A veterinary dermatologist is a veterinarian who has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of animals with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, mouth, hair and nails. A veterinary dermatologist also has had significant training and is experienced in the treatment of allergic disorders

We diagnose and treat:

  • Infectious and noninfectious skin diseases
  • Parasitic skin diseases
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Allergy and allergy-induced skin diseases
  • Skin manifestations of systemic disease (including internal malignancy), cancer of the skin, cysts and other tumors of the skin
  • Chronic ear disorders

We perform specialized diagnostic procedures including:

  • Microscopic examination of skin biopsy specimens
  • Cytological smears
  • Intradermal tests for allergic diseases
  • Fungal cultures and other microbiologic examination of skin scrapings and secretions

Treatments include:

  • Externally applied, injected and internal medications
  • Certain dermatologic surgical procedures including skin biopsy