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Our Veterinarians

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Menaka Bhaskaran
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Menaka Bhaskaran
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Menaka Bhaskaran has more than a decade of experience in emergency medicine. She finds the field, particularly treating polytrauma cases, very gratifying.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Hollywood Animal Hospital, FL
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Wildlife Management, The Ohio State University, Columbus
When not working, Dr. Bhaskaran enjoys travel, good food, and spending time with friends and family.
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Regan Burford Gulledge
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Regan Burford Gulledge
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Regan Gulledge is passionate about emergency medicine and thrives in the fast-paced environment of critical cases that require quick action and aggressive stabilization.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, BluePearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital, Brentwood TN
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, AL
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, Auburn University, AL
Dr. Gulledge is married and has two sons, two cats and two dogs, a Boxer and a pit bull. She spends her downtime soaking up every moment with her family.
Dr. Michael Grasso is an emergency medicine veterinarian,
Michael Grasso
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Michael Grasso
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Michael Grasso served as medical director and chief medical officer at Cobb and Cherokee Emergency Veterinary Clinics, which were acquired by BluePearl in 2019. He continues to actively perform both clinical and administrative duties as the Medical Director at both hospitals. His clinical interests include emergency abdominal/thoracic surgery, cytology, immune-mediated disease and avian medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Emergency & Critical Care, University of Minnesota, St. Paul
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, Chemistry, Allegheny College, Meadville PA
Outside of work, Dr. Grasso enjoys sports, music, playing poker, fine dining and spending time with his wife and son. He has a Soft-coated Wheaten terrier named Hugo and a blue Siamese cat named Emmet that was rescued as a stray from the emergency clinic.
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Kara Koczen
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kara Koczen
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kara Koczen brings a wealth of experience to her job as emergency clinician. Highly committed to her patients, Dr. Koczen’s particular interests include oncological cases, coagulopathy disorders, urethral obstruction, lacerations and wildlife medicine.
  • Internship, Small Animal Oncology, Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, Tucson
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center, Tucson
  • Clinical Rotation, Texas A&M University, College Station
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Ross University, St. Kitts, West Indies
  • Bachelor of Science, Zoology, State University of New York, Oswego
Dr. Koczen loves the outdoors and spending time with her son. She has two lizards, a guinea pig and a dog named Dido.
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Craig Quinlan
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Craig Quinlan
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Craig Quinlan has more than a decade of experience as a clinician. He thrives on the variety that comes with practicing emergency medicine. He also enjoys treating and rehabilitating orphaned and injured wildlife.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, University of Georgia, Athens
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station
Dr. Quinlan has one dog, a 13-year-old whippet, and five cats of various ages. He spends his spare time exploring Atlanta on bike and foot, and he also likes going to live music events.
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Kelsey Smith
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Kelsey Smith
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Dr. Kelsey Smith is part of our emergency medicine training program for clinicians. She is passionate about emergency medicine and especially interested in performing C-sections, as well as stabilizing trauma patients.
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal Sciences, Kansas State University, Manhattan
Dr. Smith loves spending time with her Catahoula mix, Leo. Her hobbies include traveling, DIY projects, baking, gardening and outdoor activities.
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Virginia Still
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Virginia Still
DVM
Emergency Medicine
Servicing Locations
Passionate about pet care, Dr. Virginia Still enjoys all aspects of emergency medicine, especially the initial stabilization of critical cases. Dr. Still worked in DNA research for several years but realized her true calling was to be a veterinarian.
  • Internship, Small Animal Medicine & Surgery, The Regional Veterinary Referral Center, Springfield VA
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Bachelor of Science, Animal and Poultry Sciences & Biology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg
Dr. Still’s pets include her dog, Zoey, and a handsome cat named Frank. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and reading.