Dr. Potenza obtained her Bachelors of Science degree from Cornell University and went on to graduate from the University of California, Davis- School of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed an equine medical and surgical internship here at San Luis Rey Equine Hospital. Following the internship, Dr. Potenza sought out advanced training in diagnostic imaging and navicular bursography through the Masters program at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Potenza is certified in Veterinary Medical Acupuncture and is member of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology. She is also a certified FEI Veterinary Delegate.
Dr. Potenza has pursued further specialized education in diagnostic ultrasound and lameness, and equine rehabilitation including gaining Certification in Equine Rehabilitation. After practicing as an associate focusing on Sports Medicine/Lameness and Internal Medicine at a large equine referral hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, she decided to enhance her sports medicine and acupuncture skills in the New England area before transitioning into the ownership role at San Luis Rey Equine Hospital.
Dr. Potenza is board certified with the American College of Veterinary Sport Medicine and Rehabilitation and her interests include sports medicine, advanced lameness diagnostics, ultrasonography, and equine rehabilitation. She is available for rehabilitation consultations to referring veterinarians and clients. (Source)