Emmy Pointer, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM)
Dr. Pointer was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina. She moved to New York to attend Columbia University where she earned a bachelor of arts degree. She then attended Tufts University for her veterinary medical training, and earned a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Tufts University in 2007.
After graduation from Tufts, Dr. Pointer was accepted at Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital of the ASPCA in New York for a small animal rotating internship. Upon successful completion of the internship, she was invited to stay at the ASPCA for an additional three years to complete a small animal internal medicine residency. In 2011, Dr. Pointer obtained board-certification in small animal internal medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Following the residency, Dr. Pointer continued to work at the ASPCA where she cared for a variety of internal medicine patients, as well as shelter pets and the unfortunate victims of animal abuse and cruelty. During her time at the ASPCA, Dr. Pointer also served as Medical Coordinator at the hospital.
Dr. Pointer’s publications include work on feline prostatic diseases and canine victims of starvation.
In 2012, Dr. Pointer relocated to Savannah with her family, and is excited to join Savannah Veterinary Internal Medicine & Intensive Care. She brings with her extensive experience in all areas of internal medicine, and especially enjoys ultrasonography, gastrointestinal endoscopy, endocrinology and treating disorders of the immune system.
While Dr. Pointer loves all animals, she has a soft spot for older pets, especially cats. Dr. Pointer is committed to providing compassionate and comprehensive care to the pets of Savannah and the surrounding region.
Dr. Pointer is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians.