The Small Animal Internal Medicine Service provides specialty care to clients referred by private practitioners for internal medicine problems and special procedures.

Internal Medicine services

  • Consultation by board certified specialists in small animal internal medicine
  • Advanced diagnostic testing
  • State of the art patient treatment and monitoring
  • Twenty-four hour care
  • Cancer diagnostics
  • Advanced testing for endocrine, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary, blood, and infectious diseases

Clinical trials to advance internal medicine are also performed by the Internal Medicine Service.

Specialty procedures

  • Radioactive iodine therapy to treat feline hyperthyroidism
  • Endoscopy, a minimally invasive procedure of looking into the stomach, colon, esophagus, trachea, bladder, or nasal cavity of small animal patients
  • Endoscopic laser lithotripsy to remove bladder and urethral stones from dogs
  • Bone marrow aspirates
  • Joint taps
  • Collection of spinal fluid
  • Inserting special catheters
  • Small foreign body extraction
Dr. Grant in ICU

Small Animal Internal Medicine personnel

Melanie Gevedon
Melanie Gevedon, LVT, Special Procedures Technician
Lauren Scaletta
Lauren Scaletta, LVT, Medicine Ward Technician