Within the field of emergency medicine, Dr. Jason Haas finds wound repair, diabetic ketoacidosis, and respiratory emergency cases particularly rewarding to treat. He also has a special interest in surgery.
Clinical Rotation, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Hampden-Sydney College, VA
Dive-certified, Dr. Haas loves the water. He also enjoys playing soccer and saltwater fishing. Jaeger is his German shepherd, and Riley his black Labrador.
Dr. Suzanne Khalafalla has worked with many species, to include birds of prey, waterfowl, marine mammals, fish, lemurs, zebras and alligators. She enjoys the diverse caseload that emergency medicine allows.
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Newark Animal Hospital, Delaware
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Bachelor of Science, Biology, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove PA
Dr. Khalafalla enjoys spending time with her friends, family and pug, Dudley. She can also be found traveling and staying in shape by running, hiking and diving.
Dr. Amanda Traub is particularly fond of treating the often frustrating endocrine disorders like diabetic ketoacidosis and hypoadrenocorticism Addison’s disease. Ultrasonography, upper gastrointestinal endoscopy and gastric foreign body removal are also special interests of hers. She has a passion for helping her patients and their owners through times of illness.
Residency, Internal Medicine, MedVet Medical and Cancer Center for Pets, Mandeville and New Orleans LA
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, MedVet Medical and Cancer Center for Pets, Mandeville LA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Dr. Traub enjoys riding her bicycle and spending time with her nephews. She shares her home with a red-eared slider turtle Fred, and her cat Lucy.
Dr. Frank Triveri’s clinical interests include the continual advancements in orthopedic and soft tissue minimally invasive surgery. Hemilaminectomies are one of his favorite procedures because he loves to see a once-paralyzed animal walk in for a follow-up appointment.
Residency, Small Animal Surgery, MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets, Mandeville & New Orleans LA
Internship, Small Animal Surgery, MedVet Medical & Cancer Centers for Pets, Mandeville & New Orleans LA
Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center, Mandeville LA
Clinical Rotation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
Bachelor of Science, Pre-professional Biology, West Liberty State College, WV
Dr. Triveri’s favorite pastimes include flag football, beach volleyball, bike riding and watching movies, and he also holds a black belt in Tae Kwon Do and is a former instructor. He can often be found cheering for the Pittsburgh Steelers or Penguins. Dr. Triveri has four dogs, JJ, Ziggy, Jazzy and Tessie, and four cats, Mr. Mistoffelees, Gary, Leo and Jasper.
Dr. Jacquelyn Zidzik comes to our Virginia hospital from BluePearl in Arizona where she had the opportunity to treat a variety of emergent conditions including heat stroke, rattlesnake envenomations, and infectious disease-based gastrointestinal disease. As an emergency clinician, she particularly enjoys her role educating clients.
Internship, Emergency and Critical Care, Emergency Animal Clinic, Gilbert AZ
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Blacksburg VA
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg
Dr. Zidzik enjoys fishing and camping. Her closest companions are her two kitties, Merlin and his older sister Serenity. Dr. Zidzik is an avid Hokie football fan.
Danielle is passionate about the science behind cancer and novel therapies for treating it, and working to foster strong patient bonds and relationships with clients. She speaks at veterinary conferences and enjoys movies, singing karaoke and relaxing on the beach, and has a full house of pets with two dogs, six cats and a freshwater fish tank.
The fast pace and case variety drew Claire to emergency medicine, finding electrocardiogram reading and procedures like hemodialysis to be rewarding. She loves sewing, going to concerts and playing volleyball. Claire is married with a stepson, and has four dogs: Shado, Sookie, Vox and Vixen.