Andrew Specht

Clinical Associate Professor and Service Chief

Andrew Specht

Andrew Specht

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
PO Box 100116
2015 SW 16th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32610
FAX: 352-392-6125


  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine), 2005
  • Resident, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2001-2004
  • Intern, Small Animal Medicine, Foster Hospital for Small Animals, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA, 2000-2001
  • DVM, Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, 2000
  • BA, Biology, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, MN, 1996

Honors and Awards

  • UF Division Five Health Science Center Superior Accomplishment Award, 2008
  • Joseph E. Salsbury Veterinary Medicine Scholarship, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 2000
  • American College of Veterinary Radiology Senior Student Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 2000
  • Sime Family Scholarship, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota,1999
  • Student Leadership Award, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota,1998

Research Interests

Comparative Urology and Nephrology, Idiopathic Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease, Canine Chronic Kidney Disease, Interventional endourologic techniques,Comparative Hematology and Immunology, Immunologic considerations in transfusion medicine, Causes and mechanisms of prothrombotic tendencies in small animal disease, Relationship between systemic inflammatory responses and hemostatic mechanisms, Myeloproliferative disorders/myelodysplasia, Immune-mediated cytopenias, Genetic/Metabolic liver disease, Collaborative research involving a canine model of GSDIa, Comparative information about disease manifestation and long-term complications in dogs/humans, Comparative information about therapeutic nutritional support strategies, Evaluating safety and efficacy of AAV vector-mediated gene therapies

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