New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
Emergencies & Appointments:
Ryan Hospital Philadelphia, PA


Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

Assistant Professor, Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging (CE) Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Research Areas: Radiology, Computed Tomography, Ultrasonography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging
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University of Pennsylvania
School of Veterinary Medicine
3900 Delancey Street

Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging, with particular focus on use of advanced computed tomography (CT) and ultrasonography (US) for the diagnosis of thoracic and abdominal diseases in small animals, including the use of different vascular phases in CT and contrast-enhanced US (CEUS).

Negro, L., Cordella, A., Costa, A., Nordio, L., Bertolini, G. Multidetector-row CT features and histopathological analysis of pericardial recesses in dogs Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 64: 615-624, 2023.

Guarnera, I., Cordella, A., Specchi, S., Bertolini, G. Delayed non-selective contrast-enhanced CT can reveal spontaneous contrast enhancement of the lymphatic system in cats Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 64: 625-631, 2023.

Costa, A., Cordella, A., Caldin, M., Bertolini, G. Right auricle aneurysm in dogs can be detected with multidetector-row CT and presents with varying morphology Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 64: 28-35, 2023.

Cordella, A., Stock, E., Bertolini, G., Strohmayer, C., Serra, G. D., Saunders, J. CT features of primary bone neoplasia of the thoracic wall in dogs Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 64: 605-614, 2023.

Cordella, A., Saunders, J. H., Stock, E. CT characteristics of the thymus in adult dogs with non-thymic neoplasia compared to young dogs Vet Sci 10: , 2023.

Cordella, A., Saunders, J., Stock, E. Sternal lymphadenopathy in dogs with malignancy in different localizations: A CT retrospective study of 60 cases Front Vet Sci 9: 1019196, 2022.

Cordella, A., Gianesini, G., Zoia, A., Ventura, L., Bertolini, G. Multi-phase MULTIDETECTOR-row computed tomographic features and laboratory findings in dogs with gallbladder rupture Research in Veterinary Science 153: 137-143, 2022.

Cordella, A., Bertaccini, J., Rondena, M., Zoia, A., Bertolini, G. Multidetector-row CT findings in dogs with different primary parathyroid gland diseases Vet Sci 9: , 2022.

Cordella, Alessia, Mezzalira, Giorgia, Negro, Linda, Bertolini, Giovanna Unilateral uterine torsion in two non-gravid bitches: Imaging and histological features Vet Rec Case Rep 9: e20, 2021.

Cordella, A., Bertolini, G. Multiphase multidetector-row CT reveals different patterns of hepatic portal venous gas and pneumobilia Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 62: 68-75, 2021.

Cordella, A., Bertolini, G. Multiphase multidetector-row computed tomographic and ultrasonographic findings in dogs with spontaneous liver lobe torsion Research in Veterinary Science 135: 192-199, 2021.

Cordella, A., Stock, E., Van de Maele, I., Willems, A., Saunders, J. Use of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography and shear-wave elastography in the diagnosis of granulomatous colitis in a French bulldog Vet Sci 8: , 2021.

Cordella, A., Pey, P., Linta, N., Quinci, M., Baron Toaldo, M., Pisoni, L., Bettini, G., Diana, A. Use of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography for the characterization of tumor thrombi in seven dogs Animals (Basel) 10: , 2020.

DVM (Veterinary Medicine) University of Bologna, 2013

MSc (Small Animal Veterinary Ultrasonography) University of Bologna, 2016

PhD (Veterinary Sciences) Ghent University, 2023

Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging

University of Ghent (2019 to 2022)
Resident in Small Animal Radiology