What does it mean to be a specialist?

By Laramie Winfield DVM, DACVIM

ColicTE12-06fVeterinary medicine has changed in recent years with more practitioners choosing to become board certified in a specific area of practice. This allows us to have a more precise focus in one particular area like surgery or medicine. Steinbeck Country Equine is the only clinic in the region to provide veterinarians boarded in multiple different specialties including surgery, medicine, sports medicine, rehabilitation and general practice to serve your horse’s needs. The following links will take you to websites explaining more about each specialty.

This is a link explaining more about what being board certified in internal medicine means:

This is a link explaining more about what being a board certified large animal surgeon means:

You can visit the official web site for the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation to learn more about this college:

You can visit the official web site for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners to learn more about this college:

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