Veterinary Medical Oncologist

NVA Compassion-First
Annapolis, Maryland
Closing date
Jul 30, 2023

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Practice Area
Small Animal
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist
Contract Type
Organization Type
Veterinary Hospitals / Corporate

Job Details

Atlantic Veterinary Internal Medicine & Oncology seeking a medical oncologist for our thriving practice in historic waterfront Annapolis, Maryland. We will accept board-certified or residency-trained veterinary medical oncologists for this position.

Our core principles revolve around combining top tier veterinary medical care with empathetic communication with clients and collaboration with referring veterinarians and other specialists.

As a medical oncologist at AVIM&O, you will benefit from a four-day set schedule work week with a highly trained and dedicated oncology technician team. We are open to discussing a more limited schedule for the right candidate.  We do not see new case appointments or take transfers on weekends.

AVIM&O was established in 1992 and is a member practice of Chesapeake Veterinary Referral Center, an integrated specialty referral hospital with specialists in surgery, cardiology, neurology, advanced imaging, ophthalmology, radiation oncology, emergency medicine and a 24/7 ICU service. AVIM&O also has practice locations in Towson and Columbia, Maryland and is supported by NVA-Compassion First.

Our 28,000 square foot building boasts advanced equipment, including:


  • Dedicated spaces for chemotherapy prep and administration Olympus 190 series video endoscopes Multiple rigid scopes Phillips EPIQ5 ultrasounds I-Stat Heska Lacuna digital cytology Digital radiography Benchtop in-hospital lab systems Advanced monitoring 16-slice CT and 1.5 Tesla MRI.

Because we believe in the value of continuing education and integration with other specialists, we offer a positive and supportive learning environment demonstrated by our collegial conversations with our adjoining specialty practices, interactive morning rounds, journal club, monthly lunch and learns and veterinary student extern mentoring. In 2022, we welcomed our first specialty intern and plan to grow the program. We value collaboration and a team-based approach to our cases, both within our practice and with other specialists.

About the Area:


Annapolis is a charming and historic waterfront city with easy access to sailing, powerboating and paddling the Chesapeake Bay, wooded hiking trails and parks, excellent restaurants and a historic, cobblestoned downtown offering boutique shopping, historic homes breweries and music venues. Annapolis is also home to the United States Naval Academy, St. John’s College, The Key School and Annapolis Area Christian School. The surrounding counties offer rolling horse farms for the equestrian lover and our practice is a short drive to ocean beaches or the Appalachian mountains. You will also have a short commute to exciting activities available to you in Baltimore and Washington, DC, both less than forty minutes away. Visit our Careers page to learn more about the area.


Interested candidates may send their CV or inquiries to Beth Bardell:



NVA Overview: NVA is a growing community of general practice clinics, emergency hospitals, equine practices, specialty hospitals, and pet resorts across five countries. Our doctors and pet care teams share best practices, medical knowledge, innovation, and insights. This collaborative approach allows each individual practice and pet resort to do what they do best: service their local community with compassionate, best-in-class care and medicine, to enhance the lives of the animals they love while backed by the support, stability, and leadership of NVA.



Compassion-First and NVA recognize that we share deep-rooted values and priorities. For years, our dedication to Specialty and Emergency medicine has been a common background.

Our groups have long shared the belief that the best patient care comes from championing hospitals in their local communities and supporting the practices and culture that have made them successful. We believe in empowering veterinarians and their teams with deeper resources so they can do more of what’s already working.

Combining our strengths gives us the opportunity to make a lasting and positive impact on the profession, our people, and the care of animals.

This is The Power of Us. Great medicine comes from great people who band together for the momentum to grow, flourish and practice advanced care.

As one of the only dedicated Specialty and Emergency groups in the industry, NVA Compassion-First is the trusted partner of hospital teams who are looking for more—more resources to advance their medicine, a greater sense of belonging, and increased opportunities to care for their patients, clients and people. Learn more at 

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