Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego (VSH) is looking for an Ophthalmologist to provide locum support to our Ophthalmology Department.

We are looking for coverage from August 15th, 2019 through November 15th, 2019.

The Hospital:

VSH is a 24-hour state of the art emergency and specialty hospital with two locations in San Diego County. Specialties include Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Neurology, Cardiology, Radiation Oncology, Medical Oncology, Dermatology, Emergency and Critical Care.


Our highly skilled and motivated veterinary team works as a collaborative and collegial group to provide optimal care to our patients and their owners.  Specialty interests, both in clinical practice and in research, are supported and encouraged. We have a very active teaching program for externs, rotating interns, specialty interns, and residents.

The Mission:

Ethos Veterinary Health ( network of hospitals, providing our clinicians the opportunity to be part of a larger network of hospitals while maintain a 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, Knowledge, and Collaboration.

The Equipment:

Our ophthalmology equipment includes:

·        Operating microscope

·        Phacoemulsification- Bausch and Lomb Stellaris

·        CO2 laser

·        Diode laser (indirect and transscleral)

·        Cryo (nitrous gas-Frigitronics and liquid nitrogen)

·        Two exam rooms with KOWA SL 15s

·        Algerbrush diamond burrs

We also have a 1.5T on-site MRI unit, a 64-slice CT, two DR digital systems, two Toshiba Aplio 300 ultrasound units, two Mindray Z6Vet portable ultrasounds, a digital fluoroscopy unit, and GE 9800 C-Arm with neurovascular package, fully integrated PACS, nerve stimulators, a full complement of endoscopy, arthroscopy, laparoscopy, and an on-site reference lab with a full-time Clinical Pathologist and access to our Anatomic Pathologist.

Contact Information:

Interested candidates can send their letter of interest and CV to Dr. Chris Blum, Veterinary Talent Acquisition Specialist, at

Sally Henry