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Internal Medicine

Our Internal Medicine Services are directed by Tiffany Hall, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM, Diplomate ACVECC.

Dr. Tiffany Hall is the specialist in charge of the internal medicine services offered by Equine Medical Center of Ocala. Dr. Hall is double boarded by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Diplomate ACVIM) and the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (Diplomate ACVECC). The internal medicine department is supported by senior equine nurse Amy Stuverude.

Internal medicine is a specialty field of veterinary medicine that addresses problems of cardiovascular, respiratory, neurological, ophthalmology, dermatology, gastrointestinal, oncology (cancer), muscular and neonatal nature and critical care of neonates.
Through advanced training and the provision of specialized equipment, we are able to offer our patients the finest internal medicine care obtainable in Marion County.

INTERNAL MEDICINE SERVICES INCLUDE:

  • Isolation Facilities
  • Neontal ICU
  • GE Logiq 5
  • Ultrasound Technology
  • Video Endoscopy
  • Digital Radiography
  • Critical Care Monitoring Equipment
  • 2 Overhead Radiograph Machines

These specialty services are complemented by a full-service, in-house laboratory, providing quick test turn around for our hospital and local/referring veterinarians.

Equine patients, from weanlings to adults, may suffer from a range of conditions such as:

  • Loss of performance
  • Neurological conditions (EPM, West Nile Virus, EEE, Wobbler’s disease)
  • Weight loss
  • Acute and chronic diarrhea
  • Sick brood mares
  • Heart desease
  • Muscular disorders
  • Skin cancer

GASTRIC ULCER DISEASE & CHRONIC COLIC

Our team can evaluate many intestinal conditions including Gastric Ulcer Disease and chronic colic by utilizing advanced technology and procedures like Intestinal Absorption Studies and Intestinal Biopsies.

GASTROSCOPIES AND ABDOMINAL ULTRASOUNDS

 

RESPIRATORY EVALUATION

With video endoscopy and digital radiography, we are able to investigate equine respiratory diseases, conditions and limitations. The Internal Medicine Department works closely with our board certified surgeons on all respiratory surgical cases to ensure the most effective care for EMCO patients. Several diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are available to help correct respiratory problems.

NEUROLOGIC EVALUATION

Neurologic Evaluations can include everything from an active exam, cervical radiographs, blood testing or a Myelogram, which is conducted under general anesthesia.

Equine Medical Center of Ocala offers a premier equine hospital facility and the best team of boarded internists and boarded surgeons in the Southeast United States. EMCO can handle all of your horse healthcare needs and provide you with the best service in the industry. We provide direct service as well as referral service, and we pride ourselves on our relationship with our referring veterinarians.

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