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Meadowlands Veterinary Center



Hands-on exposure to all aspects on generalized and special surgical and laparoscopic procedures. The student will go through orientation and will then be provided the opportunity for individual patient care with doctor supervision.

Institutional Resources

This practice is equipped with all the newest technological equipment including Med RX ear system, STORZ laparoscopic system, arthroscopy, endoscopy, surgical telescope, gastric feeding tube placement system, subcutaneous tube system, ultrasound, complete ASIF bone plating system, Kirstner system, power equipment including micro-air sagital, oscilating, and rotary system plus standard ASIF air drills, gas and steam sterlization, cryosurgery, Ellman radiosurgery, ligasure vessel sealer and more specialized equipment than you have ever seen. We have a complete lab using IDEXX lasercyte, catalyst, Snap Reader, and electrolytes. A video microscope is used for case discussion and training. The majority of our labwork is run "in house"

Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

Robert Slobody, DVM: Although I am not board certified I have had a referral practice for 30 years. I have attended every major course available to learn my skills. Early in my career I spent one day a week with a board certified surgeon for a two year period.

Educational Resources

  • complete library
  • online access to VIN
  • complete library of video training
  • Friday evening "Happy Hour" gives an informal medium for staff communication
  • local CE meetings and in-house training from customer reps are emphasized


I have high expectations for anyone I am willing to spend time training. the student will be oriented and will shadow at first and then will be given cases to handle under supervision based on the skills the student shows. Independent work and exposure to the business and art of veterinary medicine.

Student Supervision

5 days - 60 hrs. per week; 24 hour access to Dr. Slobody


Yes, if needed the student will be provided a private room in Dr. Slobody's home.

Practice Information

Meadowlands Veterinary Center
36751 Euclid Avenue
Willoughby, OH 44094

Ph: 440-942-7297
Fx: 440-942-3080


Updated: 2/10/09
Signature On File: Robert Slobody, DVM

Willoughby, OH
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