Our Veterinarians

Christine Ashman
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Christine Ashman
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Christine Ashman particularly enjoys treating feline urinary obstructions, diabetic ketoacidosis, gastroenteritis and Addisonian cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Biology, University of Florida, Gainesville
Dr. Ashman’s favorite pastimes include billiards, working out and spending time with her husband and daughter. The family has a mixed breed dog, Star, and two cats, Othello and Seelie.
Dr. Catherine Bartholf is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Catherine Bartholf
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Catherine Bartholf
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Servicing Locations
Dr. Catherine Bartholf is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. Along with small animal companion animals, she enjoys treating exotics and zoo animals.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Dr. Bartholf’s favorite pastimes include traveling, working out, painting, and spending time outdoors with her dog Jake.
Andrew Ghatas
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Andrew Ghatas
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Servicing Locations
Eric Herman
DVM
Surgery
Eric Herman
DVM
Surgery
Servicing Locations
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, MedVet Medical and Cancer Centers for Pets, Worthington OH
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
Theresa Hess
DVM
Surgery
Theresa Hess
DVM
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Theresa Hess is particularly interested in soft tissue procedures, surgical oncology, reconstructive surgery and regenerative medicine, including platelet-rich plasma, and stem cell therapy. She also finds neurologic, airway and endocrine surgeries rewarding.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center, NV
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center, NV
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biochemistry & Biology, McDaniel College, Westminster MD
After playing four years of college basketball and making three NCAA tournament appearances, Dr. Hess still loves the sport. She also enjoys playing tennis, racquetball and volleyball, reading, hiking, water sports, and arts and crafts. Blake and Haley are her two Labrador retrievers.
Michael Khan
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Michael Khan
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Servicing Locations
Elizabeth Luria
MS, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Elizabeth Luria
MS, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Elizabeth Luria's favorite cases to treat include lacerations, crotalid (often referred to as pit viper) snake bites, toxicities and hemorrhagic gastroenteritis.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Master of Science, Analytical Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, University of Florida, Gainesville
Married, Dr. Luria and her husband, a human physician, like foreign travel, visiting national parks, hiking and horseback riding. Their pets include Rottweiler mix Clementine, Bernese mountain dog Rush, calico cat Squish, Bengal cat Toast, lionhead bunny Guiseppe and Bean the cat.
Carolyn McKune
DVM, DACVAA
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Carolyn McKune
DVM, DACVAA
Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
Dr. Carolyn McKune enjoys the art of pain management, as well as anesthesia. However, she is most passionate about teaching and training the veterinary community. She was a clinical assistant professor at the University of Florida and has provided instruction all over the world, to include Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Canada, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine in Israel, and Ross University in the West Indies.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Residency, Anesthesia & Critical Patient Care, University of California, Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Fisheries & Wildlife Management, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. McKune loves to read and travel, and her ideal vacation includes both. Married to another veterinarian, she admits that her life is a state of controlled chaos with their three children. The family has two cats, Midge and Malcolm, Grape the pug, terrier Lenny and a turtle named Xiagui.
Meriam Molstad
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Meriam Molstad
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
In addition to emergency medicine, Dr. Meriam Molstad has worked with large animals, cat hospitals, and a number of shelters.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Wisconsin, River Falls
Olivia Pittillo
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Olivia Pittillo
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Olivia Pittillo enjoys the fast pace of emergency medicine and particularly enjoys treating internal medicine and soft tissue surgery cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Berry College, Rome GA
Dr. Pittillo enjoys reading all types of books, traveling, biking and watching the Carolina Panthers. She has a German shepherd mix named Remmy who is obsessed with squeaky toys and tennis balls.
Bethany Sabatino
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Bethany Sabatino
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Bethany Sabatino has a particular passion for geriatric medicine, urology, hematology, infectious disease and endocrinology. She enjoys performing abdominal ultrasound, endoscopy, biopsies, and ultrasound-guided FNA/cytology, and has a special interest in minimally invasive urinary procedures, such as cystoscopic-assisted urethral bulking and placement of urethral stents.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Mississippi State University, Starkville
Dr. Sabatino volunteered for the Hurricane Katrina clean up and ran a half marathon for charity. She is a certified scuba diver and enjoys playing the piano. Her pets include Tony, a lab/pit bull mix, and cat Vinny.
Sarah Smith
CVMA, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Sarah Smith
CVMA, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sarah Smith’s particular clinical interests include toxicities, trauma, emergency surgery and pain management.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Southern California Veterinary Specialty Hospital, Irvine
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist, CVMA Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians
  • Bachelor of Science, Environmental Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Dr. Smith enjoys time outdoors with her husband, daughter and their dog.
Katrina Toshach
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Katrina Toshach
DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Katrina Toshach enjoys all aspects of internal medicine.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing