Cat Hyperthyroidism Specialists

Dr. Victor T. Rendano Jr., VMD, MS, DACVR, DACVR-RO

feline hyperthyroidism specialist Dr. Victor Rendano attended Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree. His Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree was awarded by the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1972.

Dr. Rendano's post graduate studies included an internship and residency in diagnostic imaging and radiation therapy at the University of Guelph, Ontario Veterinary College and Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine. He received a postgraduate degree from the University of Guelph and a Master of Science degree from Washington State University. After completing a rigorous training program, he was inducted as a Diplomate into the American College of Veterinary Radiology and received his Board Certification 1975.

From 1976 until 1996, Dr. Rendano was a faculty member in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine. After 2 decades of teaching and clinical experience, Dr. Rendano returned to academia where he continued his studies in the field of radiation oncology. In 2001, he was awarded Diplomate status and Board Certification in Radiation Oncology.

Dr. Rendano has published over 100 papers and has lectured throughout the world. He has been honored by the New York State Veterinary Medical Society and the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society. His professional philosophy is to include the pet owner as a member of the diagnostic and therapeutic team. He believes that this synergy and bond enhances the healing process.

Dr. Rendano is currently president of Veterinary Multi-Imaging PLLC and co-founder of Thyro-Cat.

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Dr. Dana Brooks, DVM, DACVIM

cat hyperthyroidism specialist Presently, Internal medicine specialist at Seattle Veterinary Specialists, in Washington State . Dr. Dana Brooks is a 1991 graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Previous to her arrival in Seattle, Dr. Brooks practiced at Towne and Country Veterinary Hospital in Corning, NY and most recently at the Veterinary Specialists of Rochester (2001 to 2007).

A Board Certified Specialist in Internal Medicine, Dr. Brooks was inducted as a Diplomate into the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1995. With special interests in endoscopy, ultrasound, immune mediated diseases, leptospirosis and chemotherapy, she has published articles in several prestigious veterinary publications. Some of the books and journals where she has published include the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, the Compendium and the Merck Veterinary Manual.

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John V. Fondacaro, DVM, MS, DACVIM

cat hyperthyroid veterinarianDr. John V. Fondacaro earned his Bachelor of Science degree, Magna Cum Laude with distinction, from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He subsequently attended the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.

Dr. Fondacaro completed an internship in veterinary medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego and a 3-year residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at Colorado State University. He is board certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine and has practiced as a medical specialist in Long Island for the past 4 years.

Dr. Fondacaro has authored veterinary articles and a textbook chapter in topics relating to feline endocrinology and gastroenterology, and he continues to lecture throughout the United States on these subjects.

He is currently the founder of Suffolk Veterinary Specialty Services and practices out of the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island in West Islip, New York.

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Dr. Sean Hillock, VMD, DACVIM

feline hyperthyroid condition specialistDr. Sean Hillock earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Florida in Gainsville in 1995.  He then graduated with honors and received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Hillock completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Long Island Veterinary Specialists and subsequently completed a residency in Internal Medicine under the direction of Dr. John Fondacaro. 

Dr. Hillock is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.  His professional interests include canine and feline respiratory, urogenital, hematological and hepatic diseases.

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