Our Veterinarians

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Janet Blair-Wells
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Janet Blair-Wells
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Janet Blair-Wells enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine, especially trauma and pain management.
  • Internship, Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care, New England Animal Medical Center, West Bridgewater MA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville TN
Dr. Blair-Wells and her husband have three dogs.
Dr. Ryan Bray is board certified in small animal internal medicine. He is on the floor next to a black and white dog who is licking his face.
Ryan Bray
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Internal Medicine
Ryan Bray
DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Ryan Bray's clinical interests include acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease, minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, immune-mediated blood disorders, and nutritional management of the critically ill patient.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine)
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, VCA Animal Hospital Aurora & Berwyn, Chicago IL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology and Animal Science, University of Florida, Gainesville
Dr. Bray enjoys sports, traveling and a number of outdoor activities. He and his wife, also a BluePearl clinician have a daughter and a number of pets: dog Rivers, cat Wilson, two leopard geckos, two corn snakes and a Betta fish.
Dr. Sequoia Bruinton is a doctor in our emergency medicine service.
Sequoia Bruinton
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Sequoia Bruinton
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sequoia Bruinton enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine.
  • Internship, Cardiology, Animal Specialty & Emergency Center, Los Angeles CA
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Grand Rapids MI
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tuskegee University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal, Poultry & Veterinary Science, Tuskegee University, AL
Dr. Bruinton enjoys running, reading, horseback riding and spending time with her family.
Dr. Sarah Camp is a doctor in our emergency medicine service.
Sarah Camp
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Sarah Camp
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Sarah Camp particularly enjoys stabilizing and caring for patients in critical condition.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Sandy Springs GA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
Dr. Camp grew up in Atlanta and loves spending time in the city with her husband and dog. She also likes traveling to new places.
Dr. Michael Di Cicco is board certified in veterinary internal medicine.
Michael Di Cicco
DVM, DACVIM
Internal Medicine
Michael Di Cicco
DVM, DACVIM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Michael Di Cicco's professional interests include upper and lower urinary tract diseases, cystoscopy, abdominal ultrasonography, nutrition, and infectious diseases.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Residency, Small Animal Internal Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Bachelor of Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
Dr. Di Cicco enjoys riding his road or mountain bike, watching Chicago sports teams, and spending time with his friends and three dogs, Marlowe, Linus and Max.
Dr. Andrew Eitzer is a clinician in our Diagnostic Imaging service.
Andrew Eitzer
MS, DVM
Diagnostic Imaging
Andrew Eitzer
MS, DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Diagnostic Imaging
Servicing Locations
Dr. Andrew Eitzer is interested in multiphase CT angiography for abdominal and thoracic vascular anomalies, parathyroid gland ethanol ablation to treat primary hyperparathyroidism and abdominal ultrasound to identify intraluminal foreign bodies.
  • Residency, Diagnostic Imaging, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Diagnostic Imaging, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University, North Grafton, MA
  • Master of Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Syracuse University, NY
Dr. Eitzer enjoys playing soccer and basketball, trying new beers, going to the movie theater and reading. His immediate family includes his fiancée and their two cats, Mimosa and Zinfandel.
Dr. Brolin Evans is a board certified veterinarian oncologist.
Brolin Evans
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Oncology
Brolin Evans
DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Oncology
Oncology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Brolin Evans finds lymphoid malignancies gratifying to treat because of the success of current available treatments. He’s excited about the field of comparative oncology and its benefits to both veterinary and human cancer patients. The osteosarcoma vaccine is one such treatment being studied in both human and veterinary medicine that’s he hopeful to use in the near future.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)
  • Residency, Oncology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Internship, Oncology Clinical Trials Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Starkville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology & Latin, Mercer University, Macon GA
Dr. Evans loves playing the piano and singing at church, as well as cooking and keeping reef aquariums. He and his wife have three geriatric dogs, cocker spaniel Sully, Brussels griffon Munchkin, and English bulldog Rex.
Dr. Shenise Howard is a rotating intern
Shenise Howard
DVM
Dr. Shenise Howard is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She is most interested in ophthalmology, specifically melting ulcers and working with clients to make treatment plans for unique ophthalmic cases.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Palm Beach Atlantic University, West Palm Beach, FL
Dr. Howard is also a certified indoor cycling instructor, and she enjoys teaching classes and working with new cyclists. She spends her free time taking long walks with her dog, Ava.
Dr. Courtney Hughes is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Courtney Hughes
DVM
Dr. Courtney Hughes is a small animal medicine & surgery intern. She is most interested in emergent cases such as trauma, heatstroke, diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), hemoabdomen and septic abdomen.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Dr. Hughes enjoys singing, traveling and spending time with her 2-year-old Holland Lop bunny named Nova.
Dr. Jessica Johnson is an emergency veterinarian.
Jessica Johnson
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Jessica Johnson
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Jessica Johnson is dedicated to providing remarkable pet care. Her clinical interests include treating heart failure, diabetic ketoacidosis, anemia and intervertebral disc disease.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville TN
Dr. Johnson enjoys mystery novels, skating and hiking. She also likes going to church with her husband and reading her bible.
Dr. Stephanie Lacayo is a small animal medicine and surgery intern.
Stephanie Lacayo
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Stephanie Lacayo
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Stephanie Lacayo is most interested in critical care cases and surgical emergencies.
  • Internship, Small Animal & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Sandy Springs, GA
  • Clinical Rotation, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, St. George’s University, St. George, Grenada
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, University of Georgia, Athens
Dr. Lacayo enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with her three dogs and cat.
Dr. Abigail Lockwood is board certified in small animal surgery.
Abigail Lockwood
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Abigail Lockwood
DVM, MS, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Abigail Lockwood's clinical interests are varied, and she likes having the opportunity to move from fixing a fracture to removing a cancerous mass to decompressing a spinal cord.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Surgery, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • Master of Science, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana
  • Internship, Surgery, Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists, Houston TX
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Auburn University, AL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME
Dr. Lockwood likes to ski, play soccer and tennis, scuba dive and travel. She has two very short mutts named Rabbit and Riley, as well as a Siamese mix named Remi.
Dr. Caroline Monk is board certified in veterinary ophthalmology.
Caroline Monk
DVM, DACVO
Ophthalmology
Caroline Monk
DVM, DACVO
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Caroline Monk is particularly interested in treating corneal disease and says nothing beats the satisfaction of a discharge after cataract surgery. She also enjoys re-checks or getting updates from owners
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville
  • Internship, Surgery, Emergency Critical Care and Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Kennett Square
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Science, Cornell University, Ithaca NY
Dr. Monk enjoys running, hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing and spending time with her dog, Murphy and three cats, Zoey, Myrtle and Austin.
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Alex Sigmund
DVM
Ophthalmology
Alex Sigmund
DVM
BluePearl Veterinarian
Ophthalmology
Servicing Locations
Dr. Alex Sigmund is particularly interested in good communication with his clients about their pet's diagnosis. Within ophthalmology, Dr. Sigmund enjoys performing cataract surgery and eyelid procedures. He can often be found on the exam room floor playing around with his patients to help them feel at ease.
  • Residency, Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Internship, Comparative Veterinary Ophthalmology, BluePearl Specialty + Emergency Pet Hospital, Tampa, FL
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Bachelor of Science, Agriculture, University of Georgia, Athens
Dr. Sigmund enjoys visiting Piedmont Park with his partner, collecting rare house plants and cuddling his noodle-like Ragdoll cat, King Louie.
Dr. Rachel Tulipan is board certified in small animal surgery.
Rachel Tulipan
DVM, DACVS-SA
Surgery
Rachel Tulipan
DVM, DACVS-SA
BluePearl Veterinarian
Board Certified in Veterinary Surgery-Small Animal
Surgery
Servicing Locations
Dr. Rachel Tulipan has a particular interest in portosystemic shunts, patent ductus arteriosus and wounds.
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Small Animal
  • Residency, Small Animal Surgery, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Veterinary Partners, Sandy Springs GA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee College, Knoxville
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Washington State University, St. Louis
Dr. Tulipan enjoys playing tennis and volleyball, hiking, running, riding her two horses and spending time with her pets: Mickey, a mixed breed dog and cat Huey.

Technicians (VTS)

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Suzette Knight
VTS (ECC)
Critical Care
Suzette Knight
VTS (ECC)
Veterinary Technician Specialist (Emergency & Critical Care)
Critical Care
Servicing Locations
Making an impact on the lives of pets and pet owners at a time when they need compassion as well as technical skill drives Suzette in her work in emergency and critical care. Cases she enjoys treating include trauma, toxicities and blood transfusions.