Lehigh Valley Veterinary Dermatology

4580 Crackersport Rd
Allentown, PA 18104

(610)391-1200

www.lehighvetderm.com

 

Brian Palmeiro, VMD, Diplomate ACVD
Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology

Dr. Brian Palmeiro was born in Long Island, NY and obtained a Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University.  He attended veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Palmeiro completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery and a residency in dermatology and allergy at the Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. Palmeiro has published numerous research articles and given many lectures to veterinarians and veterinary students pertaining to veterinary dermatology.  His interests include allergic skin disease, ear disease, immune mediated and autoimmune skin disease.  He is a consultant on the Veterinary Information Network.   Dr. Palmeiro is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology and a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology, and the American Veterinary Medical Association.  Prior to starting Lehigh Valley Veterinary Dermatology in 2010, Dr. Palmeiro practiced in the Philadelphia area, NJ and Delaware.  He still sees cases part time at Hope Veterinary Specialists in Malvern, PA (www.hopevs.com).  Dr. Palmeiro lectures at the University of Pennsylvania to veterinary students and serves as a mentor in the dermatology residency program.  Dr. Palmeiro lives in Allentown with his wife, son, daughter, 3 dogs and numerous fish.'

Dr. Palmeiro also specializes in pet fish medicine with a full service pet fish hospital on site at LVVD. Visit www.petfishdoctor.com for more information.

Rada Panich, DVM, Diplomate ACVD
Board Certified Specialist in Veterinary Dermatology

Dr. Panich graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine, Belgrade University, where she completed her internship and remained for four years as an Associate Professor. Upon completion of her dermatology residency at Cornell University, she pursued clinical research of skin diseases for a year, prior to establishing her specialty dermatology private practice in the New York City area, where she still sees cases. Her professional  interests include allergic skin diseases, recurrent bacterial infections, immune-mediated dermatoses and parasitic skin disease.

Dr. Panich's other interests include Argentine Tango dancing,  playing guitar  and spending time with her family and companions - "Nikki", an older, rescue  Pomeranian-Chihuahua mix dog, and two tabby cats "Francine" and "Buddy".



What is a veterinary dermatologist?

A veterinary dermatologist undergoes advanced residency training in skin diseases of animals.  Their extensive training and experience make dermatologists extremely qualified in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious and non-infectious skin diseases, parasitic skin diseases, autoimmune diseases, allergy and allergy-induced skin disease, recognition of the skin manifestation of systemic disease, cancer of the skin, cysts and other tumors of the skin and chronic infections and inflammatory conditions of the ears.