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Our Veterinarians

Dr. Terri Baldwin is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology. She is holding two small furry dogs in her arms.
Terri Baldwin
DVM, MS, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Terri Baldwin
DVM, MS, DACVO
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Terri Baldwin finds restoring vision through cataract removal surgery particularly rewarding. She also enjoys repairing eye injuries to save an eye, and diagnosing systemic disease by evaluating the eyes and helping to save an animal’s life.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Master of Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Residency, Comparative Ophthalmology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
Dr. Baldwin and her husband have two children, one of whom has autism, so she stays active as an autism advocate. She enjoys playing in the hand bell choir at her church, swimming, needlepoint and playing Sudoku. The family has four dogs and five cats.
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
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.
Dr. Simone Schechtmann is a resident in our ophthalmology service. She is holding a small black dog.
Simone Schechtmann
MVB
Ophthalmology
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.