Veterinary Specialist for Pets Portland Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

While it’s usually easy to see how a pet is feeling on the outside thanks to wagging tails and perky ears, it’s not as easy to see what’s happening on the inside. See how internal medicine can help unlock a pet’s best life.

What is a board-certified internal medicine specialist? 

A board-certified veterinary specialist is a veterinarian who has completed additional training in a specific area of veterinary medicine and has passed an examination that evaluates their knowledge and skills in that specialty area. Veterinary internists manage complex medical problems or disease conditions affecting multiple body systems.

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What are common issue a DoveLewis internist can address? 

  • Digestive disorders
  • Urinary tract diseases
  • Kidney diseases and kidney failure
  • Liver diseases
  • Hormone related diseases such as diabetes
  • Immune system disorders
  • Lung and respiratory tract diseases
  • Complicated infections

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A Collaborative Approach to Specialty Care

There are a number of ways for your pet to get care from a board-certified internist. 

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Direct referrals from local clinics are welcome but not required. If your veterinarians has suggested your pet see a neurologist, you're welcome to schedule an appointment with our team directly.

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Multi-specialty, Comprehensive Care

One of the benefits of bringing your pet to a hospital with 7 AAHA-accredited departments is the comprehensive care they will receive. DoveLewis Internal Medicine often partners with other departments to ensure your pet gets excellent care in one location.

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Emergency Care

Emergency care is available at DoveLewis every day, and our staff partners with board-certified specialists regularly on patient care, including Internal Medicine.

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About Our Board-Certified Team

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