Internal Medicine

To refer a patient to the Internal Medicine service, please submit our online Patient Referral Form for Specialty Services. If you would prefer to complete a paper form, please complete our Specialty Referral Form and fax to 651-501-3763 or email to

Steve Shadwick, DVM, DACVIM, founded the Internal Medicine Department in 2011. Kate Jones, DVM, DACVIM, will join the department in August 2017!  

Dr. Shadwick and Dr. Jones, assisted by their outstanding team of certified veterinary technicians, diagnose, treat, and manage complex medical problems present in our referring patient population. 

 The Internal Medicine Department also heads our I-131 Hyperthyroid Treatment Center.

Internal Medicine Veterinary Services include:

  • Advanced Laboratory Testing of tissue and blood samples
  • Diagnostic Imaging - High Field MRI, CT, Ultrasound, Radiography (X-Rays)
  • Biopsies of masses, internal organs, or bone marrow
  • Endoscopy
    • Bronchoscopy (lungs)
    • Cystoscopy (bladder & urethra)
    • Colonoscopy (colon & small bowel)
    • Gastroduodenoscopy (stomach & upper intestines)
    • Rhinoscopy (nasal cavity)
  •  Feeding tube placement
  •  Radioactive Iodine Therapy in the Upper Midwest’s Premier I-131 Hyperthyroid Treatment Center
  •  Nutrition Consultations

Additionally, Dr. Shadwick and Dr. Jones can assist with the management of many types of uncommon or difficult to manage diseases and disorders.

  •     Anemia or other bleeding disorders
  •     Chronic Vomiting or Diarrhea
  •     Complicated Pancreatic Disease
  •     Coughing & other breathing problems
  •     Endocrine Disease (adrenal tumors, complicated diabetes, thyroid disorders)
  •     Infectious Disease
  •     Kidney or Bladder Disease
  •     Liver Inflammation
  •     Unexplained Weight Loss