Simon Peek, BVSc, MRCVS, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM), Clinical Professor

Department of Medical Sciences
Office: 3370

Simon Peek, BVSc, MRCVS, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM), Clinical Professor

Titles and Education

  1. Clinical Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine, Theriogenology, and Infectious Diseases

  2. BVSc, MRCVS 1990, University of Bristol, UK
  3. Ph.D. 1998 Cornell University
  4. Diplomate of American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine


Dr. Peek has published in numerous areas of large animal internal medicine, especially in the fields of infectious disease pathogenesis and neonatology.


Dr. Peek is actively involved in the didactic, laboratory and clinical instruction of senior students in large animal internal medicine, theriogenology and food animal production medicine.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Peek has clinical interests in infectious diseases of cattle, horses and New World Camelids, particularly neonates and diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract, liver and nervous systems.

Graduate Training

Dr. Peek received his veterinary degree from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom and completed residencies in large animal internal medicine and ambulatory medicine at Cornell University. He also holds a PhD in medicine from Cornell University.

Recent Publications

  1. Peek SF, Semrad SD, McGuirk SM, Riseberg A, Slack JA, Marques F, Coombs D, Lien L, Keuler, N, Darien BJ. A prospective study examining the effect of two different plasma types on survival in septic and critically ill neonatal foals. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 20, 3:569-574, 2006.
  2. Peek SF, Santschi E, Livesey M, Prichard MA, McGuirk SM, Brounts S, Edwards RB. Jejunal hemorrhage syndrome in dairy cattle – Surgical findings and outcome- 31 cases 2000-2007. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 234 (10), 1308-1312. 2009.
  3. Hardefeldt LY, Keuler N, Peek SF. Incidence of transfusion reactions to commercial equine plasma. Journal of Veterinary Emergency Medicine and Critical Care. 20 (4), 421-425.2010.
  4. Peek SF, McGuirk SM, Gaska J, Ravi M, Bell C, Pinkerton MA. Idiopathic pericardial effusion as a precursor to epicardial lymphosarcoma in three cows. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 26 (4) 1069-1072. 2012.