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Berent, Allyson, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

Staff Doctor; Head of Interventional Endoscopy

Dr. Berent graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. She completed a one year rotating small animal internship at the University of Minnesota. She then completed her internal medicine residency at the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Following her residency she did a fellowship in interventional radiology and interventional endoscopy. Her research interests are in minimally invasive diagnostics and therapeutics including: endourology, laser lithotripsy, hepatic and biliary interventions, and intrahepatic portosystemic shunting.

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Education

  • DVM - Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, NY, 2002

Postgraduate Training

  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine - University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 2003
  • Residency in Internal Medicine - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Publications

  • Berent A, Weisse C, Schattner M, et al. Use of ERCP for the treatment of EHBDO in dogs and cats, VES 2015
  • Berent A, Weisse C, Schattner M, et al. Use of ERCP for the treatment of EHBDO in dogs and cats, ACVIM 2015 (POSTER)
  • Pavia P, Berent A, Weisse C, et al. Treatment of canine benign ureteral obstruction using ureteral stents, ACVIM 2015
  • Pavia P, Berent A, Weisse C, et al. Treatment of canine benign ureteral obstruction using ureteral stents, VES 2015
  • Weisse C, Berent A. Prospective evaluation of a one-stage esophageal balloon dilation feeding tube for benign esophageal strictures in dogs: Initial results, VES 2015.
  • Weisse C, Berent A. Prospective evaluation of a one-stage esophageal balloon dilation feeding tube for benign esophageal strictures in dogs: Initial results, ACVIM 2015 (POSTER).
  • Berent AC. Interventional urology: endourology in small animal veterinary medicine. VCNA. 2015; 45(4): 825-855.
  • Steinhaus J, Berent AC, Weisse C, et al. Clinical presentation and outcome of cats with circumcaval ureters associated with a ureteral obstruction. JVIM. 2015; 29(1): 63-70.
  • Culp WT, Weisse C, Berent AC, et al. Early tumor response to IA or IV administration of carboplatin to treat naturally occurring lower urinary tract carcinoma in dogs. JVIM. 2015; 29(3): 900-907.
  • Wojick KB, Berent AC, Weisse C, et al. Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy and endoscopic ureteral stent placement in an Asian small-clawed otter with nephrolithiasis. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine 46(2): 345-349, 2015.
  • Berent A, Weisse C, Schattner M, et al. Initial experience with endoscopic retrograde biliary stenting for treatment of extrahepatic bile duct obstruction in dogs. Journal Am Vet Med Assoc 246(4): 436-446, 2015.
  • Kuntz J, Berent A, Weisse C., et al. Double pigtail ureteral stenting and renal pelvic lavage for renal-sparing treatment of obstructive pyonephrosis in dogs: 13 cases (2008-2012) J Am Vet Med Assoc 246(2): 216-225, 2015.
  • Veterinary Image-Guided Interventions, textbook (Co-editor) published by Wiley-Blackwell 2015 Chapters:
    • Tools of the Trade: IE (Berent)
    • NPS/Choanal Atresia (Berent)
    • Endoscopic Polypectomy/Ablation and FB removal in the Respiratory Tract (Berent)
    • Esophageal Obstruction: Strictures (Berent/Palma)
    • Gastric and Colonic Polypectomy (Berent/Palma)
    • GI stents (Berent)
    • ERCP (Berent)
    • Nephrolithiasis (Berent/Adams)
    • Essential Renal Hematuria (Berent)
    • Pyonephrosis (Berent)
    • Benign Ureteral Obstruction (Berent)
    • Malignant Ureteral Obstruction (Berent)
    • Ureteral Ectopia (Berent)
    • Cystolithiasis (Berent/Adams)
    • Bladder tumor/Polypectimy (Berent)