VCA Detwiler Animal Hospital

Reading Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Mitchell Barnett

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Barnett graduated from Ross University in the caribbean on the Island of St. Kitts.  He completed his clinical year at Auburn University in Alabama. 

    Prior to Dr. Barnett joining ...
    Read Full Biography


  • Claire Fuhrman

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: The Ohio State University

    Dr. Fuhrman is originally from the Lebanon County area.  She attended Penn State University where she obtained her Bachelors Degree in Animal Bioscience.  She went on to earn her Veterinary ...
    Read Full Biography


  • Andrea Saksek

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies
    Graduate School: MRCVS

    Dr. Saksek joined the VCA family in September 2013.  She received her Bachelor of Science degrees and graduated with honors from King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA.  She attended veterinary ...
    Read Full Biography

CLOSE CLOSE

Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

Find a VCA Specialty Care Animal Hospital near you:

 

See all VCA Animal Hospitals >

CLOSE CLOSE

Emergency Care

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY:   Please call us immediately at 610.777.6546

IF IT IS AFTER HOURS, PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING NEARBY EMERGENCY CARE CLINICS:

Berks Animal Emergency & Referral Center 

ph. 610.775.7535

400 W. Lancaster Ave.

Shillington, PA 19607

__________

Metropolitan Veterinary Associates & Emergency Services

ph. 610.666.1050

2626 Van Buren Avenue

Norristown, PA 19403

 __________

PETS Emergency Treatment Services

ph. 717.295.7387

930 N Queen Street

Lancaster, PA 17603

 

CLOSE CLOSE