Our Veterinarians

Dr. Suliman Al-Ghazlat is board certified in small animal internal medicine.
Suliman Al-Ghazlat
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Suliman Al-Ghazlat
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
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Dr. Suliman Al-Ghazlat’s expertise is often sought for the treatment of patients with immune-mediated diseases. His other clinical interests include ultrasonography, ultrasound-guided needle biopsy and minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. Prior to joining BluePearl, Dr. Al-Ghazlat was an assistant professor at the Jordan University of Science and Technology and a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
Dr. Al-Ghazlat spends time with his French bulldog, Hot Pocket, and his Siamese cat, Oren. He is an avid traveler and hiker.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowersox is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology.
Jeffrey Bowersox
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Jeffrey Bowersox
DVM, DACVO
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
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Dr. Jeffrey Bowersox is the medical director for our New Castle hospital. He enjoys the microsurgical aspect of ophthalmology. Some of his favorite procedures include cataract surgery, oculoplastic reconstruction and ocular surface and corneal reconstruction.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, The Eye Clinic for Animals, Scottsdale AZ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Center of Connecticut, West Hartford
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Molecular Genetics, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Bowersox has played ice hockey since he was six. Other favorite pastimes include hiking, motorcycle riding, reading, visiting Civil War battlefields, and international travel with his two children and his bilingual wife who grew up living in various countries in Latin America. The family has two dogs, Toffee and Truffles.
Dr. Natalie Campbell is certified in veterinary rehabilitation. She is sitting on the floor with three dogs.
Natalie Campbell
VMD, CCRP
Rehabilitation
Natalie Campbell
VMD, CCRP
Rehabilitation
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Dr. Natalie Campbell loves physical medicine and using her hands to treat patients. She particularly enjoys treating geriatric patients and helping them get back to activities they haven’t done for years.
  • Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Certified Osteoarthritis Case Manager, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, South Shore Animal Hospital, South Weymouth MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
Dr. Campbell enjoys yoga, gardening and reading. She has three kids, a Chihuahua named Wonky and a cat named Henry.
Dr. Alyson Frederick is a doctor in our surgery service. She is sitting with a large dog.
Alyson Frederick
DVM
Surgery
Alyson Frederick
DVM
Surgery
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Dr. Alyson Frederick’s clinical interests include emergency surgeries, surgical oncology and fracture repair. Her research involves evaluating prognosis and survival time for dogs with functional thyroid tumors that were surgically removed.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (BluePearl), PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, State College
Dr. Frederick has completed a number of marathons. She also enjoys kayaking, swimming, cycling, and attending Penn State football games.
Dr. Rachael Gaeta is board certified in veterinary oncology.
Rachael Gaeta
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Rachael Gaeta
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
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Dr. Rachael Gaeta enjoys clinical practice, teaching interns and nurses, and providing continuing education opportunities for our referral community. Her favorite part of clinical oncology is working with families to maintain the quality of life of their pets and helping them to find options that work within their means and comfort level. She has a particular interest in thyroid tumors and hematopoietic malignancies.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Oncology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Dr. Gaeta is an avid foodie and enjoys scrapbooking, gardening, and reading (especially books that start with a map). She and her husband have two sons and two cats, Boo and Door.
Dr. Dana Gale is a doctor in our emergency service. She is sitting with a mixed breed dog wearing a red scarf.
Dana Gale
DVM
Surgery
Dana Gale
DVM
Surgery
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Dr. Dana Gale particularly enjoys surgery involving the thorax, or chest region, to include mass removals, surgery to correct chylothorax, a condition in which fluid builds up in the chest cavity, and surgery to correct a heart defect called patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). She also likes airway surgeries such as those to correct laryngeal paralysis. Her orthopedic interests include regenerative medicine and minimally invasive arthroscopy to treat joint conditions, such as cranial cruciate ligament injuries (similar to ACL injuries in humans) and elbow dysplasia.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Las Vegas Veterinary Specialty Center, NV
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Friendship Hospital for Animals, Washington D.C.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Gale enjoys dressage and eventing horseback riding, and in her quieter times, reading. She and her husband like traveling and new restaurants. They have two dogs, Remi and Weezer, and cat Amadeus.
Dr. Brittany Gregory is a doctor in our emergency medicine service. She is holding a fluffy white dog in her arms.
Brittany Gregory
VMD, PhD
Emergency Medicine
Brittany Gregory
VMD, PhD
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Brittany Gregory’s father was a zoologist, so she grew up helping treat a variety of species. She has a particular interest in genetic disorders and disease pathology.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital, CO
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Gregory enjoys rock climbing, frisbee and hiking. Her pets include Puck, a Bichon mix, Turducken Cranberry, a terrier/dachshund mix, and cat Tripp.
Dr. Katherine Knight is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Katherine Knight
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Katherine Knight
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Katherine Knight enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine, especially working in a specialty medicine environment. She finds Addison's disease and pericardial effusion particularly gratifying to treat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, Rockville MD
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg VA
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
Dr. Knight’s favorite pastimes include cooking, baking and hiking. She has two cats, Sesame and Sophie, and a dog named Lexie.
Dr. Mike Miller is board certified in canine and feline practice. He works in our cardiology service.
Mike Miller
MS, VMD, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice)
Cardiology
Mike Miller
MS, VMD, DABVP (Canine & Feline Practice)
Board Certified Veterinary Practitioner (Canine & Feline Practice)
Cardiology
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  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine & Feline Practice)
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Science, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee
Dr. Lisa Murphy is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine. She is kneeling beside a black lab.
Lisa Murphy
MVB, DACVECC
Critical Care
Lisa Murphy
MVB, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
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Originally from Galway, Ireland, Dr. Lisa Murphy’s particular interests include cardiac emergencies, acute kidney injury and polytrauma.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Advanced Veterinary Care Center, Lawndale CA
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
Dr. Murphy has a black Labrador named Thumper.
Dr. Yael Porat-Mosenco is board certified in veterinary radiology.
Yael Porat-Mosenco
DVM, DACVR, DECVDI
Diagnostic Imaging
Yael Porat-Mosenco
DVM, DACVR, DECVDI
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
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Dr. Yael Porat-Mosenco enjoys all aspects of diagnostic imaging.
  • Diplomate, European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Diagnostic Imaging, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Utrecht University, the Netherlands
Dr. Scott Roberts is board certified in veterinary surgery.
Scott Roberts
VMD, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Scott Roberts
VMD, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
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Dr. Scott Roberts’ interests include both soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. He considers it a priority to educate general practitioners and colleagues on the newest advances in veterinary surgery.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Middlebury College, VT
Dr. Laura Roy-Eitner is a doctor in our emergency medicine service. She is holding a cat in her arms.
Laura Roy-Eitner
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Laura Roy-Eitner
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Laura Roy-Eitner is the intern coordinator and ER team lead. She especially enjoys treating trauma and endocrine emergencies, and managing patients in shock.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Oberlin College, OH
Dr. Roy-Eitner enjoys hiking with her dog, a pit bull named Fidget. She also has two litter-mate kittens named Chachi and Cha-Cha. One of her favorite pastimes is baking, but she admits to as many failures as successes.
Dr. Katie Slade is a doctor in our emergency medicine service. She is holding a gray cat in her arms.
Katie Slade
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Katie Slade
VMD
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Katie Slade’s particular clinical interests include fast-scan ultrasounds, foreign body endoscopy, and treating blocked cats and trauma cases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Emergency & Referral Group, Brooklyn NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs NY
Dr. Slade has a horse named DJ and two dogs, Suzie and Shiva.
Dr. Danika Sorensen is a doctor in our emergency medicine service. She is with a large red dog who has his paws on her shoulders.
Danika Sorensen
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Danika Sorensen
VMD
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Danika Sorensen’s professional interests include toxicology and emergency surgery.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem NC
Dr. Sorensen rides horses and sails. She also enjoys international travel and skiing. Her furry family member is handsome dog Raymond.
Dr. Laurie Sorrell-Raschi is board certified in veterinary anesthesia and analgesia. She is holding a cuddly white dog in her arms.
Laurie Sorrell-Raschi
DVM, DACVAA
Anesthesiology & Pain Management, Acupuncture
Laurie Sorrell-Raschi
DVM, DACVAA
Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Anesthesiology & Pain Management, Acupuncture
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As an anesthesiologist, Dr. Laurie Sorrell-Raschi offers both anesthetic care and pain management. With a wealth of experience in multiple pain management techniques, including therapeutics such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and opioids, she is also experienced in local anesthetic and analgesic techniques, such as epidurals, nerve blocks and regional blocks. Additionally, Dr. Sorrell-Raschi is trained in acupuncture, which can be a valuable aid for patients undergoing surgery, cancer treatment, and chronic pain management.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, Springfield MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist, State University of New York, Syracuse
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Sorrell enjoys gourmet baking, knitting, crocheting, playing the recorder and saxophone, and reading. She is married and has three daughters. The family’s pets include two Bernese mountain dogs, Lochlan and Zaphod, a pit bull/Corgi mix named Kaliope, and a shih tzu mix named Kevin.
Dr. KimMi Whitehead is board certified in veterinary critical care. She is kneeling beside two large, long-haired dogs.
KimMi Whitehead
VMD, DACVECC
Critical Care
KimMi Whitehead
VMD, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
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Dr. KimMi Whitehead’s particular interests include heat stroke, shock and trauma patients, endocrine emergencies and gastrointestinal dysmotility, a subject in which she is published.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Surgical Emergency Center, Los Angeles CA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Wellesley College, MA
Dr. Whitehead speaks, English, Korean and French, and also plays the cello. She and her husband have one daughter. Their family pets include two long-haired Sapsaree dogs, a breed native to Korea, named Penny Lane and Eleanor Rigby, and a cat named Sookie.
Dr. Connie Yeh is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. She is holding a gray cat in her arms.
Connie Yeh
VMD, MS, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Connie Yeh
VMD, MS, DACVO
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
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Dr. Connie Yeh’s particular clinical interests include blepharoplastic procedures, corneal disease, inherited retinal diseases and glaucoma.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Master of Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Residency, Comparative Ophthalmology, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Fellowship, Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Ophthalmology, Veterinary Specialty Center of Delaware, New Castle
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, New York University, NY
Dr. Yeh is fluent in both English and Madarin Chinese. She enjoys photography, traveling, trying new foods and wines, and watching University of Michigan football with her husband. Their family pet is a cat named Ted.

Technicians (VTS)

Natalie Herring is a licensed veterinary technician with additional board certification in ophthalmology. She is sitting next to a large tan and white dog.
Natalie Herring
LVT, VTS (Ophthalmology)
Ophthalmology
Natalie Herring
LVT, VTS (Ophthalmology)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Ophthalmology)
Ophthalmology
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Natalie enjoys the opportunity to work with a variety of pet species, in a field that was not a common specialty when she started. She is particularly interested cases in which systemic disease manifests in the eye.
Christine Jones is a licensed veterinary technician with additional board certification in veterinary ophthalmology. She is pictured with a large black dog looking over her shoulder.
Christine Jones
LVT, VTS (Ophthalmology)
Ophthalmology
Christine Jones
LVT, VTS (Ophthalmology)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Ophthalmology)
Ophthalmology
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Christine is interested in finding the connection between ocular illnesses and systemic ones, and fitting all of the pieces of the puzzle together to ensure the best care for patients. She enjoys spending time with her husband and son, and their lab mix Cole.
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Alanna Mallory
LVT, VTS (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Alanna Mallory
LVT, VTS (SAIM)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
Internal Medicine
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Alanna loves “basically everything” about the internal medicine field, especially autoimmune, endocrine and GI cases. She enjoys nursing patients back to health and educating both clients and other technicians. Married with one son, she’s a mom who enjoys home improvement. The family has a talkative cat named Simba.
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Lisa Michelle Smith
LVT, VTS (ECC), MS
Critical Care
Lisa Michelle Smith
LVT, VTS (ECC), MS
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
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Making a difference in critical situations and the nature of emergency care drives Lisa, as well as the variety of cases and advancing the knowledge of a veterinary technician’s role in the hospital. Some of her particular interests include trauma and wound management cases as well as assisting in surgery, anesthesia monitoring and caring for ICU patients.
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Liz Wildrick
LVT, NMT, VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Liz Wildrick
LVT, NMT, VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
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Liz feels the need to learn something new every day, and working in emergency and critical care medicine helps her do that. She enjoys caring for patients that require intense one-on-one nursing and using advanced imaging tools, like ultrasound, CT and MRI, to help with diagnosis and treatment.
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