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Upstate Veterinary Specialties, PLLC
Upstate New York


Upstate Veterinary Specialties, PLLC is a leader in comprehensive specialty and emergency healthcare for pets. We are located in upstate New York and seeking a second board certified surgeon to join our team.

UVS is a privately-owned specialty and emergency practice with a large team of dedicated professionals. Our newest surgeon will join a collegial team of board certified specialists in cardiology (3), critical care (1), internal medicine (3), neurology (2), ophthalmology (2), radiology (1), rehabilitation (1), and surgery (1).  In addition, each specialty is supported by a team of highly educated LVTs, assistants, client relations, and administrative staff.

Our emergency service is supported by seven emergency clinicians, LVTs, assistants, and client relations staff and includes diagnostic ultrasound, critical care cages, full in-house laboratory, multi-parameter telemetry, and a blood bank.

Our newly-built custom 23,000 square foot facility has a large 2,293 square foot surgery suite that includes two designated surgical prep areas, four operating rooms, sterilization, and is adjacent to the fluoroscopy and endoscopy rooms. In addition, our hospital is equipped with advanced imaging modalities including 1.5T MRI, 64 slice CT scanner, and multiple ultrasound units.  Perioperative care is complete with a 24hr ICU, full diagnostic laboratory, and in-house pharmacy. Our surgery equipment inventory includes:

Digital X-ray with wall mounted viewing in each suite
Fluoroscopy suite with OEC 9600 C-arm fluoroscope
LigaSure system with Force Triad base
Laparoscopy & arthroscopy capabilities 

We work closely with our referring community and draw cases from a large geographical region. We are looking for a strong surgeon to join our growing team and support the wide variety of soft tissue and orthopedic cases that are referred here.

We promote a rewarding and innovative environment where patient care is optimized and learning is continuous. Coupled with our additional specialties and emergency department, UVS is the number one place to practice advanced surgery in the tri-state area.

UVS is located in Latham, New York. The growing area is centrally located between the mountains of the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills and the popular cities of Boston, Montreal and New York. The area’s attractions include the Empire State Plaza, Saratoga Race Track and Performing Arts Center, Lake George, Thatcher Park, and more. With a variety of restaurants, bars, and entertainment, the area is a great place to work and play. The area provides a thriving business community and exceptional educational institutes with both urban and suburban living that is sure to fulfill your lifestyle.

Our ideal candidate is a team player that will embrace our culture. 

At UVS, we work hard to be worthy of the trust from our referral network and community. Our clients see and know our compassion for our work, themselves, and their pets.

We value our employees and treat them like family. We encourage our employees to pursue a healthy balance between work and life and offer multiple incentives that speak to our philosophy.   

The position offers a base salary, plus percentage of gross profit. The four-day work week typically consists of two consultation days and two surgery days. UVS offers a competitive compensation package and buy-in opportunity for the right individual.


Medical, dental and LTD
401(k) with matching contribution
Generous PTO
Substantial CE allowance
Relocation costs
Employee pet discount policy
Full-time (4-day work week)

Board certified specialists in surgery are encouraged to apply.

Inquires and resumes should be directed to Aaron Wey, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Phone: 518-783-3198 | Email: awey@uvsonline.com | Fax: 518-783-3199