VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Centre Park

Melchus Davis Jr., DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of Tennessee


Dr. Davis has recently joined the VCA Centre Park Veterinary Hospital family in Columbia, Maryland. He has 18 years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine as a small animal practicioner, working predominantly with canine and feline patients.

Dr. Davis is a native Washingtonian, having earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University in Washington D.C. and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He enjoys practicing small animal medicine with a key interest in preventative medical care, ultrasound, and dentistry. He incorporates a compassionate team oriented approach when working with people and their pet family members. He believes that providing in depth client education leads to long life and wellness for our patients. Dr. Davis is very dedicated to being up-to-date with the development of veterinary medicine on a local and national level.

When not practicing medicine he places strong value in spending quality time with his wife, Karen, and two young children, Ryan and Summer. He is an avid sports fan and enjoys golfing, fishing, video gaming, and supporting his favorite teams (Washington Redskins, Tennessee Volunteers, LA Dodgers, Washington Capitals and team USA Soccer.)


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call us immediately at (410) 995-9077

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call the following emergency hospital immediately.

Emergency Animal Hospital
10270 Baltimore National Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042
(410) 750-1177