Veterinary Surgeon

Surgery Lexington, Kentucky


MedVet is seeking a Veterinary Surgeon (board certified or residency trained) to join our Lexington, KY hospital.  The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment and is dedicated to practicing the highest quality of emergency medicine and critical care. The recruited candidate will join the MedVet Emergency Medicine Team treating over 100,000 patients annually. 

Why join the team at MedVet Lexington?

  • In addition to 24/7 Emergency services, MedVet Lexington offers Ophthalmology services.
  • The hospital is AAHA accredited and the team is committed to collaborative, comprehensive care.
  • Our hospital is staffed with experienced ER doctors who enjoy mentoring new graduates or experienced doctors who are transitioning to ER medicine.
  • We have a highly skilled support team and also work closely with other MedVet hospitals in the region to provide our patients with the best possible specialty care.
  • For more details, check out our MedVet Lexington digital magazine.

Everything Starts with Our Caregivers  

  • Our doctors are eligible to become shareholders - a rare opportunity to have ownership and share in the growth and success of MedVet & VEI hospitals across the country. 
  • We offer all the benefits you expect, plus a Generous Signing Bonus, Competitive Compensation, Shareholder Opportunity, Student Loan Repayment Program and Paid Parental Leave
  • Our passionate and dedicated team of doctors, certified technicians, assistants, and client service representatives is committed to being the best in the veterinary profession to give and receive care. Our collaboration, passion, and energy can be felt by everyone who enters our hospital doors. 
  • Our team members treat patients and clients like they are our own family, and we develop referral partner relationships built on trust, respect, communication, and empathy. 

Why will you love living in Lexington?

From horses to history and bourbon to basketball, Lexington is the perfect combination of abundant activities paired with small-town charm and hospitality. Lexington is the second largest city in Kentucky and is ranked as one of the cleanest cities in America. Although known as the Horse Capital of the World, you don’t have to love horses to love Lexington. You’ll find a city passionate about University of Kentucky basketball, great schools, affordable cost of living, plenty of outdoor activities, and some of the best bourbon in the country. With plenty of options for local entertainment, delicious dining, world-class horse racing, and live sports and theater, there's always something to do. You’ll also love the outdoor life Lexington has to offer with over 100 parks and plenty of hiking, camping, rafting, kayaking, and more. 

For more information about MedVet, please visit our website atwww.medvet.comor tosubmit a confidential CV, email Carolyn Luther, DVM at [email protected].

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Come as you are. MedVet is committed to creating a safe and inclusive environment for all team members. You can count on us to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all team members and applicants. Employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, training, and overall experience and abilities. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.