Dr. Anderson is an associate cardiologist at Pittsburgh Veterinary Cardiology. She attended Duquesne University on a volleyball scholarship and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor degree in Health Management Systems. Thereafter, she earned her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania and, in the year that followed, completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center. Dr. Anderson subsequently moved to Prince Edward Island in Canada where she completed both a residency in veterinary cardiology and a Master of Science degree at Atlantic Veterinary College. She achieved board certification with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (cardiology) in 2013.
Among Dr. Anderson’s professional interests are the diagnosis and management of congestive heart failure, anti-arrhythmic interventions including pacemakers, and interventional procedures for congenital heart disease. She’s participated in clinical research in biomarkers for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats and authored chapters about pericardial effusion and feline arrhythmias in several textbooks. She’s also an active mentor on her hospital’s Internship Committee and enjoys lecturing and continuing education opportunities for colleagues.
Dr. Anderson’s personal interests include fitness and sports, live music, reading non-fiction, and spending time with her friends and family. She shares her home with her husband and five rescue pets: two cats, a beloved Newfoundland named Rookie, a handsome yellow Lab named Bosun, and a retriever mix.