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Gulf Coast Veterinary Oncology /
Internal Medicine

Mon, Tue, Th, Fri appointments available at:
7519 S Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34232

Alternating Wednesday appointments available
(call for appointment and location) at:
6880 Daniels Pkwy
Ft Myers, Fl 33912

6530 Dudley Dr
Naples, FL 34105

Tel:  941.926.1920
Fax: 941.927.1930

Gulf Coast Veterinary Oncology / Internal Medicine is a
specialty referral-only hospital, so
all appointments must be
made through your regular veterinarian
. Appointments are
preferred; however, the hospital will make adjustments as
needed to accommodate for the same day service if required
by your pet’s condition.
Heidi Ward , DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)

Dr. Heidi Ward received her D.V.M. from the Ohio State University in 1989. She completed an Internship at Veterinary
Specialists of Connecticut and a Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida. Her strong
interest in Oncology led her to pursue a second residency in Clinical Oncology at The Ohio State University where, after
completing her oncology residency, she joined the faculty of the small animal Internal Medicine service there. Dr. Ward
became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Speciality of Oncology in 1994. She has
received numerous awards for excellence in clinical oncologic research.
Oncology services include:
  • Cancer Diagnosis and Biopsies
           - Bone Marrow Biopsy
           - Cytology
           - Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Rhinoscopy,
  • Chemotherapy
  • Transfusion Therapy
  • Nutritional Support
           - Feeding Tube Placement
           - Total Parenteral Nutrition
  • Diagnostic Imaging
           - Radiography
           - Ultrasound
  • Referral for Radiation Therapy
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Hospital's Mission Statement:
Gulfcoast Veterinary is dedicated to providing the finest in veterinary oncology and internal medicine services.
We are committed to offering the highest level of care, expertise, and compassion to all of our clients. Working
with your primary veterinarian, we provide the advanced knowledge and technical expertise your pet needs.  

If you have any questions or comments, feel free to contact us. We’re always available to hear from you!