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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Bartley Harrison is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Bartley Harrison
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Bartley Harrison
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
As an emergency clinician, Dr. Bartley Harrison’s special interests include pain management, anaphylaxis and stabilization of shock.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
In his spare time, Dr. Harrison enjoys traveling with his wife, cooking and spending time with his cat and dog.
Dr. Frances Hinkle is a veterinarian in our diagnostic imaging service.
Frances Hinkle
DVM
Diagnostic Imaging
Frances Hinkle
DVM
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
A dedicated clinician, Dr. Frances Hinkle’s professional interests include musculoskeletal imaging, ultrasound and computed tomography (CT).
  • Residency, Radiology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Services, Rochester, NY
  • Internship, Equine Medicine & Surgery, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Lexington KY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, Texas A&M, College Station
When not at work, Dr. Hinkle enjoys hiking, exploring, cooking and spending time with her husband and dogs.
Dr. Sarah Leigh is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Sarah Leigh
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Sarah Leigh
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
A highly experienced clinician, Dr. Sarah Leigh is passionate about integrated, collaborative medicine. She thrives in the fast-paced ER environment and enjoys treating and managing complex cases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Florida Veterinary Specialists, Tampa
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
A fan of outdoor sports, running and sports training, Dr. Leigh enjoys spending time with her husband, three children, dogs Stan and Shy and cat Joseph.
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Maureen Levesque
VMD, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Maureen Levesque
VMD, DACVR
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
An experienced clinician, Dr. Maureen Levesque is especially interested in imaging the musculoskeletal system. She also finds participating in emergency cases to be extremely gratifying.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Grafton MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center, Los Olivos CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne
When not working, Dr. Levesque enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her young son. She shares her home with two scruffy dogs and two kitties.
Dr. Maggie Lynch is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is holding a black cat wearing a cone.
Maggie Lynch
MVB
Emergency Medicine
A dedicated clinician, Dr. Maggie Lynch thrives in the emergency room. Her medical interests include treating trauma cases, especially in younger animals, as well as diabetes and Addison's disease.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Burlington Emergency & Veterinary Specialists, VT
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University College of Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of New Hampshire, Durham
Away from the hospital, Dr. Lynch and her partner enjoy trying new food, hiking with their dogs and growing a beautiful garden. She also likes reading, painting and cooking.
Dr. Kristen Malinak is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Kristen Malinak
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kristen Malinak
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kristen Malinak has a background in public health and spent two years working in Asia. She loves emergency medicine and enjoys stabilizing a sick patient and watching how their case unfolds over time, ideally with them going home to a happy family at the end.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Friendship Hospital for Animals, Washington DC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA
Away from the hospital, Dr. Malinak loves to travel and explore new cultures through food. She also rides horses in the English sport of Eventing and enjoys hiking and spending time with her boyfriend.
Dr. Amy Melendy is a certified canine rehabilitation therapist.
Amy Melendy
DVM, MPH, CAC, CVA, CCRT
Emergency Medicine
An experienced clinician, Dr. Amy Melendy’s passion is integrative medicine. She is also interested in acupuncture and chiropractic procedures.
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Certified in Veterinary Acupuncture
  • Certified Animal Chiropractor, Options for Animals College of Chiropractic, Wellsville KS
  • Master of Public Health, Infectious Disease Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Ecology, Ethology and Evolution, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Melendy is a runner and eventer (horses) and stays busy as the Regional Supervisor for North and South Carolina’s United State Pony Clubs. She spends any remaining free time with her small herd of thoroughbreds and sassy ponies, pack of rowdy dogs, handful of daughters and one very patient husband.
Dr. Karri Miller is board certified in veterinary oncology.
Karri Miller
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Karri Miller
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Karri Miller obtained a master’s degree in veterinary science with a focus on oncology and currently collaborates on veterinary oncology projects with NCSU and Sentinel Biomedical. Her clinical interests include lymphoid cancers, cytology and surgical oncology principles.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Internship, Oncology, Regional Veterinary Referral Center, Springfield VA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
Dr. Miller loves watching sports, especially college football, and supporting her Gators. She also enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, as well as her three dogs, two Cavaliers and a Dachshund.
Dr. Rachel Moyle is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care.
Rachel Moyle
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Rachel Moyle
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rachel Moyle is a dedicated clinician with interests in Interest in management of toxicities, snake envenomation, cardiac emergencies and hemodialysis.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Internship, Small Animal Emergency & Internal Medicine, Greenbrier Veterinary Referral Center, Chesapeake VA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
Dr. Moyle’s hobbies include biking, cooking and sprint triathlons. Her husband is an internist at BluePearl, and she has two dogs, Mabel and Gladys.
Dr. Kimberly Piner is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Kimberly Piner
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kimberly Piner
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
A highly experienced clinician, Dr. Kimberly Piner particularly enjoys treating cases of toxicity, urethral obstruction and parvovirus.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital, Portland OR
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus
When not at work, Dr. Piner enjoys running obstacle races and spending time with her husband and two children. She has three cats, one three-legged calico, one bobtail and one polydactyl.
Dr. Jill Thomason is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Jill Thomason
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Jill Thomason is committed to utilizing her skills and knowledge in veterinary medicine to enhance the health and wellbeing of animals and their owners. Her clinical interests include ophthalmology, neurology and endocrine emergencies.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Friendship Hospital for Animals, Washington D.C.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
In her free time, Dr. Thomason enjoys hiking, camping, backpacking, kayaking or anything else outdoors with her Blue Heeler mix, Jackie.
Dr. Brian Trumpatori is board certified in small animal surgery.
Brian Trumpatori
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Brian Trumpatori
DVM, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Brian Trumpatori’s primary clinical interests include orthopedics and sports medicine, arthroscopy, pain management and oncologic surgery. He has lectured on various topics related to pain management, wound management, oncologic surgery, joint stabilization and arthroscopy.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Research Fellowship, Surgery, Comparative Pain Research Laboratory, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Trumpatori lives outside of Raleigh with his wife, two children and dog. Outside of work, he enjoys live music, cycling, running and travel.
Photo coming soon.
Candace Wimbish
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Candace Wimbish
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
As an emergency clinician, Dr. Candace Wimbish is particularly interested in trauma medicine, pain management and feline medicine.
  • Internship, Veterinary Clinical Medicine & Public Health, US Army, Fort Hood TX
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of Texas, Arlington
Dr. Wimbish is married, and she and her spouse enjoy camping, hiking and birdwatching. She has many pets, including a Siberian husky, three cats, a sugar glider, chickens and bees.