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Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists


  • Appointments -obtain history, perform physical exam, develop differential diagnoses, develop treatment plan, assess laboratory and radiology results
  • Procedures - exposure to all endoscopic including laparoscopic procedures, opportunity to assist in procedures and handle scopes, opportunity to scrub into surgery with board-certified surgeon
  • Opportunity to use technical skills including venopuncture, IV catheter placement, etc.
  • Exposure to private practice setting including opportunity to learn about day to day operation, management, finances, etc.


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Antu Radhakrishnan, DVM, DACVIM
  • Nancy Zimmerman, DVM, DACVS (part-time)
  • Lisa Neuwirth, DVM, DACVR (mobile)

Educational Resources

  • Weekly rounds with technicians - similar to rounds with senior students
  • Veterinary library with current text books and journals
  • Online access to VIN, medline, and journal articles


Similar to clinical year in veterinary school - management of patients, developing diagnostic and treatment plans, participate in procedures and appointments, treatments

Student Supervision

Typical work day is 8a-6p Monday to Thursday and 9a-1p Friday.



Practice Information

Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists
1591 Winchester Road
Lexington KY 40505 as of 4/1/10

Ph: (859)268-7604
Fax: (859)335-8635


Updated: 02/24/2010
Signature On File: Antu Radhakrishnan, DVM, DACVIM

Lexington KY
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