VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists

Departments & Doctors Overview

           

Why does my pet need a veterinary specialist?

When your family veterinarian believes your pet’s illness would be better treated by a specialist, you and your pet may be referred to Northwest Veterinary Specialists. Because specialists are more likely to diagnose and treat patients with uncommon and complex illnesses, they may have more experience and expertise in your pet’s condition and often have access to special technologies and equipment.

Many medical and surgical conditions are complicated. Specialists use proven and often innovative techniques, high-tech equipment, and the latest pharmaceuticals and therapies to diagnose and treat your pet’s specific condition.

When your pet is referred to our hospital team, we are proud to offer the assistance of our referral coordinators for your convenience:

Internal Medicine: Judy Manning - nwvsmedicine@vcahospitals.com

Oncology & Cardiology: Tim Smith -  nwvsoncology@vcahospitals.com

Neurology & Imaging: Janell Royer - nwvsneurology@vcahospitals.com

Surgery: Tasha Dean - nwvssurgery@vcahospitals.com

Ophthalmology: Amber O'Brian - nwvsoptho@vca.com

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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

FOR PET MEDICAL EMERGENCIES, PLEASE CALL OUR HOSPITAL AT (503) 656-3999 OR TRANSPORT YOUR PET IMMEDIATELY TO OUR FACILITY (NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED)

VCA NORTHWEST VETERINARY SPECIALISTS IS LOCATED AT:

16756 S.E. 82nd DRIVE
CLACKAMAS, OR 97015
TEL: (503) 656-3999
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Pet Emergency Handbook for Download

VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists is ready to provide emergency and critical care for your beloved companion around the clock every day of the year. Our Emergency Service is staffed by 4 board certified emergency and critical care specialists -- more than any other specialty hospital in the Pacific NW! Our ER/CC team works collaboratively with all of our specialty departments as needed to provide the most diverse and comprehensive specialty care in Portland. If your pet is having an emergency, please come immediately to our hospital - we are ALWAYS available, any time, day or night! You may speak with an ER/CC team member if you have questions/concerns by calling (503) 656-3999.

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