Dr. Ziemer (Chief Medical Officer for AIS) obtained her bachelor’s degree with honors from Bryn Mawr College. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. She then performed a one-year fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, performing research in the field of noninvasive imaging of hypoxia. She went on to complete a residency in radiology, becoming board certified in 2003. After her residency, Dr. Ziemer spent one year as a postdoctoral fellow in oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. After spending several years in private radiology practice, she joined Antech Imaging Services, where she is currently the Chief Medical Officer for AIS.Less
Dr. Wilson (Director of Academic Affairs) was awarded her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine; after which she completed her residency in radiology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. After a year as a research fellow at the Scott-Ritchey Research Center, she returned to teach at Tuskegee. Dr. Wilson left academia in 2012 and joined the AIS team where she serves as the AIS Director of Academic Affairs. As the Director of Academic Affairs Dr. Wilson works closely with universities throughout the United States and Europe to develop a variety of programs that benefit the university, the radiology profession, as well as AIS. She also serves on the AIS Advisory Committee, and currently manages the AIS resident program.Less
Dr. Donna Almondia graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital in 2005. She practiced general medicine and surgery for three years, and then completed a residency in radiology at the University of Georgia in 2011. She became board certified in 2012. Dr. Almondia performs examinations in general radiography, fluoroscopy, ultrasonography, CT, and MRI. Her professional interests include business and management, iodinated contrast media, general radiography, and computed tomography. Outside of work, Dr. Almondia enjoys cooking, dancing, history/religious studies, horseback riding, and Disney amusement parks. She is originally from Torrance, CA.Less
Dr. Anson graduated in 2007 from the University of Veterinary Medicine of Murcia (Spain). She worked 2 years in private practice as general practitioner and then returned to the University of Murcia to perform an internship. Dr. Anson completed a Master in Veterinary Diagnostic techniques in 2010, and started her residency in Diagnostic Imaging in 2011. During her residency she spent 9 months of supervised clinical work in Dublin (Ireland), Glasgow (UK) and North Carolina (US) universities. Dr. Anson received her diploma of the ECVDI in 2014. After that she joined the Radiology department of the University of Vienna and AIS team. Dr. Anson completed PhD degree in February 2016. She is currently managing the ECVDI residency program at the University of Vienna (Austria). She received the Award for the best resident oral presentation in IVRA meeting 2012 in Turkey and best poster at the IVRA meeting 2015 in Australia. She loves to spend free time with her dog “Trufa”, husband and her friends. Dr. Anson likes travelling, dancing and skiing, and is always planning the next tripLess
Dr. Beard is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. After earning her undergraduate degree at Louisiana State University, she completed a radiology residency and a Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Auburn University. Dr. Beard served as an Associate Clinical Professor at Auburn University until 2010, where she taught Diagnostic Imaging to scores of veterinary students. She began working with VCA ANTECH in 2011. In addition to telemedicine consultation, she enjoys teaching Ultrasound and Radiology to graduate veterinarians.Less
Dr. Beck obtained her Bachelor’s degree and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California at Davis. Her interest in radiology developed early in her career. During her junior year in veterinary school, she received the Thomas Millman Radiology Fellowship. She also spent time dedicated to Ultrasound and was involved in a project in the area of nuclear medicine.
After graduation, Dr. Beck did a one-year rotating internship in Emergency Medicine, Radiology and Surgery at the California Animal Hospital in Los Angeles, California. Her four-year radiology residency was performed at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, which provided her the opportunity to study all imaging modalities including CT, MRI and nuclear medicine.
Dr. Beck then taught at the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine as a Clinical Instructor for one year. After practicing in the Chicago area for three years, she moved to Tucson, Arizona, where she has spent the last seven years in both private practice and mobile radiology.
Dr. Beck was raised in Alaska and enjoys the warmth of the Arizona desert, swimming, amateur photography and taking care of her “herd” of Chihuahuas.Less
I grew up in Texas and earned my DVM degree from Ross University in 2005. After graduation I completed an internship at the University of Minnesota. I then moved back home to Texas and worked in small animal general practice for several years while I worked on my PhD at the GI Laboratory at Texas A&M. In 2011, I was able to combine my PhD with a Small Animal Internal Medicine Residency program at Texas A&M University. I earned my board certification in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2014 and completed my PhD in Gastroenterology (“Investigation of the SPINK1 gene as putative cause of hereditary pancreatitis in the Miniature Schnauzer”) in 2015. I have a strong interest in ultrasound, endoscopy, gastroenterology, hepatology, endocrinology, and immune-mediated disease. I enjoy speaking, especially on case management, and I have authored 14 (and counting) published scientific papers and nearly 40 scientific abstracts. I continue to provide design study and statistical support to residents and interns working on scientific studies. Outside of work, I enjoy fishing, boating, unraveling the genetics of ball pythons, and traveling with my wife who is a general practice veterinarian in Naples.Less
Dr. Bouma received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She then went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, MA before returning to Philadelphia for a three-year residency in radiology at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bouma achieved Diplomate status with the American College of Veterinary Radiology following completion of her residency in 2001. Before entering private practice, she stayed on for a year as a lecturer in the section of radiology at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Bouma has worked in the states of Colorado, Delaware and New York. She grew up in Jamestown, NY and currently lives in Rochester, NY.Less
Dr. Cavrenne graduated from the Veterinary School of Liege (Belgium, Europe) in 2002. He completed a rotating general small animal internship at the Veterinary School of Liege. Dr. Cavrenne worked 2 years in private practice as a small animal general practioner in the area of Paris and Montpelier (France, Europe). He completed a two year radiology internship in small and large animals at the University of Liege. He pursued his residency program in Diagnostic Imaging at the Veterinary School of the University of Pennsylvania in 2007. He conducted his research project on MR Angiography, supervised by Dr W. Mai. He became ACVR and ECVDI Diplomate in 2010. Dr. Cavrenne joined the team of ANTECH in 2011. He works part time in teleradiology and as a lecturer in the Diagnostic Imaging department at the Veterinary School of Liege. He also performs mobile ultrasonography and gives continuing education lectures to general practioners in radiology and abdominal ultrasonography. Dr. Cavrenne enjoys all the fields of diagnostic imaging with a special interest for transverse imaging (CT and MRI) and ultrasonography of small animals. Dr Cavrenne enjoys tasting a good beer, playing and watching soccer games, travelling around the world with his wife and son and watching his son Noah growing. He lives in Belgium with his wife and his son.Less
Dr. Kelsey Cline is an Iowa native who earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. She then completed a one-year small animal rotating internship in Chicago at VCA Aurora and VCA Berwyn. She spent the following three years completing a residency in diagnostic imaging at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she also obtained her Masters of Science degree. Dr. Cline earned her status as a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2017. Following her residency, Dr. Cline moved back to the Midwest and currently resides in Indianapolis, where she works full time in a large specialty practice and joined the ANTECH Imaging Service team part time in 2018. Her favorite imaging modalities are radiography and computed tomography. Outside of her interests in imaging, Dr. Cline enjoys spending time with her family including a husband and two scruffy dogs, trying new restaurants, reading novels, and shopping for her ever-growing shoe collection.Less
Dr. Mike Cocchiaro received his veterinary degree from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a one-year rotating internship at North Carolina State University followed by a three-year cardiology residency at the University of California, Davis.Less
Dr. Marika Constantaras grew up in Frankfurt, Germany, Rockville, Maryland and Tokyo, Japan before attending the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana. She has been in Illinois ever since and received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and Masters of Science from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. After five years treating pets in a large private practice in Chicago, she completed a three-year residency in dentistry and oral surgery at Fox Valley Veterinary Dentistry and Surgery and became a diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College. Although Chicago is now home, she and her husband Sean and daughter Meli still enjoy traveling to visit friends and family scattered across the globe. Dr. Constantaras decided to specialize in dentistry because treatment of oral pain has an enormous impact on a pet’s health and quality of life. She strives for a holistic approach to oral health and animal care that incorporates the highest standards of treatment with global innovation in the field of veterinary medicine. Core to her investment in this growing field is educating veterinarians on the recognition and treatment of dental disease, whether through formal lectures, wet labs, in-hospital training, or remote consultations. The profession has made tremendous progress in raising the standard of dental care and Dr. Constantaras is committed to sharing her expertise with her veterinary colleagues. She looks forward to developing strong relationships with veterinarians and assisting with dental radiograph interpretation and subsequent case management.Less
After finishing his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Ontario Veterinary College, Dr. Crevier worked in small animal practice for one year in Rutland, Vermont and then 2 years at a small animal referral practice in central Connecticut. He then completed a radiology residency at Colorado State University and earned a Master’s degree in Radiological Health Science. Dr. Crevier returned to the referral practice in central Connecticut and was staff radiologist there for 11 years before he moved to the warmer climate of Florida, where he can work from home for AIS, which he joined in the summer of 2013. He now lives in north-central Florida with his wife and 2 children as well as a dog (a rescued lab mix), four older cats, a rabbit and several fish; he is happy.Less
Dr. Cruz completed his veterinary degree at the University of Zulia in Maracaibo, Venezuela, in 1994. He then entered a two-year teaching assistantship program in Veterinary Radiology and became an Assistant Professor of Veterinary Radiology. He is Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology by the ACVR. In 2000, Dr. Cruz was accepted into the MSc/Residency Radiology program at Colorado State University. After that, he joined Oklahoma State University as a Visiting Assistant Professor. In 2004, he joined the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada, as Assistant Professor of Veterinary Imaging until 2011 when he decided to join AIS. Dr. Cruz has participated in undergraduate and graduate teaching, clinical research. Dr. Cruz has served as locum tenens in private hospitals in Canada and has been a radiology consultant to rDVM’s. He is currently participating in the VSTEP (Veterinary Skill Training and Enhancement Program) of Ontario, Canada. Robert plays volleyball as well as chess, mancala and acoustic guitar. He enjoys spending time with his wife, who is also a veterinarian, his three daughters and Cookie, the family dog.Less
Dr. Daniaux is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) and the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECDVI). She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the National Veterinary School of Lyon in France. She completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the National Veterinary School of Alfort (France), then a one-year small animal surgery internship at the DMV Center in Montreal. She did her 4-year Radiology residency at the University of California, Davis. Dr Daniaux has a strong interest in neuroimaging and ultrasound, especially of the GI tract of small animals. She joined the AIS team as a full-time radiologist in 2013. She now lives in the French Alps and offers a CT service for a local veterinary clinic.Less
Dr. Halise Diamond is a board certified veterinary radiologist living in Arizona. Her education includes Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, with a double major in biology and environmental studies from Tufts University, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the Colorado State College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences with the distinction of Magna Cum Laude.
Dr. Diamond did a one year rotating internship in medicine and surgery at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, and a three year diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Georgia, in Athens, GA.
Publications and research focus on nuclear medicine imaging of the kidney, evaluation of ultrasound guided renal biopsies, and radiographic diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis.Less
Dr. Finck graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Lyon, France in 2011. She then enrolled into a small animal rotating internship at the University of Liege, Belgium; and completed an ECVDI approved residency programme at the University of Glasgow, UK. Dr. Finck became a European Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2015. After spending a short period of time in a referral centre in England, she moved to the south of France where she now works part time for Antech Imaging Services alongside my position in a private referral centre.Less
Dr. Finn-Bodner’s formal training was completed at Colorado State University where she obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and performed a residency in Radiology. She also obtained a Master of Science degree in Radiation Biology. She has been a DACVR since 1991. Dr. Finn-Bodner spent several rewarding years in academia where she was an Assistant Professor of Radiology at Mississippi State University, and was promoted and tenured at Auburn University. She left academia to live in Seattle, Washington, as a private radiologist consultant. With her partners, she opened the highly successful Western Veterinary Specialist Centre in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She returned to the United States to allow her daughter Hannah to graduate from an Arizona high school and pursue her dreams of university training in California. After working as a private practice radiology specialist in Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Finn-Bodner joined ANTECH Imaging Service to allow her to work closely again with other radiologists and to give her the flexibility to be close to her daughter. Her personal interests are varied and eclectic: she loves recreation and adventure, she is a dancer, martial artist, equestrian and rock climber, and is currently dedicated to bodybuilding and preparing for a Masters Figure competition.Less
Dr. Fitzgerald graduated from University College Dublin in 2008. Following graduation, she worked for five years in mixed and small animal practice in Ireland and the UK. After which she completed an equine internship at University College Dublin and small animal internship at Davies Veterinary Specialists. Subsequently, she completed a three-year diagnostic imaging residency at the Royal Veterinary College London in 2017.
Following completion of the residency, she stayed on as a staff clinician and finally a lecturer at the Royal Veterinary College until February 2019. Currently she works in private practice in the UK at North Downs Specialist Referrals and part time for Antech Imaging Services.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, horse-riding and is a keen gardener.Less
Dr. Foo grew up in Sarawak, Malaysia and moved to Perth, Western Australia in 2005. He graduated from Murdoch University in 2010 and worked in general practice in Western Australia for a number of years before being accepted into the diagnostic imaging residency program at the University of Sydney Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Since 2014, Tim was accepted as a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists by examination (Radiology Chapter). He completed his residency training, a masters degree and European board examinations in 2019. Tim currently resides in Australia between Perth and Sydney and enjoys the sunny weather down under.Less
Dr. Francis grew up in Southern California and attended the University of California at Davis where he obtained his undergraduate degree in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior. He remained at UC-Davis for post-graduate work and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. He then completed a one-year internship at California Animal Hospital (now known as ASEC) in Los Angeles, California, followed by a radiology residency at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas. In 2007, he returned home to Southern California where he worked as a radiologist in varying capacities. He served as a staff radiologist at two large specialty practices, performed radiology rounds with several hospitals, and assisted in the development of digital radiology equipment. Currently, Dr. Francis is a proud member of the ANTECH Imaging Services team. Professional affiliations include the American Veterinary Medical Association.Less
Dr. French is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR). After completing veterinary school in 2012 at Massey University in New Zealand, Dr. French went on to complete a rigorous one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts. He then stayed at Angell for an additional year serving as a staff veterinarian before pursuing a residency in diagnostic imaging. He completed a combined residency and Master’s degree at Colorado State University in 2018. He currently resides in Fort Collins, CO with his old dog Alibi and enjoys hiking and traveling in his free time.Less
Dr. Fundak is a native of Southern California. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, then a Master of Science Degree from Iowa State University. He then attended veterinary school at the University of California at Davis. Following graduation, he spent two years in general practice at a 24-hour Emergency and Specialist Clinic in Granada Hills, California, before he was accepted into a radiology residency program at the University of Minnesota at St. Paul. After his residency, he spent a year as a “road warrior,” performing mobile ultrasound studies for private practices in the metropolitan regions of St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, before returning to Southern California for another two years as a mobile sonographer. When an opportunity arose to teach at Purdue University, Dr. Fundak moved to West Lafayette, Indiana. While there, he honed his skills in the Diagnostic Imaging Department at Purdue. He also developed his passion for microbrews and became a certified “hop head.” His wife, Lisa, gave birth to their first child, Katelyn, in Indiana as well.Less
Dr. David Gall was born in a small town outside of Pittsburgh, PA. He originally enjoyed a career as a mental health therapist, working with children and families until deciding to go to veterinary school. In 2006, Dr. Gall graduated from the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
After graduating from veterinary school, he completed a one-year rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in Denver, CO. Afterwards, he returned to Colorado State University for a three-year residency with advanced training in radiology, CT, MRI, ultrasound and nuclear medicine. Dr. Gall was admitted as a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in September, 2010.
He is an avid cyclist, proud parent and husband, and spends much of his free time enjoying his family or exploring on his road bike and mountain bike.Less
Dr. Gatel is a french dipECVDI, born and raised in Nice, French Riviera. She graduated from the veterinarian school of Lyon, did two internships (one in Paris-Maison Alfort and one in Ghent University). She followed with a 4 years residency at the Veterinarian Faculty of the University of Ghent. She is now working part time in a referral center near Nice and is also working part time for AIS in teleimaging from her home. She is very active, loves spending time with her family and friends. She enjoys doing sport and traveling all around the world. Radiology is her favorite medical imaging part and she is always working with her cute little cat, who always keeps company during teleimaging.Less
Dr. Bill Gengler received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin – Platteville, a Master of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri – Columbia. Dr. Gengler is a Diplomate in the American Veterinary Dental College. He has 26 years of general small animal practice and 18 years of specialty practice experience. Bill founded the Animal Hospital of Verona, Verona, WI in 1978, which grew to a four doctor AAHA certified hospital. From 1990 through 2010 he was a faculty member at the University of Wisconsin – School of Veterinary Medicine. He held a dual appointment at UW from 2003 to 2010 as Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs/Director of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and as the Section Head of Dentistry and Oral Surgery in the Department of Surgical Sciences. Bill is a past president of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC), the recipient of the 2014 AVDC Service Award, the 2009 Hill’s Excellence in Dental Research and Education Award and was named the 2003 Veterinarian of the Year award by the Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association. He currently practices Dentistry and Oral Surgery in Dallas, TX, holds a position on the board of directors for Isle of Dogs and serves as chair of the Programs and Education Committee for Veterinary Dental Forum.Less
Dr.Girard is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at The University of Montreal where she also completed a one year Internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. She did her Radiology Residency at the University of Georgia. After her Residency she worked as a radiologist in Portland, OR for several years. She then moved to the Chicago area and worked as a radiologist for a large referral specialty practice for 9 years. She joined ANTECH Imaging Services as a staff radiologist in 2012. She is now back home living in Quebec, Canada, with her husband and two children.Less
Dr. Nicole Gladwin earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in 2008. She then completed a one-year rotating small animal internship at the University of Georgia followed by a one-year internship in diagnostic imaging at a private referral hospital in West Los Angeles. Dr. Gladwin entered a 3-year diagnostic imaging residency at Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton, MA and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2013. After completing her residency, Dr. Gladwin moved to Cary, NC and had been in private imaging practice for 2 years before joining AIS in the summer of 2015. Dr. Gladwin currently resides in Cary, NC with her husband, two dogs, and two cats.Less
Dr. Green graduated from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she practiced for one year in a small animal practice in North Carolina, followed by a medical and surgical internship at the West Los Angeles Veterinary Group (now VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital). Following completion of the radiology residency program at the University of Pennsylvania, she returned to Southern California to work again for Veterinary Centers of America. From 1993 through 2010, she provided radiographic and ultrasound services at VCA West Los Angeles and the growing number of Southern California VCA hospitals. Dr. Green has been fortunate to be part of the growing AIS team since January 2011 and loves the collegial environment working closely with other radiologists striving to provide the highest quality service to our clients and ultimately the animals. Pam is kept busy with and proud of two active growing sons and enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, and spending time with friends. One dog and two cats add enjoyment to their home.Less
Dr. Green received his DVM, MS, and residency training at Texas A&M University. He has served on the clinical faculties at Ohio State University and Texas A&M University. He has also served as a visiting professor of veterinary diagnostic imaging at the University of Zurich, Zurich Switzerland and Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr. Green spent over 25 years in academia where he was involved in clinical service, teaching, research, and residency training. He was the editor of one of the first text books in veterinary ultrasound and was one of the first radiologists to be involved full time in telemedicine. In 2000, Dr. Green was the first radiologist hired by Sound Technologies to do telemedicine. Sound Technologies telemedicine has since evolved into today’s ANTECH Imaging Services. Ron retired from Texas A&M University where he had served as Chief of Radiology. He and his wife, Judy, live in Dallas, Texas where he is a Staff Radiologist for ANTECH Imaging Services. They love traveling, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, and family.Less
Dr. Gross became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2009 following 3 years of residency training at Iowa State University. He obtained his veterinary degree from Colorado State University and following that he completed an internship in small animal surgery and medicine at Kansas State University. Dr. Gross was a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy for 5 years and had then spent 2 years imaging the surface of Mars with NASA’s Mars Global Surveyor satellite prior to returning to school to become a veterinarian. He spends much of his free time acting as companion animal to a demanding old doberman and enjoys running, swimming, sailing and cycling to keep the moss from gaining a toe-hold in his home of Seattle. Recent publication: Gross B, et al. Normal Canine Brain Maturation at Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 2010; 51: 361-373.Less
Dr. Hornof received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from the University of California, Davis. He was named a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 1979 and joined the faculty of the University of California Davis that same year. He had a distinguished academic career with over a hundred publications in imaging and informatics. In 2004 Prof. Hornof retired as head of Radiology and Hospital Computing at UC Davis. Throughout his career he has been actively involved in teaching and curricular innovation. He has previously served as President of the ACVR, and is currently serving as Co-Chair of DICOM Workgroup 25.Less
Dr. Johnston received his Bachelor of Science degree from John Carroll University in 1995 and his Veterinary Medical Doctor degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1999. He completed his residency at U. Penn. in 2003 and became boarded in Avian Medicine through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners that same year. He currently is an Assistant Professor of Exotic Animal Medicine at the CSU Veterinary Medical Center. Dr. Johnston’s past veterinary experiences include working at an emergency practice in Delaware, a small animal practice in New Jersey as well as participating in a rotating post-VMD internship at the University of Georgia’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Following his residency at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital at U. Penn., Dr. Johnston was hired as a staff veterinarian in Special Species Medicine at U. Penn.Less
Dr. Jones earned his veterinary medical degree from the University of California, Davis and then completed a small animal rotating internship in Los Angeles, Calif. Most recently, he completed a diagnostic imaging residency and a Master’s program in comparative and veterinary medicine at The Ohio State University. His clinical interests include orthopedic and musculoskeletal imaging, computed tomographic angiography, and urogenital ultrasonography.Less
Dr. Koernig received his Bachelor’s degree in History and Biology from Williams College. He then attended veterinary school at the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He also received a Master’s degree in Public Health from the Tufts University School of Medicine, with a particular focus on biostatistics/epidemiology and using the human-animal bond to fight both canine and childhood obesity. Dr. Koernig completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT. Following that, he then completed a radiology residency at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and earned status as a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Dr. Koernig also received a Master of Science degree at Auburn following research into the effect of collimation on image quality and radiation safety in veterinary digital radiography. In his free time, Dr. Koernig enjoys walking with his dog and distance running.Less
Chris Lamb graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1983. He was Resident in Radiology at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine and continued there as Assistant Professor. In 1990 he returned to England to work in small animal referral practice in London. In 1992 he joined The Royal Veterinary College, University of London. He became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2002. Chris has helped train many residents, has numerous publications covering most aspects of diagnostic imaging, has had various roles for the ACVR and ECVDI, and is an active CPD provider. He retired from The RVC as Professor of Radiology in 2019. He now works part-time for both Antech Imaging Services and North Downs Specialist Referrals.Less
After completing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Montréal, then a residency training at The Ohio State University in 1992, Dr. Léveillé returned as an Assistant Professor on the faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Montréal from 1992-1995. She then returned to OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor in Radiology and Director of the Residency Program until 2000. She moved to Oregon to work at VDIC where she stayed until 2002 when she joined the Veterinary Specialty Center as Director of the Imaging Center for Animals. Professional affiliations include the Radiological Society of North America, American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR), ACVR Ultrasound Society, ACVR CT/MRI Society, American Veterinary Medical Association, Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, Oregon Veterinary Medical Association and the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Léveillé has published over 50 articles in scientific journals and has spoken at numerous national and international veterinary meetings. She joined the team of ANTECH radiologists in December 2011.Less
Dr. Lillis received her veterinary training at Murdoch University in Western Australia, graduating with Honours in 2002. She completed a two-year rotating small animal internship and Master of Veterinary Science degree at The University of Melbourne. She enjoyed ten months in small animal general practice in Melbourne, Australia before commencing a Residency in Radiology at The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. Dr. Lillis became an ACVR Diplomate in 2011.
Following completion of her residency, Dr. Lillis enjoyed academic roles at The University of Tennessee, The University of Liverpool (UK), Murdoch University (Australia), and worked in a large specialty practice in the northern United Kingdom. During her time in the UK she completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and became a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons' Recognised Specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.
Dr. Lillis enjoys all aspects of diagnostic imaging and loves interacting with referring veterinarians. Dr. Lillis maintains an interest in education, being actively involved in continuing education for veterinary general practitioners.
Dr. Lillis’ personal interests are varied including enjoying the beautiful beaches of Australia, cycling, visiting the opera and orchestra, and travelling.
After years of globe trotting, Dr. Lillis now lives in her hometown of Perth, on the south-west coast of Australia with her husband, Simon, and her equally globe-trotting Philadelphia-born orange cat, Mikey. Dr. Lillis joined ANTECH Imaging Services in the summer of 2016.Less
Dr. Love is Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology by the American College of Veterinary Radiology. She attended the University of Illinois and received a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. She then graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tuskegee University with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Dr. Love completed a small animal internship at Michigan State University, and was invited to remain for a radiology residency. She was working as a tenured Associate Professor at North Carolina State University when she left to join VCA/ANTECH. While in academia she authored multiple papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters on veterinary imaging. She has a strong interest in teaching and received the Norden Distinguished Teaching award and was instrumental in developing digital radiology teaching methods prior to leaving NC State University. When not interpreting images, Dr. Love spends time on the development of educational materials for AIS. Dr. Love was one of the founding members of DarkHorse Medical Imaging prior to purchase by VCA/ANTECH and subsequent evolution to ANTECH Imaging Services. She is married to Dr. Robert C. Sills, DVM, PhD Chief of Pathology at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Dr. Love works as a radiologist to support her passion of competing her PRE horse in local and regional Dressage competitions.Less
Dr. Makara has a veterinary degree from the University of La Plata, Argentina. He undertook a radiology internship with Ross University, School of Veterinary Medicine, under the guidance and direction of Dr. Joe Morgan. He then moved to the University of Zurich in Switzerland where he completed a residency program in diagnostic imaging and passed his certification exams for the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in March 2010. His research interests have centred around contrast medium injection techniques and scan trimming in computed tomography. Mariano is currently the Senior Lecturer in Diagnostic Imaging, at the Sydney School of Veterinary Science at Sydney University.Less
Dr. John Mattoon graduated from Oregon State and Washington State Universities in 1984. Following small animal practice in Portland, Oregon, he began a radiology residency at UC Davis, earning Diplomate status in ACVR in 1989. Dr. Mattoon worked as a specialist in San Francisco before beginning an academic career at Oregon State in 1991. He has since been faculty at the Atlantic Veterinary College, The Ohio State University, and WSU, and was Chief Radiologist with Antech Imaging Services from 2014-2016. He has returned to WSU as a Clinical Professor, focusing on resident and student training, and clinical practice while helping the AIS team with quality control and second opinions. Dr. Mattoon has been honored with numerous teaching awards and has served the ACVR in various positions for many years, including President. Dr. Mattoon is co-editor of Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound, has 90 scientific publications, chapters in several veterinary textbooks, and has had the pleasure of presenting at over 100 meetings worldwide.Less
Dr. Matus graduated from Purdue University in 1977 followed by an internship at The University of Minnesota. He then completed a residency in Medicine at The Animal Medical Center in NYC with an emphasis on Oncology under the late E. Gregory MacEwen. Staying on at The AMC Dr. Matus became Head of the Donaldson Atwood Cancer Clinic achieving ACVIM Board Certification in Internal Medicine and becoming a founding and Charter Member in Oncology. In 1992 he and his wife Mary Abarno Matus also a veterinary specialist in Feline Practice established Veterinary Specialists of Central New York. They moved to the UK in 2015 to experience the culture and lifestyle. During this time Dr. Matus became a staff member in Oncology at the newly opened referral specialty practice in Lumbry Park before eventually returning to the USA.Less
Dr. Lenice McCoy joins Antech from the University of Florida, where she was an Antech sponsored resident. Lenice’s love of UF began when she began her clinical rotations as part of her DVM degree from Ross University in 2005. She then went on to work 2 years in private practice and 3 years working in Emergency practices on the southeast coast, in Saint Augustine and Daytona Beach. She continues to live outside of Gainesville, in rural North Florida with her spouse, Bess Darrow, also a veterinarian, specializing in equine dentistry. Bess and Lenice have 4 horses, the cutest Nubian goat on the planet, Percy, and 5 Chihuahuas. The Chihuahuas , obviously, are in charge of the property. Lenice is newly into CrossFit (to counter the at-home-radiologist lifestyle) and an aspiring “backyard” polo player. Lenice’s other interests include architecture and regional cuisines. She’s thrilled to be part of the “AIS Hive".Less
Dr. Mohammadian graduated summa cum laude from Bowdoin College with a degree in Biochemistry. She obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University with honors in 1998. She then completed a rotating internship at the Emergency Animal Hospital and Referral Center in San Diego. Dr Mohammadian subsequently completed a combined radiology residency and Master of Specialized Veterinary Medicine degree program at North Carolina State University in 2003. Dr. Mohammadian become board certified and returned to her native California in 2003.
Dr. Mohammadian enjoys San Diego’s fine weather, time with family, friends, animals, a book and a glass (or 2) of wine.Less
Dr. Montgomery completed his undergraduate training at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, receiving bachelor’s of arts degrees in English and History. He pursued his dream of becoming a veterinarian and completed his prerequisites for veterinary school at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. After receiving his DVM from the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island. Dr. Montgomery moved to Maine where he worked in small animal private practice in the picturesque Camden/Rockport area. In addition to the demands of veterinary private practice, he pursued his professional interest in nuclear medicine and established a radioiodine treatment center for feline hyperthyroidism. He then returned to Prince Edward Island where he worked in private practice and served as an anatomy instructor to first year veterinary students. Dr. Montgomery then completed a diagnostic imaging residency at North Carolina State University prior to joining the faculty at the University of Saskatchewan, Western College of Veterinary Medicine from 2011-2014. Following this, Dr. Montgomery ran Prairie Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from 2014-2019 prior to joining Antech Imaging Services. Dr. Montgomery lives in Saskatoon with his wife and two daughters.Less
Dr. Murakami received his veterinary training at the University of Tennessee’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He then completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He practiced for 2 years at a small animal general practice in Minneapolis Minnesota, before beginning a combined radiology residency and doctorate program at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Murakami became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2008. He earned his doctorate in 2010, after which he served as an Assistant Professor of Radiology at The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He was responsible for clinical service and teaching. He left OSU after one year to be closer to his parents. He currently serves as a Staff Radiologist for ANTECH Imaging Services. Along with his wife Erikka and their son Ren, Dr. Murakami now resides in North Carolina.Less
Dr Neuwirth received her undergraduate degree from Georgia Institute of Technology. She graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia in 1987 and completed her Radiology residency at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia in 1991. She was awarded specialty board certification as a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 1990. She received her MS degree in anatomy from the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia in 1991 and her thesis compared excretory urography and ultrasonography for detection of pyelonephritis in the dog. Dr Neuwirth was an Assistant Professor of Radiology in Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida from July 1991-July 1996 and was a Tenured Associate Professor of Radiology from August 1995-October 1996. She was a Radiology consultant for Radiopet of Floral Park, New York during August 1993-May 1995. From December 1996-August 2003 she was a tenured Associate Professor in Large Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. August 2003-June 2007 she was a radiologist at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute (formerly Hagyard, Davidson McGee & Associates in Lexington, KY where she had been a sales consultant for several years. She was in private practice from July 2007-November 2015 as a sole proprietor in the greater Lexington area in Kentucky. She sold her practice in July 1995 and was staff radiologist at MedVet Lexington in Lexington, Kentucky from November 1995-March 1997. She joined Antech Imaging Services in May 2017 and is licensed in Kentucky and Ohio. She currently resides in Gulf Breeze, FL and spends some of her time in Paris, KY.Less
Dr. Page is a 2000 graduate of Ross University in St. Kitts, West Indies. After his clinical year training at Purdue University, he went into small animal private practice in Buffalo, New York. His main interests were surgery, emergency medicine and critical care. He moved to Ithaca, New York in 2003 to pursue a radiology residency at Cornell University. Subsequently, he returned to Ross University to head the Diagnostic Imaging section for the next six years. During his time, at Ross University, he converted the curriculum and hospital from analogue to digital imaging format; he was actively involved in teaching and began a Diagnostic Imaging Internship Program. He served as the Department Head of Structure and Function for the last two years. He joined ANTECH Imaging Services in late 2010 as a Staff Radiologist. Dr. Richard Page’s interests include teaching, advanced imaging modalities and sport fishing.Less
Dr. Pivett graduated in Veterinary Medicine from Bologna University in 2003. He earned a clinical Ph.D. in 2006. In this period, he developed a strong interest in radiology. In September 2009 he joined the Animal Health Trust and in September 2013 awarded the European Diploma Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. From 2014 to 2016 Mauro he worked as Clinical Radiologist at North Downs Specialist Referrals. Since 2016 to present he joined The Royal Veterinary College, University of London as Lecturer in Radiology. He became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2018.Less
Stacy R Randall graduated from the University of Florida in 1990. After 2 years in private practice in Florida, she completed a 3 year internal medicine residency at Purdue University with special emphasis on renal, endocrine, ultrasound and oncology. She settled back in Florida and started the Internal Medicine service at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in 1996 and was there until 2004. Stacy began consulting in teleradiology in 2003. A move to San Antonio, TX in 2004 occurred to start an Internal Medicine Service at South Texas Veterinary Specialists and she was there until 2013. Stacy transitioned to a full time Antech position in 2011.Less
Dr. Reed graduated from UC Davis in 1977. After graduating, Dr. Reed completed his internship at Washington State in 1978. During the years of 1978 - 1980 he worked on his cardiology residency at UC Davis, in 1982 he became board certified in cardiology through ACVIM. Since 2000, Dr. Reed has been an adjunct professor in the UC Davis Department of Surgery and Radiology.Desde el 2000, el Dr. Reed ha sido profesor adjunto en el Departamento de Cirugía y Radiología de UC Davis.Less
Dr. Revenaugh is a 1989 graduate of the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to becoming a veterinarian, she completed the Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) program at Cosumnes River College (CRC). Sacramento County hired her as one of the first female Animal Control Officers with a RVT degree.
Working as a RVT in a surgery practice, she showed an aptitude for radiology. While attending veterinary medical school, those skills were recognized and rewarded. The University of Pennsylvania accepted her into their radiology residency program and board certification was awarded in 1996.
Returning to CRC, she instructed veterinary technician trainees on radiologic technique and theory. She also established successful mobile ultrasound practices, first in Northern California and then in Hawaii. Being the only radiologist in the state of Hawaii at that time meant working with everything from poi dogs and popoki to whales and dolphins. Now an Arizona resident, she is enjoying the contrast of her former life by the ocean to all things desert.
Dr. Revenaugh is married to Stephen, an avid hiker, runner and reader. They have a cat, “Radley”, who rules their lives. In her spare time, she enjoys painting, collecting antique Staffordshire pottery, hiking and listening to podcasts.Less
Dr. Doug Rohn has practiced soft tissue, orthopedic and neurologic surgery since 1997. He established the surgery service at VetCare Emergency and Specialty Care Center in California when it opened in 1997. He then founded Bay Area Veterinary Specialists in 1998, a large multidisciplinary specialty and emergency hospital in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was the Medical Director at Bay Area Veterinary Specialists from its inception through 2009. More recently, he has worked as a staff surgeon at Veterinary Emergency + Referral Center of Hawaii in Honolulu and Gallatin Veterinary Hospital in Bozeman, MT. When not working, Dr. Rohn enjoys adventurous outdoor activities such as rock and ice climbing and fly fishing.Less
Following graduation, Alana worked at the University of Queensland and Unversity of Adelaide veterinary schools, occupying various roles including small animal rotating intern, radiology intern, and radiology lecturer. During this time, she was awarded Membershp of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists in Radioogy. She subsequently completed a Diagnostic lmaging residency at Cornell University and became a Diplomate of the ACVR in 2015. After board exams Alana retumed home to Australia, and currenty divides her time between academia, teleradiology, and continuing education for veterinarians. Alana enjoys all aspects of diagnostic imaging and has special interests in CT and ultrasonography. When not at work, Alana appreciates being back in the Aussie climate, cooking, entertaining, and spending time with family and friends.Less
Dr. Marie Rush is a Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine. After graduating from Auburn University with a BS in Animal and Dairy Science and her DVM degree, she continued her pursuit of a career in wildlife conservation medicine with a rotating medicine and surgery internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City. This was followed with a residency in clinical zoo and wildlife medicine and surgery at the Wildlife Conservation Society. Marie then worked in private practice and wildlife consulting, and served at the Birmingham Zoo as the Director of Veterinary Services and Curator of Ectotherms.
In 2007, Marie began an academic career, teaching zoo, wildlife and exotic animal medicine as Assistant Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, while concurrently serving as the veterinarian for the Southeastern Raptor Center. She also worked with the Environmental Institute at Auburn University, and Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources/Fish and Wildlife Services with a project to repatriate Eastern Indigo snakes to the southeastern United States, including southern Alabama. Marie serves as the veterinary advisor for the species survival plan (SSP) for Chinese Alligators.
In 2009, Dr. Rush accepted a position at St. George’s University’s School of Veterinary Medicine as an Associate Professor in Pathobiology and Coordinator of Wildlife Research. She also taught zoo and exotic animal medicine and disease at in the veterinary curriculum. Concurrently, she has continued as an associate veterinarian in clinical practice in Alabama.
Marie has a strong desire to mentor others, to learn something new each day and inspire a passion for the natural world through conservation medicine, research and education.
In her free time, Marie enjoys spending time with her family, hikes, observing and photographing wildlife in the rainforest and wilderness, sketching, attending cultural events and going to Auburn football games.Less
Dr. Schneiderman received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree at Ross University in 2009 before moving back home to Long Island, New York where she completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists in March 2010. After that, she completed a three-year residency in Cardiology at Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists in July 2013 and then stayed on there as a Staff Cardiologist until June 2014. Then, as a board-certified Veterinary Cardiologist, Dr. Schneiderman worked at a private practice in New Jersey until recently switching her career to full time telemedicine with AIS.Less
Dr. Seward is a Colorado native that received his Bachelor’s degree in Biological Science and Masters in Business Administration from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO. He worked in agriculture and the equine industry for nine years including roles as the Director of the Racing Challenge program at the American Quarter Horse Association and in racing promotion and regulation in the horse racing industry. Dr. Seward completed his clinical training at Colorado State University and received his DVM from Ross University in 2008. In 2009, he completed a fellowship in equine medicine at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. Following five years of general veterinary practice in Colorado, he headed to Blacksburg, VA where he completed a combined Master’s degree and four-year residency in radiology at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech University in 2018. Dr. Seward became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2018. Professional interests include ultrasonography and teaching. Dr. Seward resides in Sarasota, FL with his wife Shawn, and two youngest children, Chase and Dixon.Less
Dr. Shaiken received her DVM from Kansas State University. After 4 years of small animal practice in Houston, she did her radiology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Shaiken then moved to the Kansas City area where she established a mobile ultrasound practice (largely dogs and cats but the occasional ferret, rabbit, and horse as well as volunteering at the zoo), working there for 24 years. During that time, she also worked part-time with a number of specialists at a referral hospital as well as working as a reader for the OFA. She joined AIS on a part-time basis December 2015 and became full time in March 2016. Dr. Shaiken currently lives in Denver with her husband, an attorney. She has one son who just graduated from college and is working in Utah.Less
Dr. Gail Smith is Professor Emeritus of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Clinical Sciences and Advanced Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He received a Bachelors Degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Materials Science Engineering in 1970, a VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1974, completed orthopaedic surgical residency training in 1979, and was awarded a PhD in engineering in 1982. Gail has traveled and spoken extensivel at both human and veterinary conferences worldwide. He has contributed to the scientific literature more than 150 research articles, book chapters and proceedings. Dr. Smith has received recognition for research excellence by notable institutions including Smith, Kline, Beecham, the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Kennel Club, and the University of Pennsylvania. Dr Smith was awarded the prestigious Iams Saki Patsaama Award for excellence in Orthopaedics by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association. He is the third orthopaedist to receive this award. Among Dr Smith’s administrative responsibilities, he has served as Chief of Surgery, Chairman of the Department of Clinical Studies at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, and president of the Veterinary Orthopaedic Society.
In his research, Dr. Smith has applied engineering principles to investigate the musculoskeletal system in both health and disease. His work has focused on orthopaedic problems of the spine, the knee and the hip. In 1993 Dr. Smith founded and directed PennHIP (which stands for the University of Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program). PennHIP is an evidence-based, stress-radiographic, hip screening method for canine hip dysplasia that has gained worldwide acceptance, particularly among working dog groups.
In 2013 PennHIP was acquired from the University of Pennsylvania by Antech Imaging Services (AIS) of Fountain Valley, CA and in 2018 AIS (VCAAntech) was purchased by Mars, Inc. Dr. Smith retired from his professorship at Penn in 2014 and he currently serves as Director of PennHIP within the AIS.Less
Dr. Solano received his training in Veterinary Medicine at La Salle University in Bogota, Colombia, in 1988. After three years of graduate work in Anatomy at the University of Georgia, he joined Tufts University in Massachusetts where he completed a radiology residency in 1994. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and has been in academia ever since. After three years as an Assistant Professor at the Atlantic Veterinary College of the University of Prince Edward Island in Canada, Dr. Solano returned to New England were he continued his academic pursuits. He is currently the Section Head of Diagnostic Imaging and the Residency Director of Tufts University’s Diagnostic Imaging Program. He enjoys teaching veterinary students during their clinical year and educating the next generation of veterinary radiologists. Dr. Solano’s contributions to veterinary literature cover all imaging modalities and a multitude of species. He is an avid ocean kayaker and has a particular interest in marine creatures. He has even managed to image many of them using his radiology training.Less
Giliola studied veterinary medicine at Parma University, graduating cum laude with her DVM degree in 1998. She earned Diplomate status in the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2008, studying at the University of Pennsylvania, Tufts, and the Royal Veterinary College. She earned a PhD (ultrasound of the canine estrous cycle) in 2009. She has also been actively engaged in the EAVDI, serving as secretary from 2009-2012. Dr. Spattini is a Founding Member and Manager responsible for the Diagnostic Imaging Division at Clinica Veterinaria Castellarano, a Private Clinic for Companion Animals in Torino.Less
Swan Specchi is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and he owns a PhD degree. He studied at the Veterinary School of the University of Bologna from 2002 to 2007. He graduated in veterinary medicine in July 2007.
In January 2008 he started a PhD program in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Bologna obtaining the PhD degree on May 2011.
Swan Specchi is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and he owns a PhD degree. He studied at the Veterinary School of the University of Bologna from 2002 to 2007. He graduated in veterinary medicine in July 2007. In January 2008 he started a PhD program in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Bologna obtaining the PhD degree on May 2011. Swan Specchi joined Montreal University on June 2011 to complete a 3-year ACVR residency program. He became an ACVR Diplomate in September 2014. He is working now as veterinary radiologist at the Departement of Diagnostic Imaging of the Istituto Veterinario di Novara, Italy.
Swan Specchi is author or co-author of 10 scientific publications in international veterinary journals. He is also active in national and international congresses.
He has different interests: he spent 16 years playing basketball, that was his main passion before meeting the world of veterinary diagnostic imaging. He likes to visit new places in the world, drink wine with friends and play Risk.Less
Dr. Spier, who is originally from Texas, obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of Texas and earned his veterinary degree from Texas A&M University. He completed a small animal internship at Kansas State University, followed by a cardiology residency and PhD at The Ohio State University. After serving as section head of Cardiology at the University of Missouri, Dr. Spier moved to Tampa in 2005 to start the cardiology service at Florida Veterinary Specialists (now BluePearl Veterinary Partners). Dr. Spier is an avid (and vocal) Texas Longhorn and Green Bay Packer fan, and enjoys spending his free time with his wife and 3 children.Less
Dr. Steinheimer became a veterinarian after a rather circuitous route that included working in his home state of Nevada as a mechanic, truck driver, feed mill operator, shepherd and ranch foreman. Along the way he also earned two Bachelor of Science degrees from the University of Nevada, Reno.
Dan received his DVM from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1990 and spent 2 years in general practice in St. Louis. In 1992 he moved to Ft. Collins, Colorado for his residency. In 1995 he joined the teaching faculty at Texas A&M University. His primary research interest during both his residency and academia years was in musculoskeletal disease. He found a great joy in teaching and clinical outreach.
In 1998 Dr. Steinheimer moved to Denver to enter the world of private practice. He became one of the owners of Alameda East Veterinary Hospital in 2004. When the practice was sold to VCA in 2007 he became the Medical Director. He was the Director of the Internship Program from 1999 through 2011. An interesting side note to his time at Alameda East Veterinary Hospital was being part of the Animal Planet reality television show Emergency Vets, a truly surrealistic experience!
In 2011, Dr. Steinheimer was promoted to Regional Medical Director for VCA hospitals in Colorado and parts of Washington and for a while, Oklahoma. In 2015 Dr. Steinheimer happily joined the team of radiologists at AIS.
Dan shares his private world with his wife Jackie, kids Noah and Megan, 4 dogs, 7 cats and 14 chickens and 20,000 honeybees. He enjoys working in his shop (including rebuilding a 1970 Jeep CJ-5 with his son), gardening and getting into the mountains whenever possible.Less
Dr. Stewart grew up in Burnsville, MN; a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul. He attended undergrad at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter, MN where he majored in Biology with a minor in economics, during which he was also on the Division 3 national swim team. Dr. Stewart attended Kansas State University-College of Veterinary Medicine where he graduated in 2014. He then continued his southwest migration when he spent a year at VCA ARECA during his rotating internship. Dr. Stewart completed his four year Diagnostic Imaging residency at LSU, and is very excited to have returned to the desert.
During his free time Dr. Stewart enjoys camping, training for triathlons, spending time with his wife, and their five cats and two dogs.Less
Dr. Steyn received his formal veterinary training at the University of Pretoria (Republic of South Africa), after which he spent two years as the Chief Veterinary Officer at the South African Defense Force Equestrian Center and then four years in general practice in Bloemfontein, RSA, before starting his radiology residency at Texas A&M University. In 1989, Dr. Steyn joined the faculty of the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University as an Assistant Professor. He was involved in teaching, research and clinical duties and was responsible for the development of the Nuclear Medicine service that continues to play a significant role in the Comparative Oncology program at CSU. Phillip joined ANTECH Imaging Services in 2010, where he currently serves as Director of Professional Development. Phillip and his wife Heather, also a veterinarian, live on a small ranch in Northern Colorado where they raise sheep, horses, chickens, dogs and cats. They also enjoy trail riding and fly fishing as well as helping their neighbors with cow work.Less
Dr. Strohmayer graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria in 2010 and addressed her doctoral thesis at the diagnostic imaging department to the question if there is a relationship of vertebral new bone formation and chronic intestinal diseases. She started a small animal residency program at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna in 2015. During her residency she did externships to the University of Zurich, Switzerland, the Royal Veterinary College, London, UK and the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine, USA. In the beginning of 2019 she passed her exam to become a board-certified radiologist (ECVDI). She wanted to intensify her interest in research and is currently starting a PhD. She is happy to join the great team of AIS and work with radiologists from all over the world. She enjoys traveling the world and getting to know different cultures and people.Less
Dr. Diana Stuckey received her DVM from the University of Missouri in 1987. Following graduation, she completed a small animal internship and one year of radiology training at the University of Georgia. She returned to the University of Missouri in 1990 to complete her radiology residency. She has been an ACVR diplomate since 1992.
After 25 years of mobile ultrasound practice, Diana remains passionate about veterinary radiology and looks forward to continue to serve veterinarians, owners, and pets through teleradiology.
Diana shares her life with her partner, Paige (also a DVM), two young adult sons, too many dogs, two cats, and a budgie. She enjoys walking, spending time in nature, and traveling to mountains and beaches. She likes to read mystery and suspense novels, especially by Greg Iles and Dan Brown. Diana also enjoys cooking and baking, listening to music, and singing.Less
Dr. Tepavich graduated from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. After which, she worked for two years in private practice, small animal and exotics, in Chicago, Illinois. Deciding that she wished to pursue further training, she returned to the University of Illinois and completed a four year radiology residency in 2002.
Dr. Tepavich moved to Portland after completing her residency and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2003. She worked in the Portland area as a radiologist in private practice before joining VCA Northwest Veterinary Specialists in 2011.
When not at NWVS, Dr. Tepavich enjoys spending time with her family, exploring the area, hiking, camping and skiing.Less
Dr. Thierry DVM Dip.ECVDI graduated from the Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, France in 2011. She undertook a general internship at the University of Bristol (UK), followed by a residency in diagnostic imaging at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies of the University of Edinburgh (UK) under the supervision of Tobias Schwarz. In 2019, she gained the diploma of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. She currently shares her time between a private referral practice in the south of France at the Clinique Vétérinaire Occitanie and teleradiology with Antech Imaging Services (USA). Florence focuses her current research on protocols for computed tomography angiography and contrast-enhanced ultrasonography.Less
Dr. Thomas is a 1992 graduate of Murdoch University School of Veterinary Medicine, Perth Western Australia. Following graduation, Dr. Thomas completed a rotating internship in large animal medicine and surgery at the Ontario veterinary College, University of Guelph, Canada. She then completed a combined large animal surgery residency and DVSc degree, also at the Ontario veterinary College.
Dr. Thomas subsequently completed a combined radiology residency and Master of Specialized Veterinary Medicine degree program at North Carolina State University. She successfully obtained board certification with the American College of Veterinary Surgeons during that residency program. Dr. Thomas joined the faculty of the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences at the UC Davis veterinary school in 2001, also obtaining board certification with the American College of Veterinary Radiology that year.
Dr. Thomas has been working as a full-time teleradiologist since 2006 and appreciates the flexibility this allows her in spending more time with her family. After more than 21 years in North America, Dr. Thomas moved to the Sunshine Coast, Australia, in January 2014 where she resides with her husband Will and three young children Kate, Alex and Rachel.
In her spare time, Dr. Thomas enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, going to the beach and playing violin in a Symphony Orchestra.Less
Dr. Winegardner attended undergraduate and veterinary school at Michigan State University. His internship was followed by 1 year of primary care practice in Roanoke VA. After residency training at Cornell University Dr. Winegardner worked in specialty private practice for 5 years before joining AIS. He enjoys nature and travel with his wife, his 2 sons and their English Setter. He is an avid woodworker, nature photographer, fly fisher and sports car racing enthusiast.Less
Dr. Woodland graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2007. She completed a large animal internship at the Ontario Veterinary College in 2008 before starting a residency in Diagnostic Imaging at the Atlantic Veterinary College. She became board certified in 2013. Since receiving her certification, she has been working in a specialty practice in Newfoundland, Canada. When not working, Dr. Woodland enjoys spending time with her husband, her two young children and her cat Nutmeg!Less
Dr. Young grew up in Hawai'i, and has travelled around the world pursuing her veterinary education. She graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2010. She then pursued an internship at Purdue University, where she decided to follow her interest in diagnostic imaging. Dr. Young then completed an imaging internship at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine before being accepted into a residency at the Atlantic Veterinary College. She now lives in Australia where she works at the University of Melbourne and part-time for Antech Imaging Services. Dr. Young enjoys travelling, reading, and knitting.Less
Dr. Zarelli graduated in Veterinary Medicine in July 2003 at the University of Perugia (Italy).
From 2003 to 2007 she worked and spent several training periods in Italy and abroad.
During 2008 she completed an imaging diagnostic internship program at the veterinary university of Murcia (Spain).Dr. Zarelli graduated in Veterinary Medicine in July 2003 at the University of Perugia (Italy).
From 2003 to 2007 she worked and spent several training periods in Italy and abroad.
During 2008 she completed an imaging diagnostic internship program at the veterinary university of Murcia (Spain).
In 2014 she completed the training program for the European College of Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Dublin (Ireland) and obtained the Diploma of the European College in Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) in September 2015.
She presented numerous posters and scientific works at national and international conferences.
From 2014 to 2017 she worked as a radiologist in a reference center, NDSR (North Downs Specialist Referrals), in London.
As of 2018 she is working as a teleradiologist for ANTECH imaging services.Less