PET CANCER CENTER
Comprehensive guide to cancer diagnosis and treatment in cats and dogs
Sugar Land Veterinary Specialists
1515 Lake Pointe Parkway
Sugar Land, TX  77478
Tel: 281.491.7800
Fax: 281.491.7803

Email: info@slvetspecialists.com

www.slvetspecialists.com
Oncology services include:
               - CT, MRI, Fluoroscopy, Digital Radiography   
Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologists:

Andrew Novosad, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)








Dr. Andy Novosad is a native Houstonian and graduate of Memorial High School.  He pursued his undergraduate
education and earned his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1999 from Louisiana State University.  The Animal Medical
Center in New York City, with its high caseload, was his choice for internship in small animal medicine and surgery.   Dr.
Novosad remained at The Animal Medical Center in their medical oncology residency program, which he completed in
2002.  After successfully completing the Board Examination, he was awarded Diplomate status in the American College of
Veterinary Internal Medicine, Oncology Specialty.  Dr. Novosad then moved back to Texas, accepting a position as Head
of the Oncology Department at the Animal Diagnostic Clinic in Dallas.  His professional interests include lymphoma,
leukemia, melanoma and mammary tumors.  He is the author of many scientific articles and book chapters on a variety of
oncological topics.


Royce Roberts, DVM, Diplomate ACVR (Radiation Oncology)








Dr. Royce Roberts grew up in Austin, Texas, attended Texas A&M University on a golf scholarship and earned his DVM
there in 1967. After 3 years in a prominent Houston practice, he entered a residency program at the College of Veterinary
Medicine at TAMU. His last year of residency was fulfilled at Auburn University and he became Board Certified in the
College of Veterinary Radiology in 1974. Dr. Roberts practiced in Austin, TX before becoming Radiology Department
Head at the University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in 1975. He then spent 18 years at the
University of Georgia, where much of his time was devoted to radiation therapy. Dr. Roberts now splits time with Sugar
Land Veterinary Specialists as the radiation oncologist and his Hill Country ranch. His expertise is in diagnostic radiology
and cancer treatment with ionizing radiation, including gamma, x-ray, Strontium-90 and iodine-131, and client
communication concerning expected outcome of treatment and possible side effects.


Michael J. O’Neill, MS, DABR, DABMP, Licensed Medical Physicist








Michael O’Neill brings a treasure of knowledge to our Radiation Therapy Section. From Baltimore, Maryland, Mr. O’Neill
earned B. A.’s in Physics and Biology in 1980, trained in Radiation Therapy Safety at the University of Wisconsin in 1982
and received a Master of Health Physics degree in Radiation Health Physics from The Johns Hopkins University, School of
Public Health and Hygiene in 1985. He has been employed as the medical physicist at The Johns Hopkins University,
Department of Radiation Oncology, and at Houston’s St. Joseph and Park Plaza Hospitals, and as a Consulting Medical
Physicist for Cheung Laboratories Inc and North Loop Radiation Therapy Center, Houston. Mr. O’Neill, working closely
with Dr. Roberts and Dr. Quick, provides the treatment planning for our radiation therapy patients where IMRT and
conformal therapy are needed for the best results.