Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital is looking to add a second Ophthalmologist to join our thriving practice in Woburn, Massachusetts

(posted 3/21/2018) 

Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital is looking to add an additional full-time board-certified or board-eligible Ophthalmologist to join our team in Woburn, Massachusetts. We are looking for a talented, energetic, personable individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills, who will be a contributing member of our multi-specialty veterinary team.

Our hospital is located just 11 miles north of Boston, a historic and vibrant city, with diverse offerings to meet anyone’s interests, including easy travel to the innumerable scenic points across New England.

The Hospital:

Our 36,000-square foot hospital, located 11 miles north of Boston, is home to one of the premier level 1 emergency and specialty centers in New England. We offer specialty care in Diagnostic Imaging, Surgery, Neurology, Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Oncology, Anesthesia and Critical Care, as well as, a busy emergency service. The hospital is supported by an in house diagnostic laboratory with full time clinical pathologist, and a compounding pharmacy.

The Team:
Our doctors are supported by an amazing group of technicians, well trained client care coordinators, and a proven management team.

The Culture:
The success of our hospital can only be attributed to our colleagues. We have a highly collaborative culture that strives for excellence, is optimistic, collaborative, and supportive. This teamwork and camaraderie leads to delivering exceptional service to our patients, clients, and referring veterinarians.

The Equipment:

Our equipment includes a GE Vivid E95 ultrasound, digital radiology, 64-slice Toshiba Aquilion CT, 1.5 tesla Phillips MRI, and a GE OEC 9900 C-arm, and 3 ultrasound machines with small footprint high mHz probes for ophthalmology. We have a dedicated Ophthalmology surgical suite that is equipped with following equipment:

  • Phacoemulsification (Bausch and Lomb's Stellaris)
  • Cryo surgery (Frigitronics and Brymill units)
  • Diode laser and ophthalmoscope (Iridex)
  • Operating microscope with Zeiss optics
  • ERG (Acrivet / Anvision)

The Mission:
Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital is part of the Ethos Veterinary Health ( network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals, but still maintain our distinctive identity. The focus of Ethos is on advancing veterinary medicine, along with providing high quality, compassionate care, which improves the lives of patients and their human companions. Our advancements center around three main areas:

  • Transformative Science
    We focus on driving initiatives that change the biology of disease, resulting in new diagnostics, novel therapies and improved treatments.

  • Knowledge
    We know we are only as good as our teams, so we are committed to continuous learning and growth, ensuring all team members have a path to reaching their fullest potential.

  • Collaboration
    Throughout Ethos we focus on capturing bright spots and sharing that knowledge across our organization. We believe a collaborative approach leads to better outcomes for our patients and more professionally fulfilled medical teams

Interested candidates can submit their CV to Dr. Chris Blum at