VIN Consultants and Editors — Brendan McKiernan

Specialty: Cardiology - Pulmonology

Associate Editor

Brendan McKiernan

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Small Animal Internal Medicine, 1980


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1974

Current Pro Activities

  • Director Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Professor of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois

Past Pro Activities

  • Small Animal Medicine Staff at the University of Illinois, Urbana, IL (1974-1998)
  • Staff internist, Wheat Ridge Veterinary Specialists, Wheat Ridge, Colorado (1998-2007)
  • Staff internist, Southern Oregon Veterinary Specialty Venter, Medford, Oregon (2007-2011)

Marital Status

  • Married to Kathy


  • We have 7 Children and 20 Grandchildren


  • Pooka and Skittles, our Alaskan Malamutes


  • Fly fishing
  • Digital photography
  • Hiking
  • Camping

What I Like Most About VIN

The interaction with and learning from others

Are you a specialist who loves helping (and learning from) colleagues?

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Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .