VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Dermatology

Associate Editor

Ian Spiegel

Ian Spiegel

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Dermatology (ACVD) Dermatology


  • Residency in Dermatology, UC Davis, 2005
  • Internship in Small Animal Medicine, Cornell University, 2003
  • Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris, University of Pennsylvania, 2002
  • Master of Science, Johns Hopkins, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science, Muhlenberg College, 1996

Current Professional Activities

  • Dermatology and Allergy Service
    • Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (VSEC)-24 hr Emergency and Referral Hospital, 1114 South Front Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147, (267) 800-1950
    • Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (VSEC)-24 hr Emergency and Referral Hospital, 301 Veterans Hwy, Levittown, PA 19056, (215) 750-7884
    • Animerge 24/7 Animal Emergency and Specialty Care-21 U.S. Hwy. 206, Raritan, NJ 08869, (908) 707-9077
    • Garden State Veterinary Specialists (GSVS)-One Pine Street, Tinton Falls, NJ 07753, (732) 922-0011
    • Regional Veterinary Emergency & Specialty Center-4250 Route 42, Turnersville, NJ, 08012,(856) 728-1400
  • VIN Consultant
  • 'Ask the Expert'- field of dermatology and allergy (Veterinary Medicine)
  • ACVD Examination Committee
  • Lecturing/Provide Continuing Education/Key Opinion Leader

Past Professional Activities

  • Dermatology Resident, University of California, Davis
  • Small Animal Surgery and Medicine Rotating Intern, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Professional Associations

  • New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association (NJVMA)
  • Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA)
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
  • American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology (AAVD)
  • American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

Marital Status

  • Married


  • Son (7 years old)
  • Daughter (4 year old)

Pets and Rescued Animals at Down To Earth Farm (Bucks County, PA)

  • Navi (dog)
  • Ruby and Winston (pigs)
  • Annie and Crew (four sheep)
  • Phil (rooster) and Crew (10 hens)
  • More to come!
  • See:


  • Cooking
  • Spending time on the farm
  • Traveling
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Learning
  • Enjoying nature/hiking
  • Golf
  • Boating
  • Etc. (need more time to enjoy these last two)

Favorite Quote

"The secret of life is enjoying the passage of time." James Taylor

What I Like Most About VIN

Having the ability to exchange information with so many people that share the same professional interests and goals.

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

Join the proud team of VIN Consultants and Associate Editors!
Call Paul D. Pion, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology) at 530-757-6881 or email .