Veterinary Internal Medicine Services in Fort Pierce
A veterinary internal medicine specialist is skilled at diagnosing and treating diseases of the immune, cardiovascular, pulmonary, urinary, gastrointestinal, and endocrine systems in a safe, compassionate manner.
When a local Fort Pierce pet has symptoms or an illness that cannot be diagnosed or treated by your family veterinarian, they can be referred to an internal medicine specialist for more advanced care.
At Sunrise City Animal Hospital in Fort Pierce, we emphasize a comprehensive, team approach to our cases and work not only with your veterinarian but also with other specialists to ensure the best care for our patients.
Board Certification in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Our veterinary internal medicine specialist Dr. Ronald Lyman has advanced training in the field, including a one-year internship and a three-year residency after graduating from his veterinary schooling.
Treating Disease in Pets
After a referral from your primary care vet, our internal medicine specialist will complete a thorough physical exam of your pet to formulate a diagnostic plan and create a comprehensive treatment plan tailored to your pet’s needs.
Commonly referred conditions include:
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Cushing’s Disease
- Kidney Disease
- Liver Diseases
- Immune Mediated / Autoimmune Disorders
- Infectious Diseases
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy For Fort Pierce Pets
Our Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber provides life-saving care for critically ill and injured patients.
Through a pressurized flow of oxygen, the hyperbaric chamber can help to more effectively distribute oxygen through the bloodstream to promote the healing of wounds, swelling, burns, and other injuries or symptoms of illness. Dr. Lyman has years of experience in providing this type of therapy.