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Dr Russell is a board-certified veterinary cardiologist that graduated from the University of Sydney, faculty of Veterinary Science in 1998. He went on to complete a master’s degree and residency in small animal medicine at Murdoch University, Australia. He then moved to the USA and completed a residency in veterinary cardiology at the University of Pennsylvania. During this time he achieved both fellowship of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS), chapter of small animal medicine; and gained Diplomate status of the American College of veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM), in the specialty of cardiology.

Dr. Russell’s cardiology expertise includes assessment, diagnosis and advanced treatment of all cardiovascular diseases in animals. His extensive broad training in multiple specialties enables an integrated approach to patient’s cardiovascular disease in light of the rest of their body systems. Dr. Russell has performed hundreds of interventional cardiac catheterization and surgical procedures, including pacemaker implantation, pantent ductus arteriosus (PDA) embolization, and balloon valvuloplasty.

Dr. Russell aims to provide specialty and compassionate care to animals, and helping owners maintain optimal quality of life for their pets.