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Large Animal Imaging and Radiology

For large animal appointments call (979) 845-3541 Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Emergencies accepted 24 hours a day
Imaging / Radiology

Our Service

Our Imaging Service is one of a select few to offer state of the art diagnostic imaging for small animals, large animals, and exotic pets.  Fully equipped with digital radiography, fluoroscopy, numerous ultrasound technologies, high speed Computed Tomography (CT Scan), and the highest powered Magnet Resonance Imaging (MRI) unit in the state of Texas, we perform nearly 10,000 imaging studies per year; each of which is evaluated by a radiologist.

Diagnostic Imaging & Cancer Treatment Center (DICTC)

The Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer Treatment Center at Texas A&M is a state-of-the-art facility with diagnostic and treatment capabilities never before possible in one location. The facility is fully equipped with a tomotherapy unit, a CT scanner, and a 3 Tesla MRI unit.

Our Team

Our team in the Imaging/Radiology Service includes a full complement of 5 senior clinical radiologists, making it one of the largest radiology sections in the country. As board-certified specialists of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR), they can offer the greatest expertise and latest techniques in diagnostic imaging. They work closely with the other services to tailor each patient's examination for the most accurate diagnosis possible. Our faculty also helps train veterinary residents, interns, and students on the clinic floor and in the classroom.


Jay Griffin

Jay Griffin, DVM, DACVR

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Griffin graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences with a DVM in 2004.  His scholarly interests include magnetic resonance imaging, development of novel MRI acquisition and image evaluation techniques, and spinal cord injury.

Kathy Spaulding

Kathy Spaulding, DVM, DACVR

Clinical Professor

Dr. Spaulding received her DVM from Purdue University in 1976.  Her scholarly interests include radiology and abdominal diagnostic ultrasound.

Lindsey Gilmour

Lindsey Gilmour, DVM, DACVR

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Gilmour graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors in Biomedical Sciences in 2005, and later received her DVM from Texas A&M University in 2009.  She completed a rotating small animal internship at Georgia Veterinary Specialists in Atlanta, and a three year diagnostic imaging residency at Iowa State University.  She became board certified in diagnostic imaging with the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2014.  Her clinical interests include radiography, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and diagnostic/therapeutic nuclear medicine in large and small animals.  She has two quarter horses, Angel and Halo, and a rat terrier named Newton.

Catherine Ruoff

Catherine Ruoff, BS, DVM, MS

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Ruoff completed her B.S. at Texas A&M University in 2002, her D.V.M. at Texas A&M University in 2006, and her M.S. at Texas A&M University in 2011.  Her scholarly interests are small and large animal radiography, ultrasonography, MRI, CT, imaging and musculoskeletal diseases.

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Jones completed her BSc in Veterinary Sciences in 2006, followed by her Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 2011 at The Royal Veterinary College, London.  She then completed a rotating large animal clinical training scholarship at the same institute.  This was followed by a year researching methods to recover laryngeal function in racehorses with recurrent laryngeal neuropathy, with a bias toward the use of imaging for longitudinal outcome measures.  She then moved to the Caribbean for a diagnostic imaging internship at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine before moving to Texas in July 2014 to begin her residency program at Texas A&M.  Her scholarly interests include radiography, ultrasonography and advanced imaging techniques of both small and large animals.  She has 2 English cocker spaniels, Dylan and Rupert, who have travelled with her from the UK.

Amanda Masciarelli

Amanda Masciarelli, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Masciarelli completed her BS at the University of New Hampshire in 2006, and her DVM at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, in 2010.  She completed an equine surgical internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Center in Lexington, KY, and a diagnostic imaging internship at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists in Houston, TX, before beginning her residency at Texas A&M University in 2013.  Her scholarly interests include small animal and equine ultrasound, large animal imaging, and advanced imaging.

Lauren Russell

Lauren Russell, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Russell completed her B.S at the Univesity of California, San Diego in 2007 and her D.V.M. at Atlantic Veterinary College in 2014 before beginning her residency at Texas A&M.
Jessica Vallone

Jessica Vallone, DVM

Veterinary Resident Instructor

Dr. Vallone received her B.S. from Mississippi State University in 2007 and both her M.S. and D.V.M. from Mississippi State University in 2012 before beginning her residency at Texas A&M University.
Wade Friedeck

Wade Friedeck, BS, RT, (MR, ARRT)

Veterinary Radiology Supervisor

Wade received a BS from Texas A&M University in 2003, another BS from University of Texas MD Anderson in 2013, and his MRI registry from ARRT in August 2013.  His interests include MRI protocol development, clinical MRI, CT, nuclear medicine and small animal radiography.

Hollye Callis

Hollye Callis, BS, RVT, RT (MR)

Veterinary Radiology Technician

Hollye Callis received her Associate degree in veterinary technology from Sul Ross State University in 2002 and became a registered veterinary technician the same year.  She then received a BS in animal science in 2004.  Upon graduation, she worked at the University of Missouri‚Äôs veterinary teaching hospital in radiology for 4 years where she instructed 4th year veterinary students in radiography, and performed CT, MRI, and nuclear medicine procedures.  She joined the Texas A&M veterinary radiology team in 2008 as a radiology technician.  In 2012, Hollye was accepted as one of two, first remote students ever to be a part of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions diagnostic imaging program with an emphasis in MRI.  She graduated in 2013 with her BS and obtained her RT (MR) certification.  Her scholarly interests are CT and large animal imaging.

Russell Gordon

Russell Gordon BS, MAG, PAS(Eq)

Veterinary Radiology Technician

Russell received his Bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University in 1992, majoring in animal science.  Shortly after graduating he began his career as a Theriogenology technician at the Veterinary Medicine Teaching Hospital.  The desire to learn prompted him to return to school where he completed a Masters in Equine Reproductive Physiology from Texas A&M.  While obtaining his degree he worked for the Debakey Institute as a Laboratory Technician.  He is currently working towards certification as a registered animal scientist with the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists.  He is once again returning to school at the University of Texas, working toward a Radiology Technologist certification in advanced imaging, specializing in magnetic resonance imaging. Russell's free time is divided between community outreach programs and being a speaker for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Betsy McCauley

Betsy McCauley

Veterinary Radiology Technician

Betsy is a graduate of Sul Ross, Texas State University, Associate degree of Para Veterinary Medicine, (1976) and B.S of Range Animal Science (1977). She also has an Associate degree from Austin Community College, Radiological Technologies (1988), is an active member of the American Registered Radiographic Technologist (ARRT) since 1986, and a member of the American Society of Radiologic Technologist (ASRT).  She joined the TAMU College of Veterinary Medicine in May 1990 as a radiographer in the Small Animal Hospital, imaging both small animals and exotics. In 1996 she moved over to the Large Animal Hospital to image large animals such as equine, food animal and large exotics.

Tiffanie Turner

Tiffanie Turner

Veterinary Radiology Technician