Andrew Gendler, DVM, DACVR

Board-certified Veterinary Radiologist

Andrew Gendler, DVM, and Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology (DACVR) has been part of WestVet’s team for more than five years. His clinical interests include utilizing CT and MRI for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal disease, neuroimaging, and diagnostic accuracy in medical imaging.

He has published and presented research on the CT imaging of feline oral squamous cell carcinoma and CT arthrography in the canine elbow joint.

His career path to veterinary medicine began while pursuing a biology and chemistry teaching degree at Montana State University in Bozeman. He graduated from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003.

From 2004 —  2007, Dr. Gendler worked at WestVet as an emergency veterinarian while his wife completed medical training in the area. Their next stop was Madison, Wisconsin. In 2007 he was accepted in the veterinary diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This intensive four-year program is an ACVR-accredited radiology residency that provided a large and diverse imaging caseload and invaluable clinical and research experience.

In 2011, the Gendler family moved back to Boise and Dr. Gendler returned to WestVet to provide outpatient imaging services to primary care veterinarians throughout the region.

When not working, he is chauffeuring his kids to and from school and other activities. He races cross country and endurance mountain bike events, road bike races, and his favorite, cyclocross in the fall. During winter, he and his family are busy alpine skiing at Bogus Basin.



Dr. Gendler serves as a reviewer for scholarly articles submitted to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA) and Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound (journal of the ACVR).


Gendler, Andrew, Nicholas S. Keuler, and Susan L. Schaefer. “Computed tomographic arthrography of the normal canine elbow.” Veterinary Radiology & Ultrasound 56.2 (2015): 144-152

Steven M. Grodsky, Melissa J. Behr, Andrew Gendler, David Drake, Byron D. Dieterle, Robert J. Rudd, Nicole L. Walrath (2011) Investigating the causes of death for wind turbine-associated bat fatalities. Journal of Mammalogy: October 2011, Vol. 92, No. 5, pp. 917-925

Andrew Gendler, DVM; John R. Lewis, VMD, DAVDC; Jennifer A. Reetz, DVM, DACVIM, DACVR; Tobias Schwarz, Dr med vet, DACVR (2010) Computed tomographic features of oral squamous cell carcinoma in cats: 18 cases (2002–2008) Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association February 1, 2010, Vol. 236, No. 3, Pages 319-325

Forrest, LJ, Gendler A.  “Diagnostic Imaging of the Ear.” Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine Vol. 6. Ed. John R. August.  St Louis: Saunders Elsevier (2010). 331- 346. Print

Gendler, Andrew and Julie F. Ekedahl. “What Is Your Diagnosis?” Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 232, no. 1 (2008): 35-36

Gendler, Andrew, Jeff D. Brourman, and Kathleen E. Graf. “Canine dystocia: medical and surgical management.” Compendium (2007): 551

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