Meet Dr. Weisman


Dr. Melissa Weisman established Minnesota Veterinary Ultrasound in 2010.

  • 300+ credit hours in specialized veterinary ultrasound training courses
  • One-on-one training with veterinary radiologists and other boarded specialists
  • 23+ years of experience practicing progressive, small animal medicine in the Twin Cities area
  • Internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Illinois
  • Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Minnesota Veterinary College
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) member
  • MVMA Academy of Veterinary Medical Practice
  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) member
  • International Veterinary Ultrasound Society (IVUSS) member
  • American College of Veterinary Radiology-Ultrasound Society (ACVR)-member


“For us, Dr. Weisman has been a valuable choice in working up cases.  She is reliable, experienced, and always accommodating.  Together we work through the details and share ideas.  Case reports and cytology are back promptly, usually the next day.  Highly recommended!”  -Dr. Petran, Apple Lake Animal Hospital


“The veterinarians, patients and clients of New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center greatly appreciate and benefit from the ultrasound and echocardiogram skills of Dr Melissa Weisman.  She is very thorough. Her reports come to us in a very timely fashion, along with copies of the images she has collected that we can put in the patients files.  We also appreciate the consultative relationship she has with the pathologists who evaluate the FNAs that she may collect.  She also has a working relationship with a cardiology group that has help us with our cardiac patients. Her skills have made it possible to better serve our patients.” -Dr. Hurley, New Ulm Regional Veterinary Center


“Dr. Weisman’s services have been a great addition to our client service portfolio and have expanded the quality of our imaging diagnostics.  From availability to client interaction we have been very pleased with Minnesota Veterinary Ultrasound.” -Dr. Ruhland, St. Paul Pet Hospital


“Melissa Weisman has been performing diagnostic ultrasounds for our practice for over 6 years.  Her knowledge and expertise with dogs and cats and even with our more challenging exotic patients is impressive.  On top of this, the staff all love her.  We’ll be working with her for many years to come.” -Dr. Tholl, Valley View Pet Hospital