LeadER Animal Specialty Hospital's Dermatologist, Dr. William Oldenhoff, has expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of animal skin, ear, hair and nail disorders. He has significant training and experience in the management of allergic skin diseases. Additionally, his background makes him extremely qualified in recognizing and treating infectious skin diseases (e.g., bacterial, fungal, viral), parasitic skin diseases, dander-related skin disorders, alopecia (hair loss), autoimmune skin diseases, benign and malignant skin cancer, hormonal-related skin diseases, and other internal (systemic) causes for skin abnormalities. Dr. Oldenhoff also manages chronic ear disorders, infectious and inflammatory conditions of the ears are generally related to skin disorders.
LeadER's dermatology department can identify skin lesions/sores and the patterns they form on animals which aid in the selection of proper diagnostic procedures. Many specialized diagnostic procedures are used by Dr. Oldenhoff including, but not limited to, skin cytology, skin scrapings, skin/ear cultures, skin testing, and skin biopsy. In addition to these diagnostic tests, the staff of LeadER Specialty Animal Hospital offer video otoscopy for evaluation of ear disease, and allergy testing to aid in the diagnosis of allergies.