Ivens Bronstein Veterinary Hospital
AAHA-accredited since 1983!
Micah Young, DVM
Dr. Young joined our staff at Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital as Medical Director in December, 2007. Dr. Young graduated from the University of Missouri's College of Veterinary Medicine in May 2002 with a special interest in cardiology. Prior to joining Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital in Ardmore, PA, he practiced general, small animal medicine and surgery in St. Louis.
When not practicing medicine, Dr. Young enjoys volunteering with several animal rescue organizations, photography, golf, and spending time with his family.
Hillary 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.
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.
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.