Keith Brown, DVM, DACVS, Practice Owner
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM): The Ohio State University
Internship: Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
Surgical Residency: Michigan State University
Dr. Keith Brown’s undergraduate education was obtained from Otterbein College. He then attended The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2001. Upon graduation he completed an internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital. Afterwards he completed a three year residency program in equine surgery at Michigan State University and became a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2006. He returned to work at Rood & Riddle from May 2005-July 2006, at which time he moved back to Pennsylvania and started Brown Equine Hospital with Dr. Jennifer Brown in 2007.
Currently Dr. Brown spends the majority of his time working on standardbred race horses. He is also very well known for performing upper airway procedures in draft horses. In his spare time Dr. Brown and his family compete in draft horse pulling competitions. He also trains a few standardbreds each year for racing. Most importantly, the majority of his free time is spent with his wife and three children, daughter Hailey and twin boys Tommy & JR.
Rolf B. Modesto, DVM, MS, DACVS
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM): Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana – Brazil
Internship: University of Minnesota; Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Residency: University of Minnesota
Dr. Rolf Becker Modesto was born in Sweden, but grew up on the island of Florianópolis in southern Brazil. He received his VMD from the School of Veterinary Medicine of the Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana and completed a surgical residency at UNESP-Botucatu in Brazil. With a desire to further his studies in the US he completed internships at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital, University of Minnesota and Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. He was also a 2 year research fellow working on drug and medical device development at the Comparative Orthopedic Research Laboratory (CORL) at the University of Pennsylvania-New Bolton Center.
Following his residency at the University of Minnesota he became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2016. He practiced surgery and sports medicine in Texas until 2019 with a passion for career longevity in rodeo and sport horses.
In Dr. Modesto’s spare time, he trains Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, snowboards and enjoys spending time with his wife Brittany, daughter Brooke, Great Dane Kiera and what seems to be their ever increasing number of horses.
Dr. Jennifer Brown, DVM, Practice Owner
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM): Michigan State University
Dr. Jennifer Brown attended Michigan State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in animal science in2001 and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2005. After graduation she practiced as a large animal ambulatory practitioner in Michigan until moving to Pennsylvania and starting Brown Equine Hospital with Dr. Keith Brown in 2007. From 2007-2009 she provided ambulatory service for Brown Equine Hospital clients.
At this time Dr. Jennifer Brown is on sabbatical.