Specialists

 

 

Dr. Glen King

Glen King DVM, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology, Radiology)
graduated from Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine and received his master’s degree from Texas A&M College of veterinary Medicine in 1980.  He is board certified in both Radiation Oncology and Diagnostic Radiology by the American College of Veterinary Radiology.  He is one of the original 3 founders of Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, Texas, and joined the staff of VSNT in 2011.  Dr. King served on the clinical faculty at LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, and spent 6 years at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston.   He has treated small animals with spontaneous cancer for over 25 years. In his spare time Dr. king enjoys playing golf.







 

Dr. Derek Burney

Derek P. Burney, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
received his DVM from Texas A&M University in 1991. He did a one-year internship at Auburn University followed by a residency in small animal internal medicine and PhD in molecular parasitology at Colorado State University. He was board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1995. His interests are in caring for the internal medicine needs of cancer patients, as well as infectious disease, urology, and endocrinology. In his spare time, Dr Burney enjoys spending time in family activities with his two children and has a real interest in military aviation. Dr. Burney has been at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston since 1997, and joined the staff of VSNT in 2012.

 

 

Dr. Stephanie Cook

Stephanie Cook, DVM, DACVR (Radiation Oncology) earned her DVM from Texas A&M University in 2008. She subsequently completed a one-year rotating internship at VCA Aurora and Berwyn Animal Hospitals in Colorado and a one-year specialty internship in radiation oncology at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists. Following this, Dr. Cook completed a residency in radiation oncology at the University of Missouri and became a part of the VSNT team in July of 2012. In her spare time, Dr. Cook enjoys spending time with her husband JJ and their three dogs.

Her use and knowledge of the latest technologies in this field, and obvious passion for her patients and clients made her an excellent choice to be a
team member at VSNT.

 

Dr. Pamela Jones

Pamela D. Jones, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), DACVR (Radiation Oncology) was raised in Tucson and completed her undergraduate studies at Northern Arizona University in 1990. She spent several years working as a veterinary technician prior to attending Colorado State University veterinary school and graduating in 1998. Following veterinary school, she returned to Arizona for a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at a private specialty practice in Phoenix. Dr. Jones went on to the University of Illinois for a three-year oncology residency and became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in medical oncology in 2002. She completed a residency in radiation oncology at Arizona Veterinary Specialists and Southwest Veterinary Oncology in Arizona to become board certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology in radiation oncology in 2004. Although Dr. Jones enjoys all aspects of medical and radiation oncology, comparative veterinary oncology is her primary interest.

 

Dr. Sara Allstadt

Sara Allstadt, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology) became a veterinary oncologist because it allowed her to incorporate her love for animals with a career that makes a difference. She completed her undergraduate and DVM training at Auburn University, graduating in 2002 with her DVM. Dr. Allstadt started her career as a general practice veterinarian before making a career switch to specialty medicine. She completed her internship at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Maitland, Florida and her specialty internship in oncology at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA. Her residency in oncology was completed in 2010 at the University of California-Davis and she is board certified by American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Oncology. During her career, she has been an assistant professor of oncology at the University of California-Davis and at the University of Tennessee, which has allowed her to publish a number of articles and proceedings on a wide variety of cancer topics. Off duty, Dr. Allstadt is an SEC football fan (War Eagle!) and enjoys hiking with her two rescued German Shepherds.

 

Dr. Savannah Craig

Savannah Craig, DVM, MBA, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine) A native Houstonian, Dr. Craig joined the VSNT team in May of 2016. She is an Aggie and decided to become a veterinarian because she enjoys helping people and their pets. Because of her interests in nutrition and its ability to improve and prevent various diseases, she pursued a three-year position as a business associate with Hill's Pet Nutrition between internships. Ultimately, her love for internal medicine brought her back to clinical practice. Dr. Craig's clinical interests include endocrine, gastrointestinal and infectious diseases. Dr. Craig is board certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2016. Dr. Craig did her Residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, TX, her Internship in Small Animal Internal Medicine at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, TX, her Internship in Small Animal Medicine & Surgery at the Veterinary Center of Liberty in Kansas City, Missouri. Dr. Craig received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Texas A&M University in College Station, her Master of Business Administration at Texas A&M University in College Station and her Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science at Texas A&M University, College Station. In her spare time, Dr. Craig enjoys running, yoga and playing golf with her husband. She has nine four-legged children that include five dogs and four cats.