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Cornell University Veterinary Specialists
Stamford, Connecticut
ProSal model with excellent base and %. Outstanding benefits.
Closing date
Jul 29, 2023

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Practice Area
Position Type
Veterinary Internist / Specialist, Board-Certified
Contract Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Private Practice

Practice at Your Best. Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (CUVS) is looking for another medical oncologist to join our amazing team.

CUVS is a unique hospital – a private practice and an independent subsidiary of Cornell University, bringing the best of both worlds and also something quite different. We are specialist-run. Our specialists are a cohesive team of clinicians who strongly believe in collaboration, communication, respect, and lifelong learning, and are actively involved in strategic medical and organizational decisions. We pride ourselves on our phenomenally and uniquely positive culture.

​CUVS has specialists in emergency-critical care (5), internal medicine (3), surgery (2), radiology (2), oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, dentistry-oral surgery, cardiology and anesthesiology. We have 6 residents; no interns.

We fully understand and appreciate the unique needs of each specialty, and work with the specialists to create the optimal service. We have all the tools, technology and staff for optimum patient care and clinician efficiency, and an exemplary team dynamic. The Oncology department currently comprises 1 full-time and 1 part-time oncologist, a great nursing staff (including a VTS-Oncology) and a dedicated client liaison. The department is further supported by strong interdepartmental collaborations, including a 365-day/year criticalist-staffed ECC department.

We are exceedingly well equipped, including with a 128-slice CT scanner, C-arm fluoroscopy and a comprehensive Interventional suite. We have a large and diverse caseload, and a clientele that are willing and able to pursue the best medical options for their pets. Our sophisticated infrastructure, technology and training facilitate optimal functioning for the busy specialist, as well as remarkable client satisfaction.

​While our hospital operates as a private practice, our specialists have many opportunities for collaboration with Cornell, as well as teaching and clinical trials internally and with the College or other institutions.

Located in Harbor Point, Stamford, on Connecticut’s “Gold Coast”, the area offers beauty, a rich cultural experience, and myriad water and other outdoor activities.  We are 45 minutes from Manhattan and minutes from commuter trains and the Interstate, offering easy access to other parts of New England and the Northeast.

CUVS offers an outstanding compensation package (even for private practice) with excellent benefits, including matching 401k, incredible medical, dental, pet, disability and life insurance. Access to Cornell’s electronic library and subscriptions is provided.

CUVS is a great place to practice at your best. Individuals with a passion for their work, a strong sense of collaboration and teamwork, and an appreciation for diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please contact:  Dr. Susan Hackner, BVSc, DACVIM, DACVECC (CMO & COO) at


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