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Radioiodine I 131

Radioiodine (I-131)

  • Dr.
    Emily Medici
    DVM, Diplomate ACVIM

    Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine

    Emily Medici, DVM, DACVIM came to SLVS in the summer of 2011.  She is originally from Baton Rouge, LA and received her DVM degree from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004.  She practiced in a small animal private practice for two years before entering a small animal Internal Medicine residency at Oklahoma State University which she completed in 2009.  She practiced for two years in Kansas in a specialty clinic before deciding she missed the South.  Her areas of interest include endocrinology, infectious disease and gastroenterology.

    Memberships

    Harris County Veterinary Medical Association
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

    Outside of work

    Emily lives in Sugar Land with her husband, son and daughter as well as a bulldog, boxer and feisty cat.  Outside of work, she enjoys spending time her family, running, and watching sports, especially LSU.

  • Dr.
    Jennifer Garcia
    DVM, Diplomate ACVIM

    Dr. Garcia became part of the SLVS Internal team in 2011. She earned her DVM at Colorado State University,  and did her internship in Small Animal Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She brings with her a vast array of experience in the veterinary field, including working in private specialty practices, medical consulting, and medical writing. Her clinical interests include endocrinology, renal and hepatic diseases and endoscopy.

    Memberships

    American Veterinary Medical Association
    American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
    Society for Comparative Endocrinology
    American Medical Writers Association

    Outside of work

    Dr. Garcia enjoys spending time with her husband and son, and working as a medical writer and editor.  Despite the heat and mosquitos, she enjoys spending time outdoors, particularly in the Texas Hill Country whenever possible.

  • Dr.
    Charles B. Quick
    DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVR, RSO

    Dr. Charles B. Quick grew up in Houston, attended Strake Jesuit and Marian High Schools and entered Texas A&M University in 1967. He earned a B.S. in Veterinary Science in 1970 and his DVM in 1973. After one year as a radiology instructor at TAMU, he entered the residency program in diagnostic imaging atAuburn University and earned an MS in Veterinary Medicine and Surgery in 1976.

    Board Certified in 1977 by the College of Veterinary Radiology, Dr. Quick served on the teaching faculty as Assistant Professor atCornell University College of Veterinary Medicine until 1979, when he returned to Houston to establish Houston Veterinary Radiology Clinic, which became Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists in 2005. His interests are in diagnostic imaging, including radiology, ultrasound and CT, I-131 treatment of hyperthyroid cats and telemedicine.

    Memberships:

    Harris County Veterinary Medical Association
    Texas Veterinary Medical Association
    American Veterinary Medical Association
    American College of Veterinary Radiologists
    In 2014, Dr. Qick received the TAVP Clinical Referral and

    Consulting Award and you can read about it here.

    Outside of work:

    Dr. Quick enjoys spending time in the Texas Hill Country with his wife, Kay, and children and grandchildren. He stays busy when not at SLVS with motorcycling, bicycling, boating, rowing, skiing, photography, theatre and music

  • Jennifer Carpenter
    I-131 Radioiodine Lead Technician


    Jennifer grew up in Katy, Texas, graduating from Taylor High School and attended the University of Houston. Starting at a general veterinary practice, she has worked in the veterinary field since 1999. She came to SLVS in January 2008, joining the Diagnostic Imaging section where she has climbed to head technician and manager of the section. In March 2012, she completed the studies and satisfied the requirements for Certificate of Completion in Advanced Imaging from the Academy of Veterinary Imaging. She enjoys all modalities but has a love for ultrasound.  

  • Tynalea Barretto
    I-131 Radioiodine Technician


    Tynalea Barretto graduated from Tomball College Veterinary technician program in 2003.  She went on to work in general practice before transitioning to working in emergency medicine.  She has enjoyed working in many different specialty areas over the years such as ophthalmology, surgery, and dentistry. Tynalea joined SLVS in 2016 in our Diagnostic Imaging section.  She has recently completed the Academy of Veterinary Imaging and now has a certificate of completion for abdomen ultrasound. She has recently taken responsibility for assisting in treating the I-131 cats. She is well experienced in working anxious cats and making them more comfortable. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.  

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Specialty Hours

Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Emergency Hours (365 days/year, all holidays)

Monday:

24 Hours

Tuesday:

24 Hours

Wednesday:

24 Hours

Thursday:

24 Hours

Friday:

24 Hours

Saturday:

24 Hours

Sunday:

24 Hours