VCA Detwiler Animal Hospital

Andrea Saksek, BVM&S, Associate Veterinarian

BVM&S, University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies


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 school in Scotland at the University of Edinburgh Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.  After graduating, she relocated to the Philadelphia area and spent three years working in a general practice in addition to gaining emergency experience by working at a specialty and emergency facility.  Her special interests include exotic medicine, soft tissue surgery and animal welfare.

Dr. Saksek is the proud owner of two beloved Scottish terriers and two black domestic short hair cats.  In her spare time, Dr. Saksek enjoys traveling, cooking and spending quality time with her friends and family.


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.

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Emergency Care

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


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