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Internal Medicine

Lancaster Veterinary Specialties provides a complete range of internal medicine services, including expert consultations in endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, respiratory disease, hepatology, urology, and neurology. We offer compassionate and respectful care for patients and clients with highly skilled certified veterinary technicians. Our board-certified veterinary Internists have expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic and complex health conditions so that your pet can have the best quality of life possible. We work closely with your primary veterinarian to get to the root of the problem or symptoms your pet may be experiencing. The Internal Medicine department has appointments Monday through Saturday.

Conditions commonly managed and treated:

  • Anemia or other blood disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic vomiting or diarrhea
  • Coughing and other breathing problems
  • Endocrine disease (adrenal disorders, complicated diabetes, thyroid disorders)
  • Gastrointestinal disease
  • Immune-related disorders
  • Infectious disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Unexplained fever and/or weight loss

Services Provided:

  • Abdominal ultrasonography
  • Thoracic ultrasonography
  • Abdominal and thoracic ultrasound guided aspirates and biopsies
  • Esophageal/Gastric/Small Intestinal Endoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Non-Invasive Endoscopic Biopsies
  • Esophageal Stricture Balloon Dilation
  • Esophageal & Gastric Foreign Body Retrieval
  • Advanced Diagnostic Imaging
  • Bone Marrow Aspirates & Biopsies
  • Spinal Taps
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic liver biopsies and abdominal exploration
  • Feeding tube placement including esophagostomy and percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) tubes
  • Expert critical care patient management of complex and multi-system problem cases
  • Various enteral and parenteral nutrition techniques
  • Central venous multi-lumen catheter placement for efficient management of complex and critical cases