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Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists’ internal medicine department consists of three highly skilled professionals, each of whom has advanced training and expertise in diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions. One of the great challenges to caring for internal medicine patients is determining an accurate diagnosis, as quite often patients present with symptoms that can indicate a number of diseases. Therefore, we work across specialties, conferring with our colleagues to provide a comprehensive team approach to your pet’s care. We believe that quality care requires addressing the needs of both owner and pet, and every member of our team is committed to helping you make the best decisions for your pet’s health and well-being. To assure that assistance is always available, our hospital doors and phone lines are always open. Our veterinarians are committed to working around-the-clock to meet the needs of you and your pet.

We diagnose and treat diseases of the:

  • Gastrointestinal tract
  • Urinary and reproductive tract
  • Liver
  • Hormone systems
  • Immune system
  • Blood and bone marrow
  • Heart
  • Lungs and airways

We use advanced equipment to aid in diagnosis and treatment, including:

  • Digital radiography
  • Digital ultrasonography
  • Ultrasound-guided aspirates and biopsies
  • Bone marrow aspirates and biopsies
  • Endoscopy
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) collection
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  • Chemotherapy
  • STAT laboratory services

What to Expect

What can I expect at my pet's Internal Medicine appointment?