Our Veterinarians

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Kellett Babb
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kellett Babb
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas, NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Dr. Roy Barnes is board certified in small animal surgery.
Roy Barnes
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Roy Barnes
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Roy Barnes particularly enjoys surgical oncology, fracture biology and fixation, novel pain relief techniques, and critical care of surgical cases.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons–Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg VA
Dr. Barnes' favorite pastimes include fishing, competitive marksmanship and restoring classic cars. He and his wife have two sons and a house full of pets: Labrador Fenway, English Labradors Wrigley and Camden, cat Milo, and guinea pig Snickers.
Dr. Giannetto is a resident in our surgery service.
Jessica Giannetto
DVM
Surgery
Jessica Giannetto
DVM
Surgery
Servicing Locations
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Virginia Veterinary Surgical Associates, Richmond
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Virginia Veterinary Surgical Associates, Richmond
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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Amy Gifford
DVM
Surgery
Amy Gifford
DVM
Resident
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. John Litterine-Kaufman is board certified in small animal surgery. He is hugging a yellow lab wearing a red bandana.
John Litterine-Kaufman
VMD, DACVS-SA
Surgery
John Litterine-Kaufman
VMD, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. John Litterine-Kaufman has a particular interest in minimally invasive techniques such as laparoscopy and thoracoscopy, and the use of implantable devices such as artificial urethral sphincters and those used for subcutaneous ureteral bypass.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Jamaica Plain MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Aspen Meadow Veterinary Specialists, Longmont CO
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Maryland, Baltimore
Dr. Litterine-Kaufman enjoys cooking, snowboarding, reading fiction novels, overseas travel and wilderness hiking and camping. His pets include cats Freya and David Vincent, Labrador Gordy, and bearded dragon Nelly.
Dr. Corinna Palko is an intern in our surgery service.
Corinna Palko
DVM
Surgery
Corinna Palko
DVM
Intern
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Corinna Palko is an intern in our surgery service. Her favorite cases to manage include wounds, gastric dilatation and volvulus (twisted stomachs) and hemoabdomens (blood filled abdomens).
  • 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, Gannon University, Erie PA
Dr. Palko likes 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.
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James Riddle
DVM
Emergency Medicine
James Riddle
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. James Riddle’s particular clinical interests include anesthesia and pain management, toxicities and critical care patients.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg VA
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick NJ
Dr. Riddle likes cooking, cycling and hairless cats.
Dr. Richard Suess, Jr. is board certified in veterinary surgery.
Richard Suess, Jr.
DVM, DACVS
Surgery
Richard Suess, Jr.
DVM, DACVS
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery
Surgery
Servicing Locations
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Residency, Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg VA
  • Bachelor of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
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