Kari Anderson, DVM, Dipl. ACVR

Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Kari Anderson

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-625-3762

Fax 612-624-0751

Lab Phone (612) 625-1200

Lab Address:
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
1332 Boyd Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108

Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

College of Veterinary Medicine

University of Tennessee, Radiology Residency, 1996-1999

University of Minnesota, DVM, 1993

University of Minnesota, Morris, BS, 1989

American College of Veterinary Radiology, 1999

North Carolina State University, Internship, 1993-1994


Dr. Anderson received her D.V.M. from the University of Minnesota, completed a small animal rotating internship at North Carolina State University, and completed her radiology residency at the University of Tennessee. Prior to her radiology residency, Dr. Anderson practiced for two years at a small animal veterinary hospital in Minnesota. Her special interests include clinical applications of radiology, nuclear medicine and ultrasound. Dr. Anderson has 17 years of radiology experience.

Professional Associations

American College of Veterinary Radiology, 1999

American College of Vet Radiology - Society of Nuclear Medicine

American College of Vet Radiology - Society of CT / MRI

American College of Vet Radiology - Society of Ultrasound


Research Summary/Interests

Clinical Applications of Radiology

Nuclear Medicine



Feeney DA, Anderson KL, Ziegler LE, Jessen CR, Daubs BM, Hardy RM: Statistical relevance of ultrasonogrpahic criteria in the assessment of diffuse liver disease in dogs and cats. AM J Vet Res 2008;69:212-221.

Feeney DA, Jessen CR, Weichselbaum RC, Cronk DE and Anderson KL. Relationship between orally administered dose, surface gamma emissions and urine radioactivity over time in radioiodine-treated hyperthyroid cats. American Journal of Veterinary Research 64(10): 1242-1247; 2003.

McClanahan SL, Malone ED and Anderson KL. Bladder outlet obstruction in a 6-month-old alpaca secondary to pelvic displacement of the urinary bladder. Can Vet J 46(3):247-9, 2005.

Verna M, Turner TA, Anderson KL. Scintigraphic, radiographic, and thermographic appearance of the metacarpal and metatarsal regions of adult healthy horses treated with nonfocused extracorporeal shock wave therapy – a pilot study. Veterinary Therapeutics 6(3):268-76, 2005.

Nielsen C, Todd JM, Cronk DE and Anderson KL. What Is Your Diagnosis? JAVMA 226(7):1055-1056, 2005.

Yoon J, Feeney DA, Cronk DE, Anderson KL and Ziegler LE. Computed tomographic evaluation of canine and feline mediastinal masses in 14 patients. Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 45(6): 542-546; 2004.

Rudich, SR, Feeney DA, Anderson KL and Walter PA: Computed tomography of brachial plexus masses. (Published: Vet Radiol Ultrasound, 01/04)

Anderson KL., Toal RI., and Thomas WB. - An evaluation of intra- and inter- observer reproducibility of transcranial color-coded Doppler sonography velocity measurements in the dog. American College of Radiology Annual Scientific Meeting, Baniff, Alberta, Canada, August 1998


Academic Interests and Focus

Large Animal Normal Radiographic Anatomy Musculoskeletal Disorders Equine Imaging (including modern diagnostic imaging) Special Procedures of the Gastrointestinal Tract of Small Animals Sonography of the Upper and Lower Urinary Tract Clinical Radiology and Ultrasonography



  • Radiology and Imaging

Board Certifications

Diplomat ACVR