Dr. Washington started the ECVH in 1981 after graduation from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. His dream was to establish a Veterinary practice that serves the needs of the community. In achieveing his vision, he provides high quality, affordable veterinary care-with compassion! Dr. Washington also cares deeply about the downtown and the East Columbus neighborhoods. He has been involved in numerous civic and community initiatives. This includes mentoring students, participating in career days at local schools and being involved in community programs for troubled youth. He has worked with the Livingston Avenue Business Association, The Fountain of Hope, the Big Brother Program and Toastmasters.
He recieved his Bachelor of Science Degree from Cornell University in 1977 and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree from The Ohio State University in 1981. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. He is also a member of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association and is active with the Association’s Committee on Diverstiy.
Dr. Washington is also a member of the U.S. Army Reserves. He has completed two tours of duty, serving in Uzbekistan and Afghanistan. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal twice for his outstanding military service.
Currently “petless”, he is looking for that special canine companion. Having lost his beloved canine companion “Buddy” just prior to his second deployment, he has not found that special pooch as of yet
Dr. Washington is the proud father of two children.
Hobbies and special interests include: exercise, playing the trombone (jazz and blues) and traveling.