Rehabilitation Veterinarian - Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group

Veterinarian - Specialist Annapolis, Maryland


Position at Veterinary Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Group

Thrive Pet Healthcare is looking to add a Veterinary Rehabilitation Specialist to the Veterinary Orthopedic and Sports Medicine team!

Join our community of veterinary care providers for the support, tools, and resources to elevate your practice and provide top-notch patient care. We believe in your abilities and are committed to helping you succeed

Learn more about the Veterinary Orthopedic and Sports Medicine team.
  • Established in 2005, the Veterinary Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Group (VOSM) pioneered orthopedic, sports medicine, and rehab specialty practice in the U.S.
  • Currently seeking a passionate veterinary rehabilitation doctor certified in veterinary rehab (CCRP or CCRT), with interests in orthopedics, sports medicine, and regenerative medicine.
  • Our referral base spans the mid-Atlantic region, with surgical referrals nationally and internationally.
  • Caseload focuses on working, sporting dogs, and companions, with a strong presence in performance dog communities.
  • Renowned in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., metro as a top choice for orthopedic pet treatment referrals.
  • Equipped with extensive orthopedic instrumentation, total hip replacement program, and multiple arthroscopic towers.
  • Features onsite 1.5 Tesla MRI, diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound, digital radiology suites, and a dedicated neurology center.
  • Sports medicine and rehab departments emphasize regenerative medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, conditioning, and hydrotherapy.
  • Certified canine rehab practitioners skilled in orthopedic rehab modalities and therapies.
  • Offers research, teaching, and clinical trial opportunities, including lectures and workshops on orthopedics and sports medicine.
  • Engages in training programs like externships, surgical internships, ACVSMR residencies, and fellowships

Annapolis is a charming town with colonial heritage, cobblestone streets, and historic architecture. It's home to the United States Naval Academy and a lively waterfront area with stunning views, sailing adventures, and cultural festivals. Visitors must see the Maryland State House and the Annapolis Maritime Museum. The town offers a delightful escape into its storied past and vibrant present.

Our network of 400 clinics across the country creates an exceptional community of veterinary professionals and resources. Thrive Pet Healthcare derives its power from individuality and interconnectivity. We are proud of our Specialty Directors Board, designed to connect specialists like you across the country for networking, community and mentorship as needed. The Board is just one element of our unique Medical Excellence and education platform, including a Clinical Research Committee, a Doctor Mentorship Committee, and more. It is aimed at providing you with the necessary knowledge, tools, and resources to enhance your professional journey.   

Provide your best care as a Thrive Pet Healthcare veterinarian.   

Our veterinarians form a vast peer network of multi-disciplinary experts here to bolster your professional and personal well-being by offering support.  When you need to rebalance, you’ll have access to meaningful resources and benefits because they’re built around nurturing your mental health. This means taking the time you need with options for flexible scheduling, like three to five-day work weeks to fit every phase of your career and life.   

Benefits – our care in action 

We invest heavily in our teams' growth and development.  We nurture an emotionally intelligent workplace and strive to maintain a positive work/life balance. We pride ourselves in creating an environment that meets your specific needs and enhances your quality of life and work.  

Some of our benefits include: 

  • A progressive compensation model that includes competitive base salaries with additional production opportunities. And, no negative accrual. 
  • A Personal + Professional Package of Paid Time Off
  • Paid Vacation time, Parental leave, PURR-rental leave, and bereavement – to grieve both humans and pets. 
  • Separate paid time to pursue Continuing Education
  • Generous Support for Board Study Paid Time
  • Mental health and well-being, as we understand the unique challenges that come with veterinary care and offer resources to alleviate them.
  • Educational support because knowledge is power and fundamental in your growth and development. 
  • Impressive Pet Perks – free exams and discounts on products and services at all Thrive locations. 

To explore opportunities with us, please review the following job requirements and reach out to us!   

Experience & Skills Requirements 

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM/VMD) or equivalent degree required 
  • State Veterinary Board License and must be in good standing for the state in which they intend to be hired, before their start date. 
  • Active DEA license or DEA licensure eligible.
  • DVM with 1-3 years of rehab experience
  • CCRT or CCRP certification, with a minimum of 1 year of experience 
  • CVA, Chiropractic Certification (AVCA/VSMT) preferred but not required

To learn more about this amazing opportunity, please apply through the link on this page or submit your CV confidentially to Jennifer Andersen at [email protected]. You can also view additional positions at   

At Thrive Pet Healthcare, we celebrate and embrace the uniqueness and diversity of all our team members, pet parents, and pets. We strive to create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive culture where all team members belong and feel empowered.