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Meet our Doctors

Gideon Daniel, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)


Dialysis, Internal Medicine


I am originally from Orlando, Florida.  I recently moved to DC to join Friendship Hospital for Animals. I live with my 3-legged Yorkie, named Harry.  I always knew I wanted to be a veterinarian, as I grew up working in my father’s small animal general practice.  My brother also pursued the same career path as me, however decided to become a surgeon.

Clinical Areas of Interest

Nephrology, hemodialysis, endocrinology, and urology.

Why Do You Work at Friendship?

Friendship is a very unique hospital as it offers many aspects that are only seen in Universities.  I was interested in Friendship as it provided a way to collaborate with many specialties in the same building.  Friendship also has state of the art technology to be able to provide the best care for our patients, including treatments such as hemodialysis.


I graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed clinical rotations at Tufts University in 2010.  Following veterinary school, I completed a small animal rotating surgery and medicine internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City.

Following my internship, I completed a small animal internal medicine residency at Tufts University and received board certification in August 2015.  Following my residency, I served as a staff internist at Miami Veterinary Specialist for several months, then moved to Los Angeles to complete a fellowship in hemodialysis/nephrology.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small animal internal medicine)

Publications and Research

Daniel, G., Mahony O, Markovich JE, et al.  Clinical findings, diagnostics and outcome in 33 cats with adrenal neoplasia (2002-2013) J Feline Med Surg. 2016; 18(2): 77-84

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