VMD, MS, DACVR
A Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology, Dr. Miriam Shanaman joined VSH in August 2013. She completed both her undergraduate and veterinary training at the University of Pennsylvania, earning her VMD in 2009. Following graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Shanaman completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at New York City Veterinary Specialists in New York, NY. Immediately following her internship, Dr. Shanaman completed a 3-year combined Master’s degree and clinical residency in diagnostic imaging at the University of Illinois, earning her board certification in 2013. Through her Master’s research and clinical training, Dr. Shanaman has published multiple articles addressing the use of contrast-enhanced multi-detector CT in the assessment of awake or minimally sedated canine patients with acute abdominal signs. Dr. Shanaman also has extensive experience with the use of contrast-enhanced ultrasound in the same context. Her clinical interests include evaluating the utility and efficacy of multi-detector CT in the emergency setting to assess conditions of the respiratory, gastrointestinal and urinary tracts in addition to global assessment of patients suffering from polytrauma.
In her spare time, Dr. Shanaman enjoys spending time at the beach with her husband Zack and three crazy dogs Roxy, Mickey and Iggy.