The Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory seeks a board-certified or board-eligible ophthalmologist in Hickory, NC
(posted 12/29/2017-1)  

The Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory, a long-standing referral practice in Hickory, North Carolina, seeks an ophthalmologist to join our team. This is a growth area for our practice and an excellent opportunity for an individual eager to grow a service. Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory is well supported by the areaís referring veterinarians. Our doctors take a collaborative approach to patient care. Referring veterinarians and pet owners receive personal and attentive service.

Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory is a 24-hour specialty / referral and emergency hospital with two surgeons, an internist, a dermatologist, a criticalist, and a team of dedicated emergency clinicians. This team means 24-hour support for your patients, excellent equipment, and a thriving environment to support your practice.

VRHOH has successfully served the western North Carolina and southwestern Virginia areas for over 20 years, developing a strong referral base. Our hospital offers a 24-hour ICU, full-service in-house lab, ultrasound, CT, endoscopy, minimally-invasive surgery, and Cures for Cats Thyroid Treatment Center.

Our practice offers a generous compensation and benefits practice that reflects our values, supporting our team and investing in their ongoing development. It includes:

  • Excellent salary
  • Relocation package
  • Generous benefits package including
    • Paid time off o Annual continuing education allowance
    • Health insurance
    • 401(k) with company match
    • and more
  • Charitable giving program

Hickory, North Carolina offers great schools, a moderate climate, and an exceptional quality of life. Hickory is approximately one hour from the mountains and four hours from the coast. Itís an excellent area in which to live for those who enjoy outdoor activities.

We hope youíll contact us to see if this opportunity might be a match for you. Both board-certified individuals and those completing their residency training will be considered.

To apply, please send your CV and a letter of interest to Dr. Karen Parker at or apply online:

We look forward to speaking with you!