Internal Medicine Services
The Small Animal Internal Medicine service offers comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment options for dogs and cats. Our team is comprised of faculty members in medicine (board-certified specialists with many years of clinical experience), residents (graduate veterinarians who are training to become internal medicine specialists), interns (graduate veterinarians in an earlier phase of post-graduate training than residents), fourth-year veterinary students (veterinarians-in-training in their final year of veterinary school), experienced registered veterinary technicians (nurses), and students in our veterinary technology program.
Our team works with many other specialists in the hospital, including services such as a complete clinical laboratory offering routine and specialized diagnostic tests; a modern imaging department that offers radiographs (X-rays), fluoroscopy (motion X-rays), ultrasound examinations, CT (computed tomography), and MRI (magnetic resonance imaging); medical oncology and radiation oncology (radiation therapy for cancer); neurology (providing comprehensive evaluation of muscle and nervous system function and also neurosurgery), cardiology (providing comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic techniques including interventional cardiology), behavior (offering comprehensive services for all species), dermatology / otology, anesthesia (providing state-of-the-art anesthesia services) and surgery (providing comprehensive orthopedic and soft-tissue surgery services including minimally invasive procedures such as arthroscopy and laparoscopy). We have a fully equipped critical care service staffed by veterinarians and veterinary technicians that provides 24-hour-a-day care every day of the year.
We also offer consultation with specialists certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in small animal internal medicine, advanced diagnostic testing for endocrine, respiratory, gastrointestinal, urinary tract, blood, and infectious diseases, and state-of-the-art patient treatment and monitoring, along with twenty-four hour care.
Following a referral from your veterinarian, you may schedule an appointment for your animal by calling our reception staff at (765) 494-1107 between 8am and 5pm Monday through Friday.
In case of emergency, call the same number and tell the operator that you have an animal emergency. The operator will then provide your information to the clinician on call to return your call.
Sarah Cooper, DVM
Timothy Hui, DVM
Laura Tonkin, DVM
Suzy Valentin, DVM
Interns (Rotates thru all sections of the Small Animal Hospital)
Allison Cleymaet, DVM
Rhinannon Harris , DVM
Sonia Honkisz, DVM
Katherine Howell, DVM
Katie McCool, DVM
Quynh Nguyen, DVM
Rachel Sinnott, DVM
Jonathan Stack, DVM
Danielle Buchanan, RVT, VTS (Small Animal Internal Medicine),Technician Supervisor
Mindy Anderson, RVT
Katie Beard, RVT
Julie Commons, RVT
Nancy Kehrer, RVT
Versa Technicians * see explanation below
Damiana Crouch, RVT
Lara Luke, RVT
Anne Goehring, RVT
Common Conditiions Treated/Procedues Offered
- Bone Marrow Aspirates and Biopsies
- Collection of Spinal Fluid
- Endoscopy - a minimally invasive procedure for visualization and biopsy of: esophagus, stomach, upper duodenum, and colon
- Endoscopic Extraction of Upper Gastrointestinal Tract and Respiratory Tract Foreign Bodies
- Endoscopic Laser Lithotripsy - to remove bladder and urethral stones from dogs
- Extracorporeal Shock-Wave Lithotripsy
- Evaluation of Upper and Lower Respiratory Tract - including Endoscopy
- Evaluation of Urinary Tract - including Uroscopy
- Feeding Tubes and Nutrition Protocols for Pets with Special Needs
- Joint Taps
- Radioactive Iodine Treatment
* A Versa Technician is a cross-trained technician who with minimal to no supervision may be assigned to fill in any area of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital in need of relief or additional technician support.