James Woods, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM)
Dr. Woods received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Florida in 2001. Upon graduation, he was selected by Colorado State University for a one-year appointment in their rotating small animal internship. Upon successful completion of the internship, he was invited to stay at CSU for an additional three years for a residency in small animal internal medicine. During the residency he earned a master’s degree in clinical sciences, while also completing several original research studies in feline infectious diseases. The results of these studies have been published and presented at the annual ACVIM Forum meetings. Upon completion of the residency in 2005, he obtained board-certification in small animal internal medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Dr. Woods has worked at large specialty veterinary hospitals in Southern California, Florida and North Carolina. In 2012, he realized that there was a need for advanced, specialized veterinary internal medicine in Savannah and the surrounding region. He decided to leave the large multi-specialty veterinary hospital he was employed at in Charlotte, to establish Savannah Veterinary Internal Medicine & Intensive Care, which opened in January 2013.
Dr. Woods practices all areas of internal medicine with special interest in gastrointestinal diseases, hepatobiliary disorders, blood dyscrasias, and infectious diseases, as well as intensive care and management of critically ill pets. Dr. Woods has advanced training and extensive experience in ultrasonography and all forms of endoscopy.
Dr. Woods prides himself in providing optimistic and compassionate care to all of his patients, and an enduring dedication to his intensive care patients.
Dr. Woods is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, the Greater Savannah Veterinary Medical Association, the American Heartworm Society, and the American Association of Feline Practitioners.