MedVet Toledo Achieves High Level of Veterinary Excellence
October 18, 2017
MedVet Toledo has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). MedVet Toledo earned AAHA accreditation after a rigorous review of the hospital’s practice protocols, medical equipment, facility and client service. MedVet Toledo offers services in Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ophthalmology, Radiology, and Surgery.
Unlike human hospitals, not all animal hospitals are required to be accredited.
Accredited hospitals include only those veterinary hospitals choosing to be evaluated on approximately 900 quality standards; going above and beyond basic state regulations. These quality standards from patient care and pain management to staff training and advanced diagnostic services. AAHA-accredited hospitals are recognized among the finest in the industry, and are consistently at the forefront of advanced veterinary medicine. AAHA standards are also continuously reviewed and updated, keeping accredited practices on the cutting edge of veterinary excellence.
Pet owners look for AAHA-accredited hospitals because they value their pet’s health and trust the consistent, expert care provided by the entire health care team. At AAHA-accredited practices, pet owners can expect to receive the highest quality care from well-trained, professional veterinary teams.
Only the top small animal hospitals in the United States and Canada have achieved accreditation by the Association. To maintain accredited status, MedVet Toledo must continue to be evaluated regularly by AAHA. For more information about accreditation, visit aaha.org/petowner.
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…