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Normand G. Ducharme, DMV, MSc

Department of Clinical Sciences

Diplomate - American College of Veterinary Surgeons

James Law Professor of Surgery, Section of Large Animal Surgery
Staff Surgeon, Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), Ithaca, NY
Chief Medical Officer and Faculty Clinician, Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES), Elmont, NY

Department of Clinical Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
930 Campus Road, Box 25
Ithaca, NY 14853


Research/Clinical Interest

Equine sports medicine with emphasis on upper respiratory function during exercise and its influence on pulmonary hemodynamics.

Education and Training

  • 1983-1985     University of Guelph, MSc in Large Animal Surgery
  • 1980-1982     Cornell University, Residency in Large Animal Surgery
  • 1979-1980     Cornell University, Internship in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery
  • 1979             University of Montreal, DMV



PubMed    Please click on the PubMed link for a complete listing of Dr. Ducharme's publications.

Awards and Honors

  • 2016     Inducted into the University of Kentucky Equine Research Hall of Fame
  • 2003     Equine Veterinary Journal Article of Year
  • 1985     Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • 2009-present     Special Graduate Faculty, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Guelph
  • 2006-2007     Chair, Board of Regents, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • 2005-2006     President, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • 2004-2005     President-elect, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • 1997-2000     Regent, Board of Trustees, American College of Veterinary Surgeons

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