DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Dr. Todd Tams received his DVM degree from The Ohio State University in 1977 and then entered into a mixed practice in Vermont from 1977-78. He then completed an internship at the West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in 1978-79, followed by a residency in internal medicine at Colorado State University from 1979-81. He was a staff internist at the Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston from 1981-84, and achieved board certification in internal medicine in 1982. Dr. Tams returned to Los Angeles in 1984 and is now Chief Medical Officer for Veterinary Centers of America, as well as a staff internist at the VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. Dr. Tams was named as a Distinguished Alumnus of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000.Dr. Tams has published two textbooks:Small Animal Endoscopy (Elsevier), second edition published November 1998; and a third edition was published in 2011.Handbook of Small Animal Gastroenterology (Elsevier), second edition published in 2003
Dr. Tams has presented numerous seminars in the U.S. and abroad on his special interest area of gastroenterology.