The term 'Internist' is not what it may initially sound like. At first glance you might think, intern, that's what my friend in college is doing as a requisite to graduate school. In actuality, an Internist is a veterinary specialist with sophisticated training in diagnosing and treating medical diseases. Conditions where your family veterinarian may refer you to an internist are:
During your first visit to an internist, your pet will receive a complete a physical examination and based on initial findings, additional tests may be performed. Our Internal Medicine department works in collaboration with your family veterinarian and uses specialized equipment and tests such as:
Our Internal Medicine department is able to provide you with appointments and consultation 7 days a week. During your pet's stay at NorthStar VETS, we keep both you and your veterinarian up to speed on their condition because they are an integral piece to your pet's current and future veterinary care. We invite you to experience the difference in Internal Medicine at NorthStar VETS.