Our vets.

Maya Aharon

DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Critical Care

On The Job

Dr. Maya Aharon is passionate about all aspects of caring for critically ill patients and helping their families.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, The Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Off Duty

Dr. Aharon enjoys spending time with her cats, dog and two-legged family members.

Hadley Bagshaw

VMD, DACVR
Affiliated Veterinarians
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology

Diagnostic Imaging

On The Job

Dr. Hadley Bagshaw’s special interests include MRI, CT, CT-angiography, ultrasound, radiography and fluoroscopy.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Veterinary Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. Bagshaw’s family consists of his wife and their three children.

Morgan Bumgardner

VMD

Emergency Medicine

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Friendship Hospital for Animals, Washington D.C.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Craig Clifford

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

Oncology

On The Job

Dr. Craig Clifford runs all oncology-based clinical trials at BluePearl Malvern. He is an active member of over 15 veterinary advisory boards, performs educational lectures worldwide and is constantly publishing his own research and writings on oncology.

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

Off Duty

Dr. Clifford has a wife, two sons and two dogs. They love to travel and often make vacations of business lectures.

Publications & Articles

Evan Ducker

DVM, DACVR-RO
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology

On The Job

Dr. Evan Ducker is especially interested in innovative applications of palliative care.

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.

Tom Garg

VMD

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Tom Garg has been practicing emergency medicine for over 20 years. He has a special interest in emergency surgery and in developing ways to expand the use of technology in veterinary medicine to improve the quality of care that patients receive.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Off Duty

Dr. Garg serves as the chair of the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation’s Henry’s Helping Paw Fund, a nonprofit that delivers pet food to homebound seniors and disabled persons who are unable to take advantage of more traditional pet food banks.

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.

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.

Kristin Kicenuik

DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology

Oncology

On The Job

Dr. Kristin Kicenuik takes pleasure in fostering the human-animal bond and in helping animals to live longer and more comfortable lives in spite of 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.

Dr. Kicenuik finds lymphoma, melanoma and osteosarcoma the most gratifying to treat.

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.

Abby Meltzer

VMD

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Abby Meltzer finds endocrine disorders, immune-mediated diseases and gastrointestinal disorders the most gratifying to treat.

Education

  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Hope Advanced Veterinary Center, Vienna, VA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences. Wellesley College, MA

Off Duty

Dr. Meltzer enjoys cooking, travelling, going to musicals and extensive ice cream flavor testing with her partner.

Publications & Articles

Grace Anne Mengel

VMD

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Grace Anne Mengel has extensive experience in both emergency and general practice medicine serving in many medical roles. She has a special interest in working with law enforcement, working, and sporting dogs.

Education

  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Villanova University, PA

Off Duty

Dr. Mengel and her four weimaraners enjoy training and participating in performance sports including field trails, hunt tests, agility, obedience, and conformation shows. Her favorite activity is hiking with her dogs in beautiful open spaces.

Sarah Muhrer

DVM

Emergency Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Sarah Muhrer has over 10 years of emergency care experience. She finds multi-trauma cases and toxicities the most gratifying to treat.

Education

  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Metropolitan Veterinary Associates, Norristown, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Off Duty

Outside of work, Dr. Muhrer loves competing in competitive dog sports with her border collie Epi and rescue dog Cadence. She also has a cat named Artemis and a turtle named Carapace who she has taught to do tricks.

When she’s not with her talented pets, Dr. Muhrer spends her time traveling and playing ultimate frisbee.

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 has conducted bench top research in osteosarcoma, has authored and coauthored multiple journal articles, provided webinars on topics in veterinary oncology for the Veterinary Information Network and presented regional education lectures for veterinarians and support staff. She currently serves on the Northeast Veterinary Cooperative Oncology Group committee as well as the ACVIM General Examination rating committee.

Dr. Mullin has a strong interest in clinical research and has served as co-investigator for several clinical trials. She finds treatment of hematologic malignancies and osteosarcoma most gratifying.

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

Outside of work, Dr. Mullin enjoys spending time with her husband and their two cats.

Publications & Articles

Paul G. Orsini

DVM, DACVS, DAVDC
Affiliated Veterinarians
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery

Dentistry & Oral Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Paul Orsini is particularly interested in comparative dentistry, oral surgery, cleft palate repair and treating periodontal disease.

Education

  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Janet Peralta

DVM

Internal Medicine

On The Job

Dr. Janet Peralta is especially interested in endocrinology, gastrointestinal and liver disease, respiratory disease and feline medicine.

Education

  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cook College, New Brunswick NJ

Off Duty

Dr. Peralta grew up in Lima, Peru. She likes to cook Peruvian cuisine, read and visit family and friends abroad.

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’s clinical interests include immunotherapy, targeted therapy and 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.

Scott Roberts

VMD, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal

Surgery

On The Job

Dr. Scott Roberts’ interests include both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. He considers it a priority to educate general practitioners and colleagues on the newest advances in veterinary surgery.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Middlebury College, VT

Curtis Schelling

MS, VMD, DACVR
Affiliated Veterinarians
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology

Diagnostic Imaging

On The Job

Dr. Curtis Schelling was one of the first radiology specialists to serve the needs of veterinarians by bringing ultrasound, CT and MRI imaging technology into private practice. He has over 31 years of diagnostic imaging experience, including more than 170,000 thoracic and abdominal ultrasound patient studies and 8,500 ultrasound-guided interventional procedures.

Dr. Schelling’s present focus is providing timely access and meaningful diagnostic results for patients referred through an outpatient diagnostic ultrasound imaging service.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Veterinary Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Science, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Rice University, Houston, TX

Publications & Articles

Kevin Shanley

DVM, DACVD
Board Certified in Veterinary Dermatology

Dermatology

On The Job

Dr. Kevin Shanley is passionate about helping pets find relief from allergies, ear diseases, autoimmune skin diseases and adverse drug reactions. He has taught veterinary dermatology students, given lectures around the world and published numerous articles in veterinary journals.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Residency, Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

KimMi Whitehead

VMD, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

Critical Care

On The Job

Dr. KimMi Whitehead’s particular interests include heat stroke, shock and trauma patients, endocrine emergencies and gastrointestinal dysmotility, a subject in which she is published.

Education

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus, NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Surgical Emergency Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Wellesley College, MA

Off Duty

Dr. Whitehead speaks, English, Korean and French, and also plays the cello. She and her husband have one daughter. Their family pets include a long-haired Sapsaree dog, a breed native to Korea, named Eleanor Rigby, and a cat named Sookie.