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10140 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Dr. Matthew Lazarus is originally from New York and left for veterinary school right after college. After school, he completed multiple specialty training programs across the country and ultimately decided on working emergency medicine in Colorado.

Outside of work, Dr. Lazarus loves staying active with snowboarding, hockey, mountain biking, and hiking with his fiancé and dogs.

Published Articles

  • Use of a circular fixator construct to facilitate closed reduction and percutaneous stabilization of a distal physeal fracture in a dog, Open Veterinary Journal, 2 Feb 2021, ¬†Read Article
  • Intra-articular Injection of a Dextran Polymer Combined with Antibiotic Medications for Bacterial Infective Arthritis in Dogs: 14 cases, VCOT Open, 22 Nov 2021, Read Article


Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Year

Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island

Rotating Internship

BluePearl Veterinary Partners New York

Surgery Internship

Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center

Surgery Internship

University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine

Orthopedic Fellowship

Wheat Ridge
Animal Hospital

10140 W. 44th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033


WRAH is open 24/7, 365

Vision Statement

Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital will be the premier veterinary hospital in the state, providing unsurpassed veterinary care and client service, offering the best possible clinical outcomes for our patients and an empathetic partner in the process for our clients.

Bill Cicero, BS, MBA, Hospital Director

Directions to Wheat Ridge
Animal Hospital

300 E. Alameda Ave.
Denver, CO 80209

Wash Park is open 7 days
3:00pm – 12:00am

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