Large Animal Internal Medicine and General Practice
Dr. Lauren Bookbinder is a Large Animal Internal Medicine specialist providing field and in-hospital service to horses and farm animals. As an internist, her clinical specialties include maternal/neonatal wellness and care, assessment and treatment of neurologic, respiratory and gastrointestinal disease, infectious disease diagnosis, treatment and control, and providing general health and wellness care to horses and farm animals – including a newfound admiration for the potbellied pig patient!
Lauren is a life-long horse owner who grew up riding hunter/jumpers in New York. She completed her undergraduate a veterinary training at Cornell University, and an equine internship at BW Furlongs in New Jersey, followed by a three-year internal medicine residency at Michigan State University. When Lauren is not working, she is often found riding her eventer, Cessna, or spending time with her husband Colin and their two dogs, Finn and Georgia.
DVM, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016
BS, Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2012
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM)
Equine neonatal disease
Large animal emergency and critical care
Selected Research Projects
Retrospective evaluation of agents of equine neonatal sepsis
Nutritional supplementation for critical ill equids
Muscular disease associated with vitamin E deficiency
L. Bookbinderand H. C. Schott II. Refeeding Syndrome in a Miniature Donkey. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. Accepted.
L Bookbinder, C. J. Finno, A. M. Firshman, S. Katzman, E. Burns, J. Peterson, A. Dahlgren, B. Ming-Whitfield, S. Glassner, A. Borer, and Valberg S. J. Effect of z-tocopherol depletion and repletion on skeletal muscle morphology in horses. J Vet Intern Med
Radcliffe R. M., Bookbinder, L.C., Liu, S.Y., Tomlinson, J.E., Cook, V.L., Hurcombe, S.D.A., Divers, T.J. 2017. Collection and administration of blood products in horses: transfusion indications, materials, methods, complications, donor selection, and blood testing. J Vet Emerg Crit Care, Special online issue: Essentials of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care. Accepted.
Divers, T.J., Radcliffe, R. M., Cook, V.L., Bookbinder, L.C., Hurcombe, S.D.A. 2017. Calculating and selecting fluid therapy and blood product replacements for horses with acute hemorrhage. J Vet Emerg Crit Care, Special online issue: Essentials of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care. Accepted.
Bookbinder, L.C, J. Flanders, J. Harvey, P. Bookbinder, Barry, J and J. Cheetham. “Idiopathic Laryngeal Paralysis as One Sign of a Diffuse Polyneuropathy: An Observational Study of 100 Cases from 2007-2013. Veterinary Surgery .2016. 45(2): 254-60 Print
M. Kenny, J.J. Rawlinson,N.G. Ducharme, L. Bookbinder, M. Cercone, M. Thompson, L. Mitchell and J. Cheetham. “Computed Tomography and Transesophageal Ultrasound to Determine Geometry and Function of the posterior cricoarytenoid Muscle”.Laryngoscope. 2015. Print
Reesink, H. L., T. J. Divers, L. C. Bookbinder, A. W. Van Eps, L. V. Soderholm, H. O. Mohammed, and Cheetham J. “Measurement of Digital Laminar and Venous Temperatures as a Means of Comparing Three Methods of Topically Applied Cold Treatment for Digits of Horses.” Am J Vet Res 73 (2012): -860-66. Print