VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Referral Center

Serving Pittsburgh, the Veterinarians of VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Referral Center stand ready to meet your pet's health needs. Call 412-364-5353 to schedule an appointment.

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.

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  • Deanna Purvis

    Medical Director
    Board Certification: DACVECC
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Deanna Purvis was born in Vancouver Washington. Despite her west coast beginnings, she spent many formative years in Pittsburgh making it feel like home. She received her B.S. in Biology from ...
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  • James K. Beebe

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University

    Dr. James K. Beebe was born and raised in Ferndale, Michigan. He knew from an early age that he wanted to become a veterinarian, and spent much of his youth "tending" to sick wildlife, including ...
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  • Karen Hayworth

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Purdue University

    Karen is Northview's resident alien, having grown up in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. She started her education in Canada, obtaining an undergraduate degree from the University of Guelph in Biomedical ...
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  • Michelle Henry

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Michigan State University

    Dr. Michelle Henry grew up in a north suburb of Chicago and remained there until her college years. She attended Michigan State University for both her undergraduate and DVM degrees, graduating from the ...
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  • Betsy K. Kennon

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Betsy Kay Kennon was born and raised in Mt. Lebanon. She is a Mt. Lebanon High School graduate and an alumna of Washington and Jefferson College.

    After a year of working for ...
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  • Jenny McKlveen

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Jenny McKlveen was born and raised an hour east of Pittsburgh in Westmoreland County. After receiving her B.S. in Biology from Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA, Dr. McKlveen earned her DVM ...
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  • Anusha Natarajan

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    Biography under construction.


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  • Denise Pleban

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Denise Pleban grew up in the Cleveland area. She earned her undergraduate degree at Bowling Green State University. Thereafter, she attended the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, ...
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  • Wayne Sisk

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Oklahoma State University

    Bio under construction
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  • Rebecca Stansbury

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Georgia

    Rebecca Stansbury, DVM is new to Pittsburgh and to VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Referral Center. As her husband completes his training as a physician, she has traveled all over the eastern ...
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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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Northview Animal Hospital Specialty Refferal Center provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 412-364-5353. We are located at 223 Siebert Road. Pittsburgh, PA 15237.

We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.
 

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