The Seattle Veterinary Specialists Internal Medicine service is a veterinary referral practice staffed by Matt Vaughan, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM), Alice Huang, VMD, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM) and Frankie Hurrell, BVSc, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM). Internal medicine encompasses a wide range of disorders, including hormonal diseases, immune disorders, infectious diseases as well as intestinal, pancreatic, liver, urinary and respiratory disorders. The Internal Medicine specialists are experienced in endoscopic procedures involving the intestinal tract, respiratory tract, urogential tract, and nasal passages as well as retrieval of ingested foreign objects. The Internal Medicine specialists also work closely with our Radiology Service to facilitate ultrasounds and ultrasound guided aspirates and biopsies. The Internal Medicine service offers cutting-edge minimally invasive procedures including tracheal, ureteral and urethral stenting, The Internal Medicine service works closely with the emergency service for consultations on difficult cases or transfers for ongoing care, and is devoted to giving each patient individuaized care and compassion.