VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital

Joao Felipe de Brito Galvao, MV, DACVIM, Veterinary Specialist

MV, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Certifications: DACVIM
MS, The Ohio State University
Departments: Diagnostic Imaging, Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology

Biography

Dr. Galvao joined Arboretum View in the summer of 2011.  He is a 2004 graduate of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. He did a Small Animal Medicine Residency at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil before coming to the US for an evaluated clinical year at the University of Wisconsin. Later, he completed a one-year rotating internship at Purdue University. He has recently concluded a three-year internal medicine residency at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. During his residency he completed a Master's of Science Thesis entitled 'Antitumor effects of combined carboplatin and gemcitabine in canine transitional cell carcinoma'. He has authored 11 book chapters and numerous other publications over the past 3 years. He is the co-administrator of the Team Calcium, which provides consultation on calcium disorders to veterinarians.

Dr. Galvao enjoys all aspects of internal medicine with special interest in calcium
disorders, gastroenteric, hepatobiliary, kidney, endocrine and immune-mediated
diseases as well as interventional radiology. He is also experienced in minimally invasive procedures like rhinoscopy, gastrointestinal endoscopy, cystoscopy, bronchoscopy, ectopic ureter laser ablation, lithotripsy, laparoscopic liver biopsy among others.

Dr. Galvao is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and for the American Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum. He is also a member of the Small Animal Internal Medicine Credentials Committee for The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 

He lives with his wife Cristiane and their two cats, Layla and Lila.

Professional Memberships:

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Team Calcium - The Ohio State University
  • Comparative Gastroenterology Society
  • American Veterinary Medical Association

Publications:

  1. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Distal renal tubular acidosis In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 6th Ed, 2015 (in press)
  2. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Fanconi syndrome In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 6th Ed, 2015 (in press)
  3. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J. Management of idiopathic hypercalcemia. August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine. 7th ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2015 (in press)
  4. Chew, D. J.; de Brito Galvao, J. F. Renal Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Clinical Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 3rd ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2015 (in press)
  5. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Nagode, L. A.; Schenck, P. A.; Chew, D. J. Invited Review: Calcitriol, Calcidiol, PTH, and FGF-23 Interactions in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2012 23(2):134-162.
  6. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J.; Nagode, L.; Schenck, P. Treatment of hypoparathyroidism. In: Bonagura JD, Twedt DC (ed). Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XV, 15th ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2012 (in press)
  7. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J.; Schenck, P. Idiopathic feline hypercalcemia. In: Bonagura JD, Twedt DC (ed). Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XV, 15th ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2012 (in press)
  8. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J.; Drost, W. T. What’s your diagnosis? Hydroureter and hydronephrosis associated with polypoid cystitis in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Nov1;243(9):1251-3. 
  9. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Kisseberth, W. C.; Murahari, S.; Sutayatram, S.; Chew, D. J.; Inpanbutr, N. Antitumor effects of combined carboplatin and gemcitabine on canine transitional cell carcinoma cells. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2012 Aug;73(8):1262-72.
  10. Birchard, S. J., de Brito Galvao, J. F. Thyroidectomy in the dog and cat. In: Bojrab MJ (ed). Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, 5th ed., Baltimore, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (in press)
  11. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Ball, R.; Kidder, A. C.; Baan, M.; Birchard, S. J.; Drost, W.T. What’s your diagnosis? Bronchial foreign body in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012 Jan; 1(1):1-2.
  12. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Distal renal tubular acidosis In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 5th Ed, 2011, p.1098
  13. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Fanconi syndrome In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 5th Ed, 2011, p.453
  14. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Simpson, K. W., Birnbaum, N. Fluid electrolyte, and acid-base disturbances in gastrointestinal and pancreatic disease. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 4th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2011, chap 18, p.436-455.
  15. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & Center, S. A. Fluid electrolyte, and acid-base disturbances in liver disease. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 4th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2011, chap 19, p. 456-499.
  16. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Johnson, S. E.; Sherding, R. G.; Baan, M.; Ball, R. L.; Ben-Amotz, R. Endoscopic diagnosis of a pylorogastric intussusception with spontaneous resolution. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2011 Nov-Dec; 47(6):e156-e161.
  17. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J. Metabolic complications of endocrine surgery. Veterinary Clinics of North America �" Small Animal Practice, 2011 41:847-868.
  18. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Chew, D. J., Schenk, P. Hypercalcemia: Diagnosis and treatment options in the dog and cat. Veterinary Focus 2011; 21(1):27-34
  19. Klosterman, E. S.; Moore, G. E.; de Brito Galvao, J. F.; DiBartola, S. P.; Groman, R. P.; Whittemore, J. C.; Vaden, S. L.; Harris, T. L; Byron, J. K.; Dowling, S. R.; Grant, D. C.; Grauer, G. F.; Pressler, B. M. Comparison of signalment, clinicopathologic findings, histologic diagnosis, and prognosis in dogs with glomerular disease with or without nephrotic syndrome. J Vet Inten Med. 2011 Mar; 25(2):206-14.
  20. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & Chew, D. J. Cystoscopic-guided biopsy of lesions optimizes treatment in a dog. The Ohio State �" VMC Newsletter �" Update for veterinarians. Nov-Dec., 2010, p. 3
  21. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Pressler, B. M.; Freeman, L. J.; Rohleder, J. J.; Burgess, R. C.; Ramos-Vara, J. A.. Mucinous gastric carcinoma with abdominal carcinomatosis and hypergastrinemia in a dog. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2009 45:197-202
  22. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Trepanier, L. A.. Evaluation of the risk of hemolytic anemia following intravenous famotidine administration in hospitalized cats. J Vet Inten Med. 2008 Mar-Apr; 22(2):325-9.
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