Dr. Ferguson attended the University of New Orleans before being accepted into the Veterinary Doctorate Program at Louisiana State University, where she obtained her degree in 2007. After graduation, Dr. Ferguson went on to a Small Animal Rotating Internship at the Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center (LVRC, now MedVet) in Mandeville, Louisiana. During her internship she was able to expand her knowledge of Internal Medicine while participating in procedures such as ultrasound and endoscopy.
In 2008, after completion of the internship, Dr. Ferguson began a Small Animal Internal Medicine Residency at Louisiana State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Dr. Ferguson’s primary internal medicine interests are gastrointestinal disorders and immune mediated diseases. She enjoys performing ultrasonography, and all forms of endoscopy – especially gastrointestinal, but also rhinoscopy and bronchoscopy. Her research and publications involve Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Cycad Intoxication in Dogs, and she has also attended additional training courses in endoscopy and cardiac ultrasound (echocardiogram).
Dr. Ferguson loves internal medicine because she enjoys managing complicated cases and using the non-invasive diagnostic and treatment techniques that are used this specialty. She is always happy to be able to offer options to fit the particular patient and their family. She finds the most joy in seeing her patients recover and improving their quality of life at home.