Veterinary specialists are veterinarians who have advanced training in various veterinary medical and surgical disciplines and are board certified. In the United States, veterinary specialties are recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) American Board of Veterinary Specialties. At present, there are 22 recognized veterinary specialties. VetSpecialists.com includes the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Specialists from this organization are included in the Find a Veterinary Specialist directory.
The full list of specialties recognized by the AVMA is: