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MVA was recently selected as the first multi-specialty hospital to become a member of the Penn Vet Affiliates network. Through this collaboration, MVA will enjoy access to Penn Vet’s significant resources such as state-of-the-art equipment, onsite diagnostic labs, and clinical trials.

“Overall we feel that this partnership will allow us to deliver an enhanced client experience and we are proud to be chosen as a Penn Vet Affiliate,” said Dr. James F. Dougherty, co-founder of MVA and University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine graduate (V’80). “It’s an honor that heralds our dedication to excellent service, exceptional skill, and extraordinary care.”

“We are proud to partner with Metropolitan Veterinary Associates and Emergency Services, a specialty veterinary practice renowned for its clinical excellence,” said Dr. Marc Kraus, Outpatient Medical Director of Penn Vet’s Ryan Hospital. “Our patients can now receive the same standard of care available at Ryan Hospital, but in a location that is closer to home.”

It’s an association that will also provide MVA doctors and nurses with opportunities to expand their knowledge through lectures and events from Penn’s specialists. And, our combined assets give MVA an unparalleled opportunity to bring networking and continuing education events to the Philadelphia suburbs for local veterinarians.