Dr. Chad Bailey attended The Ohio State University in Columbus for his undergraduate studies where he performed research in bovine reproductive physiology and also worked as an emergency vet assistant at Medvet in Worthington.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Minnesota and was awarded with the H.C.H. Kernkamp Honorary Scholarship for outstanding contributions to the field of veterinary medicine. Dr. Chad earned his D.V.M. from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. While in vet school, he completed externships at the VCA Referral Center in Chicago, Westvet Specialty and Emergency Center in Boise and the Medvet in Worthington.
After graduation from vet school, Dr. Chad completed an intensive, rotating internship in specialty and emergency medicine at the Westvet Specialty and Emergency Center in Boise, Idaho, where he gained considerable experience in small animal internal medicine, surgery, emergency, and critical care. Over the first decade of his professional career, Dr Chad worked as an emergency doctor in Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. Today, he splits his time between his work at Cleveland Road Animal Hospital and his position as an emergency doctor at the Stark County Veterinary Emergency Clinic in Canton. His veterinary areas of expertise include soft tissue surgery, ultrasonography, and emergency & critical care.
Dr Chad resides in Wooster on a small hobby farm where he helps raise various 4-H projects with his children including beef cattle, market hogs, and chickens. Dr Chad is a volunteer on the 4-H Sale Committee in Wayne County, an active member of the Wooster Rotary Club, and is also the advisor of the Wooster Middle School Ski Club. He enjoys working on his hobby farm, camping, snowboarding, and anything else he can do in the great outdoors with his wife and their two children, Jo and Owen plus their dogs- Stella, Daisey, and Dixie.