Dr. Katie Eisner grew up on a backyard farm in northern Maryland, where her family raised steers, pigs, chickens, and, eventually, horses. She grew up taking English riding lessons, trail riding with friends, and volunteering at the local therapeutic riding stable. In 2011, she completed her undergraduate degree at Loyola University Maryland where she graduated with a B.S. in Biology and a minor in French. While studying abroad in the UK, she further indulged her love for horses by riding with the Newcastle University Riding Club and volunteering with a nonprofit community riding center.
Dr. Eisner graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 and completed an internship at Carolina Equine Hospital in June 2016. During veterinary school, Dr. Eisner worked as an ICU technician in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Services and as a representative on the VMRCVM Honor Board. She was an active member of the student chapter of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and Food Animal Practitioner’s Club. In 2013, Dr. Eisner took part in a six week international veterinary student exchange program with Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University in southern India.
Dr. Eisner’s veterinary interests are include ophthalmology, internal medicine, surgery, and preventative medicine. When not working, she enjoys reading, hiking, playing tennis, and supporting her soccer team, Newcastle United.