about dr. michael porter

Dr. Porter was born in Colombia South America, and grew up in Miami, FL. He attended the University of Virginia for his undergraduate studies, and then moved to Gainesville, where he completed his graduate studies and veterinary degree at the University of Florida. While performing his PhD, Dr. Porter discovered his love for horses. If you ask him today, he will tell you that he did not choose to work with horses, the career path chose him.

After a few years as an equine general practitioner, he completed a residency in large animal internal medicine at UF. In 2004, Dr. Porter developed the Mobile Equine Diagnostic Service at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine. During this time he provided referral level veterinary services to horse owners and referring veterinarians throughout the Southeast. With Performance Horse Doc, Veterinary Services, he will continue to provide top-of-the-line services to his clients in a private practice setting.