Animal Diagnostic Clinic

Brandy Porterpan, DVM, DACVIM, Veterinary Specialist

DVM, Louisiana State University
Certifications: DACVIM
Departments: Internal Medicine

Biography

Brandy Porterpan, DVM, DACVIM is board certified in small animal Internal Medicine and has been trained to diagnose, and treat disorders affecting the gastrointestinal, renal/urinary, hematologic, hepatic, endocrine and respiratory systems using the most state-of-the-art technology.  She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 and completed a small-animal internship at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine the following year. She then completed a three-year internal medicine residency at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon completion of her internal medicine residency, she elected to perform a one-year clinical associate position at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. As a clinician, she taught veterinary students, as well as managed emergency and critical care cases presented to the Texas A&M Small Animal Clinic. Dr. Porterpan was presented the Wadell Scholarship Award in 2005 in recognition of exceptional merit and outstanding achievement in postdoctoral studies of emergency medicine at Texas A&M University. Dr. Porterpan's interests include small animal nutrition with emphasis on critical care patients, as well as gastroenterology.  She enjoys time on the lake and spending time with her family and friends.
 

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General Practice

We have over 600 animal hospitals in 41 states and 4 Canadian provinces that are staffed by more than 3,000 fully-qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians, with more than 400 being board-certified specialists.

The nationwide VCA family of general practice hospitals give your pet the very best in medical care, providing a full range of general medical and surgical services as well as specialized treatments such as wellness, spay/neuter, advanced diagnostic services (MRI/CT Scan), internal medicine, oncology, ophthalmology, dermatology, cardiology, neurology, boarding, and grooming. Services may vary by location.

Our family of pet hospitals stands out by delivering the greatest resources in order provide the highest quality care available for your pets. By maintaining the highest standards of pet health care available anywhere, we emphasize prevention as well as healing. We provide continuing education programs to our doctors and staff and promote the open exchange of professional knowledge and expertise. And finally, we have established a consistent program of procedures and techniques, proven to be the most effective in keeping pets healthy.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency, please call us immediately. If it is after hours, check with a local animal hospital emergency clinic.

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