally from Iowa, Dr. Zubrod now resides on acreage near Guthrie with his wife and two children. Together they breed and raise percheron horses, having 6 to 8 foals each spring. In his spare time during the spring and summer, he enjoys training and competing with a 6 horse hitch of black percheron mares, at shows throughout the US.