Small Animal Dermatology - Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in College Station, Texas Small Animal Dermatology - Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Small Animal Dermatology

For small animal appointments call (979) 845-2351 Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Emergencies accepted 24 hours a day

Our Service

Our Dermatology Service is dedicated to providing exceptional, compassionate care for patients affected by skin, ear, and allergic conditions.  Staffed and equipped to manage a multitude of skin conditions in both small and large animals, we work closely with other specialists in the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital when needed to ensure a comprehensive medical work-up for every patient. Our desire is to be the preferred veterinary dermatology referral center in the region and timely communication is our commitment. We look forward to assisting you and your pet in times of need.

The Dermatology Service can be contacted for appointment scheduling Monday-Friday at 979-845-2351.



Our Team

Our clinical faculty and support staff are focused on providing the most progressive dermatological care for our patients, supporting our referring veterinarians, and training the next generation of veterinarians in Texas.

Adam Patterson

Adam P. Patterson, DVM, DACVD

Clinical Assistant Professor/Chief of Dermatology

Dr. Adam Patterson received his DVM from Mississippi State University. He completed a rotating internship at the University of Tennessee before finishing a dermatology residency at the University of Illinois. Dr. Patterson is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. His special interest include allergic skin disease, otitis, cutaneous infections, and autoimmune skin disease.


Alison B. Diesel

Alison B. Diesel, DVM, DACVD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Diesel received her DVM from Kansas State University. She completed an internship before pursuing a residency at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Diesel is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. Her special interests include inflammatory skin conditions in animals, particularly feline allergic skin disease, and skin associated side effects of radiation.


Amanda L. Friedeck , BS, CVA

Amanda L. Friedeck , BS, CVA

Veterinary Technician

Amanda received her CVA through the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA). She later received a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science with a Business minor.