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Staff Spotlight: Dr. Tabitha Hutton, Internal Medicine

Tabitha Hutton, Internal MedicineTabitha Hutton, DVM, MTR, DACVIM (SAIM) leads the Department of Internal Medicine at Saint Francis Veterinary Center.

Dr. Hutton joined the Saint Francis team in 2012 after five years at the University of Pennsylvania and two in private practice at a specialty referral hospital in Pennsylvania.

From 2005 to 2007 Dr. Hutton served as a Lecturer in small animal internal medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  From 2007 to 2008, she worked as an infectious disease research Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania, sponsored by the Veterinary Center of Infectious Diseases.  From 2008 to 2010, Dr. Hutton worked as a National Institutes of Health NRSA Post-Doctoral Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania.  In 2010, Dr. Hutton entered private practice as a specialist in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Hutton has special interest in infectious diseases, particularly trends in antimicrobial resistance, a topic on which she has been published.

At Saint Francis, Dr. Hutton leads a service that offers specialty care in the areas of:

Gastroenterology Hepatology
Vomiting Elevated liver enzymes
Diarrhea Hepatitis
Weight Loss Gall bladder problems
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Jaundice
Pancreatic Disease Portosystemic shunt
Hematology Pulmonology
Anemia Nasal discharge
Thrombocytopenia (low platelets) Bloody nose
Low white blood cells Coughing
Bruising Sneezing
Bleeding tendencies Asthma
Bone marrow problems Chronic Bronchitis
Nephrology/Urology Endocrinology
Kidney disease or failure Diabetes Mellitus
Urinary tract infections Cushing’s Syndrome
Leaking urine Addison’s Disease
Urinating and drinking excessively Hyperthyroidism >
High blood pressure Hypothyroidism
Infectious Diseases Immunology
Viruses Polyarthritis
Bacteria Fever of unknown origin
Fungus Other miscellaneous conditions
Tick-Borne Infections

Dr. Hutton and the Internal Medicine Team may recommend and perform advanced procedures, such as:

  • Ultrasonography
  • Endoscopy
  • Radiography
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Cystoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy
  • CT and MRI Scan
  • Bone Marrow Aspirate
  • Tracheal Wash
  • Joint Taps

In her free time, Dr. Hutton enjoys traveling, puzzles, crocheting, gardening, volunteer work and spending time with her wonderful husband and two beautiful daughters. Her family includes an adorable yellow Labrador Retriever who was rescued from Louisiana. She loves living so close to Philadelphia with all its culture, museums, scenic locales, great food, shopping, and the experience of all four seasons of the North East.

When asked why she chose this profession, Dr. Hutton doesn’t hesitate to say: “This is something I was absolutely meant to do – I have wanted to be a vet for as long as I can remember, and I have always loved animals.”

Click her to learn more about the Department of Internal Medicine at Saint Francis Veterinary Center.