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What is a board-certified veterinary oncologist? A board-certified veterinary oncologist is a veterinarian who focuses on managing cancer. In addition to completing undergraduate training and four years of veterinary school, a board-certified veterinary oncologist is similar to his/her human-medicine counterpart in that he/she has completed an...

What is a board-certified veterinary radiologist? A board-certified veterinary radiologist is a veterinarian who diagnoses diseases by obtaining and interpreting medical images such as radiographs, ultrasounds, CT scans, and MRIs. In addition to completing undergraduate training and four years of veterinary school, a board-certified veterinary radiologist...

What is a board-certified veterinary specialist? The American Board of Veterinary Specialties (ABVS) of the American Veterinary Medical Association currently recognizes 20 specialties whose regulatory bodies are called “colleges." Examples include the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and the...

  What is a board-certified veterinary internal medicine specialist? A board-certified veterinary internal medicine specialist, commonly called an internist, is a veterinarian who focuses on diagnosing and treating diseases of the internal systems. In addition to completing undergraduate training and four years of veterinary school, a board-certified...

When are oncology appointments available? Initial oncology appointments are generally available Tuesdays through Fridays. However, in cases that are more urgent, other arrangements may sometimes be made. Chemotherapy appointments are generally available Tuesdays through Thursdays, but again occasionally other arrangements can be made on a case-by-case...

When are ultrasound appointments available? Ultrasound appointments are generally available during specialty hours (Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm). However, in cases that are more urgent, other arrangements may sometimes be made. How do I make an appointment? Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital strongly encourages animal owners to obtain a...

When are internal medicine appointments available? Dr. Astrid Nielssen is currently accepting new patients during regular specialty hours (Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm). How do I make an appointment? Boundary Bay Veterinary Specialty Hospital strongly encourages animal owners to obtain a referral from their regular veterinarian whenever possible. This ensures the...

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