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Dr. Biascoechea Maintains His Board Certification in Avian Practice


CHARLESTON, SC – Jose Biascoechea, a veterinarian from Mt. Pleasant, has successfully maintained certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) specializing in Avian Practice. ABVP requires Diplomates to maintain certification every ten years. This process demonstrates that Diplomates have kept up with changes and advancements in veterinary practice. ABVP is […]



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Dr. Biascoechea Presents in Pennsylvania


Dr. Biascoechea was a Speaker at this weekend’s 3 Rivers Veterinary Symposium in Pennsylvania, developing and presenting 6 hours of immersive education on avian, reptilian, and exotic animal diagnosis and treatment to an appreciative audience of veterinarians and support staff. He received this heartfelt message of thanks from the event coordinator: “Hello, I just wanted […]



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Dr. Biascoechea Presents at SEVC 2018


Dr. Biascoechea shared his expertise last week as a presenter at the Southeastern Veterinary Conference in Hilton Head. He developed and presented separate hour-long sessions on bird, reptile, and exotic companion mammal medicine and surgery. His engaging and informative manner was given rave reviews by the dozens of attendees from all states, who flocked to […]



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The Learning Never Stops!


Dr. Biascoechea recently spent four days in Atlanta, Georgia at the ABVP conference with other veterinary specialists learning the latest trends in exotic animal medicine and surgery. Keeping up with the most recent developments, cutting edge techniques, and newest treatments is part of what separates us from other clinics who do not focus exclusively on […]



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Where in the World is Jose Biascoechea?


Our doctor gets around, and this week he is at the SCAV Southeast Veterinary Conference in Hilton Head presenting several hours of educational seminars to veterinarians and technicians from around the country. He spent weeks creating customized presentations focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of birds, reptiles, and exotic small mammals, among other topics. His […]



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The Education Continues


Our doctors travel a few times a year to conferences focused on the latest developments in avian and exotic medicine.  Dr. Rainwater attended ExoticsCon in September, which included seminars on avian ultrasound, parrot cognition and behavior, small mammal cardiology, and advanced techniques in avian surgery, just to name a few.  Dr. Biascoechea left the hurricane […]



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Dr. Biascoechea at ICARE


Dr. Biascoechea spent a week in Paris at the International Conference on Avian heRpetological and Exotic mammal medicine.



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Dr. B. at WVC!


The Western Veterinary Conference was held February 15-19 in Las Vegas, NV. It is the largest, most respected veterinary conference in the world, and our own Dr. Biascoechea was selected as a speaker.



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Kemp’s Ridley Turtle “Blu” Recovering Well


In July, the South Carolina Aquarium brought a Kemp’s ridley turtle to our clinic because it had been hooked by a fisherman and swallowed the hook.  Dr. Biascoechea surgically removed the hook and the turtle was returned to the Turtle Hospital at the Aquarium for continued care.  We recently received the good news that “Blu” […]



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Dr. Biascoechea and the Shark


Dr. Biascoechea recently worked with Dr. Shane Boylan and a team of biologists at the South Carolina Aquarium on a male sand tiger shark that had been circling in the SCA’s ocean tank for several weeks. They anesthetized him, performed a comprehensive physical exam, an ultrasound, took blood samples and also took radiographs which showed […]



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