Dr. Chris Ludlow earned his DVM with honors from Kansas State University in 1986, and he is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He worked in a busy small animal general practice in southern California for five years then returned to KSU to complete a combined internal medicine/small animal clinical nutrition residency and master’s degree program under Dr. David Williams.
After finishing his clinical nutrition training, Dr. Ludlow joined the internal medicine faculty at KSU before going into private specialty medicine at Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center in Kansas City. In 2001, Dr. Ludlow took a position with Royal Canin, where he served in the Scientific Communications division, lecturing nationally and internationally in internal medicine and nutrition. Dr. Ludlow was a staff internist at the Animal Specialty and Emergency Hospital in Rockledge, Florida, for six years before starting Veterinary Internal Medicine Diagnostics.
Dr. Ludlow has over 15 years of experience in ultrasound and endoscopy. He has lectured in gastroenterology and has taught endoscopy wet labs at national meetings. An active member of the Comparative Gastroenterology Society, he has also been a fellow at the Mark Morris Institute for Clinical Nutrition. He has taught clinical nutrition at veterinary schools all over the U.S. and abroad. When not busy consulting with veterinarians or lecturing, Dr. Ludlow enjoys cycling, hiking, nearly all types of music and the occasional bottle of good wine.