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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Merna Abdo is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She is hugging a black doodle.
Merna Abdo
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Merna Abdo
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Merna Abdo is certified in Fear Free handling and, in addition to emergency medicine, is interested in animal dentistry.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Sandy Springs, GA
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Broward College, Davie, FL
Dr. Abdo enjoys trying new restaurants, exploring the city, strolling on trails and spending time with her Goldendoodle named Oslo.
Illustration of a silhouette of a figure with a stethoscope draped around their neck.
Allison Cannon
DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Allison Cannon
DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Allison Cannon likes treating diseases in which medical therapy allows for a return to a normal quality of life, such as Addison’s disease, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and diabetes mellitus. She also finds it gratifying to provide solutions for more complex cases that require managing multiple diseases concurrently.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
Dr. Cannon loves horses and rides hunter and dressage. She and her husband have a number of pets: cats Luna, Eileen, Shitter and Gru; pit bull Dottie; rat terrier Stitch; and horses Zen, Phoebe, Rosemary and Candy.
Dr. Kevin Frame is Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Kevin Frame
BVSc, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Kevin Frame
BVSc, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kevin Frame is passionate about surgery. He is especially interested in orthopedics, including arthroscopy, cranial cruciate ligament disease, developmental conditions/angular limb deformities, and fracture repair. He also enjoys reconstructive surgery, surgical oncology and neurology.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, VCA Hollywood Animal Hospital, FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry & Anthropology, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Dr. Frame’s interests outside of work include travel, backpacking, snowboarding, live music, basketball and rugby. He has a ginger cat named Brooklyn and a dog named Juno.
Dr. Shreya Patel is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Shreya Patel
MVB
Emergency Medicine
Shreya Patel
MVB
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Shreya Patel finds toxicities, endocrine diseases like Addisonian crisis, lacerations and immune-mediated diseases the most gratifying to treat.
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Mississauga-Oakville Veterinary Emergency Hospital, Oakville, Ontario, Canada
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Patel’s family includes her husband, who is a farrier, and their pug, Kevin.
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Natalie Sastiel
MPH, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Natalie Sastiel
MPH, DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Natalie Sastiel is a dedicated emergency clinician with a passion for helping pets and their owners. Her clinical interests include laceration repair and unblocking cats.
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Palm Beach Veterinary Specialists, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Master of Public Health, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville
Dr. Sastiel enjoys gardening and growing her own food. She has three sons and two golden retrievers, Nala and Pumba.
Dr. Sagan Woolery is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Sagen Woolery
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Sagen Woolery
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sagen Woolery is the medical director of our Fort Lauderdale hospital. Her compassion for clients and their pets, diagnostic ability and surgical knowledge make her a well-rounded doctor.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State College, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Mississippi University for Women, Columbus
Dr. Woolery enjoys traveling, playing tennis, hiking, volunteering with international veterinary outreach programs and spending time with friends and family. She has two rescue Pomeranians named One-Eyed Winnie and Snaggle-Poof.