March 27th, 2020 | Posted in General, Medical Articles
Cassidy Sedacca, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Pulmonary hypertension is a life-threatening condition widely present in veterinary medicine, yet largely underdiagnosed. Chronic upper or lower airway diseases are commonly diagnosed syndromes in dogs and cats, but few realize that long-term alveolar hypoxia created by such conditions often results in a silent… Read More
March 18th, 2020 | Posted in General, In the Community
Dr. Cassidy Sedacca was interviewed by News Channel 10 in March to talk about diet-associated dilated cardiomyopathy and the effects of grain-free food on your dog’s heart health. The story highlighted Mae, a 12-year-old Shih Tzu, and her recovery story and aired… Read More
March 12th, 2020 | Posted in General, Meet the UVS Team
We are happy to announce Dr. Kimberly Cleveland joined our Emergency Team in January 2020.
Dr. Kimberly Cleveland was born and raised in Endicott, NY just outside Binghamton. In 2012, she attended Binghamton University for her undergraduate degree in integrative neuroscience and mathematics…. Read More
March 11th, 2020 | Posted in General, What's New
Dear Upstate Veterinary Specialties Community:
With the ongoing concerns of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States, we want to assure our communities that we are following recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and the New York State Department of Health to protect the wellbeing of our staff and those… Read More
December 18th, 2019 | Posted in General, Medical Articles
Is Conservative Management of Cruciate Disease a Viable Option for Your Patient…or Owner?
Laura Perez, DVM, CVA, CCRT
At the risk of opening an enormous can of worms, I’ve decided to give my 2 cents on conservative management of cruciate disease. Ask many vets and most surgeons and they are going to… Read More
October 29th, 2019 | Posted in General, In the Community
Last week, Dr. Cassidy Sedacca, presented “It’s Not Just Grain-Free: An Update on Diet Associated Canine Cardiomyopathy” to a full house for the Capital District Veterinary Medical Society. Dr. Sedacca obtained his board certification as a Diplomate of the College of Cardiology within… Read More
September 23rd, 2019 | Posted in General, Medical Articles
The Importance of Immunohistochemistry in Oncology
Ariana Verrilli, DVM, (practice limited to Oncology)
It is not uncommon for a cytology or biopsy report to land on our desk where the interpretation reads “malignant neoplasia” or “round cell neoplasia” or some equally broad interpretation or diagnosis. What does this mean? What do we… Read More
June 11th, 2019 | Posted in General, Medical Articles
Ocular Trauma – How do I Know if the Eye Can be Saved?
Christa Corbett, MS, DVM, DACVO
With the active summer season approaching, trauma cases will be on the rise. Ocular trauma can be very intimidating but it’s important to establish whether the eye and/or vision can be saved or whether… Read More
June 6th, 2019 | Posted in General, Veterinary Continuing Education
On June 1st, Upstate Veterinary Specialties hosted its 2019 Continuing Education Lecture Series at the Hilton Garden Inn, in Troy, NY. This great program provided New York State approved continuing education to our referral network. As experts in their respective fields, our staff presented on various industry topics and prepared… Read More
May 17th, 2019 | Posted in General, In the Community
With our biggest group yet, UVS team members participated in the 2019 CDPHP Workforce Team Challenge! The 3.5-mile road race through downtown Albany promotes healthy lifestyles, teamwork, and good fun!