Dr. Karon Hoffmann
BVSc, MVSc, PhD, Dip Vet Clin Stud, Dip ECVDI
Director/Founder - Imaging Vets


Karon developed her enthusiasm for diagnostic imaging early during her veterinary career as a large animal internist. Since that time, she has pursued both research and clinical expertise in the discipline, and has earned both a Masters degree and PhD in Diagnostic Imaging. Karon has published over 40 scientific articles. She has represented the profession in many roles, including as President of the Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, and been invited to speak at many conferences. Karon was a worthy recipient of the Hungerford Award for her holistic contribution to research, teaching and clinical scholarship in large and small animal sonology. She uses the synergistic nature of routine and advanced diagnostic imaging and interventional procedures to help in the diagnosis and treatment of many complex clinical cases.

• Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging® (ECVDI®).
• Member of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA).

Giselle Alegria
Office Manager


Giselle began her career with the Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, now known as the Centre for Veterinary Education at The University of Sydney. There she gained 24 years experience in team leading and coordinating specialist education courses for post-graduate veterinarians. One such course is the Sonology Distance Education Program, designed by Dr Karon Hoffmann. Giselle joined the team at Imaging Vets in 2014.

Dr. Stefanie Veraa

Stefanie is a veterinary graduate of the Ghent University in Belgium. The subject of her undergraduate final year thesis, “The use of Computed Tomography in equine head pathology” triggered her interest in diagnostic imaging. After graduation, she completed an equine internship at the Veterinary Centre, Someren. Her imaging residency training was completed at the division of Diagnostic Imaging of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, in the Netherlands. In 2010, she completed her board exams and became a specialist in Diagnostic Imaging. Since that time, she has been on staff at the Utrecht University and is daily reporting on images of all veterinary patients, including dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, lizards, horses and donkeys. She is a PhD candidate and is investigating the equine cervical spine.

• Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging® (ECVDI®).

• Member of EVDI
• Member of the scientific committee of the European Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging congress
• Member of European Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Society.

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