Lehigh Valley Veterinary Dermatology

4580 Crackersport Rd
Allentown, PA 18104




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 skin disease and palynology (the study of pollens).  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

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.