MedVet Celebrates 30 Years of Leading Specialty Healthcare for Pets

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Lifestyle News
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MedVet celebrates 30 years of delivering much needed emergency and specialty veterinary services to local communities to enhance the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community.

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MedVet, the only veterinarian-led and owned network of emergency

and specialty hospitals for pets, marks its 30th anniversary today.

"This anniversary is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our compassionate, experienced team and relentless commitment to delivering the MedVet Experience," commented President & CEO Eric Schertel, DVM, PHD, DACVS. "We could not have accomplished this without the trust and loyalty of our Referral Partners and clients," he said.

In 1988, Dr. William (Bill) DeHoff established MedVet to address the growing need for specialty veterinary services in the central Ohio community.

In the years that followed, MedVet expanded its services to include: Anesthesia & Pain Management, Avian & Exotics, Cardiology, Critical Care, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Medical Oncology, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Rehabilitation, Surgery, and Teleradiology.

MedVet also continued to grow in its size and reach, gaining hospitals in Alabama (Mobile); Idaho (WestVet Boise); Illinois (Chicago); Indiana (Indianapolis); Kentucky (Lexington); Louisiana (Mandeville and New Orleans); Michigan (Commerce); Ohio (Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland Northeast, Cleveland West, Dayton, Hilliard, Mahoning Valley, and Toledo); Texas (Dallas, Grapevine, and Richardson); and Utah (WestVet Northern Utah).

"Today, our unyielding commitment to delivering exceptional care is still attracting the most talented and compassionate specialists, emergency doctors, clinicians, technicians, and support service professionals," says Chief Medical Officer Linda Lehmkuhl, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology). "It is through their great work that we not only deliver exceptional care, but we also are working to preserve the integrity of the profession."

Over the course of the next twelve months, the MedVet will commemorate 30 years of delivering the MedVet Experience through a variety of activities at all locations and in the communities served, celebrating the relentless commitment and dedication to enhancing the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community.

About MedVet Veterinarian-led and owned since 1988, MedVet is a growing nationwide network of hospitals delivering exceptional care and preserving the integrity of the profession. Nearly 2000 team members working in 22 hospitals throughout the Midwest, Gulf Coast, Texas, and Mountain regions, are helping to advance our mission of Leading Specialty Healthcare for Pets. Through this effort, we help and serve nearly 200,000 pets and their families, and more than 5400 Referral Partners, each year.

 

SOURCE MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets



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