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Mathew Stewart

Dr. Mathew Stewart Staff Photo
Consulting Radiologist
Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology
Dr. Mathew Stewart Staff Photo

At a Glance

My Pets:

Mr. Bogart, Tyrus, Loup Garou
Dr. Stewart grew up in Burnsville, MN; a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul. He attended undergrad as Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN where he majored in Biology with a minor in economics, during which he was also on the Division 3 national swim team. Dr. Stewart attended Kansas State University-College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 2014. He then continued his southwest migration when he spent a year at VCA ARECA for his rotating internship. Dr. Stewart completed his four year Diagnostic Imaging residency at LSU, and is very excited to return to the desert and VCA ARECA.

During his free time, Dr. Stewart enjoys camping, training for triathlons, and spending time with his wife, their five cats and three dogs.
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Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology

Sometimes we are unable to determine from a physical examination what may be troubling your pet. This can be frustrating to you and uncomfortable for your pet. When this happens, VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona uses state-of-the-art noninvasive imaging practices to help diagnose many pet illnesses and injuries. Our specialists work with off site radiologists to correlate diagnostic imaging findings with other examinations and tests to help in the diagnosis of many disease conditions. We are committed to providing optimal care to our patients using state of the art veterinary diagnostic imaging. We can provide outpatient imaging services for veterinarians through our emergency department.

Our specialists work with board certified radiologists available through telemedicine. A board-certified radiologist reads all radiographs taken.

CT scans allow visualizations of internal organs and soft tissues that are often not detectable with routine X-rays. X-ray computed tomography (CT) is a medical imaging method employing tomography created by computer processing. Digital geometry processing is used to generate a three-dimensional image of the inside of your pet's body from a large series of two-dimensional X-ray images taken around a single axis of rotation. CT gives tremendous insight and accuracy into the diagnosis of nasal and pulmonary disease, as well as helping us to plan surgery.

X-rays and CT scans help our veterinarians evaluate:

  • Musculo-skeletal system for bone and muscle disorders
  • Tooth, jaw, and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems
  • Cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary disorders
  • Gastrointestinal and digestive system problems
  • Reproductive organs
  • Urinary elimination systems
VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center of Arizona

1648 N. Country Club Drive

Mesa, AZ 85201

Main: 480-898-0001

Fax: 480-898-3111

Hospital Hours:

    Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

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