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Kelsey Jurek - DVM

Kelsey Jurek
Large Animal Surgery

Dr. Kelsey Jurek was born and raised in Wisconsin/Minnesota. She attended the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2017. She completed a year-long private practice internship at Stillwater Equine Veterinary Clinic in Stillwater, MN before moving to Massachusetts to join Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine as the 2018-2019 Large Animal Surgery Intern. She plans to complete a Large Animal Surgery residency and then remain in academia to teach and do research.


  • DVM – University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, 2017
  • BS – University of Wisconsin River Falls, 2013

General Research Interests

  • Equine Sports Medicine

Research and Clinical Interest:

  • Large Animal/Equine Surgery
  • Equine Sports Medicine

Selected Research Projects

  • Systematic Review of Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy on Tendon and Ligament Injuries in Horses