Our vets.

Craig Clifford

MS, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology
On the job

Dr. Craig Clifford has been a medical oncologist since 2003 and currently runs all oncology-based clinical trials at BluePearl Malvern. He is active in clinical research and serves as an advisory board member with industry and non-profit foundations. He has authored/co-authored over 70 papers and book chapters and frequently lectures at major veterinary meetings in the USA and abroad. Dr. Clifford is a member of the Mars Veterinary Oncology Advisory Board and the Oncology Pathology Working Group, has served on many VCS and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) committees and was an Examiner for the Australian Scientist’s Oncology Specialty Exam.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Master of Science, Avian Virology, University of Delaware, Newark

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Evan Ducker

DVM, DACVR-RO
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology
On the job

Dr. Evan Ducker’s clinical practice emphasizes treatments that align with the client’s goals and maintain a good quality of life for their pet by integrating surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy into their care plan. He offers multiple radiation modalities, including:

  • CyberKnife Stereotactic Radiation Therapy (CyberKnife SRT)
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
  • Electron and manual planning
  • Palliative care and pain management
Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology-Radiation Oncology
  • Resident, Radiation Oncology, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture – Biological Science, University of Georgia, Athens
Off duty

Dr. Ducker is a huge soccer fan and enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs, Nala and Isaac. He’s looking forward to trying new restaurants in the Philadelphia area.

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Siobhan Haney

MS, VMD, DACVR-RO, MBA
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology
On the job

Dr. Siobhan Haney has lectured both nationally and internationally. In addition, she has authored and co-authored several studies on conventional and stereotactic radiation treatments in companion animals. Her clinical practice treats tumors in pets with advanced radiation oncology services, including:

  • CyberKnife stereotactic radiation therapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT)
  • Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
  • Palliative care
Education
  • Master of Business Administration, Penn State University, State College, PA
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology-Radiation Oncology
  • Residency, Radiation Oncology, Tufts University, Grafton, MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Science, Biology, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
Off duty

Outside of work, Dr. Haney enjoys organizing and decluttering, fine art, old homes, late night Netflix marathons, riding her Peloton and spending time with her two energetic children and her husband, who is also a veterinarian.

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Kristin Kicenuik

DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology
On the job

Dr. Kristin Kicenuik actively participates in clinical trials, has authored and coauthored multiple articles, case reports and blogs for both veterinarians and the public, as well as presented regional education lectures for veterinarians and support staff. She takes pleasure in fostering the human-animal bond and helping animals live longer and more comfortable lives despite their cancer diagnosis. She has a special interest in translational medicine and believes that having knowledge of the behavior and treatment of cancer in dogs and in people can ultimately benefit both species.

She works closely with surgeons and radiation oncologists to provide a comprehensive approach to cancer treatment. Her special interests lie in palliative care, multimodal pain management and promotion of quality of life.

Dr. Kicenuik uses chemotherapy, targeted therapy and immunotherapy to treat a variety of pet cancer, including:

  • Lymphoma
  • Mast cell
  • Melanoma
  • Bladder
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Hemangiosarcoma
Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Medical Oncology, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Medical and Radiation Oncology, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biologic Basis of Behavior, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Off duty

Outside of work, Dr. Kicenuik enjoys spending time with her fiancé and poodle mix, Winnie, outdoors hiking, kayaking and traveling.

Christine Mullin

VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology
On the job

Dr. Christine Mullin has been board certified in medical oncology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine since 2015. She joined BluePearl immediately after completing her residency. She has authored and co-authored several journal articles and book chapters, provided webinars on topics in veterinary oncology for VIN.com and presents continuing education programs for veterinarians and support staff both regionally and nationally. Dr. Mullin also has a strong interest in clinical research and has served as co-investigator for several clinical trials. She has served as a volunteer on the Northeast Veterinary Cooperative Oncology Group committee, ACVIM General Examination rating committee and ACVIM Continuing Education course planning committee.

In addition to chemotherapy services, Dr. Mullin provides consultations, diagnostics, immunotherapy and palliative care for pets with cancer. Her services aid in the treatment of:

  • Immune system and blood cancers
  • Bone cancer
  • Soft tissue tumors
  • Skin cancer
  • Oral tumors
  • Lung cancer
  • Spleen and liver cancer
  • Intestinal cancer
  • Urinary tract cancer
  • Mammary cancer
  • Endocrine & neuroendocrine cancers
Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Oncology Service LLC, Washington DC
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, PA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, College of New Jersey, Ewing
Off duty

Dr. Mullin is a native of New Jersey where she and her husband share their home with two dogs and two cats.

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Sandra Perkowski

VMD, PhD, CVMA, DACVAA
Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia

Anesthesiology & Pain Management
On the job

Dr. Sandra Perkowski has a special interest in anesthesia for critical care patients and pain management for both companion animals and equine patients.

Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Physiology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Psychology, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Off duty

Dr. Perkowski enjoys spending time on her farm with her six horses and participating in field trials with her three Weimaraners.

Rebecca Risbon

VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology
On the job

Dr. Rebecca Risbon has been a medical oncologist since 2007 and is one of the founding oncologists at BluePearl Malvern, where she is active in clinical trials. She is also responsible for founding the medical oncology service at BluePearl Levittown. Dr. Risbon is an active member of the Veterinary Cancer Society and regularly attends meetings to stay current on continuing education.

Dr. Risbon’s clinical interests include:

  • Immunotherapy
  • Targeted therapy
  • Canine histiocytic sarcoma
Education
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Off duty

Dr. Risbon and her husband have one son, and the family has two black labs, Franklin and Willowbee. She enjoys traveling, reading, running, and hiking with her dogs.

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