Centre For Regenerative Medicine

Welcome to the Centre For Regenerative Medicine

At Green Tree Animal Hospital, we strive to provide the highest level of veterinary care. We embrace the technology and resources that aid us in improving the well being, as well as reducing the pain and suffering, of our patients. We devote ourselves to the highest form of care for all of our animals as well as the education and satisfaction of their owners.
Dr. Yocum with horse Storm Cat
  • Mailing: Green Tree Animal Hospital, Dr. Joseph G. Yocum
  • 4371 Old Harrodsburg Road, Suite 140
  • Lexington,KY 40513
  • (859) 223 2221
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  • For more information visit www.gtahvet.com
  • Dr. Yocum with horse Surfside

    Dr. Joseph Yocum

    Dr. Joseph G. Yocum, of Lexington, Kentucky, is a graduated with honors from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science. He attended the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1983. Dr. Yocum began his practice of veterinary medicine at the prestigious Hagyard Davidson and McGee equine veterinary firm in Lexington, Ky. He practiced there for 15 years before becoming resident veterinarian at W. T. Young’s Overbrook Farm. In 2003 he was appointed general manager at Overbrook Farm and has worked in that capacity until 2010. Dr. Yocum was a partner in the equine veterinary firm Blackey and Yocum of Versailles Kentucky prior to founding Green Tree Veterinary Services and The Centre for Regenerative Medicine. He is a consultant for Medivet America, a leading Stem cell technology company.

    Dr. Yocum is board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He was president of the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners and was the equine program director for the KVMA in 1997.  Dr. Yocum recently presented at the Mid-America veterinary conference on advanced equine reproductive technology. He has also presented papers at Sydney University and in Hong Kong on regenerative medicine. He has served on several committees and is now serving on the Equine Welfare Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.

    Dr. Yocum is married with four children and lives in Danville KY. He is an avid swimmer and bicyclist. He is a history enthusiast and has written several short articles on early Kentucky history.