Mary Durando, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
Partner, Equine Sports Medicine Consultants, LLC
Dr. Mary Durando received her DVM from the University of Georgia before completing a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida. After receiving a PhD in physiology with a research emphasis centered on endotoxin tolerance at the Medical University of South Carolina, she completed a fellowship in Ultrasound and Cardiology in the Sports Medicine Section at the University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center. This was followed by a 3-year position in equine cardiopulmonary/exercise physiology research, primarily using horses exercising on a highspeed treadmill, in the Section of Sports Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, New Bolton Center.
Dr. Durando is currently part owner of Equine Sports Medicine Consultants, an ambulatory consulting practice in southeastern Pennsylvania, focusing on sports medicine and imaging, cardiology and internal medicine. She also has a part-time position at The Mid Atlantic Equine Medical Center in Ringoes, NJ. Her clinical interests include cardiology and respiratory disorders and how dysfunction in these systems affects performance, as well as neonatology.