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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Marlayna Barnard is a doctor in our emergency medicine service. She is next to a large brown dog.
Marlayna Barnard
MS, DVM, CVA
Emergency Medicine
Marlayna Barnard
MS, DVM, CVA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Marlayna Barnard’s special interests include anesthesia, surgery and the integration of acupuncture with Western veterinary medicine.
  • Certification, Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Acupuncture, Small Animal
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Emergency, Veterinary Specialists of Rochester, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Master of Science, Anatomy and Neurophysiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Dr. Barnard enjoys traveling, hiking, camping, gardening and family time. She has many pets, including dogs, cats and an African sulcata tortoise.
Dr. Megan Farris is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is sitting with her arms around a brown and white dog.
Megan Farris
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Megan Farris
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Megan Farris is passionate about continuing education and teaching others about veterinary medicine. She enjoys working on cases relating to internal medicine conditions such as kidney and autoimmune diseases. She is professionally interested in emergency surgical procedures such as foreign body removal and gastric dilatation volvulus (GDV) treatment.
  • Clinical Rotation, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts
  • Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, Arizona State University, Tempe
Outside of work, Dr. Farris enjoys outdoor activities with her dog Luna, such as hiking and camping. She also likes to indulge in fictional and personal development books.
Dr. Dino Herrera is a doctor in our emergency medicine service.
Dino Herrera
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dino Herrera
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
An experienced senior emergency clinician, Dr. Dino Herrera’s special interests include traumatology, reconstructive soft tissue surgery and many types of emergency soft tissue surgery.
  • Internship, National Autonomous University of Mexico UNAM, Mexico City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Veracruz, Mexico
Dr. Herrera grew up in various parts of Mexico and has traveled extensively throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America and Europe. Along with travel, he enjoys photography and spending time with his family and pets, Dante, an English bulldog, and Fernando, a Sphinx cat.
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Francesca Lanfranchi
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Francesca Lanfranchi
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Francesca Lanfranchi is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians. She is particularly interested in triaging and stabilizing emergency patients as well as performing surgeries.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Midwestern University, Glendale, AZ
  • Bachelor of Science, Small Animal Science, Delaware Valley University, Doylestown, PA
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An Nguyen
DVM
Emergency Medicine
An Nguyen
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Some of Dr. An Nguyen’s clinical interests include neurology and ophthalmology cases and soft tissue surgeries, such as gastrointestinal obstructions and C-sections.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson
Dr. Nguyen likes outdoor rock climbing, playing basketball and playing the piano. She has a heeler mix named Rocky.