Internal Medicine

Dr. Pasternak can diagnosis, manage, and do nonsurgical treatments of diseases with western or eastern treatments. He usually manages conditions typically with diet, exercise and western and eastern medications. Some of the diseases that he can assess:

  • Cardiac

  • Endocrine and lymphatic (adrenal, pituitary, liver, thyroid)

  • Gastrointestinal (stomach, intestines)

  • internal organs (fall bladder, pancreas, spleen)

  • Musculoskeletal

  • Neurologic

  • Ophthalmic (eyes)

  • Pulmonary (nose, throat, lungs)

  • Reproductive system

  • Urinary tract (kidneys, prostate, bladder)

Internal Medicine


Common Internal Medical Conditions

Conditions can arise from a dysfunction or abnormality in any of the internal organs of your pet. Dr. Pasternak has experience in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of health concerns, such as:

  • Addison's disease

  • Autoimmune diseases

  • Cushing's disease

  • Diabetes

  • Foreign body removal

  • Infectious disease (tick-borne diseases, parasites, fungal, bacterial)

  • Thyroid disease

  • Tumors

Signs of Pet Illness​​​​​​​

Pets often hide disomfort and pain from their owners, and it can be difficult to notice subtle changes in their health. Together, we can provide outstanding veterinary care for your pet. Please inform Dr. Pasternak when your dog or cat exhibits any of the following signs of illness:

  • Abnormal behavior

  • Bloody stool or urine

  • Changes in eating or drinking

  • Changes in grooming habits

  • Changes in sleeping habits

  • Hair loss

  • Hiding

  • Increased drinking and urination

  • Limping

  • Shaking

  • Shaking head

  • Vocalization

  • Comiting or diarrhea

  • Weight loss or gain
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