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Compassion-First Pet Hospitals Adds Three Renowned Florida Hospitals

Nov 06, 2019

Compassion-First Pet Hospitals Adds Three Renowned Florida Hospitals

Compassion-First Pet Hospitals Adds Three Renowned Florida Hospitals
Specialists in Companion Animal Neurology and
First Coast Veterinary Specialists and Emergency join the family

Tinton Falls, N.J.  -

Compassion-First Pet Hospitals, a family of well-known and respected specialty and emergency veterinary hospitals across the U.S., announced today the addition of three renowned Florida hospitals: Specialists in Companion Animal Neurology (SCAN) of Clearwater and Naples, and First Coast Veterinary Specialists and Emergency of Jacksonville Beach.

The SCAN hospitals are the only veterinary practices on the Florida Gulf Coast that exclusively treat medical and surgical disorders of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. The SCAN team is led by highly trained, board-certified specialist doctors that have each completed at least eight years of post-graduate education, two board certification examinations and have published scholarly articles in leading veterinary journals. Both hospitals utilize state-of-the-art diagnostics, including high-field MRI, electrodiagnostic and spinal fluid analysis to accurately diagnose your pet’s neurological disease. The veterinary specialists at SCAN expertly interpret diagnostic tests and are then able to formulate the best treatment plan for the pet while keeping quality of life at the forefront of any therapeutic recommendations.

“The vision to elevate veterinary medicine beyond what is seen in human medicine is truly achievable,” says Dr. Michelle Carnes of SCAN. “John Payne’s vision to become the Mayo Clinic of veterinary medicine is more than words; he is investing in the right hospitals and fostering true collaboration.”

First Coast Veterinary Specialists and Emergency is a referral specialty and emergency center with board-certified veterinary surgeons working in partnership with primary care veterinarians and other board-certified veterinary specialists to provide advanced care to pet owners throughout Northeast Florida and South Georgia communities. First Coast Veterinary Specialists and Emergency offers 24-hour veterinary emergency care, advanced surgical procedures in orthopedics, soft-tissue/oncologic, oral/maxillofacial, and neurosurgery; advanced diagnostics in radiography along with an in-house helical CT scanner; and state-of-the-art techniques in arthroscopy and regenerative medicine.

“Since opening our doors less than five years ago, we have been committed to taking care of the pet-loving community and to advancing veterinary surgery,” says First Coast Veterinary Specialists and Emergency owner, Tom McNicholas, DVM, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons. “We have now entered into an age where advancements are happening daily, and our partnership with Compassion-First Pet Hospitals can help us continue to offer the best for our patients.”

Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is a family of specialty and emergency veterinary hospitals throughout the U.S., dedicated to changing the veterinary landscape and elevating patient outcomes. For more information, please visit www.compassionfirstpets.com.

About Compassion-First Pet Hospitals 

Compassion-First Pet Hospitals is a family of specialty and emergency veterinary hospitals throughout the United States, dedicated to changing the veterinary landscape and elevating patient outcomes. Founded in 2014, Compassion-First Pet Hospitals places priority on local care with national support by partnering with more than 6,400 referral partners. Today, the family of over 40 hospitals across 14 states has more than 2,600 professionals, including more than 230 board-certified specialists to provide care across a wide range of medical disciplines. Join us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

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