Meet the Team

Radiologists

John Feleciano

John Feleciano — DVM, DACVR

Dr. Feleciano, along with his wife Christine Feleciano DVM are owners of VDIC. VDIC is part of a new venture they founded called Bridge Animal Health. He enjoys working with all imaging modalities including ultrasound, radiology, MRI, and CT. His past clinical research projects (presented at the ACVR conference in Montreal in 2004) included the identification of the best fine needle biopsy sampling techniques now used at VDIC and numerous other sites. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, sailing, snow skiing, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.

  • DVM Colorado State University 1994
  • Small Animal Private Practice 1994-2001
  • Instructor Small Animal Small Animal ultrasound courses 1998-2001
  • Owner of Small Animal Mobile Ultrasound Practice 1999-2001
  • Radiology Residency VDIC, OSU, WSU 2001-2004
  • Board Certification ACVR 2004
  • Clinical Radiologist – VDIC 2004-Present
  • Radiology Consultant – IDEXX Telemedicine Consultants 2016- Present
  • Radiology Manager – IDEXX Telemedicine Consultants 2009-2014
  • Medical Director – IDEXX Telemedicine Consultants 2014-2016

 

Jennifer HansonJennifer Hanson — DVM, DACVR

Dr. Hanson has been with VDIC since 1995. She has published journal articles and abstracts on several topics including ultrasonography of various animal diseases. Presently she is working on the usefulness of ultrasound in managing canine pancreatitis. Her clinical background, talent, professionalism and caring attitude have blended into an outstanding clinical radiologist.

  • DVM Tufts University 1989
  • Internship Angell Memorial Animal Hospital 1989-90
  • Small Animal Private Practice 1990-92
  • Radiology Residency Tufts University 1992-95
  • Board Certification ACVR 1995
  • Radiologist, VDIC 1995-present

 

kathyBeckKathy A. Beck — DVM, DACVR

Dr. Beck completed her undergraduate studies at Oregon State University and her DVM degree at Washington State University. She became fascinated with diagnostic imaging while in veterinary school and decided to pursue a residency at that time. She completed a rotating small animal internship at Cornell University’s New York State College of Veterinary Medicine immediately following graduation from WSU. Dr. Beck went on to her radiology residency at UC Davis and became board-certified in 1982. Post residency she began her career as an academic radiologist working as an assistant professor at UW Madison followed by Cornell University. In 1992 she left the world of academia to pursue a career in private practice specialty medicine, joining the staff at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She served as staff radiologist and director of diagnostic imaging at Angell until joining VDIC-IDEXX Telemedicine in 2012. She very much enjoys the mysteries of diagnostic Imaging and the help that she can provide to pets and their owners as well as referring veterinarians.

 

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Rochelle Salwei — DVM, DACVR

Dr. Salwei received her DVM from Kansas State University in 1999.  She completed a year long rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship with the Sacramento Animal Medical Group in 2000.  She continued working with the group at a local satellite hospital (Greenback Veterinary Hospital) in 2000 and early 2001 until entering a radiology residency at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine later that spring.  She completed her residency in 2004, joining VDIC in August of that year.  She became board certified with the American College of Veterinary Radiologists in 2007.  Currently at VDIC and IDEXX Telemedicine Consultants, she functions as a teleradiologists and performs both in house and mobile ultrasound studies.


Ultrasound Technicians

sarahSarah – Veterinary Technician, LVT

Sarah started working at VDIC in 2001. She began her career in the VDIC lab, sorting and prepping radiographs and cytology samples for the doctors. Years later, she expanded her career with VDIC by working with the technicians and radiologists in the imaging department. This included assisting with ultrasound, CT and MRI.   During this time she pursued her technician license and became certified in 2008.   Soon after that, Sarah became the mobile ultrasound technician and currently travels to various clinics assisting radiologists with ultrasound and biopsies.

 

Sara – Veterinary Technician, LVT

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Sara is a graduate of the Sound Technologies’ Academy of Veterinary Imaging Advanced Imaging Program for technicians specializing in ultrasound. She graduated from Western Oregon University in 1998 and has been a licensed veterinary technician since 2003. After several years in veterinary general practice, she joined VDIC where Sara’s interest in ultrasonography provided the framework for her many years of experience in both abdominal and echocardiogram ultrasound studies. Additionally Sara has done abdominal ultrasound instruction for Sound Eklin, Universal Ultrasound and Core ultrasound.