Department: Integrative & Rehabilitative Medicine

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Veterinarian

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Veterinarian

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York City is seeking a highly motivated, team-spirited veterinarian who is board certified or board eligible in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation to join our wonderful team of rehabilitation certified practitioners and residents. You will not find a hospital that practices a higher level of medicine while fostering camaraderie and dedication to patient care than AMC.

Our team is led by a board-certified diplomate (DACVSMR), 3 certified rehabilitation practitioners, and 2 rehabilitation certified resident veterinarians pursuing board certification.  Our equipment and capabilities comprise 2 under water treadmills, Hakomed hydrotub, digatherm, extracorporeal shockwave therapy, phobiomodulation (3 units), therapeutic ultrasound, NMES, TENS, mesenchymal stem cell therapy, PRP, and objective gait analysis, musculoskeletal ultrasound, in addition to standard exercise equipment.

Successful candidates must be rehabilitation certified (CCRT/CCRP) and board certified or board eligible (DACVSMR).  Candidates with additional certification in pain management (CVPM) and/or acupuncture (CVA) are ideal. The candidate must be a team player with great communication skills.

Clinical duties include:

  • Primary case management (evaluation, diagnostic work-up, treatment and follow-up).
  • Teaching (rotating interns, residents, extern students and veterinarians seeking rehab and/or acupuncture certification).
  • Conducting research leading to peer review publication.
  • In addition, candidates are expected to deliver lectures every other month to residents and interns and routinely at local and national conferences.


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Four-day work week
  • Comprehensive benefits including health insurance with medical, dental, and vision benefits, very generous paid time off, paid continuing education time-off and stipend, and 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Possibility of housing in an AMC apartment building or assistance finding housing
  • Non-corporate practice without pressure for percentage pay
  • Strong teaching and mentoring opportunities as well as opportunities for research
  • As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, employees are eligible for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Our Commitment to Lifelong Learning

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is in the heart of Manhattan along the east side, near a multitude of prestigious leading research and teaching hospitals. The AMC’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital and one of just 5 level 1 veterinary trauma centers worldwide. With 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services, our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together. We are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way veterinary care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning, teaching, and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement and growth. 

Building the Future of Veterinary Medicine

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to fully renovate the hospital, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.

Salary Range

$190,000 – $220,000


For more information, please contact Dr. Alvarez at To apply for this position, please submit a letter of intent and resume to