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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

Rest assured… we will continue to provide telephone and video consultations for all patients and urgent and emergency care for your clients and their pets. We will need a referral from a first opinion vet before we can speak with clients. Call for information and guidance. Please note that opening hours may be subject to change during this time.