Dionne Ferguson, DVM DACVIM attended the University of New Orleans before being accepted into Louisiana State University’s Veterinary Doctorate Program. She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 and went on to complete an internship at Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center (now MedVet). It was there where she began to explore internal medicine on a deeper level. She went on to accept a residency position at LSU’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital and obtained her board certification in 2011.
Shortly after obtaining her certification, Ferguson moved to Northeastern PA to become the Head of Internal Medicine at VREC. Here she focuses on minimally-invasive diagnostic techniques and diagnosing/treating complicated disease processes.
Dr. Ferguson has participated in research and publications on feline inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Cycad intoxication in canines, and canine aspergillosis. She has additional training in cardiac ultrasound (echocardiograms) and endoscopy. Her professional interests and expertise in internal medicine include gastrointestinal and immune disorders, infectious diseases, ultrasonography, and endoscopy. She is also an active member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (DACVIM).
When not caring for pets at VREC, Dr. Ferguson enjoys time with Boston Terrier mix Kiba, Cavalier King Charles Spaniels Weasley and Adelaide, and cat Ash. She and her family like to hike, attending baseball games, and traveling to Japan.