Dr. Adam Lancaster – Emergency Critical Care

About Adam Lancaster DVM, ACVECC

Dr. Adam Lancaster with a boxer

Adam Lancaster graduated veterinary school from Iowa State University in 2008. He then went on to complete a rotating internship at Florida Veterinary Specialists (now BluePearl) in Tampa). During his internship, he discovered his passion for Critical Care and went on to a 3 year residency in Critical Care at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA. He went on to serve as head of the Critical Care department at multi-specialty hospital in southwest Florida before joining BluePearl in southeast MI where he has been since 2013. On the job, he especially enjoys providing quality, compassionate care to critically ill animals and has a special interest in transfusion medicine and traumatic brain injury. He takes great satisfaction in helping pets’ families understand complex medical decisions so they can make good decisions. He is also a member of the Clinician Talent Acquisition team for BluePearl and enjoys meeting veterinarians and veterinary students from all over the country.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2. Fluid therapy and endpoints of resuscitation
3. Triage and Stabilization
4. Traumatic Brain Injury, including intra-cranial and extra-cranial therapies
5. Clinical approach to the acute abdomen
6. Respiratory Emergencies, including upper and lower airway disease
7. Endocrine emergencies, including hypoglycemia, diabetic emergencies (DKA and HHS) and hypoadrenocorticism
8. Disorders of hemostasis