George Robinson, DVM, MSPH

Dr. George Robinson 2024

Dr. Robinson received his DVM from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and holds a Master of Science in Public Health from the Howard University School of Medicine. He is the founder and former CEO of Heartland Veterinary Partners (HVP), a Chicago-based veterinary support organization, and he currently serves as Vice Chairman of the HVP board and as a Special Advisor. Before joining HVP, Dr. Robinson was a leader with National Veterinary Associates and Banfield Pet Hospital, and prior to his work there, he owned and operated successful veterinary hospitals in Louisiana. Dr. Robinson previously served as vice president of the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine and is an active alum for the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. He chaired the Practice Advisory Panel of the AVMA, which notably wrote the AVMA Report on Telemedicine. He is a member of the board of directors of the LSU System Foundation and was named the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumnus for 2018. “Dr. George,” as he likes to be called, is considered a thought leader in the veterinary space, and maintains his license to practice veterinary medicine. He enjoys philanthropy, mentorship, teaching, lecturing, knowledge sharing, and contributing to the broader profession.