VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Oncology

Associate Editor

Phil Bergman

Phil Bergman

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Oncology, 1994


  • Residency in Oncology, 1994
  • Internship in Oncology
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1990
  • Doctor of Philosophy, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1999
  • Master of Science, Colorado State University, 1994

Current Professional Activities

  • Director of Clinical Studies for VCA-Antech
  • Principal veterinary investigator for the recently fully licensed canine melanoma vaccine (Oncept)
  • Adjunct faculty member of the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Past Professional Activities

  • Chief Medical Officer for BrightHeart Veterinary Centers from July 2007 to August 2011
  • Head of the Donaldson-Atwood Cancer Center at AMC from 1999 to June 2007
  • Chair of the ACVIM Board of Regents
  • Past President of the VCS.

Marital Status

  • Married to my best friend Ann


  • My pets


  • Golf NUT (bogey golfer)
  • Personal Computing
  • Music (Alternative, Classical and Jazz)
  • Art (Salvador Dali fan)
  • Fly fishing when I can

Favorite Quote

"We learn from our tumors everyday."

What I Like Most About VIN

The community it provides

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