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Pedro F. Armstrong, DVM, DACVIM

Founder & CEO

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 June of 2014, Dr. Armstrong partnered with Dr. Xavier Meaux to form Mobile Pet Imaging, a revolutionary mobile high-definition CT scan and fluoroscopy service in a mobile unit. In 2016, Dr. Armstrong founded The Veterinary Internal Medicine Group, providing Internal Medicine Mobile Services throughout Broward, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties.

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, nationally, and internationally. He is the proud father of three and enjoys boating, fishing, biking, and swimming.

In addition to attending yearly meetings for specialists, Dr. Armstrong has attended advanced courses designed for internal medicine specialists 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 LOCATION DATE
IRIS Renal Week Davis, CA 2018
South Florida Veterinary Medical Association (Speaker) Coral Gables, FL 2017
Comparative Gastrointestinal Society Kauai, HI 2017
Congreso Veterinario de Leon (Speaker) Leon, Mexico 2017
Hepatology Course for Internal Medicine Specialists Las Vegas, NV 2016
Comparative Gastrointestinal Society Placencia, BZ 2015
Small Animal Computed Tomographic Studies Course Madison, WI 2015
Comparative Gastrointestinal Society Winter Park, CO 2014
Puerto Rico Veterinary Medical Association (Speaker) San Juan, PR 2013
Comparative Gastrointestinal Society Guánica, PR 2013
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum) New Orleans, LA 2012
Veterinary Specialists in Private Practice (VSIPP) Austin, TX 2012
Respiratory Course for Internal Medicine Specialists Las Vegas, NV 2011
Veterinary Specialists in Private Practice (VSIPP) Coronado, CA 2011
Respiratory Course for Internal Medicine Specialists Las Vegas, NV 2010
International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium (IVECCS) Chicago, IL 2009
International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Symposium (IVECCS) Phoenix, AZ 2008
North American Veterinary Conference (NAVC) Orlando, FL 2008
Puerto Rico Veterinary Convention Fajardo, PR 2007
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum) Seattle, WA 2006
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum) Baltimore, MD 2005
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum) Minneapolis, MN 2004
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum) Charlotte, NC 2003
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum (ACVIM Forum) Dallas TX 2002