Our Veterinarians

Rachel Adams
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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.
Jonathan Anderson
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Jonathan Anderson
DVM, DACVS-SA
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.
Isla Arcaro
DVM, MS, DACVAA
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Isla Arcaro
DVM, MS, DACVAA
Board Certified in Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
Dr. Isla Arcaro enjoys challenging conditions, like sepsis, a life-threatening response to infection; pheochromocytoma adrenal gland tumors; and diaphragmatic hernias. Creating multi-modal pain management plans for patients with polytrauma or chronic pain is another special interest.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia & Analgesia
  • Residency, Anesthesia and Pain Management, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Internship, Anesthesia, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Aurora Hospital, IL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. Matthews University, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Dr. Arcaro enjoys traveling the world, kayaking and yoga. She has three cats, Quiz, Lefty and Potato.
Kelsey Arrufat
DVM
Surgery
Kelsey Arrufat
DVM
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kelsey Arrufat is a surgical resident. Her particular interests include soft tissue surgery, wound management and emergency surgical procedures.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology and Poultry Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Dr. Arrufat likes to stay active, cross training, weightlifting and spending time outdoors. She has two Chihuahuas, Chloe and Capone.
Lawrence Bagley
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Lawrence Bagley
DVM, DACVO
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, Mesa 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.
Kendra Bohn
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Kendra Bohn
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kendra Bohn’s particular clinical interests include neurosurgery, treatment of auto-immune diseases of the central nervous system, and brain tumors.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Internship, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Auburn University, AL Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology and Chemistry, Hiram College, OH
Dr. Bohn enjoys horseback riding, Japanese language and culture, hiking and reading. Her pets include horse Scarlett and Scarlett’s foal Talia, goldendoodle Fozzie, and cats Janaki, Adeline and Indigo.
Jennifer Bornkamp
MS, DVM, CVTP, CVA
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Jennifer Bornkamp
MS, DVM, CVTP, CVA
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jennifer Bornkamp chose anesthesiology because it brings physiology, pharmacology and patient care together. She is also certified in veterinary acupuncture and tui-na (acupressure & massage).
  • Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist, Chi Institute, Reddick FL
  • Certified Veterinary Tui-na Practitioner, Chi Institute, Reddick FL Residency, Anesthesiology & Pain Management, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Internship, Large Animal Medicine & Surgery, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Master of Science, Biotechnology, Kean University, Union NJ
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Delaware Valley College, Doylestown PA
Dr. Bornkamp enjoys hiking and kayaking. She has two dogs, Candice and Odie, and two cats, Mosquito and Moxa.
Katlyn Briel
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Katlyn Briel finds neurologic diseases and auto-immune diseases particularly rewarding to treat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Nashville Veterinary Specialists, TN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dr. Briel’s favorite pastimes include following her favorite sports teams, the Boston Red Sox and the Tennessee Volunteers, and traveling. She has a great Dane named Big Papi and a cat named Jacoby.
Shari Brown
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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.
Kelsey Casey
DVM
Critical Care
Kelsey Casey
DVM
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.
  • 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.
Hope Chisnell
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Hope Chisnell
DVM, DACVS-SA
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.
Brendan Cloonan
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Brendan Cloonan
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Brendan Cloonan’s clinical interests include polytrauma, head trauma, enucleations, laceration repair, toxicities and orthopedics.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine and 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, Mercyhurst College, Erie PA
Dr. Cloonan is a die-hard Steelers fan who enjoys golfing, hiking, kayaking and trying new restaurants and breweries. He and his wife, a general practice veterinarian, have two dogs, Bubba Gump and Ox.
Julie Compton
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Julie Compton
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Julie Compton finds perineal surgery, thoracic surgery and trauma cases particularly gratifying to treat.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal Master of Science, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins
Dr. Compton is a fast pitch softball coach and enjoys gardening and travel. She and her wife have three kids. The family pets include German shepherd Tisha, Doberman Luther, French bulldog Margeaux, and cats Black Betty and Rascal.
Devin Cunningham
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Devin Cunningham is particularly interested in small animal surgery.
  • 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
Maria Davila
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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. Kelly Deabold is a small animal medicine and surgery intern
Kelly Deabold
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Kelly Deabold is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She has a particular interest in physical rehabilitation for orthopedic and neurologic diseases, especially hydrotherapy and the underwater treadmill.
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, State University of New York, Buffalo
Dr. Deabold’s favorite pastimes include reading, putting together puzzles and baking. She has one cat.
Amy Dickinson
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Amy Dickinson
DVM, DACVECC
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Amy Dickinson was an instructor and staff clinician at the Royal Veterinary College in London then a clinical instructor at the University of Wisconsin. Her clinical interests include sepsis, ventilation therapy and coagulation disorders.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Tufts University, Medford MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, Medford MA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Tufts University, Medford MA
Dr. Dickinson enjoys swimming, running and traveling. She and her husband, also a veterinary criticalist, have two daughters, a cat named Mona, and an energetic Labrador named Harriet.
Michael Doornink
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Michael Doornink
DVM, DACVS-SA
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.
Todd Erfourth
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Todd Erfourth
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
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.
Michael Finn
DVM, MS, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Michael Finn
DVM, MS, DACVO
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, Notre Dame IN
Jennifer Finnerty
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Jennifer Finnerty is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. Her particular interests include feline medicine and anesthesia, with a focus on pain prevention and management.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, University of New Hampshire, Durham
With an interest in feline medicine, it’s no surprise that Dr. Finnerty has four cats, Carlisle, Nymphadora Tonks, Loki and Peony. She also enjoys being outside in nature.
Dr. Brooke Fourthman is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Brooke Fourthman
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Brooke Fourthman is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with an interest in minimally invasive and interventional procedures.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
Dr. Fourthman enjoys running and kickboxing. She has a dog named Bug.
Dr. Sarah Frandsen is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. She is sitting with her dog on her lap.
Sarah Frandsen
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Sarah Frandsen is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with interests in orthopedics and pain management.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Nevada, Reno
Originally from Las Vegas, Dr. Frandsen likes playing racquetball, fishing and watching football. She has a pit bull named Ryder and two cats, Potato and Hurricane.
Alyson Frederick
DVM
Surgery
Alyson Frederick
DVM
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alyson Frederick is a resident in our surgery service. Two of her particular interests include surgical oncology and fracture repair. She is also researching and evaluating prognosis and survival time for dogs with functional thyroid tumors that were surgically excised.
  • 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. Pickles is her mixed breed dog diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease.
Michelle Fulks
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Michelle Fulks
DVM, DACVECC
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 Code 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.
Kara Gornik
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Kara Gornik
DVM, DACVO
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.
Lindsey Jett
DVM
Critical Care
Lindsey Jett
DVM
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Lindsey Jett is a resident in our critical care service. Her particular interests include management of septic shock and postop septic patients, emergent autoimmune disease and mechanical ventilation.
  • Internship, Emergency and Critical Care, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University, Pomona CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Messiah College, Mechanicsburg PA
Dr. Jett’s favorite pastimes include yoga, gardening, kayaking and spending time with her pets. Jack is her Newfoundland mix, and Jewel, Jasper and Jasmine are her cats.
Joey Kallem
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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.
Rachel Keller Vaughan
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Rachel Keller Vaughan
DVM, DACVO
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.
Emily Klosterman
DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Emily Klosterman
DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Emily Klosterman especially likes treating kidney disease and endocrine disease, and her nephrotic syndrome research earned her the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Distinguished Resident Research Award.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Master of Science, Clinical Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Klosterman mentors with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh. A self-professed news junkie, she admits to listening to podcasts all the time. She loves to travel and tries to take at least one international trip every year. She has two cats, Mimi and Lucy.
Michael Kraun
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Michael Kraun
DVM, DACVS-SA
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.
Kristen Krisulevicz
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Kristen Krisulevicz toxicity, trauma and urinary obstruction cases particularly gratifying to treat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Allegheny College, Meadville PA
Dr. Krisulevicz enjoys spending time with friends, family and her two cats, Earl and Cameron.
Claudio Lagoa
DVM, MS
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Claudio Lagoa’s special interests include emergency surgeries, trauma, shock, and cases involving severe infection and inflammation. He spent a number of years in medical research studying trauma, shock and infection in the surgery department at the University of Pittsburgh and at Michigan State University.
  • Master of Science, Experimental Pathophysiology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
Dr. Lagoa enjoys traveling, sea kayaking, playing the piano and cooking. He also breeds and shows Irish setters; Lucy and Roni are the two in his family. He and his wife have one daughter.
Jamie LaVelle
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Jaime LaVelle earned her bachelor’s degree in primatology, and worked on behavioral research projects on non-human primates before vet school. Her particular clinical interests include polytrauma, immune-mediated disease, endocrinopathies, neurologic disease and sepsis.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Friendship Hospital for Animals, Washington D.C.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Arts, Primatology, University of Missouri, St. Louis
Dr. LaVelle’s favorite pastimes include bike riding, traveling, working with social justice groups, reading, wine and beer tasting, watching movies, attending concerts/festivals, and hanging out with her husband and their two cats. Devlin and Nanook are her cats.
Edward MacKillop
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Edward MacKillop
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
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 and 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.
Meredith Maczuzak
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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.
Kayleigh McCormick
VMD
Emergency Medicine
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.
Michael McGinley
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Michael McGinley’s particular clinical interests include urethral obstruction and hemorrhagic gastroenteritis.
  • Internship, Small Animal Emergency Medicine, Animal Emergency Clinic, Youngstown OH
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Youngstown State University, OH
Kurt Michelotti
DVM
Surgery
Kurt Michelotti
DVM
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kurt Michelotti is a resident in our surgery service. He is particularly interested in minimally invasive surgery.
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Western University, Pomona CA
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Pennsylvania State University, State College
Dr. Michelotti has two dogs, husky mix Lucy and Pomeranian Meelo. One of Dr. Michelotti’s favorite pastimes is enjoying a glass of wine while sitting in the woods letting the dogs run and play.
Rebecca Miller
DVM
Emergency Medicine
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Shaina Mooshian
DVM
Critical Care
Shaina Mooshian
DVM
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Shaina Mooshian particularly enjoys transfusion medicine, mechanical ventilation, and treating sepsis and traumatic brain injuries.
  • 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.
Rebecca Newman
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Rebecca Newman
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
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.
Anthony Pardo
MS, DVM, DACVS
Surgery
Anthony Pardo
MS, DVM, DACVS
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.
Carol Park
BVSc
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Carol Park enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Medical Center of Central New York, East Syracuse
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
  • Bachelor of Arts, Journalism, New York University, Manhattan
John Payne
DVM, MS, DACVS
Surgery
John Payne
DVM, MS, DACVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. John Payne is a pioneer in the field of veterinary arthroscopy and has been a sought-after lecturer and instructor in the field for over 20 years. He spent nine years as a professor of surgery at the University of Missouri and is currently an adjunct associate professor with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He serves as a consulting surgeon for a number of zoos at major cities throughout the Midwest and for manufacturers of minimally invasive surgical equipment. As an expert in the field, Dr. Payne enjoys arthroscopy and other minimally invasive orthopedic procedures. Other clinical interests include joint reconstruction and fracture repair procedures.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg VA
  • Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg VA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Grady Veterinary Hospital, Cincinnati OH
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Payne volunteers his time as a board member of the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium and with annual Christian Coalition Outreach fundraisers. Married with two sons, he enjoys fly fishing and shark diving, and is a licensed pilot. The family has a small farm and two dogs, black lab Molly and Chesapeake Bay retriever Roxy.
Tracey Peterson
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Tracey Peterson
DVM, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Tracey Peterson's clinical interests include endocrinology, immune-mediated disease, gastrointestinal, liver and renal disease, and infectious diseases. She is highly skilled in respiratory and gastrointestinal endoscopy including non-invasive foreign body retrieval. She also has extensive experience in abdominal ultrasonography, bone marrow aspirates and core biopsies and both esophageal and endoscopically-guided gastric feeding tube placement.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Dr. Peterson enjoys spending time with her husband and dogs. She also stays busy maintaining her 15,000 gallon koi pond with over 50 koi.
Rocia Ramirez
DVM
Critical Care
Rocia Ramirez
DVM
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rocia Ramirez is a resident in our emergency and critical care services.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Advanced Veterinary Care Center
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of La Salle, Columbia
Joseph Rogers
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Joseph Rogers is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. His particular interests include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, wound management, and oncology.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Alfred University, NY
Dr. Rogers lives with dog Lizzy, a husky mix full of energy. His hobbies include competitive swimming, baking/cooking, and he is a novice motorcyclist.
Elizabeth Ross
DVM
Critical Care
Elizabeth Ross
DVM
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Elizabeth Ross is a resident in our critical care service.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center, Middletown CT
  • Clinical Rotation, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Earlham College, Richmond IN
Dr. Ross is originally from South Florida. She loves hiking, photography and cats. Larry and Layla are her two cats.
Dr. Jessica Russell is a doctor in our emergency service. She is on the beach with her two dogs.
Jessica Russell
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Dr. Jessica Russell is a doctor in our emergency service. She particularly enjoys treating wounds and severe skin injuries, thoracic trauma/pneumothorax and acute abdomens.
  • Clinical Rotation, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Allegheny College, Meadville PA
Dr. Russell likes hiking with her dogs, even the blind great Dane. Other favorite pastimes include outdoor activities, especially surfing and snowboarding.
Katrin Saile
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Katrin Saile
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
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.
Lisa Sepesy
MPH, VMD, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Lisa Sepesy
MPH, VMD, DACVIM
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. Abbey Sharp is a small animal medicine and surgery intern. They are here in a lab coat kneeling beside their dog.
Abigail Sharp
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Abigail Sharp is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with an interest in dentistry.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Delaware Valley College, Doylestown PA
Dr. Sharp’s furry family includes miniature Australian shepherd Castiel and tabby cat Happy. They also have two snakes and a leopard gecko. An avid cosplayer, wearing costumes to represent a specific character, Dr. Sharp’s other favorite pastimes include playing video games, hiking, biking and reading.
Rachel Smith
VMD, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Rachel Smith
VMD, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
During veterinary school, Dr. Rachel Smith's peers selected her for an award that recognized the highest level of professionalism, collegiality and compassion. Her particular clinical interests include endocrinology, particularly diabetes, gastrointestinal disease and urinary tract disease.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Northeastern University, Boston MA
Dr. Smith can often be found at a sporting event or somewhere near the water. Payton is her Labrador retriever who came to the family after deciding to make a career change from being a service dog.
Dr. Olivia Stephenson is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Olivia Stephenson
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Olivia Stephenson is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture and Animal Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Stephenson likes outdoor time with her husband and dog Dozer. She also enjoys running, reading, and time with cats Lupin and Greta.
Dr. Kate Stewart is a doctor in our emergency service
Kate Stewart
Emergency Medicine
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.
Danna Torre
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Danna Torre
DVM, DACVECC
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.
Kelsey Turley
DVM
Critical Care
Kelsey Turley
DVM
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kelsey Turley is an intern in our emergency and critical care services.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, PA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology and English, University of Rochester, NY
Dr. Turley has a pit bull named Penny Lane.
Dr. Mary Joe Tyler is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Mary Joe Tyler
MS, DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Dr. Mary Joe Tyler is a small animal medicine and surgery with an interest in endoscopy and ophthalmology.
  • Clinical Rotation, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Master of Science, Biology, Chatham University, Pittsburgh PA
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Delaware, Newark
Dr. Tyler has four cats and enjoys hiking, reading, baking and Netflix.
Bridget Urie
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Bridget Urie
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
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.
Christopher Warrington
DVM, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Christopher Warrington
DVM, DACVR
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
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
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.
Kristen Fike
CVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Kristen Fike
CVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
Kristen strives to give her patients the best anesthesia treatment and pain management, and finds complicated abdominal surgery and thoracoscopy to be particularly interesting procedures. She enjoys time with her husband and daughter, as well as cooking, baking and running, and has two dogs, Tucker and Olive.
Kyle John
LVT, VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Kyle John
LVT, VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
A lifelong love of animals led Kyle, who once dreamed of being a zookeeper, into the veterinary field and emergency care, where he relishes the look on families’ faces when a pet has been saved. He finds respiratory cases to be the most interesting, with the opportunity they present for using advanced skills.
Vicky Miller
LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Vicky Miller
LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Servicing Locations
Relieving patients’ pain and giving them the best care possible are priorities to Vicky, who is also particularly interested in pediatric and thoracotomy surgeries. She works to help technicians attain their VTS certifications, and teaches bible school at her church. Married with two kids, she loves horseback riding and hiking with her four dogs.