The People Behind Mobile Pet Imaging 

Principals

Pedro F. Armstrong, DVM, DACVIM

Diplomate Of The American College Of Veterinary Internal Medicine (SAIM)

Dr. Pedro F. Armstrong was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He attended Iowa State University for pre-veterinary studies. In 1996, he was admitted to Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine, and graduated in 2000. Following veterinary school, Dr. Armstrong did a one year rotating veterinary internship in VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. In 2001, under the mentorship of Mark E. Hitt, DACVIM, he completed a three-year internal medicine residency at the AVIM in Annapolis, Maryland. In 2008, he co-founded The Southeast Veterinary Referral Center and The Pet Emergency Room in Miami, which he sold in 2016. In 2014, he partnered with Dr. Meaux to form Mobile Pet Imaging.


Dr. Armstrong is interested in endoscopic procedures (gastrointestinal and respiratory), imaging techniques (abdominal ultrasound, CT scanning) and non-invasive procedures such as ultrasound guided biopsies. He has a special interest in conditions affecting the gastrointestinal tract (stomach, intestines, liver, pancreas), urinary system and endocrine system (diabetes, Addison's disease, Cushing’s disease, etc).

Dr Armstrong has lectured on topics of veterinary internal medicine locally and nationally. He is the proud father of three, and enjoys boating, fishing, biking and triathlons.

In addition to attending yearly meetings for specialists, Dr. Armstrong has attended advanced courses designed for internal medicine specialists in the areas of respiratory and digestive diseases to learn about new procedures, advanced techniques and new therapies. He is also a member of The Comparative Gastrointestinal Society.

Dr. Armstrong is fluent in English and Spanish.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2017

South Florida Veterinary Medical Association (Speaker)
Coral Gables, FL

Comparative Gastrointestinal Society
Kauai, HI

Congreso Veterinario de Leon-Speaker/ Ponente
Leon, Mexico

2016

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum)
Denver, CO

Hepatology Course for Internal Medicine Specialists
Las Vegas, NV

2015

Comparative Gastrointestinal Society
Placencia, BZ

Small Animal Computed Tomographic Studies Course
Madison, WI

2014

Comparative Gastrointestinal Society
Winter Park, CO

2013

Puerto Rico Veterinary Medical Association (Speaker)
San Juan, PR

Comparative Gastrointestinal Society
Guánica, PR

2012

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum)
New Orleans, LA

Veterinary Specialists in Private Practice (VSIPP) 
Austin, TX

2011

Respiratory Course for Internal Medicine Specialists
Las Vegas, NV

Veterinary Specialists in Private Practice (VSIPP)
Coronado, CA

2010

Respiratory Course for Internal Medicine Specialists
Las Vegas, NV

2009

International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium (IVECCS)
Chicago, IL

2008

International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium (IVECCS) 
Phoenix, AZ

North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC)
Orlando, FL

2007

Puerto Rico Veterinary Convention
Fajardo, PR

2006

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum)
Seattle, WA

2005

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum)
Baltimore, MD

2004

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum)
Minneapolis, MN

2003

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum)
Charlotte, NC

2002

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum)
Dallas TX

Dr. Armstrong also attends local veterinary medical association meetings throughout the year. 


Dr. Armstrong has attended advanced courses designed for internal medicine specialists in the areas of respiratory and digestive diseases to learn about new procedures, advanced techniques and new therapies. He is also a member of The Comparative Gastrointestinal Society and has lectured on topics of veterinary internal medicine locally and nationally. 


Xavier Meaux, DVM

Dr. Xavier Meaux was born and raised in Puerto Rico. He received his Bachelor's in Animal Science from Purdue University in 2002 and graduated from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. Following graduation, he worked at Durango Animal hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada.

After 5 busy years in small animal practice, Dr. Meaux moved to Florida where he worked as a relief emergency veterinarian in Tallahassee and South Florida for 3+ years. 

Dr. Meaux enjoys spending time with relatives, friends and his very active Jack Russell Terrier. Traveling, running, and grilling are among his free-time preferences.

He attends yearly continuing education meetings, enjoys local veterinary industry gatherings and networking with colleagues.

Dr. Meaux is fluent in English and Spanish.

CONFERENCES ATTENDED

2017

South Florida Veterinary Medical Association (Speaker)
Coral Gables, FL

2016

Western Veterinary Conference (WVC)
Las Vegas, NV

2015

Small Animal Computed Tomographic Studies Course
Madison, WI

2014

North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC)
Orlando, FL

2010

Abdominal Surgical Emergencies, Oquendo Center
Las Vegas, NV

2009

Central Veterinary Conference (CVC)
San Diego, CA

2008

Central Veterinary Conference (CVC)
Baltimore, MD

2007

North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC)
Orlando, FL

Dr. Meaux also attends local veterinary medical association meetings throughout the year. 

Dr. Armstrong has attended advanced courses designed for internal medicine specialists in the areas of respiratory and digestive diseases to learn about new procedures, advanced techniques and new therapies. He is also a member of The Comparative Gastrointestinal Society and has lectured on topics of veterinary internal medicine locally and nationally. 


Consulting Partners


Ana V. Cáceres, DVM, Dip. ACVR, Faculty / Clinician at UPenn

Dr. Cáceres graduated from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine, Magna Cum Laude. She completed a three-year residency in radiology at the University of Pennsylvania, and passed ACVR credentialing exam for board-certification in radiology.

Areas of special interest include Computed Tomography (CT), Angiography, Ultrasonography of the thorax, abdomen and musculoskeletal system; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the spine, thorax, abdomen, nervous and musculoskeletal systems.

Dr. Cáceres enjoys salsa dancing and spending time with friends and family. She has two American Bulldogs and three cats, a Manx and a domestic shorthair.


Marco Ruffato, DVM

Anesthesia And Analgesia Residency Trained / Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist

Dr. Ruffato was born and raised in Italy and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Padua in 2003. He completed an internship in London and Canada. In 2009 he completed his residency in anesthesia and analgesia at Tufts University in Massachusetts. Dr. Ruffato started Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia Specialists (VAAS) in 2013 and will be bringing his expertise in anesthesia to Mobile Pet Imaging patients.




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