VCA Gateway Animal Hospital

Tom Broaddus, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, University of California, Davis


Dr. Broaddus obtained his BS and DVM from the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, graduating in 1975. After a 7 year period of general practice he returned to the University of Californi, Davis and obtained an MS and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from the School of Engineering. He also completed specialty training in small animal surgery from 1985-1988 at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, University of california, Davis. Following his surgery residency he accepted a position of Professor of Surgery at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn Univeristy in Auburn, Alabama.


Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

In case of emergency during normal business hours, please call us immediately. If you have an emergency outside of our normal business hours, please contact a local emergency animal hospital.