Internal Medicine: For serious or chronic disorders

The entire staff at Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists works closely with your referring veterinarian to provide specialized medical and surgical services for your pet. With our internal medicine department, your pet will receive the finest care possible.

The internal medicine department uses a team approach to provide exceptional patient care. Our internists are specially trained to diagnose and treat problems affecting the gastrointestinal, urinary, hematological, liver, endocrine and respiratory systems using the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art technology. They collaborate with the other specialty services in order to develop a comprehensive plan to diagnose and treat your pet’s illness.

In order to provide accurate and comprehensive diagnostics, the internal medicine department is well-equipped with high-resolution video endoscopy and laparoscopy, state-of-the-art high-resolution ultrasonography, transesophageal echocardiography, CT scanning and an in-house clinical pathology laboratory. We are also equipped with a high-resolution fluoroscopy unit that enables us to perform cardiac pacemaker placement, angiography and gastrointestinal/esophageal motility evaluation.

Our internal medicine department offers services that include abdominal ultrasound for evaluation of the GI system, spleen, liver, kidney, gallbladder, urinary bladder as well as pancreatic problems; cardiac ultrasound for heart and lung problems; endoscopic procedures for problems affecting the lungs, stomach, intestines and nasal cavity; and treatment for Cushing’s disease, diabetes mellitus, Addison’s disease and inflammatory bowel disease.  We provide treatment for endocrine, intestinal, kidney, liver, lung, and immune-mediated and hematological diseases.

For more information about veterinary internal medicine, please call us at 631-285-7780.