COLUMBUS, OH (April 12, 2019) ­­­­– MedVet, a growing nationwide network of specialty veterinary hospitals is proud to announce its expansion to San Jose, California with the addition of Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists. “MedVet and Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists share in a deep commitment to leading specialty healthcare for pets and delivering the highest standard of quality and compassionate care,” said Dr. Eric Schertel, Chief Executive Officer of MedVet.

“We are excited to have a new partner who shares in our vision to grow a nationwide network of veterinarian led and owned hospitals to deliver exceptional care and preserve the integrity of the profession,” said Dr. Linda Lehmkuhl, Chief Medical Officer and CEO-elect of MedVet. “We look forward to working in partnership with the Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists team and the San Jose area referral partner community to support the best possible patient outcomes.”

“Our team is committed to enhancing the lives of pets, their loving families, and the veterinary community through best in class specialty healthcare,” said Dr. Mike Moore, Founding Partner of Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists. “Partnering with MedVet supports this commitment, broadens our capabilities, and strengthens our resources to ensure the best support and care is available to our local community for the long term,” commented Dr. Ravi Dhaliwal, Founding Partner of Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists.


Veterinarian led and owned since 1988, MedVet is a growing nationwide network of hospitals committed to delivering the highest quality, most compassionate specialty and emergency veterinary care available in the nation. More than 2,000 team members, working in 24 locations throughout the Midwest, Gulf Coast, Texas, and Western United States, help to advance MedVet’s mission of Leading Specialty Healthcare for Pets. Through this effort, MedVet serves more than 250,000 pets and their families and over 7,500 referral partners each year.

Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists is dedicated to providing high quality patient care with compassion and respect for our patients, clients, referring veterinarians and the communities we serve by employing a highly skilled team of well trained, caring professionals.

Silicon Valley Veterinary Specialists (SVVS) is a 24 hour veterinary emergency and specialty hospital serving Santa Clara County San Jose and the neighboring communities. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care possible for your pet as an extension of your primary care veterinarian. The veterinarians at SVVS work closely with primary care veterinarians to ensure your pet receives the specialized care and treatment.

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