At Green Dog Veterinary Center, the Feline Internal Medicine service is managed by Dr. Michael Geist, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine), who brings with him 12 years of expertise in the fields of endocrinology, autoimmune disease, liver disease, and gastroenterology. Offering outpatient procedures like abdominal ultrasonography and gastrointestinal endoscopy, among others, Dr. Geist aims to provide a high standard of veterinary care in a more convenient setting compared to large emergency hospitals
Internal Medicine for cats generally entails the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting the internal organ systems. Veterinary Internal Medicine specialists, or internists, are highly trained to understand the complex interactions of a pet's organs and bodily systems, focusing on the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting these systems. These include but are not limited to, the liver, kidney, gastrointestinal tract, and respiratory system. They provide specialized care for a range of conditions encompassing gastroenterology, hepatology, endocrinology, infectious diseases, urology, nephrology, and respiratory medicine. The aim is to diagnose and treat serious diseases that can affect the health of these systems, providing relief and management for conditions including diabetes, respiratory disease, and gastrointestinal disease among others.
Who is Dr. Michael Geist?
Dr. Michael Geist is a board-certified veterinary internal medicine specialist with 12 years of experience, specializing in endocrinology, autoimmune disease, liver disease, and gastroenterology at Green Dog Veterinary Center.
What does Feline Internal Medicine encompass?
It encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of diseases affecting internal organ systems, managed by specialists known as internists. They deal with a range of conditions related to the liver, kidney, gastrointestinal tract, respiratory system, and more.
What types of procedures are offered under Feline Internal Medicine at Green Dog Veterinary Center?
Outpatient procedures such as abdominal ultrasonography and gastrointestinal endoscopy are offered, aimed at providing high-quality veterinary care in a more convenient setting.
What kinds of diseases are managed under Feline Internal Medicine?
Diseases managed include but are not limited to diabetes, respiratory disease, gastrointestinal disease, and conditions affecting the liver and kidneys.
How can I schedule an appointment for Feline Internal Medicine services?
You can contact Green Dog Veterinary Center directly to schedule an appointment for Feline Internal Medicine services.