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2505 S 80th St, Tacoma, WA
Dr. Krystina Stadler is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. She graduated from
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012 as the class salutatorian with Magna Cum
Laude. The following year she completed a rotating small animal surgery and medicine internship at
University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. From 2013-2016, Dr. Stadler underwent her
diagnostic imaging residency at Michigan State University. Prior to joining Summit, Dr. Stadler was an
assistant professor at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Stadler’s professional interests include cross-sectional imaging with a focus on neuroimaging and
advanced MRI techniques. She is currently active in research and has presented and published multiple
peer-reviewed articles within in this field. Clinically, Dr. Stadler enjoys interpreting all imaging modalities
and working alongside the primary clinical to integrate imaging findings with the patient’s complete
clinical picture. Dr. Stadler also is passionate about providing continuing education in diagnostic imaging
and has instructed numerous continuing education courses for the veterinary community.
In her free time, Dr. Stadler is an avid runner, cyclists and triathlete. She has completed multiple full-
Ironman distances races and has raced for Team USA at age-group triathlon world championships in
short and long course distances. She is excited to relocate to the pacific northwest which will allow her
to pursue additional endurance sports and spend more time exploring the region with her husband Rich.
She spoils their two highly entertaining Staffordshire terrier mixes, Betsie and Brody and their two cats,
Django and Lil Cat.