Dr. Lisa Ziemer is a staff veterinarian in the Department of Diagnostic Imaging/Radiology at Saint Francis Veterinary Center.
Dr. Ziemer obtained her bachelor’s degree with honors from Bryn Mawr College. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The University of Pennsylvania, where she was the recipient of the Feline Medicine and Surgery Prize from the American Association of Feline Practitioners and the Student Government Award for Best Patient Care. She then performed a one-year fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, performing research in nuclear medicine and oncology. She went on to complete a residency in radiology, becoming board certified in the specialty in 2003.
After her residency, Dr. Ziemer spent one year as a post doctoral fellow in an oncology research lab at the University of Pennsylvania. During this time, she also worked in the veterinary hospital and taught veterinary students in the clinic and in lectures. She has published multiple scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.
Lisa lives in Center City, Philadelphia with her Norfolk Terrier, Henry. She enjoys running, classical music, and plays the flute.