G. Brad Mackenzie

DVM, DACVS-SA, Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery – Small Animal

 Dr. Mackenzie received his doctor in veterinary medicine from the University of Florida.  After graduation, he completed a general rotating internship at Medvet Medial and Cancer Center for Pets in Columbus, Ohio.  He then returned to Florida to complete a surgical internship at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists (AVS) of Orange Park and Jacksonville.  Thereafter, he was then selected into a three-year surgery residency program at Medvet.  

Upon completing of his surgery residency, Dr. Mackenzie became a staff surgeon at AVS Jacksonville.   He then joined the AVS specialty center in Orange Park and shortly thereafter became owner and chief of surgery.   

Dr. Mackenzie along with Dr. Aragon thereafter partnered with AVS Jacksonville unifying both veterinary specialty centers in the northeast Florida region.  Based on the high degree of client satisfaction and referral partner support, Drs. Mackenzie and Aragon opened a third and fourth specialty center – AVS of Gainesville, Florida and AVS of Daytona, Florida.  After several successful years of ownership and growth, Affiliated Veterinary Specialist partnered with BluePearl Veterinary Partners.  Dr. Mackenzie became chief of surgery and medical director of BluePearl, Jacksonville.

Currently, Dr. Mackenzie and Dr. Aragon are opening Allied Veterinary Specialists with three locations located in Tallahassee and Daytona, Florida and Brunswick, Georgia.

Dr. Mackenzie continues to be very active in the local veterinary community after serving as president of the Jacksonville Medical Society.  He works closely with many rescue groups and humane societies to give back to the community.  

When not performing surgery, Dr. Mackenzie enjoys spending time with his wife Rebecca who is also a veterinarian and their daughter Leighton, twin boys George and Alton and their dog Maggie.  When he has free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors playing golf and boating.