Anthony J. Fischetti,

Role: Senior Veterinarian
Specialist in Radiology, Diagnostic Imaging
Service Head of Diagnostic Imaging
Diagnostic Imaging Residency Program Director
Department: Diagnostic Imaging
Dr. Anthony Fischetti of the Animal Medical Center in New York City

Dr. Fischetti is the Service Head of Radiology and Radiation Safety Officer at Animal Medical Center (AMC). He received his undergraduate and veterinary degrees from Cornell University (1997, 2001), internship training at the University of Pennsylvania (2001-2002), and Residency/Master’s Degree from Ohio State University (2002-2015). He is an executive council member of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) and Webmaster of the website. He is the resident director for the AMC’s Diagnostic Imaging Residency, Adjunct Professor of Radiology at Western University Veterinary College, and overseas teaching of over 50 interns, residents, and students each year at AMC. Dr. Fischetti speaks nationally and internationally on a variety of topics related to veterinary radiology.

Board Certification:

Faculty Positions:

  • Adjunct Professor, Western University of Health Sciences


  • Bachelor of Science – Cornell University, 1997
  • DVM – Cornell University, 2001
  • Residency / Masters of Science – The Ohio State University, 2002-2005

Recent Publications:

Walsh ND, Porter IR, Miller AV, Fischetti AJ, Cheong SH, Scrivani PV. Canine intrahepatic portosystemic shunts: Interlobar and intralobar classifications. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2023;64(4):646-660. doi:10.1111/vru.13252.

Rohdin C, Wang C, Brander G, Rondahl V, Karlsson Å, Friling L, Fischetti A, Meadows J, Häggström J, Jäderlund KH, Ljungvall I, Lindblad-Toh K. Mutations in the CYP27B1 gene cause vitamin D dependent rickets in pugs. J Vet Intern Med. 2023 Jul-Aug;37(4):1507-1513. doi: 10.1111/jvim.16791. Epub 2023 Jun 9. PMID: 37293695; PMCID: PMC10365047.

Cohen J, Fischetti AJ, Daverio H. Veterinary radiologic error rate as determined by necropsy. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2023;64(4):573-584. doi:10.1111/vru.13259.

Fischetti AJ, Longo Maurizio. Basics of Thoracic Magnetic Resonance Imaging. In BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Thoracic Imaging. Edited by: Schwarz T & Scrivani PV. British Small Animal Veterinary Association. 2022. By Fraser McConnell, Chapter 4, pp 71 – 74, DOI: 10.22233/9781910443088.4 Copyright:©2008. Revised, 2022.

Sepuya RG, Dozeman ET, Prittie JE, Fischetti AJ, Weltman JG. Comparing diagnostic findings and cost of whole body computed tomography to traditional diagnostic imaging in polytrauma patients. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2022;32(3):334-340. doi:10.1111/vec.13189.

Seller S, Weisse C, Fischetti AJ. Intrahepatic venous collaterals in dogs with congenital intrahepatic portosystemic shunts are associated with focal shunt or hepatic vein narrowing.  Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2022;63(1):64-72. doi:10.1111/vru.13030.

Kim E, Fischetti AJ, Sreetharan P, Weltman JG, Fox PR. Comparison of artificial intelligence to the veterinary radiologist’s diagnosis of canine cardiogenic pulmonary edema. Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2022;63(3):292-297. doi:10.1111/vru.13062.

Jimenez IA, Pool RR, Fischetti AJ, Gabrielson K, Canapp SO. Neoplastic transformation of arteriopathy-derived bone infarct into nascent osteosarcoma in the proximal tibia of a Miniature Schnauzer. Veterinary Record Case Reports. 25 Jan 2022.

Tarbell AL, Fischetti AJ. Diagnostic imaging. In Quesenberry KE, Orcutt CJ, Mans C, Carpenter JW. Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery. 4th Edition. Elsevier, St Louis, MO. 2021:559-568.

Utilization of whole body computed tomography in polytrauma patients. Dozeman ET, Prittie JE, Fischetti AJ. J Vet Emerg Crit Care (San Antonio). 2020 Jan;30(1):28-33. doi: 10.1111/vec.12918. Epub 2019 Dec 25.PMID: 31876070

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

Emily T. Dozeman, Prittie JE, Fischetti AJ. Utilization of whole body computed tomography for polytrauma patients. J Vet Emergency Crit Care. 25 Dec 2019.

Petkov EP, Lesser AS, Lozier SM, Maguire PJ, Fischetti AJ, Ahn J. Radial torsion in dogs with medial compartment disease. Vet Surgery. Online version 28 Febr 2019.

Rivas A, Fischetti AJ. Standing computed tomography in non-anesthetized little penguins (Eudyptula minor) to assess respiratory system anatomy and monitor disease.  J Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, accepted for publication Feb. 2019

Jones B, Berent AC, Weisse CW, Hart R, Alvarez L, Fischetti AJ, et al. Surgical and endoscopic treatment of bladder extrophy-epispadias complex in a female dog.  J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2018 Mar 15;252(6):732-43.

Mcclaran JK, Pavia P, Fischetti AJ, Donovan T. Laparoscopic resection of a pancreatic beta cell tumor in a dog.  J Am Anim Hosp Assoc 2017;53.

Keyserling C, Buriko K, Lyons B, Fischetti AJ, Drobatz KJ. Thoracic radiographs as a screening test in dogs and cats admitted to a tertiary-care veterinary hospital for non-cardiopulmonary disease.  Vet Radiol Ultrasound. 2017;1-9.

Cray ME, Krotscheck U, Fischetti AJ.  Symmetrical Brachydactyly in a Dog.  Veterinary Comparative Orthopedics and Traumatology.  2017;20:30(4).