Dr. Laura Patteson

Dr. Laura Patteson was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. At a very young age Dr. Patteson began riding horses and competed on the ‘AA’ hunter/ jumper circuit growing up; this is when her love of equine sports medicine began.

She attended the University of Tennessee for undergraduate and veterinary school. Dr. Patteson obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from UT in 2011. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in 2015. Moving to the great state of Virginia following veterinary school, Dr. Patteson completed an internship at Virginia Equine Imaging in Middleburg, Virginia, which specializes in equine sports medicine and maintaining equine athletes.

Her interests within the veterinary field include equine sports medicine, reproduction, and surgery.

In her free time, Dr. Patteson loves any form of exercise, but especially running with her two dogs, Turtle and Charlotte, or spending time with her family and friends (of the two-legged and four-legged variety). Dr. Patteson is very excited to call Richmond her home, and looks forward to getting to know the incredible clients and patients of Virginia Equine!