Arrow Down Arrow Left arrow_right_green arrow_right_white Arrow Right cross email_green email logo_white mouse phone_green phone pin Facebook Google Plus Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest Twitter YouTube

Internal Medicine

Medicine

ChesterGates offers a broad range of internal medicine services. The medicine team consists of Menai Heyes and Isaac Del Busto Castro. Veterinary colleagues are invited to discuss individual cases as required.

Internal medicine referrals are welcomed in the following fields:

Respiratory-Upper

  • Sneezing.
  • Nasal discharge.
  • Epistaxis.

Respiratory-Lower (with the cardiology team)

  • Chronic cough.
  • Dyspnoea.
  • Pleural effusion.

Urinary-Upper

  • Renal failure both chronic and acute.
  • Glomerular disease.

Urinary-Lower (with the surgery team)

  • Dysuria.
  • Cystitis / haematuria / stranguria.
  • Urethral obstruction.
  • Urinary incontinence.

Endocrinology-Conditions

  • Diabetes mellitus.
  • Cushing’s disease.
  • Hyperthyroidism.

Endocrinology-Signs

  • Hypertension.
  • Hypercalcaemia.
  • Hypokalaemia / Conn’s.

Gastrointestinal Disorders

  • Chronic vomiting.
  • Chronic diarrhoea.
  • Jaundice.

Haematology

  • Anaemia both acute and chronic.
  • Blood dyscrasias.

Miscellaneous

  • Polyuria / Polydipsia.
  • Hypoalbuminaemia.
  • Weakness / lethargy.
  • Weight loss / anorexia.

the team

Alex Dugdale, RCVS & European Specialist in Anaesthesia, Chestergates Veterinary Specialist

Alex Dugdale

RCVS and European Specialist in Anaesthesia

Menai Heyes, Advanced practitioner in Small Animal Medicine at ChesterGates Veterinary Specialists

Menai Heyes

Advanced practitioner in Small Animal Medicine

COVID-19 Update

We continue to work safely and provide care for clients and their pets throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, including national and local lockdowns. To help us with our ways of working, and to keep us all safe, please do not attend the practice unless you have a pre-booked appointment. Call for information and guidance.