Making an appointment
Call (212) 362-2650 or (914) 864-1631 Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm
Required information for all referrals
Referring veterinarians should fill out an AEC Patient Referral Form, listing the medical problems, relevant treatments, and the reason for referral (ie, radioiodine treatment, nuclear imaging study, or endocrine evaluation).
Please include relevant diagnostic/lab test results and medical record copies. Be sure to include all radiographs and ultrasound reports.
Additional work-up required for all hyperthyroid cats
• CBC, serum chemistry panel, and urinalysis (within 1 month of referral).
• Chest radiographs (if cat has been hyperthyroid for longer than 6 months).
• Electrocardiogram and echocardiogram (if arrhythmia, conduction disturbance, or heart failure is suspected).
• Abdominal ultrasound (if cat has poor appetite or other signs of non-hyperthyroid disease are present).
• We need a copy of the complete medical record (results of history, physical examination, and all laboratory results)
since time of diagnosis of cat’s hyperthyroidism. Please clearly indicate what the pretreatment serum T4 value was
and when the cat was diagnosed.
(212) 537-6340 or (914) 864-1632
Our Referral Policy
the cat or dog has been referred.
vaccines in our facility.
we will promptly contact the referral veterinarian and act in partnership with him or her to decide on the best course of action.
patient’s health and well-being. In such rare cases, we will promptly inform the referring veterinarian as soon as possible,
and provide daily updates as needed.
endocrine condition has been evaluated or managed. Once the cat or dog has been evaluated or treated at our facility,
we will contact the referring veterinarian both by fax and phone to discuss our recommended future follow-up care.
Click here to submit the Referral Form Online.