PET CANCER CENTER
Comprehensive guide to cancer diagnosis and treatment in cats and dogs
Michigan State University Veterinary
Teaching Hospital
Wilson Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824
http://cvm.msu.edu
Phone: (517) 432-4700
Fax:      (517) 432-6099     
                         
Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

Barbara E. Kitchell, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Oncology, Internal Medicine)
  • DVM, Purdue University, 1979
  • Internship, University of Minnesota, 1980-81
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of California – Davis, 1981-83
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine), 1985
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), 1990
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Departments of Pathology and Comparative Medicine, Stanford University, 1990-1994
  • PhD, University of California – Davis, 1994

Nikolaos Dervisis, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
  • DVM, Aristotele’s University, Thessaloniki, Greece, 1998
  • PhD Candidate, Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology, MSU, 2003 – now
  • Resident, Medical Oncology, Michigan State University, 2004 - 2007
  • Diplomate, American College of Internal Medicine (Oncology), 2007

Elizabeth McNiel , DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology)
  • BS, University of Texas – Austin
  • DVM, Texas A&M
  • Internship, Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston, Mass.
  • Residency, Oncology, Colorado State University, 1992-1996
  • MS, Colorado State University
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology), 1996
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Colorado State University, 1996-2000
  • PhD, Colorado State University
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiologists (Radiation Oncology), 2002
Oncology services include:
               -  MRI and Multi-Slice CT Scanner
               -  Digital Radiology
               -  Fluoroscopy
               -  Ultrasound
               -  Nuclear medicine studies

               - Pre-surgical planning for precise surgical
                  intervention
               - Superior postoperative patient care including
                  24-hour monitoring, critical care nursing, and
                  physical rehabilitation.

               - Recommendations for acute or chronically ill
                 animals.
               - Initiation, maintenance and daily monitoring of
                  enteral or parenteral nutrition support for
                  critically ill patients.
               - Tailored training of nutrition principles and
                  techniques for veterinary staff at referral
                  hospitals.
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