About Us

VSI Support Team

Claudia Barton DVM [ACVIM - Internal Medicine, Oncology]

Dr. Claudia L. Barton is a Professor in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Texas A&M University. She attended the University of Missouri for her undergraduate and veterinary education. After two years of private practice in Cincinnati, Ohio, she continued on to Texas A&M University in the Department of Veterinary Pathology to do a clinical pathology residency. She then taught at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital for several years, in small animal oncology/internal medicine, and returned to Texas A&M University in 1979 as a staff oncologist. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialties of Oncology and Internal Medicine and currently is the Medicine Residency Director. Dr. Barton's major interest and expertise is in diagnostic cytology of tumors in animals.


Linda Luther DVM, [DACVIM - Small Animal Internal Medicine]

Dr. Luther received her DVM degree from the University of Minnesota in 1988. She worked in private practice for 5 years, and then did a small animal internal medicine residency at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She became board certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 1996.

She is the staff internist at a 10-doctor, small animal practice in southern New Hampshire. She has been a consultant for Sound-Eklin since 2001 in many different capacities, including telemedicine consulting and teaching at ultrasound education courses. Since 2012 she has also been a part-time small animal medicine consultant for Antech Diagnostics.


Eric Lindquest DVM ABVP [CEO of Sonopath.com]

Director of Operations for New Jersey Mobile Associates, and President of International Veterinary Ultrasound Society (IVUSS). He is a well recognized leader and pioneer in the veterinary ultrasound community.


Maggie Machen DVM [Diplomate ACVIM - Cardiology]

Dr. Machen grew up in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Sport Science at the University of Utah in 2003 and received her DVM from the University of Florida in 2009. Dr. Machen spent a year as a rotating intern at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey before completing a 4 year residency in Cardiology at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. She decided to come back to Florida to be near family and the ocean, and has been with VCCC since 2014.


Amy Miller DVM [Diplomate ACVP - Clinical Pathology]

Dr. Miller is board certified in veterinary clinical pathology. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2004 from Texas A&M. After moving to Fort Collins, Colorado, she practiced small animal and exotics medicine for two years and then decided to pursue a residency in clinical pathology. She completed a joint clinical pathology and Master's program at Colorado State University. Dr. Miller works closely with referring veterinarians to help diagnose disease and guide additional diagnostic tests.