Birmingham, AL - Southern Veterinary Partners has acquired Southside Animal Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. Based in Birmingham, Alabama, SVP is a veterinarian owned and operated a regional network of companion animal hospitals in the Southeast. Southside Animal Hospital is the sixth animal hospital to join Southern Veterinary Partners.
“I am thrilled that Southside Animal Hospital is now one of our partners. We are excited about our entrance into Tennessee as we expand across the Southeast,” said Jay Price, DVM and CEO of Southern Veterinary Partners. “Drs. Jim and Margaret Phillips have a tremendous reputation in the community. Southern Veterinary Partners will team with Southside Animal Hospital to continue providing the highest quality care to the Brentwood area.”
Drs. Jim and Margaret Phillips opened Southside Animal Hospital in 1993. With a focus on client education about healthy pets, Southside Animal Hospital provides pet wellness and diagnostic services as well as dentistry, digital radiology, and surgery. Southern Veterinary Partners is pleased to welcome Drs. Jim and Margaret Phillips along with associate veterinarians Dr. Tobe Singleton, Dr. Lindy Steele, Dr. Danielle Grigsby and Dr. James T. Bolles, their tenured Office Manager Tom Beckerman and experienced technicians and staff to our growing company.
"We have enjoyed the start of our new relationship with Southern Veterinary Partners,” said Dr. Jim Phillips. “The negotiations were friendly, forthright and thoughtful and the young gentlemen at Southern Veterinary Partners remind me of a time when handshakes had meaning.”
“Southern Veterinary Partners brought compassion and confidence to our staff as well as a whole new level of employee benefits,” said Dr. Margaret Phillips. “Seeing the Southern Veterinary Partners team integrate with and accommodate existing staff, clients and pets has been a practice owners dream.”
Southern Veterinary Partners provides centralized support for the animal hospitals in its network including marketing, HR, finance and inventory and purchasing management. Southern Veterinary Partners is committed to maintaining the local culture and brand of each partner hospital and supporting the veterinarians and staff that provide their clients with high-quality veterinary care. Southern Veterinary Partners believes that leveraging the back-office infrastructure allows the clinics in its network to focus on medicine and their patients to facilitate premier clinical service.