Dr. Tom Garg has been practicing emergency medicine since 1999 and has special interest and skill in emergency surgery. Dr. Garg is a 1998 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Garg is a member of the Pennsylvania State Board of Veterinary Medicine and is the past chair of the Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA). He has also served PVMA as a Trustee, chair of the Animal Cruelty Legislation Subcommittee, chair of the Delivery of Veterinary Services Taskforce, a member of the Operational K9 Committee, and as a member of the Technology Taskforce.
Dr. Garg serves as the chair of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation’s Henry’s Helping Paw Fund. Through a partnership with Meals on Wheel, Senior Centers, and the Chester County Food Bank, Henry’s Helping Paw Fund delivers pet food to homebound seniors and disabled persons who are unable to take advantage of more traditional pet food banks. Henry’s Helping Paw Fund is named for ‘Henry’ Dinniman, a special dog who was the friend of State Senator Andy Dinniman and a patient of Dr. Garg.
Dr. Garg grew up in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. In addition to emergency medicine, he is also interested in developing ways to expand the use of technology in veterinary medicine to improve the quality of care that patients receive. He is the lead software developer for Innovative Veterinary Software Solutions, a company that designs software specifically for specialty practices. The software focuses on improving communication with clients and referring veterinarians and enhances patient care by allowing doctors to spend less time on record keeping and more time on patients.