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Thomas M. Jenei - DVM, DACVS-LA

Dr. Thomas Jenei is a Clinical Instructor at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and provides emergency coverage at the school's Hospital for Large Animals. As such, Dr. Jenei provides after-hours coverage for equine and camelid patients. In addition, he also has a strong research and clinical interest in surgical and post-operative care of colic patients and lectures on the topic to third-year veterinary students.

Dr. Jenei was drawn to work at the Cummings School by its diverse faculty as well as the opportunity to treat horses suffering from a wide variety of illnesses, ranging from acute traumatic injuries, such as lacerations and fractures, to gastrointestinal disease. As a member of the faculty, he enjoys the opportunity to work with and train students in a clinical setting.

He grew up riding horses as a 4-H member, and his experiences competing and working with horses led him to pursue a veterinary career. Dr. Jenei is married to Sarah D'Oench, a veterinarian at the Massachusetts Equine Clinic in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, and enjoys hiking and swimming in his spare time. He and his wife reside in Grafton, Massachusetts, the home of the Cummings School.


  • D.V.M. - Tufts University, 2002
  • B.S. - Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 1999

Board Certification

  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS)
  1. Mazan, M.R., Kay, G., Souhail, M.L., Bubeck, K., Jenei, T., Merriam, J. 2017. Patients without borders: Using telehealth to provide an international experience in veterinary global health for veterinary students. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.
  2. Jenei, T.M. 2012. Bladder rupture in the mature horse: Diagnostic techniques. Equine Veterinary Education.
  3. Quinteros, D.D., García-López, J.M., Jenei, T. 2011. Toggle-Pin Technique for Management of Coxofemoral Luxation in an Alpaca. Veterinary Surgery.
  4. García-López, J.M., Jenei, T., Chope, K., Bubeck, K.A. 2010. Diagnosis and management of cranial and caudal nuchal bursitis in four horses. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.
  5. Bubeck, K.A., García-Lopez, J.M., Jenei, T.M., Maranda, L.S. 2010. In vitro comparison of two centrally threaded, positive-profile transfixation pin designs for use in third metacarpal bones in horses. American Journal of Veterinary Research.
  6. Jenei, T.M., García-López, J.M., Provost, P.J., Kirker-Head, C.A. 2007. Surgical management of small intestinal incarceration through the gastrosplenic ligament: 14 Cases (1994-2006). Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

General Research Interests

Pathophysiology of Equine Gastrointestinal Disease