Dr. Mary Buelow graduated from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Following graduation, she began her career as a general practitioner first in Cincinnati, Ohio for 2 years, followed by a busy general, emergency, and specialty practice in Yonkers, NY, where she began to focus on the field of dentistry. For three years, she worked closely with a local board-certified veterinary dentist and attended advanced dentistry courses and forums to broaden her knowledge in the field.
In 2009, Dr. Buelow began an American College of Veterinary Dentistry approved veterinary dental and oral surgery residency at the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine. She studied under Dr. Sandra Manfra Marretta, one of the founders and pioneers in the field of veterinary dentistry. Having completed her residency, Dr. Buelow returned to practice dentistry and oral surgery in the New York City region and earned her board certification from the American Veterinary Dental College. During that time, she was an active member of the Veterinary Medical Association of New York City and served as President of the organization in 2016.
In 2016, Dr. Buelow joined the Dental and Oral Surgery service at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine and was an active clinician and teacher there for almost 2 years. Recently, she and her husband decided to relocate to Leesburg, VA, closer to family. When not at work, they both enjoy tennis, hiking, and exploring local hotspots. They currently have two dogs and two cats, all 4 rescues from different parts of the country.