VCA Howell Branch Animal Hospital

Jim Burk, DVM, Medical Director

DVM, Louisiana State University

Biography

Dr Jim Burk grew up in Baton Rouge LA. He graduated form Louisiana State University in 1981. He began working for VCA in 1998 at VCA Howell Branch Animal Hospital as an Associate and them moved on to become the Medical Director. He is also Medical Director at VCA East Colonial Hospital in Orlando. He has three cats: Willie, Charley, and Toby. 

"I love being a veterinarian.  It allows me to help people and animals which is really cool.  The ultimate goal is to leave the world a little better than you find it." -Dr. Burk

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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.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:

 

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, please contact one of the nearby Emergency Clinics

 

VEC of Central Florida    407-664-4449,  195 Concord Drive, Cassleberry, Fl. 32707

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VEC of Central Florida   407-438-4449, 2080 Principal Row, Orlando, Fl. 32837

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