Erica Tolar, DVM, DACVO
Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
On The Job
Erica Tolar, DVM, DACVO, treats small animals at the hospital and will make ambulatory calls to see horses. She has published and lectured on equine as well as small animal corneal diseases and frequently volunteers her ophthalmology services for the Louisville Zoo, and has treated gorillas, sea lions, antelope, lemurs and hawks. She is also the veterinary advisor and on the board of directors for the American Sloughi Association. Dr. Tolar is currently working on developing a DNA test for inherited cataracts in the American saddlebred horse.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Residency, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Internship, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Tolar and her husband share their home with three dogs, three horses and a bird. She is also an avid saddlebred horse enthusiast and gardener.