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Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists
281-491-7800

1515 Lake Pointe Parkway 
Sugar Land, TX 77478

Updated April 2016

Veterinary Radiologist 

Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists (SLVS), located just outside of Houston, Texas is currently seeking a second board-certified or board qualified veterinary radiologist to join our dedicated, dynamic team of specialists.

Our diagnostic imaging equipment includes diagnostic digital x-ray, CT scanner, 3 ultrasound units, C-arm fluoroscopy and 1.5 T MRI, all in-house. Three of our technicians perform MRI scans, two perform CT scans and one (trained and experienced) performs ultrasound examinations when needed.

Our technical staff is experienced and well-trained, with LVTs on staff in support of our advanced imaging team. The team of doctors at SLVS also comprises 4 emergency clinicians and a staff of board certified specialists, including an oncologist, neurologist, 2 surgeons, 2 internists and a radiologist, all of whom are available to collaborate closely to best serve the needs of our patients and clients.

The duties of our radiologist include management of the in-house diagnostic imaging case load serving our other specialties and receiving out-patient cases directly from referring veterinarians, some of which will eventually transfer to one of our other specialty services.

SLVS strives daily to uphold, our core values of Compassion, Integrity, Knowledge, Loyalty, Respect, Responsibility and Trust; the ideal candidate for this position must share these values.  We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills, the ability to interact well with staff, DVMs, and clients, good teamwork skills, and a sense of humor.  We are a busy specialty and emergency hospital, so the candidate must be able to efficiently multi-task and prioritize well.  Diplomate status with ACVR with a minimum of one-year experience is preferred, however, consideration will also be given to Radiology board qualified candidates.

The city of Sugar Land is situated in one of the fastest-growing, most diverse counties in the U.S.  The Sugar Land and Fort Bend County communities share high ratings in many categories, including Sugar Land being rated as one of the best small cities in the nation to live and raise a family.  Located on the southwest edge of Houston, it has all the large-city amenities: professional and amateur sports, world-class cultural venues, nationally- and internationally-recognized restaurants and chefs, the richness of a broad diversity of cultures, the Gulf Coast nearby, and more.  Play golf or tennis year-round, with 60-degree average temperature in January.

We offer excellent benefits including employer-paid health and life insurance, dental insurance, vision care, 401(k) plan with matching contributions, generous Paid Time Off, paid license fees and dues, and a continuing education allowance.

If you are interested in joining a thriving practice and are ready to become an integral part of our team, please visit our website for more information.

Contact: Gary Goldstein, DVM, FAVD, DipAVDC
Chief Medical Officer, Best Friends Veterinary Group
for more information or if you are interested in applying

Cell: 612-802-5031  ggoldstein@bestfriends.net


Client Care Specialist (Front Desk-Full Time)

We are in search of a full-time client service professional that is able to combine passion for pets with compassionate client service for their owners. Candidate must have at least 1 year experience in a veterinary setting, as well as client service experience. This position requires some flexibility in the schedule, including occasional nights, weekends, and holidays.

If you have the drive to become the best that you can be, and want to be associated with the best, please reply with your resume’, a cover letter, 3 professional references, and work schedule availability to HR@slvetspecialists.com


Small Animal Surgeon

Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists has a full-time opening for a board-certified small-animal Surgeon. We offer orthopedic, soft tissue, neurosurgery, minimally invasive, laparoscopic, and thorascopic procedures. In addition, we have added the capability to perform Total Hip Replacement. Our surgical suites include dedicated monitoring and anesthesia equipment, heated OR tables, Bair Hugger® warming units, standard and bipolar cautery, a LigaSure™ vessel sealing device, digital radiography and C-arm access for intraoperative radiography, and closed ventilation with a dedicated AC system to maximize patient safety and comfort during surgery. In addition, there is a dedicated anesthesia technician and OR technician/scrub tech present for every surgical procedure.

We are an established but growing specialty and emergency practice on the southwest side of Houston, TX. Collaborate with 2 other surgeons, 3 internists, an oncologist, 2 radiologists, a neurologist, 4 full-time (along with a stable of part-time) career emergency veterinarians, and a growing group of well-trained technicians. In-house equipment includes a GE 1.5T Horizon short bore MRI, CT, linear accelerator with IMRT, radioiodine treatment center, Digital and C-arm radiography, numerous video endoscopes and arthroscopes, 2 (soon to be 3) well-equipped surgical suites, 2 ICUs, a large seminar room on the second floor and more. We offer the best medicine available to our clients.

We are known locally by, and strive daily to uphold, our core values of Compassion, Integrity, Knowledge, Loyalty, Respect, Responsibility and Trust. The SLVS staff does not just give lip service to “teamwork”, they are the TEAM with a got-your-back attitude. Our client satisfaction rating is the best in the region.

The Sugar Land and Fort Bend County communities have high ratings in all categories, including the rating of Sugar Land as one of the best small cities in the USA to live and raise a family. In addition, it has all the Houston-area amenities: professional and amateur sports, art, music, theater, restaurants, Gulf Coast, and golf/tennis year round. We offer excellent benefits including health and dental insurance, vision care, employer-paid life insurance plus ability to purchase greater coverage, 401(k) plan with matching contributions, and Paid Time Off.

If you want to be associated with the best-of-the-best and fulfill your potential,contact Alicia Williams, Hospital Administrator– Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists, 281-491-7800, or email: alicia.williams@slvetspecialists.com.

Licensed in good standing by TBVME, Diplomate status with ACVS, prefer minimum 1 year experience. Ability to work nights and weekends, with a flexible schedule. Must have the ability to interact well with clients, showing compassion and integrity. We are a very busy emergency center, so the candidate must be able to multi-task, prioritize well, and handle the stress of peak business hours.


Veterinary Technicians- Specialty Sections

We are in search of veterinary technicians for our specialty sections that possess the desire to follow our core values and learn the skills necessary to provide quality patient care and compassionate client service. Applicants must either have an RVT/LVT/CVT or at least two years experience in a veterinary setting. Specialty veterinary experience is preferred.

To apply, please email the following to hr@slvetspecialists.com:

  1. Cover letter including: any schedule restrictions you have (unavailable times/days) and a summary of what career goals you have achieved and are still working towards.
  2. Your resume (.doc or .pdf format).
  3. 3 business/professional references that we may contact.

Veterinary Technician– Emergency & Critical Care

Compensation: Depending on experience

We are in search of an experienced Veterinary Technician for our Emergency & Critical Care section; the candidate must possess the skills necessary to provide quality patient care and compassionate client service for their owners. We prefer applicants who have attained LVT or CVT status and/or 2 years experience in a veterinary setting, as well as client service experience. This position is in our Emergency & Critical Care section, and requires flexibility of schedule; regular hours are weekends, overnights, and holidays. This is an excellent opportunity for a person meeting the above requirements to grow and develop in specialty medicine.

If you have the drive to become the best that you can be, and want to be associated with the best, please reply with the requested documents.

To apply, please email the following to HR@slvetspecialists.com:

  1. Cover letter including: any schedule restrictions you have (unavailable times/days), a summary of what career goals you have achieved and are still working towards.
  2. Your resume (.doc or .pdf format).
  3. Compensation history.

Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon – Part-time

SLVS has a part-time opening for a board-certified veterinary surgeon. This may grow into a full-time position within a year. Our surgical services include orthopedic, including Total Hip Replacement, soft-tissue, neurosurgery, minimally-invasive, laparoscopic, and thorascopic procedures.

We are an established specialty/emergency practice on the southwest side of Houston with a dedicated team of specialists including 2 surgeons, 3 internists, oncologist, 2 radiologists, neurologist, and 4 emergency veterinarians, all supported by highly-skilled technicians. We have cutting-edge technology enabling us to provide the best medicine available to our patients. SLVS is known by, and strives daily to uphold, our Core Values of Compassion, Integrity, Knowledge, Loyalty, Respect, Responsibility, and Trust. Our community is one of the best small cities in the US to live and raise a family, while having access to big-city amenities. Outstanding benefits available for employees. License in good standing by TBVME and ACVS Diplomate status required. Resumes should be sent toalicia.williams@slvetspecialists.com.


Why Sugar Land Texas

The City of Sugar Land was rated the 3rd best community in the United State to live, work, and raise a family by the Money/CNN 2006 survey. In 2007 it was measured as one of the safest cities in the US in which to live. And Sugar Land has only improved since earning those ratings. Click here to learn more about Sugar Land.

Outstanding demographics and diversity, excellent schools, family-oriented master-planned communities and the proximity to excellent theater and arts, all major professional sports, the Gulf of Mexico and other recreational facilities make Sugar Land a great place to live and work.