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About Pennell Veterinary Hospital

Thank you for choosing Pennell Veterinary Clinic! Learn more about the amazing clinic that strives to give your pet top-quality care.

About your Aston, PA veterinary clinic.

Our mission is to partner with our clients to nurture and preserve the human-animal bond by providing compassionate, expert, and affordable veterinary care.

Dr. Stephen W. Syken

Stephen W. Syken, V.M.D., is a 1986 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He holds a Masters’s Degree in Biological Sciences from Drexel University and earned his Bachelor’s from the Florida Institute of Technology.

Dr. Syken served on the Executive Board of the Veterinary Medical Alumni Society at Penn from 1989-1996 and was president of the board from 1995-1996.

He has been involved with companion animal practice since 1980.

Dr. Michele Karpovich

Dr. Michele Karpovich has practiced locally for over 25 years. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science and Master’s degree in Animal Biochemistry and Nutrition from the University of Delaware. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991, receiving her VMD. Dr. Karpovich’s interests include dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and internal medicine. She is a current member of the AVMA and DVMA. Dr. Karpovich resides in Delaware with her family and two dogs.