In-Clinic Ultrasound Service
Our in-clinic ultrasound service is performed by Dr. Chris Ludlow. These appointments are scheduled Monday through Friday, at your regular veterinarian's recommendation.
Dr. Chris Ludlow is a Diplomate of the American Veterinary College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He established Veterinary Internal Medicine Diagnostics with a commitment to providing the highest quality internal medicine for pets and personalized service to referring veterinarians.
Dr. Ludlow earned his DVM with honors from Kansas State University in 1986. After graduation he worked in a busy small animal general practice in southern California for five years. He then returned to the KSU and completed a combined internal medicine/small animal clinical nutrition residency and Masters Degree program under Dr. David Williams. Upon completion of his internal medicine residency, Dr. Ludlow then spent an additional year establishing a clinical nutrition service at KSU. After finishing his clinical nutrition training, Dr. Ludlow joined the internal medicine faculty at KSU for one and a half years before going into private specialty medicine at Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center in Kansas City in where he served as a staff internist with this group of nine specialists for 6 years.
In 2001 Dr. Ludlow took a position with Royal Canin USA. There he served in the Scientific Communications division for 2 years where he lectured nationally and internationally in the areas of internal medicine and nutrition. Most recently, Dr. Ludlow was a staff internist at the Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital in Rockledge, Florida where he practiced for 6 years before starting Veterinary Internal Medicine Diagnostics.
Dr. Ludlow has over 15 years of experience in ultrasound and endoscopy in university and referral hospital settings. He trained under Dr. David Biller for abdominal ultrasonography, and under Dr. Matt Miller and Dr. John Bonagura in the area of echocardiography. He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally in gastroenterology and has taught endoscopy wet labs at national meetings with Dr. Todd Tams and Dr. Al Jurgens.
Dr. Ludlow is an active member of the Comparative Gastroenterology Society. He has also been a Fellow for Mark Morris Institute for Clinical Nutrition for over 10 years where he has help teach clinical nutrition to students at veterinary schools all over the US and abroad.
When not busy consulting with veterinarians or lecturing, Dr. Ludlow enjoys cycling, hiking, nearly all types of music and the occasional bottle of good wine.