A fellowship in equine surgery is offered from June 2021 to May 2022. The program involves working at Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery ("ESMS") under the supervision of 3 ACVS board-certified surgeons. Fellows will rotate through the surgery, intensive care unit, and ambulatory departments with the majority of their time spent in the surgery department. The Fellow will gain advanced knowledge in a wide variety of surgeries such as arthroscopy, fracture repair, laparoscopy, upper airway procedures, and emergency exploratory laparotomy. ESMS has an annual surgery caseload of 1,000 total surgeries providing the Fellow with exposure to a large number of cases.
The Fellow will be expected to share in daily patient evaluation and care and will share primary emergency responsibility. In addition to a considerable surgery caseload, ESMS sees a substantial number of lameness cases. The Fellow will gain valuable experience in the latest diagnostic and therapeutic strategies regarding sports medicine in the equine athlete.
How to apply:
Applicants are invited to submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Address letters of intent and letters of recommendation to Dr. Ali Broyles. Please email information to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualified candidates must be a graduate from a college of veterinary medicine, eligible for licensure in Texas and preferably have 1 year experience in an equine internship program. We are seeking individuals with a desire to be part of a team of veterinarians working together to provide high quality sports medicine to our clients. We seek team-oriented veterinarians with excellent communication and people skills, strong work ethic, and a keen interest and experience in equine sports medicine and lameness.
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About Equine Sports Medicine & Surgery
Our Weatherford Division is made up of 4 veterinarians including three board certified surgeons. We have four intern veterinarians, 2 fellow veterinarians and over 20 equine technicians/assistants.
Type of Practice:
ESMS’ flagship hospital is located in Weatherford, TX just thirty minutes west of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Facilities include a cutting-edge critical care/intensive care unit, a neonatal intensive care unit, hospital with 6 exam rooms, a surgery suite with two induction/recovery stalls, hyperbaric oxygen therapy chamber, and over eighty stalls for hospitalization.