Dr. Sarpong mastered a rigorous and demanding application process and certification examination in order to obtain Diplomate status. To qualify to sit for the extensive, two-day examination, a veterinarian must complete either a residency program or six years of clinical veterinary practice. In addition, two case reports, references, descriptions of practice procedures, and professional education records must be submitted and pass review. This year’s examination was given on November 4-6, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.
Dr. Sarpong received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with honors from Texas A&M in 2001. She has a special interests in endocrinology, soft tissue surgery, and oncology. Dr. Sarpong practices at Metro Paws Animal Hospital located at 1910 Skillman Ave in Dallas, and the soon to be opened practice at 1021 Fort Worth Avenue in Oak Cliff. She is a lifetime member of Texas Veterinary Medical Association, and member of Dallas County Veterinary Medical Association, and American Veterinary Medical Associal.
The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners was established in 1978 and is accredited by a special committee of the American Veterinary Medical Association to recognize excellence in clinical practice through the certification of species-oriented specialists. Over 860 veterinarians worldwide are certified in one of ABVP’s ten practice categories: Avian, Beef Cattle, Equine, Exotic Companion Mammal, Canine and Feline, Dairy, Feline, Food Animal, Reptile and Amphibian and Swine Health Management. For more information on ABVP visit www.abvp.com.