Barbara Delvescovo, DVM, MRCVS, DACVIM

Barbara Delvescovo

Department of Clinical Sciences

Clinical Fellow, Large Animal Medicine

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853



Research/Clinical Interest

Research and Clinical interests include Large Animal Neonatology and Large Animal Emergency and Critical Care

Education and Training

  • Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice - Equine Medicine
    University of Liverpool, 2015
  • Veterinary Medicine Masters’ Degree
    University of Parma, Parma (Italy), 2007-2012)
    Final Mark 109/110.
  • "Erasmus Project" Scholarship, Exchange program
    University of Madrid "Alfonso X El Sabio", Madrid (Spain), 2011


After receiving her DVM and Masters degree from the University of Parma in 2012, Dr. Barbara Delvescovo worked for 1 year in an Equine practice in the area treating mainly Standardbred racehorses and eventers. After a long visiting at the Hong Kong Jockey Club Equine Hospital, she moved to Ireland for a 1 year internship at Anglesey Lodge Equine Hospital. She then practices in Ireland as a hospital and ambulatory veterinarian for 3 years at Sycamore Lodge Equine Hospital. Her duties involved racetrack work as well as stud work and management of critical foals in the hospital. She came to Cornell for a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine in 2017 that she completed in 2020.  

In her free time Dr. Delvescovo enjoys skiing, hiking, cooking Italian meals and traveling around the world.


  • Menozzi A, Pozzoli C, Poli E, Delvescovo B, et al. (2014) "Pharmacological characterization of muscarinic receptors in the contractions of isolated bronchi in the horse". Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics 37 (4):325-31
  • Mitchell A, Delvescovo B, May Tse et al. (2019) “Successful management of hydrallantois in a Standardbred mare at term resulting in the birth of a live foal” The Canadian Veterinary Journal 60 (5):495-501

Professional/Academic Affiliations

• American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
• Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons