Animal Diagnostic Clinic

Brandy Porterpan, DVM, DACVIM, Veterinary Specialist

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


Dr. Porterpan graduated Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 and then completed both a general internship and small animal internal medicine residency at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. She achieved board certification in small animal internal medicine in 2007 by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Porterpan elected a one-year clinical associated position at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine where she performed teaching duties for the veterinary students on clinical rotation as well as managing the emergency and critical care cases presenting to the Small Animal Teaching Hospital. She was presented the Wadell Scholarship Award in 2005 in recognition of exceptional merit and outstanding achievement in postdoctoral studies in emergency medicine at Texas A&M University. Dr. Porterpan’s professional interests emphasize emergency and critical care as well as gastroenterology and clinical nutrition.


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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