Radiology: 480-635-1110 ext. 6

Dr. Victoria Heffelman

Dr. HeffelmanDr. Heffelman received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Colorado State University in 2004, where she quickly discovered her love for all things in radiology. She is board-certified with the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Her special areas of interest include abdominal ultrasound, CT, and nuclear medicine.

Radiology at Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists

Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists is an integral practice at Arizona Veterinary Specialists. Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists provides essential radiology and advanced diagnostic imaging services for the diagnosis and treatment of animals referred to Arizona Veterinary Specialists for complex medical and surgical conditions. Almost all patients from the oncology, surgery, and internal medicine practices at Arizona Vetarinary Specialists receive diagnostic imaging services from Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists. This collaborative endeavor between the imaging practice and the other practices combines expert specialty veterinary care to provide optimal treatment for our pet patients.

Veterinary Radiology Services at Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists:

  • Computed Tomography (CT) (including outpatient)
  • Ultrasonography (including outpatient)
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Fluoroscopy and Contrast Studies
  • Radiographic Film Interpretation
  • Digital Radiographic Exams

Outpatient Procedure and Referral Information

Outpatient ultrasound and CT services are available Monday through Friday. These services are only appropriate for stable, non-emergent cases. The referring veterinarian or technician should call the DVMS Imaging department at 480-635-1110 ext. 6 to discuss the case to ensure that the referral is appropriate and that we have all pertinent information prior to the appointment. A DVMS Radiology Services Referral Form and pertinent medical records should be faxed to 480-365-0641 prior to the appointment. Owners may hand carry radiographs or other imaging studies if they are not digital; digital images can be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. prior to the appointment.

Please feel free to call 480-635-1110 ext. 6 for additional information or questions.

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Radiology Info

Desert Veterinary Medical Specialists Scheduling & Referrals:

Arizona Veterinary Specialties
86 W Juniper Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
Phone: 480-635-1110 ext. 6

Fax: 480-365-0641

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