Ardmore Animal Hospital is staffed by a dedicated and professional group of people who love animals and respect the needs of clients.
Meet Our Veterinarians
Dr. James Bianco
Dr. James Bianco became the owner of the Ardmore Animal Hospital in 1989. He graduated from The University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1987 after earning his Master’s degree from Villanova University.
Dr. Lena Montgomery
Dr. Lena Montgomery joined the Ardmore Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian in 2008. She is a graduate of Michigan State University (Go Green!), where she was awarded a B.S. in Zoology (2001) and a D.V.M. (2006). After earning her veterinary degree, Dr. Montgomery completed a one year rotating internship, focusing on medicine and surgery, at the Ryan Veterinary Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Her professional interests include endocrinology, emergency medicine and anesthesia and pain management.
Dr. Aliya McCullough
Dr. Aliya McCullough, an Ardmore native, joined Ardmore Animal Hospital as a full time doctor in 2015. She graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana with a Bachelors degree in biology in 2002. During her summer between semesters she worked as an appointment technician at Ardmore Animal Hospital exploring her love of animals and science. She then went on to complete her Master of Science degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2004 in veterinary pathobiology. Following graduate school she worked as a veterinary technician before earning her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2010. After graduation, she worked with wildlife species in Wisconsin including rodents (prairie dogs, voles, mice), bats, and birds (finches and ducks) before transitioning to companion animal medicine.
Dr. Janine Gillin
Dr. Janine Gillin received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Lehigh University. She then went on to graduate the University of Pennsylvania school of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Since graduating veterinary school she has remained local. She spent eight years working in general practice and then two years working as an emergency veterinarian at a 24 hour specialty hospital. Her special interests are surgery and emergency medicine.
Dr. Meghan McCartin
Dr. McCartin has lived in Southeastern Pennsylvania since 1996. Since she was a young child, she knew that she would end up working in veterinary medicine. After completing her BS in Chemistry-Biology at West Chester University in 2007, she worked for two years as a veterinary technician before attending the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. After two years with another general practice, she joined the team at Ardmore Animal Hospital in the fall of 2015. Dr. McCartin is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association. She is interested in surgery and small mammal/exotic animal medicine.
Dr. Christine Seelaus
Dr. Seelaus completed her undergraduate studies at Delaware Valley College, majoring in small animal science. She earned her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University in 2012. Since then, she has spent the last 5 years in private practice with professional interests in feline medicine, dentistry, and client education. Dr. Seelaus joined Ardmore Animal Hospital in the fall of 2017. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and visiting consignment shops to find vintage treasures. Dr. Seelaus shares her home with her boyfriend, their coconut retriever named Dingo, and a tribe of cats.
Dr. James Peters
Dr. James Peters is a native to the area having attended Lower Merion Schools and the University of Pennsylvania attaining his Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 1977 and his Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris Degree in 1983. Dr. Peters’ professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and soft tissue surgery. He has also completed continuing education courses in ultrasound and laser surgery. When not at work, Dr. Peters enjoys photography, painting, writing, gardening, and fishing and taking care of his dogs, cats, a parrot, parakeets, box turtles and red-eared sliders.