Advanced Veterinary Hospital has been owned and operated by Chris Gerard, DVM since 1998. Dr. Gerard has over 25 years of experience as a licensed and federally accredited veterinarian and has been in the pet healthcare field for over 35 years.
We treat your pet as a member of your family so we provide personalized care where you can get to know your pet’s doctor and we can get to know you. Dr. Gerard personally oversees your pet’s healthcare experience whether seen on an outpatient visit or during hospitalization utilizing the latest in fear-free handling techniques.
We will take the time to explain your pet’s medical needs and our recommendations to ensure that you understand your pet’s healthcare. Our staff will treat you and your pet with care and compassion. We tailor your pet’s healthcare plan to be specific for your pet and your needs.
Dr. Gerard stays up to date with the latest information on veterinary healthcare and attends frequent continuing education seminars. We utilize the latest techniques and equipment to improve patient outcomes, safety and comfort. We employ comprehensive pain management strategies for all surgeries as well as chronic medical conditions.
Dr. Gerard maintains membership in the American Veterinary Medical Association, the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians, the International Society for Companion Animal Infectious Disease and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. We comply with the highest standards of care promoted by the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association, the American Association of Feline Practitioners, the American Heartworm Society and the Companion Animal Parasite Council.