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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Caroline Andrews is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Caroline Andrews
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Caroline Andrews
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Caroline Andrews finds laceration repairs, urethral obstruction and trauma cases the most gratifying to treat.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
In her free time, Dr. Andrews enjoys riding her horse, Cupid, going fishing on the boat and baking sweet treats. She shares her home with her boyfriend, Charles, and their two miniature dachshunds, Murphy and Hamlet.

If Dr. Andrews had any other job besides being a veterinarian, she would be a wedding cakebaker. She is most excited about being in Charleston for the amazing food and spending time with her family.
Dr. Dylan Djani is Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology.
Dylan Djani
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Dylan Djani
DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Neurology
Neurology, Neurosurgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Dylan Djani enjoys managing both medical and surgical neurologic diseases. His areas of interest include seizure management and surgery of the brain and spinal cord.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)
  • Residency, Neurology & Neurosurgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Neurology & Neurosurgery, VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina, Columbia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Veterinary Science, Clemson University, SC
Dr. Djani enjoys keeping up with the latest horror movies and dark comedies. He has a Maine Coon mix named Hawthorn and is open to the possibility of becoming a dog owner in the near future!
Dr. Danielle Fraser is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Danielle Fraser
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Danielle Fraser
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Danielle Fraser finds shock and toxicity cases especially gratifying to treat. She enjoys client communication and collaborating to deliver the best possible care.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Nashville Veterinary Specialists, TN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Rhode Island, South Kingstown
Dr. Fraser’s hobbies include laughing, reading, eating cheese, spending time with close family and friends, and traveling. In her free time, Dr. Fraser loves spending time with her boyfriend and her misfit pups including a crazy chocolate Labrador (Luke), silly tripod Lab mix (Walter), and lovable Pittie (Josie).
Dr. Kelsey Goode is a veterinarian in our surgery service at BluePearl Pet Hospital in Summerville, SC
Kelsey Goode
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Kelsey Goode
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kelsey Goode enjoys being a part of innovative medicine and finds minimally invasive procedures such as laparoscopy and arthroscopy especially gratifying. Her professional research includes the 3D printing of bone guides for the correction of angular limb deformities.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Animal Specialty and Emergency Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Animal Medical Center, New York, NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Dr. Goode enjoys cycling, kayaking and traveling. She currently has four pets, including Henry, a goofy English black lab; Sam, a Norwegian Forest cat mix; and two new kittens, Alice and Olive.
Dr. Shannon Graham is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Shannon Graham
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Shannon Graham
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Shannon Graham finds toxicology, internal medicine and ophthalmology the most gratifying to perform.
  • Internship, Veterinary Ophthalmology, Animal Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Carolina Veterinary Specialty Care, Charlotte, NC
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Veterinary Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Dr. Graham enjoys running and hiking with her dog, Cora, cheering on her teams, the Clemson Tigers and Cleveland Browns, and meeting friends for brunch or happy hour at local Charleston restaurants. She has fostered over 60 puppies until adoption and only "foster failed" once, which is how she got Cora 10 years ago.
Dr. Kelsey Harris is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Kelsey Harris
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kelsey Harris
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kelsey Harris finds shock and trauma stabilization, toxicities and snakebite envenomation the most gratifying to treat.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Veterinary Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Dr. Harris shares her home with two poodle mixes, Rowen and Oliver Twist.
Dr. Christine Johnson is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Christine Johnson
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Christine Johnson
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Christine Johnson has been practicing emergency medicine for over 10 years. She finds surgery, especially C-sections, the most gratifying to perform.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Clemson University, Clemson, SC
Dr. Johnson enjoys being outdoors and hiking when the sun is shining and sitting with a good book in front of a fire when it’s a cold and rainy day. She has three rescue cats, 9-year-old Rex, 4-year-old Specs and 3-year-old Simon.
Dr. Jeremy Libby is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Jeremy Libby
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jeremy Libby
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jeremy Libby has over 20 years of emergency medicine experience with 15 of those years serving as a medical director. He understands the importance of client education and communication to achieve the best outcome for each of his patients.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn
Dr. Libby enjoys fly fishing, boating, camping, hiking, biking, reading and walking his hound dog,
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Dr. George McKenzie is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Mark McKenzie
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Mark McKenzie
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Mark McKenzie has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 19 years. He finds trauma, venomous snake bites and complicated medicine cases the most gratifying to treat.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Dr. McKenzie is an avid surfski paddler, cyclist and has participated in duathlons.
Dr. Holly Jameson is certified in veterinary acupuncture.
Holly Mims Jameson
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Holly Mims Jameson
DVM, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Holly Mims Jameson has experience treating many infectious diseases as well as diagnosing rare and odd cases. She finds endoscopic procedures and end-of-life care the most gratifying to perform.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston, TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Health, University of Georgia, Athens
Dr. Mims Jameson enjoys reading, yard work, swimming and CrossFit. She has two children and three pets.
Dr. Valerie Nesser is a veterinarian in our surgery service at BluePearl Pet Hospital in Summerville, SC
Valerie Nesser
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Valerie Nesser
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Valerie Nesser’s professional interests include orthopedics, emergency surgery and minimally invasive surgery (arthroscopy, laparoscopy and thoracoscopy). Her goal is to provide cutting-edge surgical techniques that aim to minimize pain and recovery time while optimizing outcome and quality of life.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Dr. Nesser enjoys yoga, the outdoors (especially the beach), trying new restaurants and recipes and travel. She lives with her husband and pets, including two pointer-mix rescue dogs: Moose and Luna; and three cats: Leo, Loki and Piper.
Dr. Esther Schow is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Esther Schow
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Esther Schow
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Esther Schow finds laceration repairs, C-sections and draining abscesses, such as cat bite abscesses and anal gland abscesses, the most gratifying to perform.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Houghton College, Houghton, NY
Dr. Schow enjoys all things outdoors, traveling with friends, going to the beach, gardening and plants and spending time with her three miniature dachshunds and cat.
Dr. Sean Schubmehl is a veterinarian in our surgery service at BluePearl Pet Hospital.
Sean Schubmehl
DVM
Surgery
Sean Schubmehl
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sean Schubmehl values being part of a closely collaborative medical team. His clinical interests include cardiothoracic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, and surgical emergencies, but he enjoys surgery of all kinds.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Levittown, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Surgery, Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Center, Conshohocken, PA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Red Bank Veterinary Hospital, Tinton Falls, NJ
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Geneseo State University, NY
  • Associate of Science, Veterinary Technology, Alfred State College, New York
In his free time, Dr. Schubmehl enjoys CrossFit, kayaking, baking, and outdoor adventures with his dog, Dottie.
Headshot of Kathryn Taylor, DVM, MS, DACVIM, veterinary oncologist at Veterinary Specialty Care in Summerville, SC.
Kathryn Taylor
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Kathryn Taylor
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kathryn Taylor was the first veterinary oncologist in the Charleston area in 2006. Over the last 15 years, she has worked to form a strong relationship with primary care veterinarians to build their confidence in referring to her for their oncology cases.

The most common disorder Dr. Taylor treats is lymphoma, but she understands that no two cases are alike as no two animals are identical. She approaches each pet with a strong knowledge of their disease but with the flexibility to provide care that fits with each family's wishes and abilities for their pet.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Medical Oncology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Master of Science, Biomedical Science, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine, & Surgery, Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
Dr. Taylor has been happily married for 21 years and has two children and three dogs. She enjoys spending time with her children, hiking and just being outdoors.