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Allyson Berent,

DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Role: Staff Doctor; Head of Interventional Endoscopy Department: Interventional Radiology & Endoscopy
Dr. Allyson Berent of the Animal Medical Center in New York City

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

Recent Publications:

Radiographic features of suspected suture-associated cystic calculi in dogs. Hickey JM, Berent AC, Fischetti AJ, Le Roux AB. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2020 Jul;61(4):394-398. doi: 10.1111/vru.12863. Epub 2020 Apr 23.PMID: 32329210

Bacterial infection before and after stent placement in dogs with tracheal collapse syndrome. Lesnikowski S, Weisse C, Berent A, Le Roux A, Tozier E.J Vet Intern Med. 2020 Mar;34(2):725-733. doi: 10.1111/jvim.15712. Epub 2020 Jan 24.PMID: 31977124

Outcome of SUB placement for the treatment of benign ureteral obstruction in dogs: nine dogs and 12 renal units (2013 to 2017). Milligan ML, Berent AC, Weisse CW, Lamb K, Toizer E. J Small Anim Pract. 2020 Jul;61(7):428-435. doi: 10.1111/jsap.13137. Epub 2020 Apr 30.PMID: 32352170

Use of percutaneous foam sclerotherapy with 1.5% sodium tetradecyl sulfate for treatment of a pelvic limb venous malformation in a dog. Chang S, Weisse C, Berent AC, Rosen RJ. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2020 Jun 15;256(12):1368-1374. doi: 10.2460/javma.256.12.1368.PMID: 32459582

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