American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Diplomate

1 Dec

Dr. Vanessa Rolfe has been certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) specializing in Avian Practice.
Dr. Rolfe mastered a rigorous and demanding application process and certification examination in order to obtain Diplomate status. To qualify to sit for the extensive, two-day examination, a veterinarian must complete either a residency program or six years of clinical veterinary practice. In addition, two case reports, references, descriptions of practice procedures, and professional education records must be submitted and pass review. This year’s examination was given on Nov. 5-7, 2010 in Chicago, IL.
Dr. Rolfe is a 1991 graduate of VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and has a special interest in preventative and holistic medicine, as well as the care of reptiles and exotic mammals. She is a member of AAV, AVMA, ARAV, and AEMV.
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners was established in 1978 and is accredited by a special committee of the American Veterinary Medical Association to recognize excellence in clinical practice through the certification of species-oriented specialists. Over 850 veterinarians worldwide are certified in one of ABVP’s ten practice categories: Avian, Beef Cattle, Equine, Exotic Companion Mammal, Canine and Feline, Dairy, Feline, Food Animal, Reptile and Amphibian and Swine Health Management. For more information on ABVP visit

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