Skip NavigationSkip to Primary Content

Veterinary Cardiology

If your primary care veterinarian has referred your pet to our cardiologist, please call us at (615) 386-0107 today to make an appointment.

What is Veterinary Cardiology?

Nashville Veterinary Specialists' cardiologist, Dr. Kiira Rodriguez, works with your primary care veterinarian to diagnose, manage, and treat heart conditions in pets. Dr. Rodriguez has advanced training in the practice of cardiology and has completed a three-year residency program at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center. Your pet may benefit from seeing Dr. Rodriguez if they have any of the following issues:

  • Irregular heartbeats (i.e. arrhythmias)

  • Heart muscle disease (i.e. cardiomyopathy)

  • Congenital heart problems

  • Congestive heart failure

  • Degenerative heart diseases

  • Heart tumors

  • High blood pressure

At Nashville Veterinary Specialists, our advanced, fully equipped facilities and expert veterinary cardiologist are here to help the dogs and cats in Nashville, TN with any of the above concerns.

What to Expect

Dr. Rodriguez is well-versed in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of heart problems in dogs and cats. When you are referred to us for cardiac care, our team may perform one or more tests or procedures to better understand your pet’s needs, such as:

  • Blood pressure check

  • Cardiac catheterization

  • Electrocardiograph and echocardiograph

  • Holter monitor

  • Surgery for congenital heart problems

  • X-Rays

Once your pet has been thoroughly assessed by Dr. Rodriguez, they will receive a diagnosis and customized treatment plan. Our team will work with you to make sure you understand your pet’s prognosis and are able to get your pet the best possible care. If you have any questions about the cardiology services we offer, please call us at (615) 386-0107 or fill out our Contact Us form to send us an email.

Contact Us