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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Rachel Adams is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is sitting next to a large, long-haired dog.
Rachel Adams
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Rachel Adams
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rachel Walters Adams' particular clinical interests include surgical emergencies and polytrauma.
  • Fellowship, Small Animal Surgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Metropolitan Veterinary Emergency and Referral Hospital, Akron, OH
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Adrian College, MI
Dr. Adams loves to play and watch ice hockey, especially the Pittsburgh Penguins. Other favorite pastimes include snowboarding, soccer and running. Her family includes her husband, son, and two dogs: Shetland sheep dog Reese, and Catahoula mix Trafford.
Dr. Nikita Ahuja is an intern in our surgical service.
Nikita Ahuja
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Nikita Ahuja
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Nikita Ahuja is most interested in working with exotics and endangered species and even has experience working with rhinos and lions in Africa.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus, NJ
  • Clinical Rotation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Dr. Ahuja is also a fitness and dance instructor and loves going to the gym, hiking and spending time at the beach in her free time. She is hoping to adopt a dog soon!
Dr. Jonathan Anderson is board certified in small animal surgery. Here he is with a blond Labrador retriever.
Jonathan Anderson
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Jonathan Anderson
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jonathan Anderson considers challenging surgical cases to be the most rewarding, but particularly enjoys complicated fractures, other orthopedic injuries, polytrauma, minimally invasive thoracoscopic surgeries and thoracic tumor removals.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Surgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg
Dr. Anderson enjoys skiing, both water and snow, home renovations, and restoring/using early to mid-century American-manufactured woodworking machinery. He and his wife have three rescued dogs: yellow lab Bosun, golden retriever mix Cal Naughton, Jr., Jr., and Newfoundland Rookie.
Dr. Larry Bagley is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. He is sitting with his beagle.
Lawrence Bagley
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Lawrence Bagley
DVM, DACVO
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
A veteran in the veterinary ophthalmology field, Dr. Lawrence Bagley started and owned his own practice in Pittsburgh for 20 years before joining BluePearl. His special interests include cataract surgery with lens implantation, corneal disease and eyelid disorders.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Eye Clinic for Animals, Garden Grove, CA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Mesa Veterinary Hospital, AZ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Married with three children, Dr. Bagley volunteers with youth organizations, his church and with his children’s schools. He coaches his sons’ baseball teams, plays on softball/basketball teams and cheers on all the Pittsburgh professional teams. The family has two beagles, Gimme and Tucker.
Dr. Shari is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Shari Brown
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Shari Brown
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Shari Brown particularly enjoys treating dental and dermatology cases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Arboretum View Animal Hospital, Downers Grove IL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Albion College, MI
Dr. Brown’s favorite pastimes include reading and traveling. She is married with three daughters and two cats, Cody and Flower.
Dr. Kelsey Casey is a veterinarian in our critical care service. She is sitting with a golden retriever in her lap.
Kelsey Casey
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Kelsey Casey
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Within the critical care field, Dr. Kelsey Casey particularly enjoys treating respiratory disease, polytrauma, sepsis, blood dyscrasias and Addison's disease.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency and Critical Care, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Internship, Emergency and Critical Care, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Clinical Rotation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Colby College, Waterville, ME
Dr. Casey and her husband have one daughter and a house full of pets: golden retriever Louie, Portuguese water dog Splash, coconut retriever Dee and tuxedo cat Jax.
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Rebecca Chesne
MVB
Surgery
Rebecca Chesne
MVB
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rebecca Chesne is a resident in our surgical service. She likes the variety of cases presented and specifically enjoys soft tissue surgery, wound management and emergency surgeries.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA California Veterinary Specialists, Murrieta
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Chapman University, Orange, CA
Outside of work, Dr. Chesne’s pastimes include horseback riding, cooking and spending time with her friends, family and pets. She has a white standard poodle named London.
Dr. Hope Chisnell is board certified in small animal surgery. She is hugging a large brown dog.
Hope Chisnell
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Hope Chisnell
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Hope Chisnell's particular clinical interests include trauma surgery and wound management/reconstruction.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, College of Wooster, Wooster OH
Dr. Chisnell likes to stay active with fitness classes, running, lifting weights, water activities and cycling. Her pets include mixed breed dog Pucky, bulldog mix Baloo, and three cats, Kinta, Daku and Loki.
Dr. Devin Cunningham is a resident in our surgery service. He is hugging his brown dog named Hodor.
Devin Cunningham
DVM
Surgery
Devin Cunningham
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Devin Cunningham is an resident in our surgery service. His particular interests include complex fractures, wound management and skin reconstruction.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, North Hills PA
  • Internship, Soft Tissue Research, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Oradell Animal Hospital, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
An avid outdoorsman, Dr. Cunningham enjoys hunting, fishing, surfing and snowboarding. He has a three-legged mixed breed dog named Hodor and a cat named Thor.
Dr. Elizabeth Daugherty is an intern
Elizabeth Daugherty
DVM, MPH
Surgery
Elizabeth Daugherty
DVM, MPH
BluePearl Veterinarian
Specialty Intern
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Elizabeth Daugherty is an intern in our surgical service. She is interested in wildlife medicine and rehabilitation, and finds fracture repairs and wound management the most gratifying to perform.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Master of Public Health, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • cBachelor of Science, Biology, University of Missouri, Columbia
Dr. Daugherty enjoys painting, hiking and spending time with her greyhound.
Dr. Maria Davila is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Maria Davila
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Maria Davila
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Maria Davila enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Clinical Rotation, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Technology, University of Puerto Rico
Dr. Christine DePompeo is a doctor in our surgery service.
Christine DePompeo
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Christine DePompeo
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Christine DePompeo’s particular clinical interests include angular limb deformities, fracture management, minimally invasive surgery and laser ablation of ectopic ureters.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Master of Science, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, West Vet Emergency and Specialty Center, Boise ID
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Bioengineering (biomechanics), Syracuse University, NY
Some of Dr. DePompeo’s favorite pastimes include rock climbing, distance running, rowing and sporting events, especially Phillies, Flyers and Eagles. She has a German shorthaired pointer named Jeri Lynn and two cats, Leonidas and Fishy.
Dr. Walter Detwiler is a veterinarian in our radiology service. He is sitting next to an Australian shepherd.
Walter Detwiler
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Walter Detwiler
DVM, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Walter Detwiler particularly enjoys ultrasounds and computer tomography, especially with the ability to use 3D printers to convert CT images into teaching tools for clients.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Diagnostic Imaging, Medvet, Cincinnati OH
  • Internship, Diagnostic Imaging, Medvet, Cincinnati OH
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
An avid outdoorsmen, Dr. Detwiler enjoys hunting and fishing. He's married to a veterinary dermatologist, and the family includes mixed breed dog Kirra, Australian shepherd Lily, miniature Australian shepherd Roxy, ball python Hurley, bearded dragon Crush, and leopard tortoise Erie.
Illustration of a silhouette of a figure with a stethoscope draped around their neck.
Michael Doornink
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Michael Doornink
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Prior to joining us, Dr. Michael Doornink was a clinical instructor at Auburn University. Trained in soft tissue, oncologic and orthopedic surgery, he is particularly interested in minimally invasive orthopedic procedures and oncologic reconstruction. He also has a special interest in the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of antimicrobials and has lectured on antimicrobial use and orthopedics.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Auburn University, AL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Bachelor of Science, Buena Vista University, Storm Lake IA
Dr. Doornink enjoys fishing, conservation land management and hobby farming. Married to another veterinarian, their family includes yellow lab Samford T. Coates, and feline brothers CBSB and Weagle C. Newton.
Dr. Samuel Durkan is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Samuel Durkan
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Samuel Durkan
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sam Durkan’s particular clinical interests include trauma, emergency surgery, sepsis, coagulation, endocrine emergencies and mechanical ventilation.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Rochester Veterinary Specialists, NY
  • Clinical Rotation, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
Away from the hospital, Dr. Durkan enjoys hiking, biking, water sports, yoga and is an avid motorcyclist. He and his wife have two children and two dogs.
Dr. Todd Erfourth is board certified in veterinary oncology. He has a tabby cat on his lap.
Todd Erfourth
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Todd Erfourth
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Todd Erfourth likes how rapidly the oncology field is evolving especially with the increasing availability of immunologic and molecular targeted therapies. He finds treating lymphoma cases particularly gratifying.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Michigan State University, East Lansing Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Charlotte Veterinary Specialists, NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Chemistry, Albion College, MI
Dr. Erfourth’s favorite pastimes include golf, going to the movies, running and travel. He and his wife have a boxer mix named Bentley and two cats, Moses and Cringer.
Dr. Michael Finn is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. He is with a large tan and white dog.
Michael Finn
DVM, MS, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Michael Finn
DVM, MS, DACVO
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Prior to joining BluePearl, Dr. Michael Finn was a clinical assistant professor at Oklahoma State University. His particular clinical interests include cataract surgery and corneal surgery. Dr. Finn volunteers his expertise with the annual free service dog eye exams, sponsored by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Master of Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Notre Dame, IN
Illustration of a silhouette of a figure with a stethoscope draped around their neck.
Gerald Frye
VMD
Diagnostic Imaging
Gerald Frye
VMD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Frye has worked exclusively with MRI/CT imaging for over ten years. His clinical interests include MRI of the brain for strokes and tumors, abdominal CTs, and anesthesia for the critical patient, especially those with brain tumors.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Gannon University, Erie PA
Dr. Frye is a NCAA licensed football official and is the replay communicator for the Missouri Valley Football Conference. He is the father of four daughters and has two sphynx cats named Alopecia (Pecia) and Minoxidil (Moxi).
Dr. Michelle Fulks is a board certified emergency and critical care specialist at BluePearl Pet Hospital - PVSEC in North Hills, Pittsburgh, PA.
Michelle Fulks
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Michelle Fulks
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Experienced in all aspects of emergency and critical care medicine, Dr. Michelle Fulks is particularly interested in transfusion medicine and coagulopathies, or conditions in which the blood’s ability to clot is impaired.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Cape Cod Veterinary Specialists, Buzzards Bay, MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson
Dr. Fulks enjoys cooking, hosting dinner parties and exploring the outdoors. She has a dog and cat.
Dr. Melissa Gettinger is a veterinarian in our internal medicine service.
Melissa Gettinger
DVM
Internal Medicine
Melissa Gettinger
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Melissa Gettinger finds gratifying the human-animal bond and its role in the diagnosis, treatment and management of the chronic diseases so often seen in internal medicine. Her particular clinical interests include immune-mediated blood conditions, lower urinary tract disease and kidney diseases. She also enjoys performing minimally invasive procedures.
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Saint Vincent College, Latrobe PA
A Pittsburgh native, Dr. Gettinger likes watching hockey, cooking and DIY home renovations. She has a dog Finnegan and two cats, Stella and Archie.
Dr. Jocelyn Gilmore is a small animal medicine & surgery intern
Jocelyn Gilmore
DVM
Jocelyn Gilmore
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jocelyn Gilmore is a small animal medicine & surgery intern with a passion for emergency and critical care. She finds critical cases, polytraumas and urethral obstructions the most gratifying to treat. She relies on strong communication and education to help clients make the best decision for their pet.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Gilmore enjoys reading, geocaching, kayaking and crocheting. She also enjoys spending time with her golden retriever, Willow, and her five cats: Wallace, Winston, Wednesday, Betty and Charlie.
Dr. Kara Gornik is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. She is in the snow with her tan and white dog.
Kara Gornik
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Kara Gornik
DVM, DACVO
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kara Gornik's particular clinical interests include golden retriever pigmentary uveitis, the genetics related to ocular conditions, and inherited retinal conditions.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Fellowship, Comparative Ophthalmology, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Some of Dr. Gornik’s favorite pastimes include camping, traveling and hiking with her two dogs, Brie and Rascal. She also has a cat name Nacho.
Dr. Daniel Gruber is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Daniel Gruber
VMD
Daniel Gruber
VMD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Daniel Gruber is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. He is most interested in surgery and critical care.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
Dr. Gruber enjoys inline speed skating, cycling, spending time with his family and wrangling his three large dogs.
Dr. Erin Johnson is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians.
Erin Johnson
MBA, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Erin Johnson
MBA, DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Erin Johnson is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians. She is passionate about delivering excellent client service, communication and fostering the human-animal bond. Her interests include avian and exotic animal species.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Master of Business Administration, California University of Pennsylvania
  • Bachelor of Science, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, West Virginia University, Morgantown
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Nutritional Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Dr. Johnson and her husband share their home with Australian shepherds Cinder and Tali, cat Troy and bearded dragons Biggie and Tupac. In her free time, she enjoys reading, weightlifting, traveling, red wine, anything outdoors and Harry Potter.
Dr. Joey Kallem is an emergency medicine veterinarian. She is holding a pug dog in her arms.
Joey Kallem
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Joey Kallem
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
After working in primary care and emergency medicine in Chicago for 12 years, Dr. Joey Kallem joined us in Pittsburgh where she loves complicated medical emergencies. She also has a special interest in exotic animal medicine.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
Married with two boys, Dr. Kallem is a black belt in karate and Tae Kwon Do. She also loves to read, paddle board and ride her horse Rudy. The family has two dogs, three cats, one lizard, two birds, one fish and a rat living in the house with them.
Dr. Rachel Keller Vaughan is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. She is sitting next to a large gray dog.
Rachel Keller Vaughan
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Rachel Keller Vaughan
DVM, DACVO
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rachel Keller Vaughan finds the field of ophthalmology appealing because it combines medicine cases with surgical cases, allowing her to practice a variety of medicine. She also likes the variety of species she is able to see and treat as an ophthalmologist. Volunteering within her field is important to her, and she has served as both a committee member and board member on the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ACVO) Vision for Animals Foundation. She is also a consultant with the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium and participates in the ACVO annual free Service Dog Eye Exam Event. Particular clinical interests include immune-mediated disease cases, such as uveitis and retinal detachments, and eyelid, corneal and cataract surgeries. Her research interests include sudden acquired retinal degeneration syndrome and equine ophthalmology, both of which resulted in publications and teaching opportunities.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Auburn University, AL Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson
Dr. Keller Vaughan is active in local civic and school organizations. She and her husband, who is also a veterinarian, have a son who loves baseball and cats. The family spends time together hiking, camping, traveling and reviving their older home. Shorty, who is short, and Willie, who has one eye, are the family dogs. Joe Patti, the household "boss" cat comes from Pensacola, Florida where he was rescued outside of Joe Patti's fish market as a kitten. Winnie, is their older diabetic cat, and Chibi (Japanese for Pipsqueak), is their newest cat who received a life- saving transfusion from the generous blood bank donors at PVSEC.
Dr. Michael Kraun is board certified in small animal surgery. He is holding two small dogs on his lap.
Michael Kraun
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Michael Kraun
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Michael Kraun’s clinical interests include general soft tissue and reconstructive surgery, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) for treatment of cranial cruciate ligament disease, less invasive fracture repair, spinal decompressive surgery, and procedural innovation/modification. He is also passionate about teaching, pain management, and issues pertaining to patient safety.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens
Dr. Kraun enjoys playing sports, especially hockey. An avid college football fan, he is a proud Georgia Bulldog. He loves the outdoors, especially being on the water, and likes to incorporate music into his life whenever possible. He has two cats, Metzy and Cali, and two dachshund-mix brothers, Milo and Graham.
Dr. Li Lange is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Li Lange
VMD
Li Lange
VMD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Li Lange is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She has experience working in high-volume emergency rooms, and she is particularly interested in critical cases that require immediate stabilization such as treating severe electrolyte and acid-base derangements and polytraumas.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science and Technology, University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown
Dr. Lange enjoys hiking, photography, weightlifting, anime and Harry Potter. She has two fluffy brindle dogs, Kodiak and Delta, and Noodles, the grumpy cat who runs the house.
Dr. Edward MacKillop is board certified in veterinary neurology. He is holding a dog in his arms.
Edward MacKillop
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Edward MacKillop
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
At North Carolina State University (NCSU), Dr. Edward MacKillop was awarded the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Resident Research Award for his project on the incidence of urinary tract infection in dogs after surgery for intervertebral disk disease. He was the cofounder of the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine Clinical Research, Education, And Treatment of Encephalitis (CREATE) Fund, which is intended to provide financial assistance for the diagnosis and treatment of inflammatory central nervous system disease in dogs and cats along with supporting small clinically-based research projects. A prolific writer, he has been published numerous times and is a reviewer for a number of professional journals. Dr. MacKillop is particularly interested in malformations of the central nervous system and axial skeleton.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology & Neurosurgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Dr. MacKillop and his wife have three daughters. Their pets include an English bulldog Tulip, calico cat Peach, and momma and baby cat, Mochi and Tsubu. One of Dr. MacKillop’s favorite pastimes is collecting console video games.
Dr. Meredith Maczuzak is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Meredith Maczuzak
DVM
Critical Care
Meredith Maczuzak
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Meredith Maczuzak's clinical interests include polytrauma, parvoviral infections and acute abdominal syndrome.
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Southpaws Veterinary Specialists & Emergency Center, Fairfax VA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
  • Bachelor of Science, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Dr. Maczuzak has a black cat she calls Dr. Tipper Bruce, PhD, an expert in seasonal conifers and décor. Her great Dane is Sir Lloyd Von Maczuzak.
Dr. Kayleigh McCormick is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Kayleigh McCormick
VMD
Emergency Medicine
Kayleigh McCormick
VMD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Passionate about emergency medicine, Dr. Kayleigh McCormick's clinical interests include gastric dilatation volvulus, abscesses and urethral obstructions.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery Emergency Pet Center, Arizona
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Toxicology and Veterinary & Biomedical Science, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
An avid reader, Dr. McCormick enjoys most genres. She also loves being in the water and is happy that she can swim year-round in Arizona. She grew up with a beloved Welsh terrier named Lucky.
Dr. Shaina Mooshian is a veterinarian in our critical care service.
Shaina Mooshian
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Shaina Mooshian
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Shaina Mooshian particularly enjoys transfusion medicine, mechanical ventilation, and treating sepsis and traumatic brain injuries.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Clinical Rotation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA
Dr. Mooshian loves to sing, and enjoys traveling, cooking and gardening. Her pets include dogs Ripley, Eros and Apollo; cats Khaos and Raja; and rats Odin, Ramses, Maui and Loki.
Dr. Isabel Moran is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She has her arms around a black dog wearing a bow tie.
Isabel Moran
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Isabel Moran
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Isabel Moran is most interested in critical cases that present with an oncology focus.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl PVSEC, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Clinical Rotation, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro
Dr. Moran enjoys cooking, reading and exploring the outdoors with her Labrador, Tar.
Dr. Valentina Moshnikova is a clinician in our diagnostic imaging service.
Valentina Moshnikova
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Valentina Moshnikova
DVM, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Valentina Moshnikova finds abdominal ultrasounds, CT angiography and CT excretory urography the most gratifying to perform.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Diagnostic Imaging, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Charlotte, NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA
Dr. Moshnikova enjoys hiking, drawing, resin epoxy crafts and indoor rock climbing. She and her husband own one lovely cat who has the voice of three.
Dr. Felicia Napolillo is a small animal medicine & surgery intern
Felicia Napolillo
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Felicia Napolillo
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Felicia Napolillo’s special interests include internal medicine and critical care. She is very passionate about client communication and values the relationships she builds with clients and their pets.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Townson University, MD
Dr. Napolillo enjoys birding, baking, live music, movies and theatre. She enjoys spending time with her fiancé and her cat, Ellie.
Dr. Rebecca Newman is board certified in veterinary oncology. She is holding a tabby cat.
Rebecca Newman
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Rebecca Newman
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rebecca Newman worked as a researcher at the National Institute of Child Health and Development in Bethesda, Maryland before vet school. She chose the veterinary medical oncology field because it allowed her to combine her love of research and molecular biology with medicine. Extensively published, she has been invited to make presentations at numerous conferences and continuing education events.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Master of Science, Comparative Oncology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Molecular Biology, Colgate University, Hamilton NY
Dr. Newman has an active lifestyle and loves playing sports, like ice hockey and soccer, and running after her children. In her quieter time, she enjoys baking and gardening.
Dr. Corinna Palko is an intern in our surgery service.
Corinna Palko
DVM
Critical Care
Corinna Palko
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Corinna Palko is a resident in our emergency & critical care service. Her clinical interests include emergency surgeries, polytrauma, post-operative patient management and transfusion medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Virginia Veterinary Surgical Associates, Richmond
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Tampa FL
  • Clinical Rotation, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Gannon University, Erie PA
Dr. Palko enjoys playing basketball, working out and spending time with her two dogs, Pixie and Sven, who she adopted while in vet school in St. Kitts and Nevis.
Dr. Anthony Pardo is board certified in veterinary surgery. He is outside with a large black dog.
Anthony Pardo
MS, DVM, DACVS
Surgery
Anthony Pardo
MS, DVM, DACVS
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Anthony Pardo is especially interested in respiratory surgical conditions - tracheal collapse, laryngeal paralysis and in orthopedics - knee surgery, fractures and hip replacement.
He spent five years as an associate professor of surgery at the University of Tennessee and is currently an adjunct assistant professor with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. His current research interests include tracheal collapse in the toy breed dog; management of cranial cruciate ligament deficiency in the dog; canine hip replacement; and oncologic surgery.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Animal Medical Center, New York City
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis
  • Master of Science, Plant Physiology, University of California, Davis Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Brandeis University, Waltham MA
Dr. Pardo is on the executive board of Humane Animal Rescue, a local animal shelter in Pittsburg. Some of his favorite activities include fly fishing, bowling, bicycling and hiking. He is married and has three sons and three cats.
Dr. Jorge Pineiro is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Jorge Piñeiro Pagán
DVM
Jorge Piñeiro Pagán
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jorge Piñeiro Pagán is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. He is most interested in ophthalmology, specifically progressive retinal atrophy cases, and finds phacoemulsifications the most gratifying to perform.
  • Clinical Rotation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Piñeiro Pagán enjoys playing soccer and going to the beach. He adopted a puppy during his clinical year and name her Loux.
Dr. Pedro Rivera Puig is a veterinarian in our surgery service. He is holding a small dog.
Pedro Rivera Puig
DVM
Surgery
Pedro Rivera Puig
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Pedro Rivera Puig is a resident in our surgery service with an interest in thoracic and orthopedic surgery.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, North Hills PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, New York City
  • Clinical Rotation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
Born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dr. Rivera loves the beach and the ocean. One of his favorite hobbies is installing and maintaining salt water reef aquariums. He has an American bulldog mix named Belgium, and a long-haired Chihuahua named Demo.
Dr. Katrin Saile is board certified in small animal surgery. She is holding a small white dog.
Katrin Saile
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Katrin Saile
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Before joining our team, Dr. Saile worked as an assistant professor of companion animal surgery at Louisiana State University where she served as chief of the companion animal surgery service and program director for the small animal surgery residency program. She has lectured around the world, and has authored and coauthored numerous book chapters and scientific papers.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Master of Science, Biomedical Sciences, Auburn University, AL Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Auburn University, Auburn AL Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
One of Dr. Saile’s favorite pastimes is training for and competing in triathlons and running events. She also enjoys traveling and is an avid baker. Dr. Saile has three pets, terrier mix Gromit, suspiciously tall beagle Huck and a cat named The Kid.
Dr. Laura Scoda is a veterinarian in our neurology service. She is holding a wire-haired brown dog.
Laura Scoda
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Laura Scoda
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology & Neurosurgery
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Laura Scoda is an experienced clinician in our neurology department. Her medical interests include the treatment of inflammatory disease in critical patients, as well as any and all types of surgery.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Internship, Neurology, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Internship, Neurology, Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, Maitland, FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, West Islip, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology & Philosophy, University of Scranton, PA
Dr. Scoda likes exploring new cities, especially if she can find a new restaurant or brewery. While at home, she enjoys crocheting and spending time with her terrier mix, Primrose, and two orange cats, Sheldon and Elliot.
Illustration of a silhouette of a figure with a stethoscope draped around their neck.
Lisa Sepesy
MPH, VMD, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Lisa Sepesy
MPH, VMD, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
After her residency, Dr. Lisa Sepesy worked in academia at Ontario Veterinary College and Cornell University. Her particular clinical interests include endocrine and gastrointestinal diseases, and hepatic disorders.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Internship, Oncology, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Master of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA
  • Bachelor of Science, Allegheny College, Meadville PA
Dr. Sepesy returns to Ithaca, NY every year to participate in an annual fundraiser in which she swims across Cayuga Lake. Other interests include travel, hiking and birding. She has two golden retriever rescues, Snicker and Amber, and a Yorkie/Maltese mix named Little Bear-Bear.
Dr. Kate Stewart is a doctor in our emergency service.
Kate Stewart
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kate Stewart
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kate Stewart is a doctor in our emergency service. Conditions she especially enjoys treating include immune-mediated thrombocytopenia and anemia, transfusion medicine, seizure disorders and toxicities.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Metropolitan Veterinary Specialists, Louisville KY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Centre College, Danville KY
Dr. Stewart enjoys riding hunter/jumper horses and going to concerts. She has two dachshund mixes and two guinea pigs.
Dr. Danna Torre is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Danna Torre
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Danna Torre
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Danna Torre’s particular clinical interests include transfusion medicine and mechanical ventilation. She also finds it rewarding to treat coagulation disorders and immune-mediated diseases.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Tufts University, Medford MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Medford MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Binghampton University, NY
Dr. Torre enjoys exercise classes. She and her husband have two children and three brachycephalic (short-snouted) dogs.
Dr. Bridget Urie is board certified in veterinary oncology. She is outside holding onto her horse.
Bridget Urie
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Bridget Urie
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Bridget Urie’s particular clinical interests include hematopoietic malignancies, thyroid carcinoma, immune-mediated hematologic disorders, and palliative, hospice and end-of-life care.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Comparative Biosciences, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Residency, Clinical Oncology, The Ohio State University, Columbus Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Master of Science, Agriculture, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Auburn University, AL
Dr. Urie volunteers her time with local shelters and off-the-track thoroughbred rescue and rehoming organizations. She enjoys Auburn football, Pirates baseball, photography and just about anything outdoors. She and her husband, another veterinarian, have many pets: Googie, the lymphoma-surviving boxer; Samford T. Coats, the geriatric lab; cats Weagle C. Newton and CBSB; Shrimp, an off-the-track thoroughbred; and Fina, a retired, bay thoroughbred.
Dr. Madeline Vind is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Madeline Vind
MLAS, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Madeline Vind
MLAS, DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Madeline Vind’s past experience includes working for a cardiology research group managing anesthesia for animal patients. Her clinical interests include treating toxicities, coagulation disorders and urethral obstructions.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Referral Associates, Gaithersburg MD
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona CA
  • Master of Laboratory Animal Science, Drexel University, Philadelphia PA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Zoology, Miami University, Oxford OH
Dr. Vind loves to be outdoors and particularly enjoys hiking with her husband and Wirehaired Pointing Griffon, Emmylou. She also likes to ski, read and try new restaurants.
Dr. Christopher Warrington is board certified in veterinary radiology. He is holding a cat in his arms.
Christopher Warrington
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Christopher Warrington
DVM, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Skilled in all aspects of imaging, such as radiography, CT and MRI, Dr. Christopher Warrington especially enjoys performing diagnostic ultrasound studies, and finds it gratifying to either directly identify the primary cause for the patient's illness or lead the clinician to the diagnosis, via guided sampling of a lesion or recommendations for additional testing based on ultrasound findings.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, University of Minnesota, St Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Garden State Veterinary Specialists, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus Bachelor of Science, Zoology, Miami University, Oxford OH
Dr. Warrington spends his free time playing broomball at the local, regional and national levels. He also enjoys reading fantasy/science fiction and watching movies. He is married with two children, and a family cat, Ziggy.

Technicians (VTS)

Karen Becki is a certified/registered/licensed veterinary technician with specialty certification in Oncology
Karen Becki
CVT, VTS (Oncology)
Oncology
Karen Becki
CVT, VTS (Oncology)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Oncology)
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Karen is passionate about helping patients enjoy their lives to the fullest, and for helping families understand their pets’ illness and treatment in order to make the best decisions. She enjoys learning about rare forms of cancer, radiology and advanced imaging.
Jacqueline Dawson is a certified veterinary technician with specialty certification in emergency and critical care medicine. Here she is holding two black and white dogs.
Jacqueline Dawson
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Jacqueline Dawson
CVT, VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Jacqueline is passionate about both the science behind medicine and the nursing component, whether that is the comfort of a bed, attention to small details, or advocating for treatment changes based on the patient's needs and finding creative solutions that fit within the client’s budget. Her particular clinical interests include transfusion medicine, blood auto-immune disorders and mechanical ventilation.