Our Veterinarians

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Kevin Bitu
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kevin Bitu
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kevin Bitu enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, St. Mary’s College, Winona MN
Dr. Bitu has a Manx cat named Linus.
Dr. Carly Campbell is a veterinarian in our surgery service. She is holding a black cat.
Carly Campbell
DVM
Surgery
Carly Campbell
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Carly Campbell enjoys the hands-on nature of surgery as well as the opportunity to improve the quality of life for our beloved companions.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Southfield MI
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Southfield MI
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Southfield MI
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Campbell adores her cats, Leiah and Meeps, and together they watch ice hockey, each wearing a personalized Chicago Blackhawks jersey.
Dr. Haley Carlson is a resident in our dentistry & oral surgery service.
Haley Carlson
DVM
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Haley Carlson
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Haley Carlson is a resident in our dentistry & oral surgery service. She is interested in all aspects of dentistry, from treating periodontal disease to oral tumors and everything in between. Dr. Carlson finds maxillofacial surgeries, for treating congenital abnormalities, traumatic injuries and oral tumors, the most gratifying to perform.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, South Dakota State University, Brookings
Dr. Carlson enjoys spending time outdoors, relaxing with family, cheering on her favorite college football and basketball teams and traveling with her husband and their two beagles, Charlie and Rae.
Dr. Morgan Clark is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Morgan Clark
DVM
Morgan Clark
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Morgan Clark is a small animal medicine & surgery intern.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Lincoln Memorial University, Middlesboro, KY
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology and Animal Science, University of Findlay, OH
Dr. Clark enjoys hiking, watching movies, working out, experiencing new places, and spending time with his wife, Emily, and their Goldendoodle, Remy.
Dr. Jessi Coryell is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Jessi Coryell
DVM, MPH
Jessi Coryell
DVM, MPH
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jessi Coryell is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She is most interested in interventional radiology, surgery and cardiology.
  • Master of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Falcon Heights
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Dr. Coryell enjoys traveling, exploring new restaurants and spending time with her partner, two Italian greyhounds and two cats.
Dr. Lauren Cunningham is board certified in veterinary internal medicine. She is holding the paws of a large black and white dog us is standing up next to her.
Lauren Cunningham
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Lauren Cunningham
DVM, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Lauren Cunningham's professional interests include diseases of the kidney, specifically protein-losing kidney disease, and fungal disease.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, Tucson
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Dr. Cunningham likes spending time with her boys, border collie mix McLovin “Mac” and mini Australian shepherd Martin Scorcheezie “Cheese.” She also enjoys landscaping and decorating her home.
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Megan Duffy
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Megan Duffy
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Megan Duffy has a number of clinical interests to include electrochemotherapy, rescue therapy for relapsed lymphoma in dogs, creative treatment of atypical lymphomas, and pain control. She is fascinated by injection-site sarcomas in cats and is actively looking at new ways to battle the disease, and she feels she’s getting closer to finding a better way to treat large cell gastrointestinal lymphoma in dogs. Physiotherapy and rehabilitation are also fields of interest.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Veterinary Medical Oncology, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Science, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Internship, Oncology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Duffy trains for and competes at dog events – obedience, rally, agility and conformation – with her Belgian Tervuren. She also enjoys traveling, hiking, reading and skiing.
Dr. Emily Edstrom is board certified in veterinary dentistry. She is next to a black and tan dog.
Emily Edstrom
DVM, DAVDC
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Emily Edstrom
DVM, DAVDC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Emily Edstrom enjoys all aspects of oral surgery, to include root canals and extractions, but she is particularly interested in treating different forms of oral tumors.
  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Residency, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, Center for Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Gaithersburg MD
  • Internship, Dentistry & Oral Surgery, VCA Veterinary Referral Associates, Gaithersburg MD
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas, Lawrence
Dr. Edstrom enjoys the Minnesota lakes with her husband. Other favorite activities include rock climbing, camping and traveling. Their Labrador mix enjoys the Minnesota weather.
Dr. Bishoy Eskander is a veterinarian in our surgery service.
Bishoy Eskander
DVM
Surgery
Bishoy Eskander
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Bishoy Eskander finds emergency surgeries, like gastric dilatation volvulus, laryngeal paralysis and hemoabdomens, especially gratifying because the patients are extremely sick when they come in but leave with their tails wagging within days. He also enjoys orthopedic and minimally invasive surgeries.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, Denver CO
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists, Bohemia NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, University of Georgia, Athens
Dr. Eskander is an avid volunteer at his church working with youth groups and teaching Sunday school. After playing competitively for 10 years, he still enjoys soccer. He has two dogs, lab mix Hersheys and Viszla/pit bull mix Maverick.
Dr. Yalisa Figueroa is a specialty intern in our surgical service.
Yalisa Figueroa
DVM
Surgery
Yalisa Figueroa
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Yalisa Figueroa is a specialty intern in our surgical service. Her interests include soft tissue, orthopedic surgeries, wound and trauma management and minimally invasive procedures such laparoscopy, thoracoscopy and arthroscopy.
  • Internship, Veterinary Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, San Antonio, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Louisville, KY
  • Clinical Rotation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Microbiology, Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, San German, PR
Dr. Figueroa enjoys traveling, exploring nature and hiking with her dog, Lila, and cuddling with her three cats, Pinkie, Bubu and Trix, and her reptiles.
Headshot of Sabrina Garcia, MS, DVM.
Sabrina Garcia
MS, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Sabrina Garcia
MS, DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sabrina Garcia is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Master of Science, Toxicology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Dr. Garcia tries to travel as much as possible. She also likes hiking and playing video games. Harley is her lab mix who might love everyone just a little too much, and Midnight is her cat with an attitude, choosing to love on people only when she feels like it.
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Erin Griebie
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Erin Griebie
DVM, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Erin Griebie particularly enjoys CT angiography, a test that combines a CT scan with an injection of dye to produce pictures of blood vessels and tissues. Her research during her residency was focused on using this type of imaging, as well as ultrasound, to image characteristics of hepatic, or liver masses.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Medical Imaging, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Fellowship, Diagnostic Imaging, Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, CO
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie
Dr. Griebie and her husband enjoy running, biking, skiing, fishing, sailing, camping and traveling. They have one son and two pets, yellow lab Cedar and cat Amos.
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Colleen Guidot
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Colleen Guidot
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Colleen Guidot enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Guidot loves to travel, try new restaurants, run, bike, rock climb, camp and hike. She and her husband have two German shorthaired pointers, Apollo and Murphy, and a white tabby cat, Mac.
Dr. Donnell Hansen is board certified in veterinary dentistry. She is hugging a large black dog.
Donnell Hansen
DVM, DAVDC
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Donnell Hansen
DVM, DAVDC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Dentistry & Oral Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Donnell Hansen frequently speaks on on dentistry and oral health topics for the veterinary community. She has a particular interest in cancer care and repair of traumatic injuries.
  • Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Residency, Dentistry and Oral Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Internship, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
  • Bachelor of Arts, Luther College, Decorah IA
Dr. Hansen enjoys spending time with her husband, also a veterinarian, her son and daughter, and a brigade of beloved pets.
Dr. Jennifer Heesen-Wilkison is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Jennifer Heesen-Wilkison
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jennifer Heesen-Wilkison
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jennifer Heesen-Wilkison enjoys the fast-paced environment of the ER department and finds fulfillment in helping clients during their greatest time of need.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Saint Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science, Saint Cloud State University, MN
Dr. Heesen-Wilkison and her husband enjoy camping and canoeing the Boundary Waters, rock climbing in Blue Mound and snow shoeing north of Duluth. They also love to travel out of state to enjoy outdoor activities in places such as Oregon, Alaska, Wyoming and South Dakota.
Dr. Susan Hollman is board certified in veterinary neurology.
Susan Hollman
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Susan Hollman
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Skilled in all aspects of neurology and neurosurgery, Dr. Susan Hollman has a comprehensive list of clinical interests. She particularly enjoys treating inflammatory diseases of the central nervous system and intracranial neoplasia, as well as interpreting MRI and CT neuroimaging. Her surgical interests include hemilaminectomies, ventral slots and advanced surgical procedures such as spinal and brain tumor removal.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology, Veterinary Neurological Center, Las Vegas NV
  • Internship, Neurology, Center for Veterinary Specialty Care, Carrollton TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialists of South Florida, Cooper City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Married with two sons, Dr. Hollman’s favorite pastimes include reading, swimming, playing classical piano and gardening. The family has three cats and a terrier mix.
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Jennifer Holm
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Jennifer Holm
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Skilled in all aspects of critical care, Dr. Jennifer Holm particularly enjoys treating trauma cases.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Internship, Dove Lewis Emergency Animal Hospital, Portland OR
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Animal Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Dr. Holm like reading, spending time with her family and walking her dog.
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Jessica Horton
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jessica Horton
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Dr. Andrew Jackson is board certified in veterinary surgery.
Andrew Jackson
DVM, DACVS
Surgery
Andrew Jackson
DVM, DACVS
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Andrew Jackson is active in the veterinary community, often speaking at veterinary conferences and meetings and having served on several committees for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Michigan Veterinary Specialists, Southfield
  • Clerkship, Surgery/Emergency, Michigan Veterinary Specialists, Southfield
  • Internship, Sacramento Animal Medical Group, CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Atlantic Veterinary College of the University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Colorado Bachelor of Arts, University of Denver
Dr. Jackson’s hobbies include skiing, music and reading. He enjoys spending time with his family and many pets.
Dr. Tony Jarchow is board certified in veterinary internal medicine. He is holding a small dog.
Tony Jarchow
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Tony Jarchow
DVM, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Tony Jarchow's specific clinical interests include gastrointestinal, neurologic and endocrine diseases.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Northfield IL
  • Clinical Rotation, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, University of St Thomas, St. Paul MN
Dr. Jarchow enjoys running, playing and watching sports, live music and movies. His dogs are Mac, Cheese and Pickle, and his cat is Olive.
Dr. Alexandra Kalamaras is a veterinarian in our surgery service.
Alexandra Kalamaras
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Alexandra Kalamaras
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alexandra Kalamaras enjoys all aspects of small animal surgery, from fixing fractures to helping dogs with cranial cruciate ligament rupture to emergency gastrointestinal surgery. She takes pride in being able to help in overall patient comfort from a surgical aspect.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Master of Science, Comparative and Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Clinical Rotation, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of California, Davis
Dr. Kalamaras enjoys outdoor festivals, live music, boating, hiking, cycling, skiing and finding new places for brunch.
Dr. Megan MacLellan is board certified in veterinary radiology. She is sitting between two large dogs.
Megan MacLellan
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Megan MacLellan
DVM, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Of course, Dr. Megan MacLellan loves radiographs and ultrasounds, but her favorite diagnostic imaging studies include computed tomography (CT scan) of the abdomen and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the brain.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada
Dr. MacLellan competes in strength and conditioning competitions. Winston is her black-and-white terrier-pointer mix, and Charlie is her pitbull-boxer mix.
Dr. Allison Mazepa is board certified in veterinary internal medicine. She is with a large black dog.
Allison Mazepa
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Allison Mazepa
DVM, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Allison Mazepa enjoys working through complex diseases involving multiple organ systems. Her specific areas of interest include gastrointestinal/liver disease as well as hematologic disorders and immune-mediated diseases. She considers minimally invasive procedures, such as endoscopy, not only exciting to perform because they are less stressful to the pet, but also excellent sources of diagnostic information for the owners.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, Northwestern University, Evanston IL
Dr. Mazepa is content spending time at home with her husband and three children. She also likes to run and watch the Twins play baseball. The family has a greyhound named Forrest and three cats, Ginger, Milo and Linus.
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Grace Meyer
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Grace Meyer
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Grace Meyer's particular clinical interests include cardiovascular disorders, metabolic/endocrine emergencies and trauma.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, Denver CO
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Minnesota, Morris
Dr. Meyer enjoys running, riding/showing American saddlebred horses and cross-country skiing. Her family includes her husband, son, golden retriever Aspen, ragdoll cats Beaker and Bunsen, American saddlebred horse Buzz, and two guinea pigs.
Dr. Kate Michaelis is a veterinarian in our emergency medicine training program for clinicians.
Kate Michaelis
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kate Michaelis
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kate Michaelis is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians. Her particular clinical interests include trauma, wound management and soft tissue surgery.
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Michaelis enjoys hiking, live music and spending time with her husband and two dogs, husky Alyeska, and Labrador Bear.
Dr. Hillary Mikulak is a rotating intern
Hillary Mikulak
DVM
Hillary Mikulak
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Hillary Mikulak is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She has more than 10 years of experience as a veterinary technician in emergency medicine. As a doctor, she is most interested in cardiology, specifically interventional procedures.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, King's College, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Dr. Mikulak enjoys gardening, cooking and traveling with her fiancé and two dogs, Gretta and Gus.
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Kayla Moore
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kayla Moore
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kayla Moore’s clinical interests include ophthalmology and neurology cases, and complicated medicine cases like immune-mediated hemolytic anemia or diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Aurora Specialty Hospital, IL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
Dr. Moore has two cats, Hermione and Ginny.
Dr. Alyssa Mourning is board certified in small animal internal medicine. She is hugging a large tan and black dog.
Alyssa Mourning
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Alyssa Mourning
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alyssa Mourning enjoys all aspects of internal medicine.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Arts, Luther College
Dr. Mourning spends most of her time with family and friends including her husband, sons, five cats and a briard. Dr. Mourning’s other hobbies include reading, spending time outdoors, and watching professional Minnesota sports.
Dr. Jen Myers is a veterinarian in our internal medicine service. She is hugging a large black dog.
Jenifer Myers
DVM
Internal Medicine
Jenifer Myers
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Before joining BluePearl, Dr. Jenifer Myers was a clinical instructor at the University of Minnesota, where she received the Clinical Teaching Award and prestigious Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award.
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Myers’ family includes a black lab named Dixon, a cat named Dante, and a dressage horse named Twister.
Dr. Lisa Powell is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine. She is holding a small tan dog.
Lisa Powell
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Lisa Powell
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Lisa Powell came to BluePearl with 15 years of experience as an intensive care unit director and professor at the University of Minnesota. A consummate educator and prolific writer, she has held editorial positions with the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and Clinician’s Brief. She has worked with the St. Paul police and fire departments and in 2011 was awarded the Minnesota Public Safety Service Award of Merit for going above and beyond to help save the life of a police K-9 who was stabbed in a robbery attempt. Dr. Powell’s clinical interests include treatment of septic, critically ill patients and respiratory disease, especially conditions requiring mechanical ventilation. Some of her favorite cases to treat are trauma and toxicities because of the number of successful outcomes.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
Dr. Powell’s favorite pastimes include exercising, biking, swimming, hiking and traveling, especially to a beach. Her furry family includes an orange tabby, a black kitty, a lab, a hound mix and a Pomeranian.
Dr. Joseph Rogers is a resident in our surgical service
Joseph Rogers
DVM
Surgery
Joseph Rogers
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Joseph Rogers is a resident in our surgical service. His interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, wound management and oncology.
  • Internship, Veterinary Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Eden Prairie, MN
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, North Hills PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Alfred University, NY
Dr. Rogers enjoys competitive swimming, baking, cooking and he is a novice motorcyclist. He lives with his energetic husky mix, Lizzy.
Dr. Mallory Salcedo is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine. She is holding two pugs on her lap.
Mallory Salcedo
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Mallory Salcedo
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Mallory Salcedo is particularly interested in shock and resuscitation including microcirculatory monitoring, SIRS/sepsis, respiratory failure and mechanical ventilation.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego, CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, California Polytechnic University, Pomona
Dr. Salcedo’s favorite pastimes include riding horses, spending time in the garden and yard, painting, and visiting family in California. Jezebel and Tonka are her two pugs, and Mushu is her Himalayan cat.
Dr. Sean Zeichner is a veterinarian in our internal medicine service. He is hugging a large black dog.
Sean Teichner
DVM
Internal Medicine
Sean Teichner
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sean Teichner has special interests in kidney, nasal and gastrointestinal disease in both dogs and cats, as well as abdominal ultrasonography and endoscopic procedures such as gastroduodenoscopy, cystoscopy and rhinoscopy.
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Southfield MI
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan Veterinary Specialists, Southfield
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
Dr. Teichner wrestles with his furry family at home, consisting of black lab Abby, chocolate lab mix Rogue, and an always mischievous cat, Lt. Fuzz. He loves playing racquetball, rock climbing, biking, skiing and cooking.
Dr. Nicole Trumble is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. She is hugging a large gray and white dog.
Nicole Trumble
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Nicole Trumble
DVM, DACVO
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Prior to joining BluePearl, Dr. Nicole Scotty Trumble was an assistant professor of comparative ophthalmology at the University of Minnesota. She has authored numerous scientific articles and presentations in the field of veterinary ophthalmology.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Comparative Ophthalmology, Florida Veterinary Specialists, Tampa and the University of Florida, Gainesville Ophthalmology Research
  • Fellowship, University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, Gainesville
  • Internship, University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
Outside of work Dr. Trumble enjoys family time with her husband, two sons and a cat. Some of her favorite hobbies include cooking, finding great restaurants and great children’s books, biking, cross-country skiing, and music.
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Daniel Wingert
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Daniel Wingert
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Daniel Wingert enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
Dr. Christina Wolf is board certified in veterinary neurology. She is holding a small dog.
Christina Wolf
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Christina Wolf
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Christina Wolf's professional interests are wide-ranging and include spinal surgery hemilaminectomies, ventral slots, and spinal tumor resection and epilepsy.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Veterinary Neurology/Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Rotating Small Animal Internship, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Dr. Wolf and her husband are avid hikers and have extensively explored the trails of the Smokey Mountains. She also enjoys cycling, running, reading, and curling up with her beagle-mix, Gerty.
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Rick Yantes
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Rick Yantes
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Experienced in all aspects of emergency medicine, Dr. Rick Yantes particularly enjoys endoscopic procedures.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Science, St. Cloud State University, MN
Dr. Yantes enjoys paddle boarding. He has two turtles and two cats.
Dr. Jeff Yu is board certified in small animal surgery. He is hugging a large dog.
Jeff Yu
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Jeff Yu
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr.Jeff Yu enjoys all aspects of small animal surgery. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Veterinary Orthopedic Society, and American Zoo and Aquarium Association.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, VCA AllCare, Fountain Valley CA
  • Internship, Surgery, VCA Veterinary Specialists of Northern Colorado, Loveland
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dr. Yu enjoys spending time with his wife, sons, horses, dog, two cats and fish in his saltwater aquariums. He can frequently be found fishing, camping, hiking and white water rafting.

Technicians (VTS)

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Jessica Towley
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Jessica Towley
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
The opportunity to use her skills in a wide variety of cases, and the knowledge she gains, drives Jessica every day. She’s passionate about toxicity cases, leadership and nursing care. Jessica volunteers as a Girl Scouts co-leader, and at home she has Zeke, a one-eyed Pekingese; Lefti, her three-legged cat; and gets eggs from her 14 hens.