|Monday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Saturday||8:00am - 1:00pm|
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History: The friendly, professional staff at VCA Animal Specialty Group is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on several individuals, where each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get very complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board certified specialists. In a word:
Teamwork! Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the very first person you speak to to the person who checks you and your pet out, our team of pet lovers works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.
Specialties: As a member of the VCA family, our veterinarians have access to extensive medical resources, not the least of which is the VCA knowledge base, which allows our doctors to tap into the collected knowledge of over 2,000 VCA veterinarians. And if your pet ever needs truly advanced veterinary care, VCA Specialty Hospitals are ready to help. These 40 clinics provide state-of-the-art care in orthopedic surgery, physical therapy, advanced oncology, and even such cutting-edge treatments as stem cell therapy.
DVM, Texas A&M University
Certifications: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
ACVIM, University of Illinois
Departments: Diagnostic Imaging, Internal Medicine
Born in Canada and raised in Texas, Dr. Lisa Assandri grew up to become an Aggie, receiving her DVM from Texas A & M University in 1991.
Following completion of an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Minnesota, she returned to Texas for some sunshine and one year of general small animal practice.
In 1996, Dr. Assandri finished a three-year residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois and completed board certification requirements to become a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr Assandri is the author of several publications in veterinary internal medicine and has participated in research on congenital kidney disease in dogs.
Dr. Assandri's areas of special interest include diagnosis and treatment of liver, gastrointestinal, and kidney disease She is proficient at and enjoys the use of endoscopy as a diagnostic tool in nasal, pulmonary, and gastrointestinal disease.
On a personal note, Dr. Assandri is married and has a houseful of pets of her own as well as a young son. She is an avid swimmer and also enjoys skiing and motorcycling. Dr. Assandri joined VCA Northview Veterinary Specialty Services in 2006.