Ivens Bronstein Veterinary Hospital

60 Haverford Rd
Ardmore, PA 19003



Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital, Ardmore, PA - Dr. Hillary IsraeliHillary Israeli, VMD

Hillary Israeli, who is our Medical Director, 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.

Deborah Aronson, VMD

Dr. Aronson graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School in 2001. Since then, she has been practicing small animal clinical medicine and surgery in Boston, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia. She has been part-time with Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital since 2008 and feels the staff, clients, and patients are part of her extended family. Dr. Aronson specializes in veterinary medical acupuncture, and has a special interest in palliative medicine, fear free practice, and client education.

Theresa Herbers, DVM

Dr. Herbers joined the practice in April 2019, three years after moving to Philadelphia from the Midwest. Originally from Kansas City, she graduated from the University of Missouri in 2008. After vet school, she completed a rotating internship at the University of Minnesota and practiced for several years outside Chicago, Illinois. Her special interests include behavior, pain management, fear-free medicine, surgery, and dentistry.

Outside of work, Dr. Herbers enjoys spending time with her nephews and Border collie mix, Daphne. Her hobbies include reading, writing, (very) amateur painting, and getting out into nature.

Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital, Ardmore, PA - Dr. Mark BronsteiinIn Memoriam:  Mark A.  Bronstein, VMD:

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.

The staff and clients of Ivens-Bronstein Veterinary Hospital mourn the loss of our mentor, colleague, and friend while we strive to honor his memory by continuing to provide high-quality veterinary medical care to our community's pets. We miss you, Mark.