Dr. Emily Ansel is excited by all aspects of emergency medicine. She especially enjoys cases involving internal medicine, toxins, wound care and reproduction.
Internship, Small Animal & Surgery, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh NC
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Duke University, Durham
Outside of work, Dr. Ansel enjoys reading, exploring the outdoors and spending time with her family. She has a special interest in purebred dogs and has participated in various dog sports with her Vizsla and Brittany dogs.
Founded in 2017 at Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas, Dr. Lindsey Bullen’s clinical nutrition service provides nutritional recommendations for over 1,000 patients per year. Her special interests include assisted feeding, treating multiple disease states, and weight loss in dogs and cats.
As one of the roughly 100 board-certified veterinary nutritionists in the U.S., Dr. Bullen has a strong passion for teaching and education. She is an adjunct professor at Lincoln Memorial University and devotes a lot of time to training veterinary students, interns, and residents. She also participates in BluePearl’s emERge program, which focuses on emergency medicine mentorship, as an expert speaker.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Nutrition
Fellowship, Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, North Caronia State University, Raleigh
Residency, Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, North Caronia State University, Raleigh
Internship, Small Animal Medicine, Surgery & Nutrition, North Caronia State University, Raleigh
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Caronia State University, Raleigh
Bachelor of Arts, Zoology, North Caronia State University, Raleigh
Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Dr. Bullen has been married for over 10 years, and she and her husband have two young sons. She has one dog and two cats. Her hobbies include soccer, rock climbing, reading, playing video games, teaching martial arts, running, playing volleyball, and backpacking.
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.
As an experienced emergency clinician, Dr. Ashley Miller-Quarles prides herself on great communication skills and her ability to put clients’ minds at ease during emergencies. She particularly enjoys unblocking urinary obstructions in cats, stabilizing trauma patients and managing patient care in the intensive care unit (ICU).
Internship, Small Animal Internal Medicine & Critical Care , Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston TX
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Auburn University, AL
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Tennessee, Chattanooga
Dr. Miller-Quarles is married with two young children. She has three dogs, including a three-legged dog or “tripod.” In her spare time, she enjoys reading, knitting and anything related to true crime (documentaries, podcasts, books, etc.)
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.