Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
The Seoul National University Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (SNU VMTH) opened at Gwanak campus in 1997 and it serves as a referral hospital covering the almost entire Seoul area and vicinity and to be a most leading animal hospital not only in the field of practice but also in the research and educational fields. Now, due to the economic growth for the past decade, the modernized and advanced education is required and the state-of-the-art clinical services are essential to meet the need of the clients for the quality health care services and medical care for their animals. Therefore, The SNU VMTH is trying to develop new clinical services with new equipments continually and recently remodeling the Suwon campus for providing large animal clinical service and education.The Seoul National University Hospital for Animals opened at Gwanak campus in 1997 and it serves as a referral hospital covering the almost entire Seoul area and vicinity. Now, due to the economic growth for the past decade, the modernized and advanced education is required and the state-of-the-art clinical services are essential to meet the need of the clients for the quality health care services and medical care for their animals.
The VMTH consists of following 3 stories with a floor space of 2,576 ㎡
|1st floor||administration section, waiting room, internal medicine examination rooms, treatment rooms, boarding wards, isolation wards, room for endoscopy, medical bathing room, dermatology exam room, blood dialysis room, exotic animal care room, radiologic evaluation room, room for X-ray, room for fluoroscopy, room for ultrasonography, computed tomography room, MRI room, interpretation lounge,|
|2nd floor||3 surgical operating room (general surgery , orthopedic/neurologic surgery, Ophthalmologic surgery), examination rooms, treatment rooms, waiting space, dentistry treatment area, ward for surgical patients, laboratories for clinical pathology (blood chemistry, serum chemistry, other special diagnostic tests)|
|3rd floor||Operating room for theriogenology, theriogenoloy practice room, Ophthalmology clinic, seminar room for hospital staffs, staff room, director’s room|
The aim of the SNU VMTH is to provide best quality health care service for all animal patients and clients. For these reasons, the hospital staffs including 14 professors, more than 50 Veterinarians, around 50 senior veterinary students, 8 veterinary technicians and other support staffs are trying to do our best in the specified service including internal medicine, surgery, dermatology, ophthalmology, medical imaging, clinical pathology, exotic/zoo animal medicine and theriogenology. More than 14,000 visits including dogs, cats, horses, exotic animals and farm animals are recorded annually.
The VMTH basically provides referral services.Thus, most cases are referred by local veterinarians and clients who want to receive referral services for their animals should come with a written request by a local veterinarian who took the primary care or who was consulted first. And the one of the most important thing is an appointment by phone and then clients can minimize the discomfort by reducing the waiting and processing time.
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