Scott W. Pierce, DVM
Scott W. Pierce, DVM, was the second of five siblings raised in Maryville, Missouri, a small college town and farming community. Scott was influenced by his father, an actively mixed animal veterinarian in Missouri for 47 years, and upon graduating from Northwest Missouri State University, Scott Pierce enrolled in the University Of Missouri College Of Veterinary Medicine.
Following his graduation in 1983, he practiced in Hot Springs, Arkansas and Lee's Summit, Missouri.
Dr. Pierce joined Rood and Riddle PSC, Lexington, Kentucky in 1985 as an associate veterinarian. In 1989, he became a partner in Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, one of the four original members in the firm, where he continues in active practice.
He has written numerous equine articles based on clinical research and studies. One of his articles was recently published in Hyaluronan: Structure, Metabolism, Biological Activities, Therapeutic Applications, Volume II. As a co-author, Dr. Pierce also received the 2006 'Clinical Evidence Literary Award' from the Equine Veterinary Journal in England. In addition, Dr. Pierce has presented numerous papers at meetings of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
He is a member of the American and Kentucky Veterinary Medical Associations; the American and Kentucky Associations of Equine Practitioners; the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and the Royal College of the Veterinary Surgeons.