Additional Specialist in Surgery (PT or FT)


Veterinary Emergency Service / Veterinary Specialty Center (VES/VSC), is a steadily expanding, independently owned Emergency and Specialty hospital group in the Madison, Wisconsin area, looking for a third part time or full time surgeon to join our team! 
As our third specialist in small animal surgery at VES/VSC, you will have the full support of our eight board certified specialists and 18 experienced ER veterinarians.  Our doctors and staff will work side-by-side with you in a collaborative and encouraging manner to ensure the best outcome for our patients.  Our specialties include Anesthesia (1), Critical Care (2), Surgery (2), Internal Medicine (1), Cardiology (1), and Oncology (2).  VES/VSC also manages a critical care residency program and rotating internship.
The successful surgeon will work primarily out of our Madison hospital (VES Madison), which is currently undergoing renovation/expansion.  Two new surgery suites, surgical procedure room and dedicated oncology suite and internal medicine suites will be installed.  VES Madison will have an endoscopy suite, a chemotherapy administration suite with an industry standard biological safety cabinet, and ultrasound (GE logic S7).  A multislice CT is housed at VES Middleton, as well as an independent reference laboratory (Marshfield Labs) that treats all our labs as stat requests.  Results integrate into our Impromed medical records system.  Most results are available within an hour. 
Our surgery service has been operating for 9 years and continues to grow.  With the highest ER caseload in the region, there is a strong caseload of primary, secondary soft tissue and orthopedic procedures.  We are particularly proud of the high oncologic surgery caseload, and we are additionally seeking a third oncologist to join our practice. The surgeon will participate in the surgery on-call rota, however many surgical procedures out of hours are performed by our experienced ER doctors.  Specific surgical equipment includes among others, Synthes TPLO equipment, LCP/LCDCP/DCP plates, laparoscopy and arthroscopy, LigaSure, TA/GIA staplers, and hall surgairtome drill.   
Our management philosophy is centered around customer service, whether our customer is our patient, the owner or our referring veterinarian.  Our mission to exceed client expectations fosters a team/customer focused/patient care oriented environment with encouraged collaborative decision making.  Our goal is to empower our staff to be fully engaged providing the best care/service possible.   With over 160 employees total, VES/VSC has a highly-dedicated administration team.  In addition, our DVM/Hospital managers ensure all staff have a voice.   

If you join VES/VSC, you will experience weekly critical care rounds, and a bi-weekly informal journal club and M&M.  VES/VSC also hosts CE dinner events to our referring veterinarians monthly.  You may be called upon to mentor interns, veterinary students during externships, and we encourage/support clinical research.  VES/VSC strongly believes in ongoing community involvement and outreach, and regularly supports local charitable events.
Our doctors receive a competitive compensation package, including three health plan levels, disability coverage, PLIT insurance, 401(k) with a charitable employer match, Paid Time Off (PTO) and a generous CE fund. We are seeking part time or a full time surgeon. 
The Madison area is home to a diverse, highly educated population of approximately half a million, with a local airport (MSN), relatively low cost housing and cost of living, yet incredible variety of cultural experiences- food, sports, theater and music.   The area boasts excellent schools and frequently ranked top in the country in terms of health, happiness and overall quality of life.  Milwaukee and Chicago are within 2 hours drive for international getaways; Daily direct flights from Madison Airport to Chicago, Minneapolis, NYC, DC, Denver, Atlanta. 

To register interest, please email Kai-Biu Shiu at in complete confidence, ideally with your CV attached.  Learn more about our company at