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Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham

If your pet requires special diagnosis and treatment, you will likely be referred to a specialist in veterinary internal medicine.

At Veterinary Specialists of Birmingham, our specialists in this field (also known as internists) are prepared to use their expertise when it comes to diagnosing and treating complex conditions.

Commonly seen conditions:

  • Anemia and other blood-related disorders

  • Bleeding disorders

  • Cancer

  • Coughing or breathing problems

  • Endocrine (hormone) disorders including diabetes, adrenal tumors, and thyroid and parathyroid problems

  • Gastrointestinal disorders including chronic or acute vomiting or diarrhea, esophageal problems, and inflammatory bowel disease

  • Heart disease including cardiovascular, valvular and heart rhythm disorders

  • Immune disorders

  • Infectious disease including bacterial, viral, fungal and tick-borne diseases

  • Kidney disease and other urinary disorders

  • Liver disease

  • Pancreatic disease

Advanced services include:

  • Upper GI endoscopy

  • Lower GI endoscopy

  • Cystoscopy

  • Rhinoscopy

  • Bronchoscopy

  • Bone marrow aspiration

  • Bone marrow biopsy

  • Arthrocentesis

  • PEG tube placement

  • Esophageal feeding tube placement

  • Endotracheal wash

  • Transtracheal wash

  • Transfusion Medicine

  • In-house laboratory for a quick turnaround on blood testing

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic imaging

  • 24-hour Intensive Care Unit including continuous oxygen support, cardiovascular monitoring, and nutritional management