Dr. Josh Steinhaus
MS, BVMS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Dr. Josh Steinhaus is an American and European board-certified Small Animal Internal Medicine practitioner. He is the only board-certified specialist in Asia to complete a fellowship in Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy following his four years of internship and residency training at the Animal Medical Center (New York, NY). During his time at the Animal Medical Center he was trained by two of the founding veterinarians of Interventional Techniques. In addition to this training he has also pursued further training through the University of California –Davis in Urology (Kidney disease) and Hemodialysis.
After completion of his fellowship, Dr. Steinhaus has worked in the USA, United Kingdom and Sweden in addition to Hong Kong. He has been providing specialized medicine and minimally invasive interventional procedures to patients with urological (kidney), vascular (blood vessel), oncological (cancer), respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases. In addition to these procedures he also has interests medical diseases including immune-mediated and inflammatory conditions. He also has an interest in alternative treatments, including stem cell therapy for a wide range of disorders.
Dr. Steinhaus is excited to bring specialized medicine and these interventional procedures to VSH and help continue the advancement of veterinary medicine in Asia. Dr. Steinhaus is looking forward to continuing to bring customized and advanced care to patients here in Hong Kong and looks forward to the holistic approach of patient care found at VSH.
Education and Training:
- Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Franklin and Marshall College, 1994-1998
- Masters Degree in Biology, Hofstra University 1998-2000
- Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, Murdoch University, 2002-2006
- Rotating Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary Referral And Emergency Center 2007-2008
- Residency in Small Animal Medicine, Veterinary Referral And Emergency Center 2009-2012
- Fellowship in Interventional Radiology/Endoscopy, Animal Medical Center 2012-2013
- Fluoroscopy and minimally invasive procedures
- Tracheal Stenting
- Urethral Stenting
- Subcutaneous Ureteral Bypass (SUB) for ureterolithiasis in dogs and cats (urinary stones)
- Endoscopy for gastrointestinal disorders, esophageal and gastric foreign bodies
- The use of chemotherapy for treatment of cancer in dogs and cats
- Ultrasound and ultrasound-guided diagnostic procedures
- Treatment of infectious diseases such as Leptospirosis, Erlichia, Babesia
- Treatment of immune mediated diseases in dogs and cats
- Management of chronic illness such as kidney disease and Cushing's disease