Just as in human medicine, noninvasive diagnostic imaging techniques such as radiographs, ultrasound and computed tomography (CT scan), provide us with information that can aid in diagnosing and treating your pet’s condition.

Vista employs some of the latest in imaging equipment technology, providing us with the timely and quality images needed to implement the most informed and effective treatment plan for your pet. To ensure the most accurate and complete interpretation of your pet’s imaging studies, all of our digital radiographs, ultrasounds and CT scans are reviewed by a board-certified radiologist.

Veterinary Medical Imaging

The team at Veterinary Medical Imaging provides accessible and advanced diagnostic imaging and interpretation services.

Craig Long, DVM, DACVR

Following a one-year associate veterinarian position in general practice, Dr. Long returned to UC Davis to complete a four-year residency in radiology.  He joined the faculty at UC Davis as half time Clinical  Professor position from 1999 through 2005 and is still involved with the UCDavis as an Adjunct Professor.  He has been an associate with VMI since 2000.

Dr. Long’s areas of special interest include diagnostic ultrasound and interventional radiology.  His personal favorite activities include flying, kayaking, home improvement, and outdoor adventures with the family.

Eric Herrgesell, DVM, DACVR

Dr. Herrgesell completed his training in Veterinary Radiology in 1997 with the completion of the board certification exam and began as a member of the staff at the University of California Davis in the teaching hospital. While at the university Dr. Herrgesell was involoved in the development of ultrasound as an elective course for the second and third year students in addition to clinical duty.  Since 2005 he has been in private practice in the greater Sacramento area providing radiology and ultrasound support for the area veterinarians.  He remains very involved with professional speaking conferences around the country and internationally.