Midvale, UT (801) 871-0600

308 W 7200 S

Midvale, UT 84047

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Jordan Scherk, DVM, DACVECC

Critical Care

Specialist, Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Medical Director, Utah

On The Job

Dr. Jordan Scherk considers himself lucky because his dream from the age of eight, to be a veterinarian, came true. He loves the variety of each day as a critical care clinician, some days helping with anesthesia, other days with surgery, and every day helping pets with emergent needs. His clinical interests include acute kidney disease, caring for postoperative patients, treating sepsis and SIRS and mechanically ventilating patients.


Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Georgia, Athens
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Veterinary Specialty Center of Seattle, Lynnwood WA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona CA
Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville

Off Duty

Dr. Scherk likes to spend his free time outside, especially snowboarding, rock climbing, hiking and backpacking. He has two mixed breed dogs, Shaq and Beemer, and a cat named Jefferson.

Select Articles and Publications

Brainard BM, Koenig A, Babski DM, Blong AE, Scherk JR. Viscoelastic pharmacodynamics after dalteparin administration to healthy dogs. Am J Vet Res. 2012; 73(10). 1577-82.

Scherk JR, Brainard BM, Collicutt NB, Bush S, Almy FS, Koenig A. Preliminary validation of a quantitative ethylene glycol test. J Vet Diag Invest. 2013 Mar; 25(2):219-25.

Collicutt, NB, Scherk JR, Harris RK, et al. Pathology in Practice. J Am Vet Med Assn. 2015; 246(10). 1071-1073.