Our Veterinarians

Ruzena Pack
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Ruzena Pack
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Ruzena Pack was a certified veterinary technician before vet school. She finds it particularly rewarding to treat cases of gastrointestinal foreign bodies and is continually amazed at what dogs and cats will eat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Franklin TN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs
  • Associate of Science, Veterinary Technology, Northwestern Connecticut Community College, Winsted
Married to a firefighter/EMT, Dr. Pack and her husband enjoy live music, hiking, kayaking, cooking and bass fishing together. Hockey season brings household tension; she’s a fan of the Nashville Predators, but he loves the Redwings. The couple has two dogs, Chihuahua Vince and Rottweiler mix Sadie.
Shannon Stephenson
MVB
Emergency Medicine
Shannon Stephenson
MVB
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Shannon Stephenson’s particular clinical interests include metabolic emergencies, renal disease and toxin ingestions.
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, REACH Veterinary Specialists, Asheville NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University College of Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor of Science, Equine Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Arts, History, University of Arizona, Tempe
A self-proclaimed foodie, Dr. Stephenson also enjoys Crossfit, traveling, hiking, kayaking and attending concerts. She shares her home with her cat Bruce.
Gulmakai Telwar
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Gulmakai Telwar
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Gulmakai Telwar enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine but especially enjoys C-sections, exploratory surgeries and wound treatment.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dr. Telwar loves trying new things and traveling. Her bird is a blue crown conure named Murphy.