Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialists for Difficult Cases
Your family veterinarian may recommend that your pet visit the internal medicine specialists at Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies when they display a condition that is uncommon, complex or difficult to diagnose and treat.
Our internal medicine specialists have additional advanced training in veterinary medicine and are certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Typically, veterinary internal medicine specialists treat the following types of conditions:
- Endocrinology—Including diabetes, thyroid and other hormonal and metabolic disorders.
- Gastroenterology—Conditions affecting the digestive system, including the stomach, liver, pancreas, and intestinal tract.
- Respiratory—Diseases that affect the lungs and the upper airway.
- Hematology—Disorders of the blood and bone marrow.
- Renal & Urinary Tract—Conditions affecting the kidneys and urinary tract that cause the body to be unable to flush toxins.
- Infectious Diseases—These could be viral, fungal, bacterial, or insect-borne diseases.
- Immune System Disorders—These could include disorders causing joint swelling, anemia, and other symptoms.
If your pet has not responded to treatment, ask your vet about seeing an internal medicine specialist at Veterinary Specialists of the Rockies. Or just give us a call for an appointment. By visiting our Internal Medicine specialist, your pet will have the advantage of specialized expertise and diagnostic tools. This may increase your pet’s chance of improvement or may stabilize a chronic disease process.