Timothy H. Smith, DVM, MBA

Timothy H. Smith, DVM, MBA

Chief Medical Officer

Corporate Team, Ethos Veterinary Health, Management

Supports all Hospitals in the IVG Network

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Dr. Timothy Smith grew up in Rhode Island and attended Stonehill College receiving a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1990.  After college he worked at Massachusetts General Hospital in a laboratory studying muscle diseases.  He then enrolled in the Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine completing his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1997. Dr. Smith completed a rotating internship at the Veterinary Specialists of Rochester in Rochester, New York. He started his veterinary career at Bulger Animal Hospital in 1998 as an emergency veterinarian.

In 2002 Dr. Smith became the Director of Emergency Medicine for IVG and in 2005 he became the Medical Director at Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital.  In 2005 he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners certified in canine and feline medicine; (in 2016 he allowed this to lapse). He was made Regional Medical Director in 2007 overseeing all of IVG’s hospitals.  In 2013 Dr. Smith received his MBA degree from the University of Massachusetts – Lowell.  In 2014 Dr. Smith was promoted to Chief Strategy Officer. In this role Dr. Smith will use his years of experience within the industry and the organization to guide the growth and continued viability of the organization.

In 2015 Dr. Smith was promoted to Chief Operating Officer for Ethos Veterinary Health. In 2017, the role of Chief Operating Officer was combined with Chief Medical Officer in recognition of the combined role both medicine and operations play in ensuring the highest levels of care are provided to our patients and clients. Dr. Smith was named Chief Medical Officer for Ethos Veterinary Health in May 2017.

24 Hour Emergency & Specialty

Boston West Veterinary Emergency and Specialty

Natick, MA 01760


Capital District Veterinary Referral Hospital

Latham, NY 12110


Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital

Woburn, MA 01801


Port City Veterinary Referral Hospital

Portsmouth, NH 03801


General Practice, Emergency & Specialty

Bulger Veterinary Hospital

Lawrence, MA 01843
ER: 978.725.5544 GP: 978.682.9905