Internal Medicine: 480-635-1110 xt. 7

Dr. Melissa Riensche

reinsche nov2014Dr. Riensche is board-certified with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and has particular interests in nephrology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, respiratory medicine, and endocrine diseases.

Internal Medicine at Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists

Veterinary Internal MedicineDesert Veterinary Medical Specialists’ primary purpose is to to provide exceptional patient care, personalized client service, and respectful collaboration with referring veterinarians, in order to extend and improve the lives of our patients and their families.

Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists internal medicine is a specialty practice dedicated to providing your pet with the highest quality of internal medicine services available. Just as your family physician might refer you to a specialist for a particular problem, your family veterinarian may refer you and your pet to a veterinary specialist.

The specialty of small animal internal medicine is broad in scope and focuses on the treatment of numerous organ systems, including gastroenterology, endocrinology, cardiology, hematology and infectious diseases. Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists offers advanced diagnostic and therapeutic options for many body systems, including:

  • Respiratory: Rhinoscopy, bronchoscopy, bronchoalveolar lavage (B.A.L.), tracheal washing
  • Hematology: Blood transfusion therapy, bone marrow aspiration and biopsy
  • Endocrinology: Diagnostic testing and treatment of diabetes mellitus, Cushing's disease, thyroid disorders
  • Gastroenterology: endoscopic retrieval of foreign bodies, gastroduodenoscopy, colonoscopy, feeding tube placement

For more information about veterinary internal medicine visit Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists website.


Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists Scheduling & Referrals:

Arizona Veterinary Specialties
86 W Juniper Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Phone: 480-635-1110 ext. 7

Fax: 480-365-0641

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