Veterinarians interested in getting a more
complete diagnostic picture of their patient may chose to refer
clients to us. We offer our in house lab services, external
lab services, endoscopy, ultrasound, and surgery. Please call for
a consultation or to make an appointment for your client.
Please fax all records to us before the appointment and bring all
radiographs with you (otherwise we may need to repeat them).
Please print and fill out the referral
sheet , then fax it to us before sending your client to us.
Ultrasound appointments are available
through Chicago Exotics in conjunction with Internal Medical
Referral Service featuring Susan Yohn DVM, Dipl AVBP
(companion animal), Dipl ACVIM.
Acupuncture and Chiropractic Medicine for Exotics
Dr. Strat is available every other Friday for
veterinary acupuncture and chiropractic work. Doctor Horton
highly recommends her services.
We also recommend the Ness
Wellness Center for exotic animal chiropractic care,
acupuncture, and herbal medicine. We've worked with Dr. Ness
for many years and our clients have wonderful things to say about
All consultations with in house specialty
groups occur as a drop-off visit after one of the Chicago Exotics
veterinarians has examined the animal and created a treatment plan
with the client.
Introducing a more complete diagnostic picture
for avian and exotic animals, Chicago Exotics, PC in conjunction
with internal Medicine Referral Service is offering diagnostic
ultrasound work-ups for all species. We give you the
opportunity to provide the best possible diagnostic picture for
your clients, which will lead to the best possible plan of action
for your patients. Chicago Exotics offer the avian and
exotic consultation, handling, and ICU. Internal Medicine
Referral Service offers the diagnostic ultrasound
procedures. Together we can help you create your therapeutic
Ultrasound provides a less invasive alternative
for abdominal disease evaluation. Complete cardiac
diagnostics are available including ultrasound with colorflow
doppler, Band M mode imaging, and ECG. This means together
we can thoroughly work up ferret, rabbit, and guinea pig heart
disease. We can evaluate animals for neoplastic metastases to abdominal organs prior to surgery or observe renal disease
associated with rabbit urinary tract disease. We also offer
ultrasound guided biopsies.
We see hamsters and other small fuzzies,
too. Reptiles can have their gonads, liver and kidney
evaluated. For the avian patient, cardiac diagnostics are
available. We can also help you evaluate the reproductive
tract, look for tumors, and check out the liver. We are
trying current techniques on fish. Let us know if you're
Dr. Yohn is board certified in internal
medicine with 30 years of experience in ultrasonic imaging in dogs and
cats. She has had specialized training in exotic species
ultrasound evaluation. She works in conjunction with Dr.
Dr. Horton has years of valuable experience and
knowledge in the veterinary care and husbandry of reptiles, birds,
rabbits, ferrets, other small mammals and marsupials, as well as
ostriches, emus, and fish. She has taken specialized courses
in avian and exotic diagnostics, medicine, surgery, endoscopy, and
ultrasound. Together they will help you get an accurate
diagnoses and formulate an appropriate therapeutic plan.
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