Joao Felipe de Brito Galvao, Veterinary Specialist

MV, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Dr. Galvao joined Arboretum View in the summer of 2011 and has been Medical Director since 2012. He is a 2004 graduate of the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. He did a Small Animal Medicine Residency at Sao Paulo State University, Brazil before coming to the US for an evaluated clinical year at the University of Wisconsin. Later, he completed a one-year rotating internship at Purdue University. He has recently concluded a three-year internal medicine residency at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has authored numerous book chapters and numerous other publications.

Dr. Galvao enjoys all aspects of internal medicine with special interest in calcium disorders, gastroenteric, hepatobiliary, kidney, endocrine and immune-mediated diseases as well as interventional radiology and interventional endoscopy. He is one of the few veterinarians in the world experienced in numerous minimally invasive procedures like percutaneous antegrade and endoscopic retrograde ureteral stent placement, urethral stent placement, tracheal stent placement, nasopharyngeal stent placement, percutaneous cystolithotomy (PCCL), urethral collagen implant for urinary incontinence, urethral hydraulic occluder placement for urinary incontinence, perineal approach rigid cystoscopy in male dogs, subcutaneous ureteral bypass (SUB) placement, ectopic ureter laser ablation, and lithotripsy. He also provides more commonly performed procedures like rhinoscopy, gastrointestinal endoscopy, cystoscopy, bronchoscopy, laparoscopic liver biopsy, endoscopic cautery polypectomy, among others.

Dr. Galvao is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA), Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine (JVIM), Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association (JAAHA), among others. He is a member of the Small Animal Internal Medicine Credentials Committee. He is also a member of the Veterinary Interventional Radiology and Interventional Endoscopy Society and Comparative Gastrointestinal Society. He is a known lecturer nationally and internationally, giving more than 100 hours of lecture over the past year in conferences and specialty courses.

1. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Parker, V. J., Schenck P. A., Chew, D. J. Update on Feline Ionized Hypercalcemia. Veterinary Clinics of North America – Small Animal Practice. (in press)

2. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Schenck P. A., Chew, D. J. Hypercalcemia – Quick reference. Veterinary Clinics of North America – Small Animal Practice. (in press)

3. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Schenck P. A., Chew, D. J. Hypocalcemia – Quick reference. Veterinary Clinics of North America – Small Animal Practice. (in press)

4. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Chew, D. J. The Use of Calcitriol in Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease. The Feline Patient, 5th Edition (in press)

5. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Distal renal tubular acidosis In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 6th Ed, 2016.

6. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Fanconi syndrome In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 6th Ed, 2016.

7. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J. Management of idiopathic hypercalcemia. August’s Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine. 7th ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2015

8. Chew, D. J.; de Brito Galvao, J. F. Renal Secondary Hyperparathyroidism. Clinical Advisor: Dogs and Cats. 3rd ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2015

9. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J.; Drost, W. T. What’s your diagnosis? Hydroureter and hydronephrosis associated with polypoid cystitis in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2013 Nov1;243(9):1251-3.

10. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Nagode, L. A.; Schenck, P. A.; Chew, D. J. Invited Review: Calcitriol, Calcidiol, PTH, and FGF-23 Interactions in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2012 23(2):134-162.

11. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J.; Nagode, L.; Schenck, P. Treatment of hypoparathyroidism. In: Bonagura JD, Twedt DC (ed). Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XV, 15th ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2012

12. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J.; Schenck, P. Idiopathic feline hypercalcemia. In: Bonagura JD, Twedt DC (ed). Kirk’s Current Veterinary Therapy XV, 15th ed., St. Louis, Saunders Elsevier, 2012

13. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Kisseberth, W. C.; Murahari, S.; Sutayatram, S.; Chew, D. J.; Inpanbutr, N. Antitumor effects of combined carboplatin and gemcitabine on canine transitional cell carcinoma cells. American Journal of Veterinary Research. 2012 Aug;73(8):1262-72.

14. Birchard, S. J., de Brito Galvao, J. F. Thyroidectomy in the dog and cat. In: Bojrab MJ (ed). Current Techniques in Small Animal Surgery, 5th ed., Baltimore, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. (in press)

15. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Ball, R.; Kidder, A. C.; Baan, M.; Birchard, S. J.; Drost, W.T. What’s your diagnosis? Bronchial foreign body in a dog. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2012 Jan; 1(1):1-2.

16. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Distal renal tubular acidosis In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 5th Ed, 2011, p.1098

17. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & DiBartola, S. P. Fanconi syndrome In: Tilley, LP; Smith, FWK. Blackwell's 5 Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline. Blackwell Publishing, 5th Ed, 2011, p.453

18. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Simpson, K. W., Birnbaum, N. Fluid electrolyte, and acid-base disturbances in gastrointestinal and pancreatic disease. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 4th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2011, chap 18, p.436-455.

19. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & Center, S. A. Fluid electrolyte, and acid-base disturbances in liver disease. In: DiBartola SP (ed). Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders. 4th ed., Philadelphia, Elsevier, 2011, chap 19, p. 456-499.

20. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Johnson, S. E.; Sherding, R. G.; Baan, M.; Ball, R. L.; Ben-Amotz, R. Endoscopic diagnosis of a pylorogastric intussusception with spontaneous resolution. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc. 2011 Nov-Dec; 47(6):e156-e161.

21. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Chew, D. J. Metabolic complications of endocrine surgery. Veterinary Clinics of North America, Small Animal Practice, 2011 41:847-868.

22. de Brito Galvao, J. F., Chew, D. J., Schenk, P. Hypercalcemia: Diagnosis and treatment options in the dog and cat. Veterinary Focus 2011; 21(1):27-34

23. Klosterman, E. S.; Moore, G. E.; de Brito Galvao, J. F.; DiBartola, S. P.; Groman, R. P.; Whittemore, J. C.; Vaden, S. L.; Harris, T. L; Byron, J. K.; Dowling, S. R.; Grant, D. C.; Grauer, G. F.; Pressler, B. M. Comparison of signalment, clinicopathologic findings, histologic diagnosis, and prognosis in dogs with glomerular disease with or without nephrotic syndrome. J Vet Inten Med. 2011 Mar; 25(2):206-14.

24. de Brito Galvao, J. F. & Chew, D. J. Cystoscopic-guided biopsy of lesions optimizes treatment in a dog. The Ohio State " VMC Newsletter" Update for veterinarians. Nov-Dec., 2010, p. 3

25. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Pressler, B. M.; Freeman, L. J.; Rohleder, J. J.; Burgess, R. C.; Ramos-Vara, J. A.. Mucinous gastric carcinoma with abdominal carcinomatosis and hypergastrinemia in a dog. J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2009 45:197-202

26. de Brito Galvao, J. F.; Trepanier, L. A.. Evaluation of the risk of hemolytic anemia following intravenous famotidine administration in hospitalized cats. J Vet Inten Med. 2008 Mar-Apr; 22(2):325-9.

Joao Felipe de Brito Galvao, MV, MS
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (SAIM)
Internal Medicine, Interventional Radiology, Nuclear Medicine
Joao Felipe de Brito Galvao

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