Aaron C. Wey, DVM, DACVIM, Owner

Specialty: Cardiology

“Dogs are not our whole life, but they make our lives whole.” – Roger Caras

Dr. Aaron Wey is a native of Texas and got his first taste of the Northeast by attending Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. He returned to Texas for his veterinary education and graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, obtaining his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (DVM) in 1997.  Aaron then spent a year as an Intern in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine before traveling to California, where he completed a residency in Cardiology at the University of California, Davis. He completed the requirements for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and became a Diplomate of the College of Cardiology (DACVIM) in 2001.

Aaron received an award for outstanding research during his final year as a resident at U.C. Davis and maintains an active interest in clinical research. He has published articles in numerous scientific journals and textbooks, most recently in the Clinical Veterinary Advisor (Elsevier), Small Animal Critical Care Medicine (Elsevier), and in April 2015, Veterinary Image Guided Interventions (Wiley-Blackwell). He has interests in heart failure management, endocarditis/myocarditis and interventional therapies for congenital and acquired heart disease. Learn more about Dr. Wey’s publications here.

In 2003 Aaron moved to Upstate New York from Southern California, where he had established a successful Cardiology referral practice in San Diego. He owns and operates Upstate Veterinary Specialties, PLLC and lives in Altamont with his family which includes numerous furry family members.