MEET OUR STAFF
Lindsay Hallman CVT, CCMT
Lindsay has been working as a veterinary nurse in the fields of emergency, intensive care, oncology, and physical therapy since 2001. She graduated with a degree in Veterinary Nursing from Harcum College and did her clinical rotations at The University of Pennsylvania Ryan Veterinary Hospital and The New Bolton Center Hospital. She has had a special interest in rehabilitation and physical therapy since starting in that field in 2011, working under two certified physical therapy veterinarians. She graduated from Brandenburg Massage Therapy School with a certification in canine massage therapy to further her education in the field of physical therapy. She is a caring and compassionate animal lover who forms strong connections and bonds with all of her patients.
Lindsay lives in Philadelphia with her two dogs Pig and Tessa Jean. Pig is a senior border collie mix with an active personality. He was diagnosed with a brachial plexus nerve sheath tumor invading his spine leaving him with quite a few physical limitations. Being involved with his continued treatment and care has strengthened her interest in helping other families and their pets to find alternatives to helping manage pain and live longer happier lives.
Dr. Cierra French, DVM
Dr. Cierra French was born in York, PA and raised in Cecil County, Maryland. She attended Towson University and worked as a veterinary technician while completing her undergraduate studies. After earning her Bachelor's degrees in both biology and chemistry, Dr. French attended the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA.
During veterinary school. Dr. French worked in the veterinary teaching hospital as a laboratory technologist. She also volunteered on Native American reservations in Arizona providing wellness and preventative care. During her final year of study Dr. French received a scholarship to attend the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in Reddick, Fl. She graduated from veterinary school in the top third of her class, and completed her advanced training in small animal acupuncture shortly after graduating.
Dr. French completed a general rotating internship with Pennsylvania Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Associates. Her professional interests include emergency medicine, endocrinology, neurology, and integrative medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, arts/crafts, and traveling. She and her husband have two dogs, a cat, and two chinchillas.