standard-title Referring Medical Clinics Thank you for trusting us with your patients.

Referring Medical Clinics

Thank you for trusting us with your patients.

First of all, we’d like to say “Thank You!” We truly appreciate your trust in Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine and are grateful for the cases you refer to us.

We view ourselves as complementing your practice and serving as an extension of your clinic. With that in mind, we strive to keep you involved in your referral cases as much as possible. At the core of that effort is the delivery of timely medical and diagnostic results. After all, the pet is your patient and we realize that you have a need to know what’s going on in order to keep your client fully informed.

We also want to be proactive and interactive, and are always looking to make improvements on our end in the referral process. If there’s something we can do differently or better that would help make your job easier or more efficient, please let us know. We believe having an open and honest relationship is the best way to be productive in business.

Lisa MacKay,D.V.M.
Morgan MacKay,D.V.M
Christine Crocker,D.V.M
Veterinary Wellness Center of New Haven
686 State Street
New Haven, CT 06511
203-867-5181

Robert Aldrich, D.V.M.
Rachel Kaufman, V.M.D.
Veterinary Associates of Westville
1292 Whalley Avenue
New Haven, CT 06515
203-387-6648

 

Gregory Azzolin, D.V.M.
Northford Veterinary Clinic
1411 Middletown Avenue
Northford, CT 06472
203-484-0736

B. A. Breu, D.V.M.
Montowese Veterinary Clinic
101 Quinnipiac Avenue
North Haven, CT 06473
203-562-9896

T. F. Claypoole, V.M.D.
Elm Veterinary Clinic
93 Bull Hill Lane
West Haven, CT 06516
203-934-5295

Richard Magliula, D.V.M. 
Spring Glen Veterinary Associates 
1632 Whitney Avenue 
Hamden, CT 06517 
203-248-2104

Efren A. Osorio, M.V.Z.
Heather Albino, D.V.M.
Veterinary Associates of North Branford
2364 Route 80
North Branford, CT 06471
203-481-4238

Jeffery K. Schpero, D.V.M.
Veterinary Associates of Derby
380 New Haven Avenue
Derby, CT 06418
203-734-2007

Massimo Dammando, D.V.M.
Heather Rife, D.V.M.
Veterinary Associates of East Haven
222 Main Street
East Haven, CT 06512
203-469-6531

NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED FOR EMERGENCIES!

Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine’s emergency room is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and has been since 1975. The hospital has experienced veterinarians and technicians dedicated to emergencies and intensive care patients around the clock. There are no appointments necessary, but we encourage you to call before your arrival so we can prepare to best serve you and your pet. Some Of The Services We Can Provide:

  • On Site Diagnostic Laboratory/Blood Gas Analyzer
  • Digital X-Rays 24 hours a Day
  • Oxygen Therapy & EKG Monitoring
  •  Intravenous Fluid Therapy
  • Emergency Surgery
  •  Advanced Pain Management
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Immediate Services We Provide

EKG Monitoring Fluid & Aedication Infusions Oxygen Therapy End-Tidal Capnography Pulse Oximetry Peritoneal Dialysis Central Venous Monitoring Cardiovascular, Respiratory & Nutritional Support Hemoglobin Monitoring Oxygen Incubators for Neo-Natal Care & Vacuum Therapy
Laboratory Analysis, Radiography, Ultrasonography, Echocardiography, Endoscopy and Surgery

DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING FOR SMALL ANIMALS

Our radiology department uses digital radiography, ultrasound and CT scans to help identify problems with parts of the body including lungs, heart, bones, abdominal cavity and more. Central regularly provides these services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Outpatient appointments are on a referral basis only. The department is overseen by Dr. Lance Rozear, a board certified radiologist.

  • Digital Radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • CT Scan
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SURGICAL CENTER HANDLING COMPLEX CASES

Our surgeons perform both orthopedic and soft tissue surgeries. Many of these procedures require the specialized training that was received by our board certified surgeons. We operate a total joint replacement center including procedures on the hip, elbow and knee in addition to repairs on cruciate tears and bone fractures. This is in addition to surgeries on the gallbladder, spine, liver, intestines amongst others. The department consists of Dr. Melvyn Pond and Dr. Donna-Lee Taylor. Here are just some of the Services We Provide:

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Oncologic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Comprehensive Patient Monitoring
  • Advanced Pain Management
  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Center
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INTERNAL MEDICINE 7 DAYS A WEEK

Our Internal Medicine service offers specialized knowledge, advanced diagnostics, and a high level of experience with the treatment and management for a variety of internal medicine problems of dogs and cats.  Veterinarians that specialize in Internal Medicine have advanced knowledge of small animal endocrinology, gastroenterology, respiratory disease, infectious and immune-mediated disease, and diseases of the kidneys and lower urinary tract.

  • Endoscopy
  • Management of Complex Disease Processes
  • Colonoscopy & Bronchoscopy
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Bone Marrow Aspiration
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ADVANCED PHYSICAL REHABILITATION

Rehabilitation is the art of using physical manipulations and therapies rather than drugs to relieve pain, enhance healing, and improve function. Our veterinary rehabilitative plans are specially designed for the individual pet and his or her disease process or disability. The ultimate physical rehabilitation goals for your pet are comfort and his or her ability to accomplish daily tasks as normally as possible. The rewards include improved psychological state and quality of life for your pet and your family.

  • Underwater & Standard Treadmill
  • Laser Therapy & Heat Therapy
  • Range of Motion Exercises
  • Balance Exercises
  • Acupuncture
  • Therapy Packages
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COMPASSIONATE CANCER CARE

Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine Oncology Department diagnoses and treats many forms of cancer. We utilize many types of chemotherapy and can coordinate procedures with our Surgery Department to maximize outcomes while minimizing complications.

  • Advanced laboratory testing of various blood or tissue samples
  • Chemotherapy
  • Immunotherapy
  • Diagnostic Imaging, Ultrasound, Radiography(x-rays), CT Scans
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SMALL ANIMAL ALLERGIES AND SKIN DISEASE

We understand the concern and frustration of living with a pet that suffers from allergies or skin disease. We will help you develop an understanding of your pet’s problems, the potential causes, the tests needed to define the primary cause, and the treatment and prognosis. We will present you with options, potential outcomes, and realistic expectations. You will decide what best fits your needs. Here are a just a few of the service available. The dermatologist is on-site on Wednesdays. For more information visit our dermatologist’s website: http://www.nevetdermatology.com/. Some of the Services We Provide Are:

  • Allergy Testing
  •  Ear Flushes
  •  Skin Biopsies & Fungal Cultures
  •   Cytology
  •  Skin Scraping
  •  CT Scans
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SMALL ANIMAL AND EQUINE EYE DISEASE

Our Ophthalmology Department focuses solely on diseases that can affect your pet’s eye and vision. In addition we work to diagnose and treat diseases that affect the structures surrounding the eye, such as the eyelids, conjunctiva, and some of the bones of the skull that comprise the eye socket. Medical and surgical treatments are combined in order to most effectively treat your pet’s eye problem. Some of the services we provide are:

  • Cataract Surgery & Glaucoma Surgery
  • Eyelid Reconstructive Surgery
  • ERG/Ocular Ultrasound
  • Corneal Ulcer Treatment
  • Dry Eye Treatment
  • Corneal Surgery
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A CURE FOR HYPERTHYROIDISM

As in humans, hyperthyroidism is seen regularly in cats. A common cure for the condition is the treatment with radioactive iodine. When injected into a cat, the radioactive iodine is taken up into the thyroid tissue so it specifically effects that one body part. Complications are rare and treatment is frequently a complete cure.

Cats first have an exam with our Internal Medicine department to make sure they are good candidates for treatment. The pet is admitted to the hospital on a separate Monday and receives the injection that day. Typically cats need to stay at Central for three to four days due to radiation and then they are able to go home.

Our staff will discuss special protocols for at home after discharge to keep you and your pet safe. A couple weeks after leaving the hospital, you can return fully to your normal routine.

Our program is overseen by a Radiation Safety Officer and our staff receives regular training. In addition we are registered and guided by both state and federal agencies.

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CHANGING BEHAVIOR, CHANGING LIVES

Our Behavior Department can help pet owners control dangerous and self-injurious activities. The Behaviorist is a board-certified veterinarian who focuses solely on helping pets live within their surrounding in harmony. For more information visit our behaviorist’s website at http://www.lindellvetbehavior.com/.

  • Dog Aggression & Stranger Aggression
  • Excessive licking
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Post-operative Consultations
  • Behavior Changes
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Central Hospital For Veterinary Medicine

4 Devine Street 
North Haven, CT 06473
P: (203) 865-0878

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