Our Veterinarians

Anemone Andronescu
DVM
Surgery
Anemone Andronescu
DVM
Surgery
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Dr. Anemone Andronescu particularly enjoys minimally invasive surgery as it allows for a faster recovery.
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, MedVet Medical and Cancer Centers for Pets, Mandeville LA
  • Internship, Surgery, Louisiana Veterinary Referral Center, Mandeville
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists, Bohemia NY
  • Clinical Rotation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Tulane University, New Orleans LA
Dr. Andronescu enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with her husband and their three dogs: boxer Mica, Rottweiler Kane, and coconut retriever Zeus.
Dr. Barbara Avalos Cavero is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Barbara Avalos Cavero
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
Barbara Avalos Cavero
DVM
Veterinarian Associate
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Dr. Barbara Avalos Cavero is a small animal medicine and surgery intern with a special interest in endocrine disorders.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Science, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Puerto Rico, San Juan
Dr. Avalos Cavero enjoys eating out and dancing, especially salsa and bachata. Her dog’s name is Koko.
Edgardo Delgado
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Edgardo Delgado
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Edgardo Delgado particularly enjoys surgery, cardiology and oncology cases.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Atlantic Coast Veterinary Specialists, Bohemia NY
  • Clinical Rotation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts & Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez
Dr. Delgado's favorite pastimes include kitesurfing, scuba diving and hiking. He also participates in many volunteer activities aimed at helping people and pets.
Jason Haas
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jason Haas
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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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.
Suzanne Khalafalla
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Suzanne Khalafalla
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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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.
Kaitlin Knaszak
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kaitlin Knaszak
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Kaitlin Knaszak likes the diversity and intensity of emergency medicine and particularly enjoys ultrasonography, wound management and critical cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, Murray State University, Murray KY
Dr. Knaszak and her husband have three dogs, Loki, Aubrey and Tyson, and two cats, Maci and Purrscilia. She enjoys traveling, beach time and cheering on the Buffalo Bills and Auburn Tigers.
Veronica Lommler
MS, DVM
Emergency Medicine
Veronica Lommler
MS, DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Veronica Lommler finds emergency medicine particularly rewarding and especially enjoys wound management, laceration repairs and ophthalmic emergencies.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Dogs and Cats Veterinary Referral and Emergency, Bowie MD
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, Grenada, West Indies
  • Master of Science, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Toledo, OH
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Toledo, OH
Dr. Lommler likes to hike, swim and cook. Her adopted cat Annabelle is blind but enjoys listening to birds and being outside.
Brittany Parsons
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Brittany Parsons
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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Dr. Brittany Parsons is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians.
  • Clinical Rotation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg VA
Dr. Parsons is passionate about being outdoors, especially near the water, and she loves to travel. She has two Jack Russell terriers, Bandit and Lilo, who was once a national champion racing dog.
Leigh Perry
VMD, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Leigh Perry
VMD, DACVIM
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
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Dr. Leigh Perry's special interests include lower urinary tract disease and endocrine diseases.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of California-Davis
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Long Island Veterinary Specialists, Plainview NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology & Biotechnology, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA
Dr. Perry enjoys hiking and vegan baking. A previous aquarium employee, she is still greatly fond of all things marine-related. She has two cats, Paige and Stuffing.
Amanda Traub
DVM
Internal Medicine
Amanda Traub
DVM
Internal Medicine
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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.
Frank Triveri
DVM
Surgery
Frank Triveri
DVM
Surgery
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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.
Jacquelyn Zidzik
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jacquelyn Zidzik
DVM
Emergency Medicine
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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.

Technicians (VTS)

Danielle DeCormier
LVT, VTS (Oncology)
Oncology
Danielle DeCormier
LVT, VTS (Oncology)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Oncology)
Oncology
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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.
Claire Webster
LVT, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Claire Webster
LVT, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
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.