Specialists
All studies are reported by board certified specialists.

Specialists

  • We understand each doctor has preferences for who they would like to read their cases. At AIS we give doctors the ability to select "Preferred" specialists.
  • Your patient is our first priority. If the selected "Preferred" specialist is not on duty, or their caseload is such that your consult will not be read within the specified turnaround time, the consult will be read by the first available specialist.
  • Our goal is to build close working relationships between practitioners and specialists. With Antech Imaging Services, you can work with a single specialist or a group of specialists based on your preferences.

Lisa Ziemer

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.

Diane Wilson

Dr. Wilson (Director of Resident Training) was awarded her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her residency in radiology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. After her residency, Dr.

Wilson spent one year as a research fellow at the Scott-Ritchey Research Center working on ultrasound-guided intracranial injection of gene therapy for gangliosidosis cats leading toward human trials in therapy for Tay-Sachs disease. At the end of her fellowship, she returned to teach at Tuskegee. Dr. Wilson left academia in 2012 and joined the AIS team. She has served on the advisory committee for three years and is thrilled to work with residents again in her role as Director of Resident Training.

Donna Almondia

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.  
 
 

Agustina Anson

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 trip…

Debra Beard

Debra Beard

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.

Kerri Beck

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.

Micah Bishop

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.

Jennifer Bouma

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.

Romaine Cavrenne

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.

Kelsey Cline

Kelsey Cline

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.