Saint Francis Animal Hospital, FL

Description of Elective Experience: 

Externship at Saint Francis Animal Hospital in Saint Cloud Florida. Experience to include routine physical exams, radiology, surgeries, sonography, echocardiography, dentistry, record keeping, anesthesiology, laboratory interpretation, treatments, time management and other aspects of veterinary. medicine. 

Institutional and Educational Resources - staffing, equipment, etc.: 

Saint Francis Animal Hospital is an 8,000 sf veterinary facility.  Our staff is composed of 2 full Doctors and fifteen staff members. We equipped with:

  1. Idexx Cornerstone software.
  2. Full in-house Idexx laboratory 
  3. Sonography and Echocardiography
  4. Surgical suite
  5. Telemetry 
  6. VetGuardian remote patient monitoring
  7. Digital Radiography
  8. Co2 surgical laser
  9. Cold laser
  10. Dental Unit
  11. Other


Student Responsibilities - what is expected of students in terms of hours, days of the week, shadowing or actual support?: 

Student is expected to observe and support (if desire) our Doctors. This is to include experiences mentioned under our description. 

Student Housing (include costs, amenities, pet friendly, contact info if different from elective contact info): 

No cost pet friendly in-premises apartment for veterinary students. 

Dr. Edwin Madera
Contact email: 
1308 Virgina Ave
Saint CLoud, FL 34769
United States
Practice or Institution Type: 
Is student housing available?: 
Hours of supervision by a licensed veterinarian per week: