Dr. Kirk Sears is a board-certified small animal Internal Medicine Specialist. He has practiced specialty veterinary medicine for the past 10 years.
Born in Amarillo and raised in Lubbock, Dr. Sears graduated with honors from Texas Tech University and received a bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 2000. He received his doctorate from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Following veterinary school, Dr. Sears completed a rotating internship at 5th Avenue Veterinary Specialists in New York City and then an internal medicine internship at Garden State Veterinary Specialists in New Jersey. On his days off from internship he also worked as a general practice and emergency veterinarian at area vet hospitals.
Following internship Dr. Sears completed a small animal internal medicine residency program at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He received his board certification in small animal Internal Medicine in 2011.
Since becoming a veterinary specialist, Dr. Sears has worked with numerous specialists in a variety of fields including internal medicine, cardiology, oncology, neurology, critical care, dermatology, and ophthalmology as well as soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. He worked as an associate in Dallas for six years prior to working in southern Colorado for four years.
Despite the excellent practices and colleagues with which he worked, his hometown of Lubbock gently and persistently called him back home. He is excited to bring veterinary Internal Medicine to West Texas and also be able to live in the city he loves with his beautiful bride and strapping young boys. When away from the hospital, Dr. Sears enjoys being with his family, being outdoors, Texas Tech football (WRECK ‘EM), playing the guitar, foreign languages, traveling with his family, intramural soccer, and any and all other outdoor sports in which he can find time to participate.