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George Elane

Locum Emergency Surgeon

Locum Equine Ambulatory Clinician

PhD student


Dr. Elane was born in Laurel, Maryland where he fell in love with racehorses at an early age. He attended vet school at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine with a special interest in equine surgery. He completed two internships in equine medicine and surgery, first at Peterson and Smith Equine Hospital in Ocala, Florida, and second at Marion du Pont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. He then went on to complete a combined Master of Veterinary Science degree during his Residency in Large Animal Surgery at the University of Florida. His primary interest is using basic science to improve clinical outcome in surgical colic cases. He is currently completing a Doctorate in Philosophy at North Carolina State University, researching changes in the intestinal epithelial transcriptome in healthy and ischemic disease states across species.


Diplomate ACVS 2023

Master of Veterinary Science University of Florida 2022

Residency in Large Animal Surgery University of Florida 2022

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine 2016

BS Auburn University 2012

Area(s) of Expertise

Equine Soft Tissue Surgery