Veterinary Innovative Partners (“VIP” or the “Company”) was formed in July 2021 to consolidate four multi-hospital veterinary businesses previously owned separately and collectively by VIP’s founders. The platform is veterinarian-owned and veterinarian-operated by four founders with deep industry experience and highly regarded reputations, three of whom actively practice veterinary medicine, and all of whom are engaged in operations and growth. The platform consists of 33 hospitals across nine different states (11 in New York, seven in Virginia, six in New Jersey, two in North Carolina, two in Massachusetts, two in Florida, one in Pennsylvania, one in Tennessee, and one in West Virginia). Across these 33 hospitals, the Company employs 116 veterinarians and 204 veterinary technicians across its locations. VIP provides supply chain and back-office support, competitive employee benefits and growth/mentoring opportunities for its staff.


STATUS: Current

Chris Bishop brings 20+ years of healthcare experience to his role as CEO of VIP where he champions the company’s vision for creating the most caring, highest quality locations for pets, pet parents, and pet care providers. Chris is an accomplished CEO, having served in the ambulatory surgery industry for 23 years, most recently having led Regent Surgical Health, the largest private surgery center operator serving the hospital joint venture market. During his tenure, he scaled Regent’s platform to serve 1,000 surgeons while treating 100,000 patients annually across 15 health system partnerships and 35 locations.

Chris Bishop