Internal Medicine

//Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine 2017-09-22T14:58:25+00:00

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine, or IMED, provides a range of services for your pet when you and your primary vet decide to pursue more aggressive treatment options. IMED’s board-certified internal medicine specialists utilize ultrasonography, endoscopy, precise nutritional plans, advanced pathology and constant monitoring to provide a level of personal care with your pet that is unsurpassed.

Department Contact Information

Phone: 703-281-4540  •  Fax: 703-281-0149

Internal Medicine provides care for your pet when you and your primary care veterinarian decide to pursue more aggressive diagnostic testing, therapeutic treatments, or a second opinion. Specialists in internal medicine complete post-doctoral residency training which gives them the extensive experience and knowledge with which to diagnose and treat patients with in-depth, difficult, or multiple problems of the nervous system, immune system, gastrointestinal tract, endocrine system, pancreas or spleen. The internists at The Hope Center provide consultation on complex medical conditions as well as offer advanced diagnostics and treatment options including ultrasonography and endoscopy. The internal medicine practice at The Hope Center is committed to providing the best quality care for our patients and clients. To contact the Internal Medicine Department directly at The Hope Center, call 703-281-4540.

  • Ultrasonography
  • Endoscopy
  • Ultrasound-guided biopsies
  • Bone marrow biopsy
  • Endotracheal/Trans-tracheal wash
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Naso-esophageal tube placement
  • Gastric feeding tube placement
  • Thoracocentesis
  • Abdominocentesis
  • Diabetic Management
  • Total parenteral nutrition
  • Transfusion medicine

Internal Medicine Veterinarians


Dr. Sharon Clare
Internal Medicine


Dr. Kelly Gisselman
Internal Medicine


Dr. Scott Wood
Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine Support Staff

  • Tina Winder, Technician
  • Ashley Gilstrap, Technician
  • Stephanie Richards, Front Desk
  • Megan Baldwin, Front Desk