Our Veterinarians

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Jamie Barclay
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jamie Barclay
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jamie Barclay enjoys the challenge of emergency medicine and particularly likes cat bite abscesses because the treatment provides instant relief to the patients.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Virginia Beach VA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Dr. Barclay enjoys reading, working out and spending time outside, especially snow skiing. She has a husband, two daughters and a cat named Dusty.
Dr. Katarina Bennett is board certified in exotic companion mammal medicine. She is holding a gray and white rabbit.
Katarina Bennett
DVM, DABVP (ECMP)
Avian & Exotics Medicine
Katarina Bennett
DVM, DABVP (ECMP)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified Veterinary Practitioner (Exotic Companion Mammal Practice)
Avian & Exotics Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Katarina Bennett enjoys surgery and working with owners on husbandry issues because they are one of the most prevalent causes of disease in exotic animals.
  • Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Exotic Companion Mammal Practice)
  • Residency, Exotic Companion Mammal, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
  • Internship, Exotic Animal Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown
Dr. Bennett’s life goal is to run a marathon. She lives with her cat, Neil Patrick Harris.
Dr. Luiz Bolfer is a veterinarian in our cardiology service.
Luiz Bolfer
MV, DBCVECC, PhD
Cardiology
Luiz Bolfer
MV, DBCVECC, PhD
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Cardiology
Servicing Locations
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. Shane Falero is part of our emergency medicine training program.
Shane Falero
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Shane Falero
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
A dedicated emergency clinician, Dr. Shane Falero finds cardiac diseases particularly interesting and also enjoys treating Addison’s disease.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Coastal Carolina University, Conway SC
Dr. Falero attributes much of his success to the support of his dog, duck tolling retriever Garth.
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Ryan Fincher
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Ryan Fincher
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Ryan Fincher's clinical interests include diabetic ketoacidosis, urinary obstructions, gastric dilatation volvulus and endoscopy, especially foreign body retrieval.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, New England Animal Medical Center, West Bridgewater MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, University of Georgia, Athens
Dr. Fincher's family includes his wife, son, and two cats, Maggie and Marley. An outdoor enthusiast, he likes kayaking, scuba diving, and playing soccer and beach volleyball.
Dr. Jennifer Goodman is a doctor in our internal medicine service. She is sitting by a window with two yellow labs.
Jennifer Goodman
DVM
Internal Medicine
Jennifer Goodman
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jennifer Goodman enjoys all aspects of internal medicine.
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, MSPCA Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Veterinary Referral Associates, Gaithersburg MD
  • Internship, Wildlife Medicine, Kenya Wildlife Service
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, N Grafton MA
  • Bachelor of Arts, Earlham College, Richmond IN
Dr. Goodman and her husband have twin girls, and the family enjoys the beaches and outdoor life around Sarasota. The family has a yellow lab named Monkey.
Dr. Curry Keoughan is board certified in large animal veterinary surgery.
Curry Keoughan
DVM, DACVS-LA
Surgery
Curry Keoughan
DVM, DACVS-LA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery - Large Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
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. Stephanie Lo is an intern in our ophthalmology service.
Stephanie Lo
DVM
Ophthalmology
Stephanie Lo
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Stephanie Lo is an intern in our ophthalmology service. She is most interested in corneal diseases, especially treating corneal ulcers with medical or surgical therapy.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park
Dr. Lo enjoys visiting the beach, going to concerts, traveling, rock climbing, playing tennis, taking her dog to the park and cuddling her cat.
Dr. Jennifer Mulz is board certified in veterinary cardiology. She is kneeling outside next to a tan and black dog.
Jennifer Mulz
DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Cardiology
Jennifer Mulz
DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Cardiology
Cardiology
Servicing Locations
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)
  • Residency, Cardiology, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • Internship, Cardiology, Oradell Animal Hospital, Paramus NJ
  • 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. Troye Myers is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Troye Myers
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Troye Myers
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
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. Laison Nguyen is a resident in our ophthalmology service. He is kneeling next to a large tan and black dog.
Laison Nguyen
DVM
Ophthalmology
Laison Nguyen
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Laison Nguyen is a resident in our ophthalmology service.
  • Internship, Ophthalmology, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Tampa FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Tampa FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Texas State University, San Marcos
A fan of the outdoors, Dr. Nguyen can often be found playing soccer or ultimate Frisbee. He has a German shepherd named Junior.
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Amy Oliver
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Amy Oliver
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
As an emergency veterinarian, Dr. Amy Oliver’s particular interests include stabilizing critically ill patients, managing acute trauma and performing wound repairs.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, Shreveport
Dr. Oliver enjoys fishing, beachcombing and anything nature related. She has two cats, Molly and Renatta, and a saltwater reef tank.
Dr. Tessa Phillips is a resident in our surgery service. She is holding a tan puppy in her arms.
Tessa Phillips
DVM
Surgery
Tessa Phillips
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Surgery
Servicing Locations
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. Lesleigh Redavid is board certified in veterinary emergency and critical care medicine.
Lesleigh Redavid
DVM, DACVECC
Critical Care
Lesleigh Redavid
DVM, DACVECC
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Dr. Lesleigh Redavid finds it rewarding to treat cases of septic abdomen, electrolyte abnormalities and diabetic ketoacidosis. Other clinical interests include cultures and antibiotic use, anesthesia/analgesia management, central line placement and osmolarity calculations.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Residency, Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, New England Animal Medical Center, West Bridgewater MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Plainview NY
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. Georges University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
With the goal of seeing every continent, Dr. Redavid has travelled to Italy, Greece, South America and most of the United States. She also enjoys yoga, exercise, kayaking, theatre and spending time outside with her husband and son.
Dr. Simone Schechtmann is a resident in our ophthalmology service. She is holding a small black dog.
Simone Schechtmann
MVB
Ophthalmology
Simone Schechtmann
MVB
BluePearl Veterinarian
Resident
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Simone Schechtmann is a resident in our ophthalmology service. She particularly enjoys treating diseases of the eyelids, cornea and sclera, which is the white part of the eye.
  • Internship, Ophthalmology, BluePearl Specialty & Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa Bay FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Tampa Bay FL
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Bachelor of Arts, International Studies, Boston College, MA
Dr. Schechtmann loves playing tennis, barre method classes, current events, watching films and going to music events. She has a dog named Jameson.
Dr. Jennifer Turner is a clinician in our emergency medicine service.
Jennifer Turner
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jennifer Turner
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jennifer Turner is passionate about being the advocate for pets in emergency situations, treating everything from laceration repair to endocrine disorders in times of need.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
Dr. Turner has two cats, Ida Ayu and I Ketut, and is an aquarist. She enjoys SCUBA diving and travel.
Dr. Anja Welihozkiy is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. She is kneeling next to a large dog.
Anja Welihozkiy
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Anja Welihozkiy
DVM, DACVO
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
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.
Dr. Robin White is a veterinarian in our diagnostic imaging service.
Robin White
DVM, MS, DACVR
Diagnostic Imaging
Robin White
DVM, MS, DACVR
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Radiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Robin White is dedicated to remarkable patient care. Her goal is to use a collaborative approach with the doctor, client and patient to deliver the best quality medicine.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Residency, Radiology, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Master of Science, Veterinary Microbiology & Preventative Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University, Ames
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Radford University, VA
Dr. White’s hobbies include getting outdoors and exploring local parks, hiking trails and rivers with her family. She and her husband have two sons and a cat.