The Liora Team
Dr. James Schumacher
CVO "Chief Veterinary Officer"

Hands On

While at the University of Tennessee, Jim shows students the value of checking all aspects of the horse to diagnose them. 

Surgical Expert

Even today, after Jim retired from UT, he is still actively being recruited by owners worldwide to assist their beloved horses with surgery. 

A True Mentor

From a lifetime of teaching, Jim has students and peers from around the world who value his honesty and sheer brilliance in the field of veterinarian medician. Jim is a vital arm of Liora, providing experience, connections, and a level of humility rarely seen. 

Jim is an active hiker. 

Dr. Schumacher is an Internationally renowned veterinary surgeon that has practiced in over 20 countries.

A member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Dr. Schumacher worked at the University of London, Auburn University, University College Dublin, and University of Tennessee (Knoxville), where he was a member of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Science faculty since 2003.

Primary author/co-author of:

147 articles in peer-reviewed prominent scientific journals, 

78 book chapters, and

Co-editor or co-author of 12 textbooks.