We don’t often blow our own horn, because we strive each and every day to provide the very best veterinary services in the country, and our commitment to excellence, we feel, speaks for itself. However, once in a while a recognition comes along that validates our core values of Teamwork, Leadership and Compassion (TLC), and applauds the dedicated team of MedVet doctors and staff who work tirelessly to uphold the principles upon which MedVet was founded. Such recognition is The 2014 AAHA – Accredited Referral Practice of the Year Award.
AAHA is the only organization in the United States and Canada that accredits animal hospitals based on standards that meet or exceed state regulations. Established in 1933, the Association is well known among veterinarians for its leadership and high standards for veterinary practices and pet health care. MedVet’s medical centers in Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton are the first AAHA Accredited Specialty Referral hospitals in the state of Ohio.
We were evaluated on approximately 900 standards that included mission and vision, practice team composition, continuing education and training, and community service. So receiving this award – out of all the other AAHA-accredited hospitals – is important to us at MedVet, and we are understandably proud of this achievement.
The award recognizes the high standards of Veterinary Medicine we deliver in each of our specialty practices, and reinforces the value of our services as a specialty and emergency service provider. We will continue to adhere to both internal and external standards of quality as we explore new ways to serve our patients, pet owners and referral partners. Now that’s something to celebrate!
MedVet Announces Matt Erick as President
February 5, 2019
MedVet is pleased to announce that Matt Erick will join the organization as President, effective today. Erick’s most recent role was President, North America for Mylan Pharmaceuticals. In his new role at MedVet, he will report directly to Dr. Eric Schertel, CEO of MedVet and work in close partnership with Dr. Linda Lehmkuhl, Chief Medical Officer. “We are very excited to welcome Matt to the MedVet family. Leveraging his tremendous experience leading…
MedVet Expands Specialty and Emergency Services to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
December 13, 2018
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…
MedVet Celebrates 30 Years of Leading Specialty Healthcare for Pets
November 26, 2018
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, Diplomate, ACVS. “We could not have accomplished this without the trust and loyalty of our Referral Partners and clients,” he said. In 1988,…
MedVet President and CEO, Dr. Eric Schertel, recognized as a member of the Smart 50 2018 class
June 19, 2018
Dr. Eric Schertel, President and CEO at MedVet, was named a recipient of the Smart 50 Awards recognizing the top executives of the 50 smartest companies in the region for their ability to effectively build and lead successful organizations. A two time recipient of this award, Schertel continues to focus on increasing access to exceptional emergency and specialty healthcare for pets, supporting advancements in veterinary medicine through continuing education, and strengthening community engagement.
Service Dogs Receive a Complimentary Health Screening at MedVet in May
May 14, 2018
MedVet is providing complimentary eye exams the entire month of May to service dogs during the 11th Annual ACVO®/StokesRx™ National Service Dog Eye Exam Event. Three of MedVet’s medical centers are providing these screenings: Columbus, Cincinnati, and Dayton, Ohio. These screenings are by appointment only. Nearly 60,000 service and working animals have received free screening eye exams since the program began, including approximately 7,500 last year. More than 150 of those service…