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PetCure Oncology Radiation Oncology Specialists

PetCure Oncology has enlisted a team of talented and well-respected clinical experts in the field of veterinary radiation oncology and medical oncology to deliver stereotactic radiation (SRS/SRT) to pets with cancer. Each member of the PetCure Radiation Oncology Specialists group is a board-certified veterinary radiation oncologist to ensure your pet receives the best possible care.

Dr. Neal Mauldin, Chief Medical Officer

  • A pioneer in the field of veterinary radiation therapy, Dr. Mauldin has treated more than 2,000 pets with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) since 2010
  • Provides clinical oversight, remote treatment planning and review, and oversees research for facilities across the PetCure Oncology network
  • Triple-board certified veterinarian in the fields of internal medicine, medical oncology and radiation oncology
  • Attained board certification in veterinary radiation oncology the first year it was offered in 1994
  • Has practiced as a veterinary radiation oncologist for over 30 years, including clinical leadership positions at VCA Canada Western in Calgary, Canada, the Animal Medical Center in New York City, and Louisiana State University (associate professor, section head therapeutic radiology)
  • Has authored over 20 peer-reviewed publications, written numerous textbook chapters, and presented invited scientific abstracts at over 40 national and international meetings pertaining to the specialty of veterinary oncology
  • Past president of the Veterinary Cancer Society
  • Training: Texas A&M University, Animal Medical Center (NYC), Memorial Sloan Kettering fellowship in radiation oncology
  • Pet parent to three rescued Shetland Sheepdogs (Charlotte, Jenna and Tuscan) and three horses (Briosa, Sarah and Webster)
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Dr. Eric Boshoven

  • Oversees radiation oncology, provides consults, and treats patients at PetCure Oncology at Arizona Veterinary Oncology in Phoenix, AZ, which became PetCure’s first site in May 2015
  • Board-certified in veterinary radiation oncology
  • Has been the owner of Arizona Veterinary Oncology since 2014, when he moved back to his home state and purchased the Phoenix locations of what was formerly known as Southwest Veterinary Oncology
  • Previously practiced for 12 years at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Maryland, including three years as Medical Director and six years as Intern Director
  • Earned veterinary degree from Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences before completing residency in radiation oncology at Southwest Veterinary Oncology in Tucson, AZ
  • A proud alumnus of the University of Arizona
  • Pet parent to two dogs, Captain Teague and Manny, two cats, Taz and Moo, and a macaw named Fester
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Dr. Tracy LaDue

  • Oversees radiation oncology, provides consults, and treats patients at PetCure Oncology at SEVO-Med in Jacksonville, FL
  • Double-board certified in veterinary radiation and medical oncology
  • Has been the owner, operator, and head medical and radiation oncologist at Southeast Veterinary Oncology and Internal Medicine (SEVO-Med) since 2004
  • Previously practiced from 2000-2004 as head medical and radiation oncologist at Florida Veterinary Specialists and Cancer Treatment Center in Tampa, FL
  • Trained for radiation oncology at Southwest Veterinary Oncology in Tucson, AZ, earning board certification in 2000
  • Earned board certification in medical oncology (1998), veterinary degree (1994), and Bachelor of Science in Zoology (1990) at North Carolina State University
  • Current secretary of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) and an active member in a dozen professional organizations, including ACVR, VCS, ACVIM, AVMA, AAHA, and the Jacksonville Veterinary Medical Society
  • Past experience includes membership on Pfizer ELITE Oncology Advisory Board and consulting for Idexx Laboratories
  • Has authored 16 professional publications and given 20 invited presentations on industry topics related to veterinary medical and radiation oncology
  • Has earned a host of honors and awards, either personally or on behalf of SEVO-Med, including the Florida VMA’s Gold Star for Excellence in Veterinary Medicine (2010) and Best Places to Work in Jacksonville (2006)
  • Pet parent to a labradoodle named Buccee
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Dr. Kelsey Pohlmann

  • Oversees radiation oncology department, provides consults, and treats patients remotely at PetCure Oncology at Lakeshore in Milwaukee, WI, PetCure Oncology at PVSEC in Pittsburgh, and PetCure Oncology at VRIC in Clifton, NJ
  • Board-certified in veterinary radiation oncology
  • Joined PROS network in October 2016
  • Completed residency in radiation oncology and Master’s Degree in radiation biology at Colorado State University’s prestigious Flint Animal Cancer Center
  • Earned both undergraduate and veterinary degrees from the University of Georgia, where she was also a three-time NCAA champion and earned eight individual All-American honors as a gymnast
  • Pet parent to a dog named Beamer
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Dr. Lauren Askin Quarterman

  • Oversees radiation oncology, provides consults, and treats patients at PetCure Oncology at SAGE in San Jose, CA
  • Board certified in veterinary radiation oncology
  • Earned her DVM at the University of Georgia in 2009 and completed a one-year small animal medical and surgical internship at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital
  • Completed a 2-year residency in radiation oncology at North Carolina State University and received her board certification in veterinary radiation oncology in 2012
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Dr. Pamela Jones

  • Oversees radiation oncology, provides consults, and remotely treats patients at PetCure Oncology
  • Board certified in veterinary medical oncology and radiation oncology
  • Earned her DVM at Colorado State University in 1998 and completed her three-year oncology residency at the Unive­rsity of Illinois
  • Be­came board­-certified­ in medica­l oncology­ in 2002
  • Compl­eted a res­idency in ­radiation ­oncology a­t Arizona ­Veterinary­ Specialis­ts and Sou­thwest Vet­erinary On­cology to ­become boa­rd-certifi­ed in radi­ation onco­logy in 20­04
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Dr. Keijiro Shiomitsu

  • Participates in treatment planning and review for patients across PetCure network
  • Board-certified in veterinary radiation oncology
  • Currently Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Completed residency in radiation oncology at North Carolina State University (2008)
  • Earned Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) degree from Azabu University in Japan (1997)
  • Past Assistant Professor of Veterinary Radiation Oncology, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Research interests include angiogenesis, radiation sensitizer and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)
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PetCure Oncology Scientific Advisory Board

PetCure Oncology has enlisted a team of talented and well-respected clinical experts in the fields of veterinary radiation oncology, medical oncology, stereotactic radiosurgery, medical physics and human radiosurgery:

Dr. Neal Mauldin, Chief Medical Officer

  • Board-certified veterinarian in internal medicine, medical oncology and radiation oncology – Calgary, Alberta
  • Provides remote treatment planning and telemedicine for facilities throughout the PetCure network
  • 8 years with Louisiana State University as associate professor, section head therapeutic radiology
  • Training: Texas A&M University, Animal Medical Center (NYC), Memorial Sloan Kettering fellowship in radiation oncology
  • Pet parent to Allie, a mixed breed rescued during hurricane Allison; Cami, Jenna, Charlotte, and Tuscan, his rescued Shetland Sheepdogs; and his horses Webster, Heston, Betty Boop

Alan Katz, MD

  • Practicing board-certified radiation oncologist since 1981; early adopter of radiosurgery
  • Past chairman of Radiation Oncology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Past chairman of Radiation Oncology, Winthrop Hospital, for 17 years (one of busiest radiosurgery programs in the U.S.)
  • Widely published research on radiosurgery with special interest in prostate and lung cancer
  • Robotic radiosurgery course faculty for Accuray® and CyberKnife® Go-live Advisory Support for 16 worldwide locations
  • Trained at Yale University, NYU Medical School, NYU School of Law

Dr. Eric Boshoven

  • Board-certified in radiation oncology – Phoenix, AZ
  • Training: DVM, Colorado State University; Radiation oncology residency, Southwest Veterinary Oncology
  • Owner of Arizona Veterinary Oncology, the first PetCure Oncology site
  • Pet parent to two dogs, Captain Teague and Manny, two cats, Taz and Moo, a macaw named Fester and a thoroughbred horse, Marathon Dancer

Dr. Rodney Ayl

  • Board-certified veterinarian in medical oncology and radiation oncology – Los Angeles, CA
  • Training: Veterinary degree, University of Pretoria, Republic of South Africa. Residency, The Ohio State
  • Primary area of interest is the use of multi-modal therapy protocols to optimize treatment options and outcomes for pet cancer patients.

Dr. Sarah Charney

  • Board-certified in medical oncology and radiation oncology – Vancouver, Canada
  • Training: Residency in medical oncology, Animal Medical Center, NY; residency in radiation oncology, Southwest Veterinary Oncology
  • Special interests include using radiosurgery to increase efficacy and decrease side effects of radiation.
  • Active in research, clinical trials, and presentations including the latest advances in radiation therapy
  • Serves as an Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Blaise Burke

  • Board-certified in radiation oncology – San Diego, CA
  • Training: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (DVM 2001); Cornell University, residency in radiation oncology (2005)
  • Special practice and research interests in canine thyroid carcinoma and feline nasal tumors
  • Actively involved in research with Virginia Tech’s Center for Comparative Oncology

Dr. Monique Mayer

  • Board-certified in radiation oncology – Western University College of Veterinary Medicine, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Training: Residency in radiation oncology; Master of Science, Mammalian Radiobiology, Colorado State University
  • Conducted cutting-edge research involving radiation field hyperthermia therapy and gene therapy
  • Current research includes collaboration with veterinary and human medicine researchers at the University of Saskatchewan’s College of Medicine, at the Saskatoon Cancer Centre and at other oncology centers in North America.

Dr. Keijiro Shiomitsu

  • Veterinary Radiation Oncologist, Certified Specialist
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology (Radiation Oncology)
  • Currently Associate Professor of Oncology, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Past Assistant Professor of Veterinary Radiation Oncology, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Research interests include angiogenesis, radiation sensitizer and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT)

Xiaodong Wu, PhD

  • Practicing medical physicist in Miami, Florida since 1996; established the first CyberKnifeTM operation in the Southeast U.S. in 2003
  • Currently professor, Shanghai Tumor Hospital, Fudan Unviersity, China, and adjunct professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Director of International Consortium, Shanghai Proton and Heavy Ion Center, China
  • Past chief of medical physics, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Widely published research with a focus on radiosurgery

Dr. Teboh Roland

  • Board-certified radiation oncology physicist with a B.Sc. (Hons) in Physics from the University of Buea, Cameroon
  • Training: Doctorate specializing in Medical Physics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio; Fellowship, Radiation Oncology at Johns Hopkins University school of Medicine
  • Currently attending medical physicist at the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey
  • Past experience includes Head of Service, CyberKnife and Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy (SRS/SRT), division of Medical Physics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Research interests include stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy (SRS/SBRT), 4D treatment planning and radiotherapy, radiobiological modeling and treatment plan assessment, real-time tumor tracking radiotherapy, multi-modality image application for image guided radiotherapy including ultrasound, x-ay imaging, and MRI
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