Berent, Allyson

Dr. Allyson Berent is a DVM and residency/fellowship-trained veterinary internist who specializes in veterinary interventional radiology and interventional endoscopy. Dr. Berent graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002 and then from 2002-2003 Dr. Berent completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Minnesota. This was followed by a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania from 2003-2005.

From 2005-2006 Dr. Berent completed the first veterinary fellowship in Interventional Radiology at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a fellowship in Endourology at Thomas Jefferson University. She served as Adjunct Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine and Interventional Radiology/Interventional Endoscopy at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania helping to establish the first Interventional Radiology/Endoscopy service in veterinary medicine. In 2006 Dr. Berent helped to grow the IR/IE fellowship program and has since been responsible to help train 6 additional IR/IE fellows and 8 IR/IE specialty interns. Dr. Berent has also helped to train over 50 internal medicine residents over 300 small animal rotating interns since 2006.

In 2009 Dr. Berent joined the Animal Medical Center in New York City as the director of the Interventional Endoscopy Service where she co-founded the first full time Interventional Radiology and Endoscopy program for veterinary medicine in the world. Dr. Berent has received numerous teaching and research awards throughout her career. Dr. Berent also serves as Adjunct Professor at Purdue University and University of Guelph-Ontario Veterinary College.