Inga Emma Karasek

Inga Emma Karasek, DVM, MSc

Associate Professor

Dr. Inga Emma Karasek joined St. George’s University in 2010 as Assistant Professor in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been the Large Animal Resource Facility Director since 2015.

An equine enthusiast with a passion for dentistry and lameness, she is a long-time member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and is one of two Faculty Advisors for the student AAEP chapter and an advisor for the Large Animal Society. Dr. Karasek is also one of two faculty advisors for the SGU Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) affiliation. She remains a large animal veterinary representative for the Veterinary Public Health Club, which coordinates the One Health One Medicine clinics. She is a long-time member and chair of the St. George’s University Phi Zeta Honor Society.  Dr. Karasek is also the current chair of the School of Veterinary Medicine Curriculum Committee.

Prior to coming to St. George’s University, Dr. Karasek held an associate position at a large mixed animal practice in North Simcoe County in Ontario, Canada, where she focused on equine and other large animal patients.

Dr. Karasek earned her DVM from St. George’s University in 2009 and completed her combined ambulatory and surgical internship in 2010 at Rhinebeck Equine LLP, a private equine hospital. She earned her BSc with Honors in Zoology from the University of Guelph in 2002. In 2021, she graduated with a Master of Veterinary Medicine (MSc) in veterinary pharmacology at SGU SGS. She is also a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (Equine Acupuncture, Chi University).