Reasons to come to an Academic Veterinary Medical Center

  • Largest and most comprehensive veterinary medical center in Ohio and surrounding states.
  • Provides advanced specialty care for companion animals, horses, and farm animals.
  • “One Team” approach to patient care led by experienced faculty clinician specialists.
  • Ohio State has over 60 board-certified practitioners in 14 recognized veterinary specialties for companion animal, equine, and farm animals.
  • Faculty work with residents, interns, registered veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, and fourth year veterinary students in partnership with our clients’ primary care veterinarians.
  • A one-stop resource for the highest quality, integrated and comprehensive diagnostics and treatment plans.
  • Advanced diagnostic technologies and equipment, including digital radiography, ultrasound, multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT), nuclear medicine services, endoscopy, echocardiography, and access to a 3 Tesla MRI.
  • 24/7 emergency care supported by emergency/critical care specialists and state-of-the-art intensive care units for ill and injured companion animals, farm animals and horses.
  • World-renowned faculty pioneers and leaders in their respective fields, including authors and editors of authoritative textbooks.
  • Clinician-scientists who make meaningful discoveries to advance clinical veterinary medicine.
  • Clinical Trials Office supports access to the latest advances in veterinary medicine through participation in leading-edge clinical trials, which may include newly developed diagnostic techniques and treatments.
  • Availability of an onsite licensed social worker and our Honoring the Bond program which assists clients with treatment planning and end-of-life decisions, and provides compassionate support at no additional cost during diagnosis and treatment.
  • Interdisciplinary collaborations--including access to human medical specialists and researchers--enhance advanced patient care through procedures such as interventional medical techniques, comparative oncology, comparative orthopedics and other disciplines.
  • "One Health" collaborators include experts from The Ohio State University Medical Center, Comprehensive Cancer Center and Solove Research Institute, Wright Center for Innovation in Biomedical Imaging, Riverside Methodist Hospital, and Nationwide Children’s Hospital.

Specialty and ancillary services for companion animals, farm animals and horses at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center:

  • Anesthesiology & Pain Management
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Canine Rehabilitation
  • Cardiology & Interventional Medicine
  • Clinical & Anatomic Pathology
  • Comparative Ophthalmology
  • Dermatology & Otology
  • Diagnostic & Clinical Microbiology
  • Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology
  • Emergency & Critical Care
  • Internal Medicine
  • Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Nutrition
  • Oncology & Hematology
  • Radiation Oncology
  • Surgery (soft tissue/general and orthopedics)
  • Theriogenology & Reproductive Medicine