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Wednesday, June 15th 6:00—7:00pm

Kidney Disease in Pets

Kidney Disease in Pets

What does it mean for a pet to be diagnosed with kidney disease? How is it treated… and can it be prevented? On June 15th, 2022, Dr. Nahvid Etedali, Service Head of Hemodialysis and Extracorporeal Therapies at AMC, discussed the development and treatment of kidney disease in pets. Learn to recognize the signs as well as how to care for a pet who has this condition. While there is much variability, many pets can have a good and prolonged quality of life as long as the disease is caught early and managed properly.

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Dr. Nahvid Etedali

Nahvid Etedali DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Senior Veterinarian, Specialist in Internal Medicine
Service Head of Hemodialysis and Extracorporeal Therapies

Dr. Nahvid Etedali completed both his undergraduate and veterinary training at Tufts University, obtaining his degree in veterinary medicine in 2013. He remained at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for a one-year rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, and then moved to Philadelphia, PA for a three year residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine. During residency, he received specialized training in hemodialysis and therapeutic plasma exchange, obtaining certification through the UC Davis Hemodialysis Academy. After completing his residency, Dr. Etedali worked in a specialty hospital in Brooklyn prior to joining the Animal Medical Center in September of 2018. Dr. Etedali enjoys all aspects of internal medicine, but has particular interest in nephrology and urology, hemodialysis, and the use of plasma exchange for the treatment of immune-mediated disease.

While not in the hospital, Dr. Etedali enjoys running, listening to live music, and playing and designing board games.

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