Cornell University Hospital for Animals


Hospital Services
Companion Animal

Companion Animal
(607) 253-3060

Make an Appointment

  • The Internal Medicine Service schedules appointments from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Mondays to Thursdays.
  • Please call 607-253-3060 to make an appointment.
  • New York State Law requires a valid rabies certificate be presented upon arrival.
  • Please bring any pertinent medical records or have them faxed to 607-253-3788.
  • Please bring a copy of any pertinent imaging studies with you.
  • Payment is required at the time of service. (See Financial Info.)

Internal Medicine Service

Internal MedicineThe Internal Medicine Service at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals diagnoses and provides treatment for dogs and cats with a wide spectrum of health conditions. Our staff includes six board-certified veterinarians who have pioneered many of the approaches used for diagnoses and treatment of diverse canine and feline medical disorders used in veterinary clinics across the country. Internal Medicine faculty specialize in a wide range of health conditions including metabolic, infectious, endocrine, hematologic, gastrointestinal, liver, renal and respiratory disorders. Your pet will be seen by a veterinary team including faculty clinicians, attending residents, and students in training.

The Internal Medicine Service offers advanced diagnostic techniques including a wide range of minimally-invasive procedures. A collaborative working environment brings together the talent of a diverse group of veterinary specialty services including Anesthesiology, Oncology, Soft Tissue Surgery, Cardiology, Neurology, Imaging, and Clinical Nutrition to provide comprehensive veterinary care.

Advanced Techniques

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Balloon dilatation of esophageal strictures
  • Bone marrow aspiration or core biopsy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Capsule endoscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Feeding tube placement: esophageal, gastric
  • Gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Laparoscopic liver biopsy
  • Needle and core biopsy collection w/ultrasound guidance
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Treatment of nasal/sinus fungal infections