Ivens Bronstein Veterinary Hospital

60 Haverford Rd.
Ardmore, PA 19003

(610)649-4242

ivensbronsteinvet.com

At this time, we are pleased and excited to welcome to the Ivens-Bronstein family, our new Medical Director, Dr. Fran Wilson!  Dr. Wilson’s experience, compassion and competence will definitely be an asset for our patients and their people.  Dr. Wilson’s first day was June 4, 2018.
Fran Wilson graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008.  Since graduation, she has worked both in emergency medicine and in private practice.  She enjoys providing comprehensive care to her patients and working with geriatric animals to improve their quality of life.  Fran lives with her husband and two children in Havertown.  They have three cats, a rescue dog and a hermit crab.  In her spare time, she can be found playing outside with her children, gardening or hiking.

Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital, Ardmore, PA - Dr. Hillary IsraeliHillary Israeli, VMD

Hillary Israeli has been at Ivens-Bronstein since graduating from Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2000. The recipient of the Penn Vet Class of 2000's "Human-Animal Bond" award, Dr. Israeli is particularly interested in the health and happiness of the entire family unit. Other professional interests include endocrine disorders and cancer management, and she enjoys working with companion animals of all kinds. An affectionate Labradoodle named Levie is younger sister to her three kids, and enjoys helping with sock and other laundry management.

Dr. Israeli's hobbies include cooking, reading, knitting, Instagram photography, and writing.


Deborah Aronson, VMD

Dr. Aronson graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 2001. Since then, she has been practicing small animal clinical medicine and surgery in Boston, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia. She has been part-time with Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital since 2008 and feels the staff, clients, and patients are part of her extended family. Dr. Aronson specializes in veterinary medical acupuncture, and has a special interest in palliative medicine, fear free practice, and client education.

 


Lauren Connolly, DVM

Dr. Connolly officially joined our team in 2014. She is a native of Connecticut and a 2004 graduate of Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She has since practiced companion animal medicine and surgery up and down the east coast while her husband was in the Navy.  Dr. Connolly has spent time in Venezuela and the Cook Islands performing surgeries and taking care of dogs and cats in areas with little to no veterinary care. She has a special interest in behavioral medicine, palliative care and volunteering. 

 

Dr. Connolly also enjoys spending time with her 3 children and 2 rescue dogs and participating in events such as Tough Mudders. 

 


Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital, Ardmore, PA - Dr. Mark BronsteiinIn Memoriam:  Mark A.  Bronstein, VMD:

Dr. Bronstein owned Ivens Veterinary Hospital for nearly 30 years prior to his untimely death in the fall of 2007.

He was a true Dr. Doolittle, who kept chickens, birds, ducks, goats, a tortoise, an emu, and many dogs and cats as pets. His birds, tortoise, waterfowl, and goats still live here at Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital. 

Dr. Bronstein is survived by his wife Nina, daughters Sarah and Becky; a son, Nathan; and a brother.

The staff and clients of Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital mourn the loss of our mentor, colleague, and friend while we strive to honor his memory by continuing to provide high-quality veterinary medical care to our community's pets. We miss you, Mark.