Pittsburgh Veterinary Cardiology

807 Camp Horne Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15237




The Pittsburgh Veterinary Cardiology Team


Our Doctors


Dr. Eva Sikorska

Eva Sikorska

DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Eva Sikorska received her undergraduate degree in animal science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University in 2002. While she was pursuing her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree, Dr. Sikorska had the privilege of working in the cardiology laboratory with one of the founding fathers of veterinary cardiology, Dr. Hamlin, and it was here that her love for everything cardiology began. Following veterinary school, she went on to complete a rigorous 13-month rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. She completed her residency in cardiology at MedVet associates in Columbus, Ohio and received her board certification in 2007. Dr. Sikorska is also a member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Dr. Sikorska enjoys both interventional cardiology and management of chronic cardiac disease and heart failure. She aims to better the life of her patients and provide clients with knowledge and understanding regarding the various disease processes.

In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and her two little boys participating in outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, skiing, and boating.



Dr. Erin Anderson

Erin Anderson

VMD, MSc, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Dr. Anderson was born and raised in the south hills of Pittsburgh. She attended Duquesne University on a volleyball scholarship and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelors degree in Health Management Systems. Thereafter, she earned her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania and, in the year that followed, completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center. Dr. Anderson subsequently moved to Prince Edward Island in Canada where she completed a residency in veterinary cardiology as well as a Masters of Science degree at Atlantic Veterinary College.  She achieved board certification with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (cardiology) in 2013.

Among Dr. Anderson’s professional interests are the diagnosis and management of acquired heart disease, anti-arrhythmic interventions including pacemakers, and interventional procedures for congenital heart disease.  She’s participated in clinical research in biomarkers for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats and authored chapters about pericardial effusion and feline arrhythmias in several textbooks. She’s also an active mentor on her hospital’s Internship Committee and participates in continuing education opportunities for colleagues.  

Outside of work, her interests include fitness and sports, live music, reading non-fiction, and spending time with friends and family. Dr. Anderson shares her home with her husband and five rescue pets: two cats, a beloved Newfoundland, a handsome yellow Lab, and a goofy retriever mix.  

Danielle Brown, DVM

Residency trained in Cardiology

Dr. Danielle Brown was born and raised in Maryland. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She then attended the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated as the valedictorian of her class in 2016 with a degree as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. During her first year out of vet school, she worked as a general practitioner at the Animal Medical Hospital in Glenwood, MD. She realized cardiology was her favorite part of veterinary medicine, so in 2017, she accepted a position as a rotating intern in small animal medicine and surgery at the Veterinary Referral Associates in Gaithersburg, MD. Following completion of this internship, she moved to Ohio for a year-long cardiology internship at MedVet Cincinnati. She was offered a position as this hospital's first cardiology resident and fulfilled the majority of her residency requirements at MedVet before moving to Pennsylvania to complete her requirements with Dr. Sikorska and Dr. Anderson at Pittsburgh Veterinary Cardiology. She is very excited to join their team! 

Dr. Brown's special interests in cardiology include feline cardiomyopathies, interventional procedures, and management of congestive heart failure. She strives to maintain the best quality of life possible for her patients. 

When not at work, Dr. Brown prioritizes spending time with her family and friends above all else. She lives with her husband and her two kitties, and she enjoys eating sushi, doing yoga, and taking trips with loved ones. 

Dr. William Brian Manly, DVM

Cardiology Resident

Dr. Brian Manly was born and raised in North Carolina, and received his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He then graduated from North Carolina State University with a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating he completed a 1 year rotating internship at Ohio State University’s companion animal hospital. During his internship he found his passion in cardiac and emergency cases. He then accepted a position as an emergency veterinarian at a specialty hospital in Charleston, SC. He worked there for one year before relocating with his wife to the Pittsburgh area to work as an emergency doctor at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency and Care. During this time he spent time shadowing with Dr. Sikorska and Dr. Anderson at Pittsburgh Veterinary Cardiology, before accepting a cardiology residency position with them.

Dr. Manly’s interests in cardiology include cardiac emergencies, interventional procedures, and management of congestive heart failure. Dr. Manly also enjoys teaching the hospital’s interns and visiting veterinary students. He served as a mentor on the hospital's internship committee while working as an emergency doctor. 

Outside of work, Dr. Manly enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He and his family spend as much time as they can exploring the local and national parks, hiking, running, and rock climbing. 



Our Talented Support Staff


Devon Giancola

Devon, CVT

Patient care

Devon graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh in 2015 and became a certified technician in 2016.  She worked at a general practice for two and a half years before joining the cardiology team in 2017.

In her spare time, Devon enjoys playing volleyball, kayaking, fishing and spending time with friends, family and her pets. Devon has two dogs, a handsome Siberian husky named Beau and a lovable Labrador named Flint.  She also has three cats, Smokey, Mama and Chubby.




Patient care

Dayna graduated from the former median school of allied health careers in Pittsburgh. After years in general practice and being an instructor in the veterinary field, she joined the PVSEC family in 2000 before joining the cardiology team in 2019. 

When not at work, Dayna enjoys golfing and traveling with her wife Joanne and biking with her grandchildren. She loves spending time with family and friends and her beloved Mal-Shi “Molly” and cockapoo nephew “Webber”

Haley, CVT

Patient care

Haley has always had a love for animals. In high school she began working at a dog kennel and that is where she decided she wanted to pursue her dream of working with animals. She graduated from the Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh in 2011, and became a certified technician in 2012. She worked at a general practice for nine and a half years, and spent a brief amount of time at another specialty facility before joining the cardiology team in 2021.

In her spare time, Haley enjoys spending time outdoors, attending concerts and Pittsburgh sporting events as well as spending time with her fiancé, family and friends. Haley also enjoys spending as much time as she can with her 3 cats – Chaplin, Max and Suki.


Patient Care

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Patient Care

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Ben Sokol


Veterinary Assistant

Ben has always had a passion for working with animals.  He started in the animal field in 2002 after graduating from high school.  He has worked throughout the pet industry in a boarding facility, doggy daycare and a kennel. Prior to joining the cardiology team in 2013, Ben worked at the Humane Society.

In his spare time, Ben enjoys spending time with his wife and twin boys.  He loves to visit zoos, go to the movies and is a huge Pittsburgh sports fan.  He has a cattle dog/corgi mix named Pongo and four cats named Addy, Snuffy, Hobbes and Homer.  His hobbies also include woodworking which can be viewed throughout the hospital.  


Client services

Born and raised in Shadyside, Andie grew up in a family where love for nature, and respect for other living beings was ingrained into her. Although the "green thumb gene" isn't quite as strong, she loves plants and animals alike. Andie's love of animals led her to Western School of Health & Business where she became a Veterinary Technician in 2008. Aside from dogs and cats; she has worked with mice, rats, guinea pigs, ferrets, rabbits, hamsters, birds, frogs, goats, sheep, pigs, and cows. She has also had a menagerie of pets including fish, frogs, toads, crayfish, chinchillas, rabbits, cats, dogs, and even raised baby chicks. She has special interests in client and humane education, nutrition, and wellness care/disease prevention.

Andie is the resident 'Doxie lover', and has been the 'mother' of many dachshunds. Currently, she lives with a miniature Dachshund named Beans Weiner, and a Shih-Tzu/terrier mix named Ginger Blossom. Together, they enjoy spending time hiking trails and occasionally terrorizing the local pet stores. 


Client Services

Bio coming soon


Practice Manager


Karen Marder

Karen, BS, CVT

Practice Manager