My commitment to our referring veterinarians is to do my best to help assimilate the often extensive clinical and diagnostic information that has been documented prior to referral, to conscientiously review those findings and present recommendations for any indicated further investigations to the client, and to ensure that this process results in the implementation of the best care and treatment for that pet.
My commitment to pet owners is to do my best to understand their concerns and observations regarding their pet, work as efficiently as possible to obtain a full understanding of their condition, convey that understanding to them in comprehensible terms, and thoroughly review the available treatment options and prognoses for their illness.
Dr. Astrid Nielssen is a native of British Columbia who completed both her veterinary degree and later her small animal internal medicine residency at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon.
Dr. Nielssen spent several years in general practice prior to pursuing her specialization in internal medicine and feels strongly that a comprehensive team approach to addressing a patient’s medical concerns, working closely with the client, referring practitioner and other specialists as needed, is critical to ensuring delivery of the best possible care to her patients.
Dr. Nielssen has a particular interest in immune-mediated diseases, endocrine disorders and diseases of the blood.
Dr. Nielssen is currently providing initial internal medicine consultations only on a case-by-case basis. Dr. Nielssen is available for rechecks for current patients at least once per week.
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