Cornell University Hospital for Animals


Hospital Services

(607) 253-3100

Make an Appointment

  • Please call 607-253-3100 to schedule your appointment
  • The cardiology service receives appointments Monday through Thursday between 9am and 12pm with workup and discharges occurring in the afternoon.
  • Please print out and bring with you our new patient registration form or submit online.
  • A valid Coggin's certificate is required for transportation to the hospital.
  • If your horse any signs of respiratory disease (coughing, nasal discharge, etc.), any lymph node enlargement or any diarrhea, please seek veterinary attention and call us to reschedule your appointment.
  • Please bring any pertinent medical records and/or images to your appointment or have them faxed to 607-253-3787.
  • Payment is required at the time of service. (See Financial Info.)

Cardiology Service

The equine cardiology program at Cornell University is internationally recognized as a leader in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in horses, and as a leading center for research of equine heart disease and the education of tomorrow's equine cardiologists and clinicians. We work constantly to improve our understanding of cardiac diseases in horses through meaningful scientific research that advances the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease in horses.

We offer dedicated consultations and treatments in our state-of-the art facility. Our board-certified cardiologists and residents provide the most advanced diagnostics in veterinary medicine and the most current medical treatments available.

Equine careWe work as a team with other expert veterinary specialty units, including the Equine Performance and Sport Medicine Clinic, equine surgery services, anesthesiology service, imaging service, and the equine internal medicine service to provide the most comprehensive care possible for horses.

We respect that our clients often drive a long distance to give to their animals the best care, and we do everything we can to meet and exceed their expectations.

Advanced Techniques

  • Pre and post exercise electrocardiography using a treadmill
  • Radiography
  • 24-hour electrocardiographic monitoring (Holter monitoring)
  • Laboratory work
  • Angiocardiography
  • Pacemaker implantation
  • Medical management of atrial fibrillation
  • Coil embolization of guttural pouch mycosis
  • Measurement of cardiac troponin