Dr. Brian A. Scansen

DVM, Diplomate ACVIM


Associate Professor of Cardiology, Service Head, Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery, Colorado State University

Dr. Scansen is originally from Snohomish, Washington and graduated with Bachelor of Science degrees in both Oceanology and Zoology from the University of Washington. He attended veterinary school at Michigan State and graduated in 2004 with a DVM and MS with high honors. He went on to complete an internship at the Ohio State University in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and stayed at OSU for a residency in Cardiology. He then completed a fellowship in Interventional Radiology & Endoscopy at the University of Pennsylvania and the Animal Medical Center (New York, NY). Dr. Scansen is a Diplomate of the ACVIM, specialty of Cardiology. He served on the faculty of the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine from 2008 to 2015 and has been an Associate Professor of Cardiology and Service Head of Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery at Colorado State University since November 2015. His research interests include congenital heart disease in animals, advanced cardiac imaging, and minimally-invasive therapeutics.