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Internal Medicine

  • Dr. Daniel Jardes

    Dr. Daniel Jardes

    Dr. Daniel Jardes received his bachelor’s degree in organismal biology from the University of Kansas in 2007 and veterinary degree from Kansas State University in 2011. He completed a one year rotating internship followed by a three-year residency in small animal internal medicine at Tufts University in Massachusetts. During his residency his research was focused on acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Dr. Jardes became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2015.       

  • Dr. Chris Jones

    Dr. Chris Jones

    Dr. Chris Jones received his DVM from Texas A&M University in 1990. He was in private practice in El Paso, Texas for 7 years before deciding to pursue a career in internal medicine. He did a one-year internship followed by a three-year residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Georgia. He was board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2001. Dr. Jones joined Gulf Coast Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2001.

  • Dr. Paul Manino

    Dr. Paul Manino

    Dr. Paul Manino received his DVM from Louisiana State University in 2003. After graduation, he completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Carolina Veterinary Specialists in Greensboro, NC. He then worked as an emergency/critical care veterinarian for 5 years before completing a 3-year residency in small animal internal medicine.  Dr. Manino was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2012.  In his spare time, he enjoys cooking, playing golf and spending time with his family.

  • Dr. Amy Davenport

    Dr. Amy Davenport

    Dr. Amy Davenport received her BS in Microbiology for the University of Texas in 2005 and DVM from Texas A&M University in 2009.  After graduation, she completed a one year rotating internship followed by a three-year residency in small animal internal medicine at North Carolina State University where she performed research in infectious disease.  She was board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2013.  In her spare time, Dr. Davenport enjoys playing trivia, watching Spurs basketball, traveling, and spending time with her husband, Matt, and hound dog, Kingsley.

  • Dr. Rebecca Norton

    Dr. Rebecca Norton

    Dr. Rebecca Norton received her DVM from the University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.  After graduation, she completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine, surgery, and emergency at Dogs and Cats Veterinary Referral in Bowie, MD.  She entered her three year residency program for small animal internal medicine at Gulf Coast Veterinary Internal Medicine in July 2011 and became board-certified in 2015.  In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Will, and two children, Leah and Liam.  She also enjoys cooking and staying active.

  • What is a Diplomate of Veterinary Internal Medicine?

    An American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Diplomate is a veterinarian who is board certified in either cardiology, internal medicine, medical oncology, or neurology. Requirements to become a board certified small animal internist are as follows:

     

     

    • Four-year Bachelor of Science degree in biology, life sciences, animal science, or related fields.
    • Four years of veterinary medical school resulting in the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
    • A minimum of one year internship, either in private practice or at a University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, perfecting skills in small animal surgery and medicine, or equivalent broad-base clinical experience.
    • Satisfactory completion of a three year residency program in Small Animal Internal Medicine.

    To become a “Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)” (i.e. board certified), the doctor must:

    • See a specified number and variety of cases during his/her residency and perform a specified number and variety of procedures.
    • Demonstrate unquestionable moral character and impeccable professional behavior
    • Perform a research project and present the results
    • Have the results of the research published in a refereed medical or veterinary medical journal.
    • Pass a rigorous series of examinations in order to prove competency in all areas of Veterinary Small Animal Internal Medicine.