MedVet Expands Specialty and Emergency Services to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 16, 2018
PITTSBURGH, Nov. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MedVet is pleased to announce its expansion into Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania with the addition of University Veterinary Specialists (UVS), now known as MedVet Pittsburgh. The City Vets and VetNow divisions of UVS will not be part of MedVet Pittsburgh. MedVet looks forward to providing local veterinarians continued support and access to specialty and emergency veterinary care throughout the greater Pittsburgh community.
"We are very excited to be expanding in the Pittsburgh community," said MedVet President and CEO, Dr. Eric Schertel. "Area veterinarians and pet owners have trusted UVS to provide emergency and specialty care for their pets and now, with MedVet, we enhance our ability to collaborate with Referral Partners to deliver exceptional service and care while maintaining our commitment to leading specialty healthcare for pets." MedVet has a 30-year commitment to specialty and emergency healthcare as a veterinarian led and owned organization.
Dr. Linda Lehmkuhl, MedVet's Chief Medical Officer said, "MedVet Pittsburgh will continue to provide existing services of Dentistry, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Rehabilitation, and Surgery. We will work to recruit additional specialists to improve our breadth and depth of specialty care availability. In addition, we look forward to providing Radiology services through VetRad. Our goal in this partnership is to fuse the strength and experience of University Veterinary Specialists with MedVet's well-known emergency and specialty healthcare experience to provide the highest-quality care to local veterinary practices, pets, and their families."
MedVet operates a network of 22 medical centers in Alabama, Idaho, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio, Texas, and Utah and is committed to delivering the highest quality, most compassionate specialty and emergency veterinary care available in the nation.
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.
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