Dr. Luiz Bolfer is a resident in our cardiology service. His special interests include hemodialysis, emergency and critical care, clinical cardiology and cardiology interventional procedures and surgery.
Doctor of Philosophy, Veterinary Cardiology, University of Florida, Gainesville
Diplomate, Brazilian College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Florida, Gainesville
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Tuiuti do Paraná, Brazil
Bachelor of Science, Veterinary Medicine, Universidade Tuiuti do Paraná, Brazil
Dr. Bolfer is married with two young children. He has two dogs, a golden retriever and Lab mix. Outside of work, he is a private pilot for an animal rescue organization.
Dr. Curry Keoughan became interested in orthopedics and surgery in middle school and still considers orthopedic surgery his favorite. Prior to his fellowship in small animal surgery, Dr. Keoughan was board certified in large animal surgery and was a clinical instructor at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He has worked all over the world, to include being the equine veterinarian for the crown prince of Saudi Arabia and a senior surgeon in Singapore.
Fellowship, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospitals, Oklahoma City and Spring TX
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Large Animal
Residency, Large Animal Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Bachelor of Science, Nova Scotia Agriculture College, Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dr. Keoughan enjoys sailing, reading, renovating his house and building things. He and his wife, who is also a veterinarian, have three daughters and one son. The family includes dogs Roxy, Hazel and Rose, and cats Halo, Tinsyl and Africa.
Dr. Jennifer Mulz has volunteered her board-certified veterinary skills for a number of years screening the breeding dogs at Southeastern Guide Dogs for the presence of cardiac disease. Her particular clinical interests include chronic degenerative valvular disease, feline cardiomyopathies and treatment of preclinical heart disease to delay the onset of clinical disease.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology)
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, Marine Biology, University of Maryland, College Park
Dr. Mulz and her husband enjoy any activities involving the water. They have a son and four pets. Komodo, Curry and Rosemary are the three cats, and Harris, a friendly chocolate lab, came to join the family after being diagnosed with heart disease during his guide dog screening at Southeastern Guide Dogs.
Dr. Myers has been practicing emergency medicine for 10 years. She enjoys being able to rapidly diagnose and start treatment on patients to provide them relief from pain and illness. She also enjoys the science of fluid therapy and radiology.
Residency, Emergency & Critical Care, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
Internship, Emergency & Critical Care, Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists, Glendale WI
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Veterinary Referral Associates, Gaithersburg MD
Clinical Rotation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts, West Indies
Associate of Applied Science, Animal Technology, Bel-Rea Institute of Animal Technology, Denver CO
Bachelor of Art, Photography, Virginia Intermont College, Bristol
Bachelor of Art, Art History, Boston University, MA
Dr. Myers has two small dogs, Neige and Pequena, as well as a rambunctious young cat named Wick and a Russian tortoise named Sammut.
Dr. Tessa Phillips is a resident in our surgery service. Her particular clinical interests include all soft tissue procedures, minimally invasive techniques (arthroscopy/laparoscopy) and wound and skin reconstruction.
Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty Centre, Buffalo Grove, IL
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Southfield, MI
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Bachelor of Science, Animal Health, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Dr. Phillips' hobbies include cycling, hiking, traveling, motorcycles and playing guitar.
Dr. Anja Welihozkiy began her veterinary career at a small animal practice in her home country of Germany. She worked in veterinary research at the University of California, Davis before becoming an ophthalmologist. Dr. Welihozkiy finds glaucoma and corneal disease to be especially interesting and likes the challenges of cataract surgery and corneal grafting procedures.
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
Residency, Comparative Ophthalmology, Tufts University, North Grafton MA
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine TA, Free University of Berlin, Germany
Dr. Welihozkiy likes travel, photography, hiking, biking and reading and can be found volunteering her time at shelters, aquariums and zoos. Her full house includes a husband and son, husky mix Jones, and two tuxedo cats, Floyd and Django.