Chelsea Holschbach, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)

Department of Medical Sciences
Office: 2054

Chelsea Holschbach, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)

Titles and Education

  1. Assistant professor in Large Animal Internal Medicine and Food Animal Production Medicine
  2. Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  3. MS, 2019
    UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science, Madison, WI
  4. DVM, 2014
    University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine, Madison, WI


Dr. Holschbach is involved in the clinical instruction of senior veterinary students in large animal internal medicine and food animal production medicine. She teaches the first year bovine physical examination laboratory and gives didactic lectures in the third year food animal medicine course. Dr. Holschbach is also the coordinator of the food animal and equine ambulatory rotations. 

Clinical Interests

While Dr. Holschbach enjoys working with all large animal species, her particular clinical interests include neonatology as well as infectious and metabolic diseases of dairy cattle. 

Graduate Training

Dr. Holschbach received her veterinary degree from UW-Madison. She completed a food animal medicine, surgery, and field service internship at Colorado State University before returning to Madison for a residency training program in large animal internal medicine.

Recent Publications

  1. Holschbach, C. L., Tolliver, S. E., & Peek, S. F. (2020). Resolution of tracheal collapse and stenosis without surgical intervention in two Holstein calves. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association257(10), 1051–1056.
  2. Holschbach, C. L., Aulik, N., Poulsen, K., & Ollivett, T. L. (2020). Prevalence and temporal trends in antimicrobial resistance of bovine respiratory disease pathogen isolates submitted to the Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory: 2008-2017. Journal of dairy science103(10), 9464–9472.
  3. Holschbach, C. L., Raabis, S. M., & Ollivett, T. L. (2019). Effect of antibiotic treatment in preweaned Holstein calves after experimental bacterial challenge with Pasteurella multocida. Journal of dairy science102(12), 11359–11369.
  4. Holschbach, C. L., & Peek, S. F. (2018). Salmonella in Dairy Cattle. The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food animal practice34(1), 133–154.