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. Meaghan DeLise is an ER veterinarian in our emergency service.
Meaghan DeLise
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Meaghan DeLise
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Meaghan DeLise’s professional interests lie in internal medicine, infectious disease and autoimmune diseases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Carolina Veterinary Specialists, Charlotte, NC
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
Dr. DeLise enjoys traveling as much as possible, attending concerts, cooking and spending time outdoors. Her pets include two cats named Pumpkin and Nigel, and a German Shepherd named Balou.
Illustration of a silhouette of a figure with a stethoscope draped around their neck.
Kelsey Goode
DVM
Surgery
Kelsey Goode
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
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.
  • 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. Perry Jameson is board certified in veterinary internal medicine.
Perry Jameson
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Perry Jameson
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Perry Jameson is passionate about providing remarkable care for pets. He believes pets are important members of families and need to be treated as such. As a vet, Dr. Jameson feels he has one of the best jobs in the world.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
Dr. Jameson enjoys hiking, camping, competing in triathlons, running and biking. Besides his kids, his favorite companions include his dog, Flipper, and his four cats: Polly, Ollie, Winky and Inky.
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. Megan Kelley is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Megan Kelley
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Megan Kelley
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Angell Animal Medical Center, Boston, MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Veterinary Science, Clemson University, SC
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
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. Christopher Powers is an emergency medicine veterinarian.
Christopher Powers
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Christopher Powers
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Christopher Powers is passionate about providing remarkable care for pets, particularly in emergency situations.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Dr. Powers enjoys playing soccer, exercising, going to the beach, reading the Bible, wrestling with his Great Dane and being a dad.
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.
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.