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Kristin Barncord

DVM, DACVIM/Cardiology
Dr. Barncord
Veterinary Specialist
Cardiology
Dr. Barncord

At a Glance

Board Certified:

Cardiology

Specialties Include:

Cardiology Intern Program Co-Director

My Pets:

Huey - Domestic Short Hair
Piper - Mix
School: Purdue University

After graduating with her DVM from Purdue University, Dr. Barncord then completed a one-year rotating internship at Iowa State University, followed by a cardiology internship and cardiology fellowship at VCA Animal Specialty & Emergency Center. She then completed a cardiology residency at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Barncord successfully completed the ACVIM exams and the Cardiology specialty boards to become a Diplomate (Board Certified Cardiologist) of the ACVIM in the specialty of Cardiology.

Dr. Barncord’s clinical interests include: diagnosis and medical/interventional treatment of congenital heart disease (i.e., PDA and pulmonic stenosis) and management of chronic congestive heart failure.

Cardiology

VCA ASEC is equipped to handle all of your pet’s cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary needs. State of the art diagnostic and therapeutic cardiology equipment, the same as used in humans, is available for your pet. VCA ASEC has two Board-certified veterinary cardiologists: Dr. Carley Saelinger and Dr. Kristin Barncord for coverage all week long. These industry-leading specialists provide not only insight into your pet’s cardiac condition, but a thorough evaluation of all body systems.

Cardiology Department Services:

• 2-Lead & Signal-Averaged ECG
• 24-hour Holter & Trans-Telephonic Event Monitoring
• Doppler Manometry Blood Pressure Evaluation
• Full Hemodynamic Evaluation (O2, CO2, and Cardiac Parameters)
• GE Vivid 7 Cardiovascular Ultrasound unit with Multi-Dimensional, Tri-Plane, 4D
• Tissue Synchronization Imaging, and Blood Flow Imaging
• Comprehensive Doppler Tissue Mapping
• Digital Fluoroscopic Angiography
• Pacemaker Implantation (single and dual chamber)
• Pericardiocentesis and Pericardial Surgery
• Endomyocardial Biopsy
• Vectorcardiography
• Balloon Valvuloplasty
• PDA Occlusion

Our Cardiology Team

VCA Animal Specialty & Emergency Center

1535 South Sepulveda Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90025

Main: Specialty: 310-473-5906 / Emergency: 310-473-1561

Fax: 310-479-8976

Hospital Hours:

    Mon-Sun: Open 24 hours

Specialty Hours:

By Appointment

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