Our Radiologist

Steve Pokorny


Undergrad: Bowdoin College

VMD: University of Pennsylvania

Residency: University of Tennessee

Steve’s background in both general and emergency practice allows him to work closely with general practitioners to help correlate findings with the overall clinical picture. In his free time, Steve acts as a private taxi service for three children and enjoys biking as well as playing and watching soccer.

Our Sonographers

Maria Moody

DVM, Veterinary Sonographer

Undergrad: Washington State University

DVM: Washington State University

Certificate: Small Animal Ultrasound Imaging, Academy of Veterinary Imaging

Dr. Moody was born and raised in Western Washington. She attended UW for four years, then WSU where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from her Bachelor of Science degree program and Cum Laude from veterinary school. She has been performing CT scans and ultrasound studies and assisting with case management for our radiologists since 2006. In her free time, Maria volunteers at her daughter’s school and enjoys reading and traveling with her family.

Gabrielle Bassin

DVM, Veterinary Sonographer

Undergrad: University of California, Berkeley

DVM: University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

Gabrielle grew up in suburban Los Angeles, and lived in northern California, the southeastern coast of Spain, and eastern Kansas before settling in the Seattle area in 2012. She has an undergraduate degree in biology from UC Berkeley (2002) and a DVM from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine (2009). She worked in general practice, high volume spay/neuter and as an ER doctor in busy specialty hospitals before joining Northwest Veterinary Imaging in early 2020 to focus on diagnostic ultrasound. Gabrielle lives in Shoreline with her husband, two turbo-charged human children, the world’s sweetest brindle mutt, and a fluffy orange cat. She enjoys rehabilitating and propagating plants, hiking, traveling near and far, strength training, breakfast burritos, and hoppy IPAs.

Crystal Brazle

DVM, Veterinary Sonographer

DVM: University of Missouri

Certificate: Small Animal Ultrasound Imaging, Academy of Veterinary Imaging

Dr. Brazle has spent the past eleven years in both small animal general and emergency practices, during which she completed over 130 hours in continuing education in abdominal ultrasound.  In the fall of 2018, she completed the Small Animal Ultrasound Imaging Soft Tissue Program at the Sound Academy of Veterinary Imaging.  Since that time, we have been working closely with Dr. Brazle to provide interpretations for studies acquired through her own sonography practice on Whidbey Island. Dr. Brazle has also spent time shadowing our radiologists on mobile days, as well as providing outpatient services at our Mountlake Terrace facility.

Our Staff