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  • Laura Smallwood
    Laura Smallwood DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
    MEDICAL DIRECTOR
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    Dr. Smallwood was born in Oklahoma, grew up in Texas, and completed high school in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. Following high school, she attended Trinity University in San Antonio, majoring in biology. Dr. Smallwood became interested in veterinary medicine as a college student and spent summers working as a veterinary assistant before she was accepted to Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation from veterinary school in 1984, she continued her training at Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital in Santa Cruz, California. At the completion of her internship she relocated to Atlanta with her husband, Tommy, and worked for two years in primary care veterinary practice. In 1988 Dr. Smallwood was accepted as a small animal medicine resident at University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Completing her residency in 1991, Dr. Smallwood returned to Atlanta to found Northlake Veterinary Internal Medicine, LLC at Northlake Veterinary Specialists. In 2007, Dr. Smallwood opened Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists where she serves as Medical Director in addition to her clinical responsibilities as a veterinary internal medicine clinician. Dr. Smallwood’s clinical interests include cardiac disease, respiratory disease, and minimally invasive endoscopic diagnostics. Away from the office, Dr. Smallwood’s activities include contemporary dance, yoga and dance fitness. She also enjoys traveling, kayaking, hiking, and spending time with her husband and two daughters. 

  • Matthew J. Laing Practice Manager
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    Matthew Laing was born and raised in Massachusetts. Matt developed a passion for helping animals very early in life. He had his first veterinary job at the age of ten as a kennel assistant and began working as a technician assistant and a volunteer with several wildlife conservation groups and shelters while in high school. In 1988 Matt became a Certified Veterinary Technician in the state of Massachusetts and, following that, studied business at both Massasoit Community College and Harvard Extension. Matt spent ten years as an instructor in the Veterinary Technology program at Mount Ida College in Newton, MA, teaching radiology, veterinary clinical laboratory science, surgery and anesthesia, and Exotic Animal Seminar. Matt also spent several years working with veterinary students as an assistant instructor in comparative anatomy at Tufts School of Veterinary Medicine in Grafton. Over the past twenty years Matt has managed multiple veterinary hospitals including small general practices, a non-profit wildlife hospital, and a large multi-location corporate veterinary practices.  Matt has developed a very diverse skill set and a strong passion for assuring that our patients receive excellent veterinary care and that pet owners experience excellent customer service. When not at work Matt enjoys spending time with his family, friends and pets and enjoys outdoor activities, gardening, hiking, birding, running, home improvement projects and watching Boston sports teams.

  • Mary Van Gundy
    Mary Van Gundy Inventory Manager
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    Mary Van Gundy is a native of Jacksonville, Florida and moved to the Atlanta area in 1981. Mary has always had a love for animals and has worked in small animal veterinary medicine since she was 16 years old. Mary joined Dr. Smallwood’s internal medicine practice in 1993. She has held multiple positions including key positions within both the internal medicine and surgery service. In June 2004, she passed the National Veterinary Technician boards and became a registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Georgia. Mary has served as the part-time inventory manager for Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists since 2007, and in 2013 with the opening of the Emergency Service, moved into a fulltime position where she is responsible for managing inventory. Outside of work she enjoys going on cruises, snorkeling, riding her motorcycle, gardening and her chickens.

  • Gina Burke
    Gina Burke Administrative Assistant
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internal medicine

  • Jennifer McCown
    Jennifer McCown DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
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    Dr. Jennifer McCown holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the University of Florida. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Florida in 2005. The following year, she completed a one year rotating internship at Florida Veterinary Specialists in Tampa, FL.  She went on to complete her residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Florida College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Also in 2009, Dr. McCown completed the examination and certification requirements for internal medicine, becoming a board certified internist and a member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She returned to the southeast in 2014 and joined the staff at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists after working in California for several years. Her clinical interests include hematologic disorders, endocrine diseases, endoscopic procedures, and supporting the human-animal bond. Dr. McCown enjoys spending her free time with her husband, two children, and two dogs. She is particularly fond of outdoor activities, from hiking and biking to gardening or just relaxing with a good book.

  • Paula Levine
    Paula Levine DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
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    Dr. Levine grew up in Atlanta, GA. Although a Georgia Bulldog fan during her upbringing, she chose to go to the University of Florida for her undergraduate education (Go Gators!!). She returned to her roots and attended the University of Georgia for her veterinary education and training and graduated cum laude in 1991. Following graduation, she began her advanced training at North Carolina State University where she participated in a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery.  She successfully completed her small animal internal medicine residency at the University of Florida in 1994 and became a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1998.

    Dr.  Levine brings with her years of practical experience. She practiced in Atlanta at a referral specialty hospital for thirteen years. She has also practiced at specialty hospitals and emergency and critical care facilities in Jacksonville, FL, Melbourne, FL and Asheville, NC prior to returning to Atlanta and joining the team at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Levine is also an internal medicine consultant with Antech laboratories.

    She enjoys all aspects of internal medicine, but has special interests in endoscopy, immune-mediated diseases, and endocrine diseases.

    In her spare time, Dr. Levine enjoys hiking, camping, kayaking, golfing, and yoga. She is joined in Atlanta by her partner, Sandra, and their furry four-legged children.

  • Kelly O’Neill
    Kelly O’Neill DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
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  • Becky Reynolds
    Becky Reynolds Veterinary Assistant
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    Becky was raised on a horse farm in Georgia as the oldest of six, where she developed her desire to care for animals at a young age. After years of bandaging wings of their hurt chickens, saving squirrels from the barn cats, and rehabilitating rescue animals, she began working for a local equestrian veterinarian. She transitioned into companion animal medicine where she found her passion in understanding disease processes and studying hematology. After graduating college with a degree in Biology, Becky moved to the city of Atlanta and worked in a small animal ER for a few years before joining the internal medicine team at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists in 2016. Outside of work you can find Becky drinking way too much coffee, feeding your local squirrels, riding motorcycles on and off road, running away from spiders, watching sappy Disney movies, or eating awful amounts of chocolate.

  • Rena Greene
    Rena Greene Veterinary Assistant
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    Rena Greene grew up in Miami, Florida and Graduated from the University of Florida with a Psychology major and Wildlife Ecology Minor. She is currently working on her AS in Veterinary Technology online at San Juan College and will hopefully be sitting for her test to become a Registered Veterinary Technician in 2018. Besides her passion for animals, Rena also loves nature, hiking, backpacking, crafts, and music. She loves living in Georgia with her husband, a herd of Chihuahuas, 2 flat-faced cats, a one-eyed parrot, and crested gecko.

  • John Crowe
    John Crowe Veterinary Assistant
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SURGERY

  • Erin Reichert Baysinger
    Erin Reichert Baysinger DVM, DACVS
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    Dr. Erin Reichert Baysinger was raised in Greenville, SC. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from the University of Georgia. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2007 after completing her clinical year at Auburn University. She completed a small animal rotating intership at MedVet Memphis in Memphis, TN in 2008, and a small animal surgical internship at Veterinary Specialists of Rochester in Rochester, NY in 2009. She went on to complete her residency in small animal surgery at VCA Animal Specialty Center of South Carolina in Columbia, SC in 2013. She achieved her board certification as a small animal surgeon in February 2014 and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Baysinger practiced as a small animal surgeon in the greater Atlanta area prior to joining Saint Francis Veterinary Specialsts. Dr. Baysinger has a special interest in orthopedic surgery, cranial cruciate ligament disease, reconstructive surgery, and wound healing. Outside of work, she enjoys taking advantage of all Atlanta has to offer with her husband, Bryan, and their yellow Labrador, Jackson. She enjoys running, hiking, horseback riding, and traveling. 

  • Ashley Smith
    Ashley Smith RVT
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    Ashley Smith was born in Pennsylvania but has spent most of her life in Georgia. She has always had a profound interest in veterinary medicine and it has been her only focus as a career. In 2009, she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Pre-vet from Georgia Southern University. After graduation she worked in general practice for a few years before deciding she wanted to gain more knowledge in the field. In May 2014, she graduated from Gwinnett Technical College and became a Registered Veterinary Technician in the state of Georgia. She is now a part of the surgical team at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialist. Ashley enjoys traveling, photography and spending time with her family.

  • Rachel Perry
    Rachel Perry RVT
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    Rachel Perry was born in Virginia, but has spent most of her life here in Georgia. She has been interested in veterinary medicine from an early age. She began volunteering at animal rescue groups, spay and neuter clinics and started working at a vet hospital in high school. She then attended Gwinnett Technical College and received her Associates of Applied Health Science in Veterinary Technology in 2017. Outside of work Rachel enjoys watching movies, running, and spending time with her family, friends, and two dogs Shorty and Tic-Tac.

  • Clare Myers
    Clare Myers Veterinary Assistant
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oncology

  • Jessica Mobley Thiman
    Jessica Mobley Thiman DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
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    Dr. Jessica Mobley Thiman is a native of Atlanta, GA. Dr. Thiman holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science from the University of Georgia. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 2012. The following year, she completed her one year rotating internship at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. She went on to complete her residency in Oncology at the University of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine in 2016. Also in 2016, Dr. Thiman completed the examination and certification requirements for oncology, becoming a board certified oncologist and member of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Shortly after, she joined the staff at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists. Outside of work, Dr Thiman enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs.

  • Katherine Meers
    Katherine Meers Veterinary Assistant
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    Katherine Meers was born in Athens, Georgia, and grew up in Decatur. She currently works at SFVS while attending Georgia State University where she is majoring in Psychology. She hopes to further her education and become a health and life coach after she graduates. Outside of work, Katherine loves Crossfit and training with friends at her gym, CrossFit Identity, and is also a Level 1 Certified Crossfit Coach. Katherine also enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, friends, and her dog, Carlos. 

  • Leslie Roberts
    Leslie Roberts RVT
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    Leslie Roberts was born and raised in Georgia. After years of working in the retail industry, she decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Leslie received an Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology from Gwinnett Technical College in 2012 and joined Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists shortly after graduation. Leslie has an interest in internal medicine and oncology and hopes to obtain a veterinary technology specialty license in the future. Outside of work she enjoys reading, gardening, and spending time with her husband and their two dogs.

diagnostic imaging

  • Tasha Axam
    Tasha Axam DVM, DACVR
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    Dr. Tasha Axam is a native of Atlanta, GA. Dr. Axam holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and Biological Anthropology and Anatomy from Duke University. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. In 2005 she completed her one year rotating internship at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She went on to complete her residency in Diagnostic Imaging at the University of Georgia School Of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. In September of 2008, Dr. Axam completed the oral and written exam for diagnostic imaging and radiology, becoming a board certified radiologist and a member of the American College of Veterinary Radiology. Shortly after, she joined the staff at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Axam has a love for exotic species and hopes to eventually volunteer her free time helping animals in places like Africa, Australia and South America. In 2016 she received the greatest gift of  her life, her son, Komari Sloan. Outside of work she is an avid CrossFitter and she enjoys traveling, sign language and being with family and her German Shepherd dog Karu. She is somewhat of a dare devil and loves extreme sports. She will try anything once including bungee jumping, sky diving and hang gliding, and looks forward to one day scuba diving with sharks and rock climbing.

  • Amber Goldman
    Amber Goldman RVT
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emergency medicine

  • Corinne Rehman
    Corinne Rehman DVM
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    Dr. Corinne Rehmann is originally from Michigan.  She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Saginaw Valley State University and went on to receive her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. She completed a small animal rotating internship and a residency in critical care and emergency medicine at Veterinary Specialists of South Florida.  Following her residency, she worked at a specialty and emergency clinic in the Tampa Bay area.  Dr. Rehman joined the emergency staff at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists in 2014. At home, Dr. Rehmann has a pit bull named Bronson, 5 cats and salt water fish tanks.  In her spare time, she likes to cook, travel and practice yoga.  Dr. Rehmann and her husband also enjoy sporting events, especially Michigan State football and basketball.  Go Green!!

  • Kylene Peters
    Kylene Peters DVM
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    Dr. Kylene Peters is a native of Denver, Colorado and has lived most of her life here in Atlanta. Dr. Peters played soccer and received an Associates of Science from Young Harris College and A Bachelor of Science Biology from Oglethorpe University.  She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University finishing out her clinical year at North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Peters has gone straight into working emergency since graduation from veterinary school.  She and her husband have a passion for traveling the world.  Outside of work she likes to spend time with her family including her husband Jason and their two dogs, Super Cooper the Wonder Mutt and Stormin Norman the Midget Mutt.  She enjoys being in the outdoors: snow skiing, cycling, camping and photography.  Despite her fear of heights, she enjoys rock climbing and has tried hang gliding.

  • Bridgid Lammers
    Bridgid Lammers DVM
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    Dr. Bridgid Lammers is a native of Atlanta, Georgia who has recently returned to the area. She received a Bachelor of Science in Ecology from the University of Georgia and is an avid Georgia Bulldogs fan. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Tennessee and then completed a rotating internal medicine, surgery, and emergency internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialists. Soon after, she joined Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists where she feels she has the support and resources to practice the best possible emergency medicine. While Dr. Lammers enjoys the challenge and fast pace of emergency medicine, she also has a special interest in exotic and aquatic animals and hopes to fill her spare time working with some of these animals. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Wes, and two dogs, Jake and Reilly. Together they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, watching movies, relaxing with a good book, and spending time with family and friends.

  • Melissa Ehrlich
    Melissa Ehrlich DVM
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    Dr. Melissa Ehrlich is originally from Wyomissing, PA, a small town outside of Philadelphia.  Dr. Ehrlich received her Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008.  In 2009 Dr. Ehrlich completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Friendship Hospital for Animals in Washington, DC.  She went on to complete a one year specialty internship in small animal surgery at Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center in Norwalk, CT.  Dr. Ehrlich then moved to Boston, Massachusetts for three years where she worked at a large referral and emergency hospital as an emergency clinician.  Dr. Ehrlich moved back to Atlanta, GA to join the Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists when the emergency service was opened in September of 2013.  Outside of work, Dr. Ehrlich is an avid runner and since moving to Atlanta has completed her first half marathon and has run in the Peachtree Road Race.  Dr. Ehrlich also enjoys photography, specifically taking pictures of her family, her Weimaraner Ella and two cats, Oliver and Gracie.

  • Danielia Bender
    Danielia Bender DVM
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    Dr. Danielia Bender is a native of Nashville,TN. Dr. Bender earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Evansville in Indiana in 1998. She received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Following completion of her degree, Dr. Bender completed a one year internship at a private practice emergency and referral clinic in Chesapeake and Virginia Beach, Virginia. She was a general practitioner for five years before returning to emergency medicine in 2008. Outside of work, Dr. Bender enjoys traveling (she’s been to Mexico, France, Germany, Ireland, and Italy), reading, music, football, and being involved in her church. She is the owner of a stubborn but cute Pit Bull, Cinda.

  • Katie Belz
    Katie Belz DVM
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    Dr. Katie Belz attended Texas A & M University and graduated with her DVM in 2007.  In 2008, she completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Florida. In 2011 Dr. Belz completed a small animal internal medicine residency at Virginia Tech.  Dr. Belz joined the Internal Medicine Service at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists in 2011 and, in 2013, took a position with the Saint Francis Emergency Service as a fulltime emergency doctor. Away from the office, Dr. Belz enjoys traveling, hiking and canine activities which include showing, lure coursing and obedience with her Ibizan Hounds.

  • Mandy Smith
    Mandy Smith DVM
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  • Adrian Switon
    Adrian Switon Veterinary Assistant
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  • Ashley Midds
    Ashley Midds Veterinary Assistant
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    Ashley was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She attended Fort Valley State University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Veterinary Technology, completed an externship with the University of Georgia and went on to further her education with a Masters Degree of Public Health from Capella University.  Ashley remembers always having a love of animals and has volunteered caring for them from a very young age. She has been in the veterinary field since 2006 and has experience working at general practices, shelters, and spay/neuter clinics prior to joining Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists. Ashley enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and friends and is a passionate Falcons football fan. She has a Yorkie named Cinderella, two Rottweilers named Empire and Cookie and a Presa Canario named Richard Parker.

  • Aston Lewis
    Aston Lewis Veterinary Assistant
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  • Brittany Charoenlap
    Brittany Charoenlap RVT
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  • Corinne Sampson
    Corinne Sampson Veterinary Assistant
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    Corinne Sampson was born is Decatur and has been interested in veterinary medicine for as long as she can remember. She began working at Saint Francis her junior year at Decatur High School. Corrine graduated from Decatur High School in 2014 with honors and is currently enrolled at Oglethorpe University, studying biology for the pre-veterinarian track. She is grateful to have gotten the opportunity to work in such a learning environment. When she isn’t working, Corinne enjoys traveling, theatre production, and spending time with her friends and family. 

  • Erika Flores
    Erika Flores Veterinary Assistant
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  • Jennifer Egwuatu
    Jennifer Egwuatu Veterinary Assistant
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    Jennifer Egwuatu was born in Atlanta and grew up in Walnut Grove, Georgia.  She started her career at a Primary Care Veterinarian in 2002 and has been employed at two other emergency clinics prior to starting at St Francis Veterinary Specialists in 2015.  She lives with her husband and 13 year old son, two rescue dogs, Otis Batman a Shepherd mix, and Fat Face an American Bulldog.

  • Kasundra Wilder
    Kasundra Wilder Veterinary Assistant
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  • Monique McKoy
    Monique McKoy Veterinary Assistant
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  • Nisha Branch
    Nisha Branch Veterinary Assistant
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    Donnisha was born in Brooklyn, New York and spent her childhood mostly along the east coast. Her love of animals began at an early age and she remembers well the day she was inspired to begin her veterinary career. It was one evening in particular while she was still in high school, watching her usual favorite programs on Animal Planet, that she remembers grabbing the phone book to find a local veterinary clinic where she could volunteer and she has never looked back.  Donnisha has a Bachelor of Science degree from Fort Valley, has done an externship at UGA and has been in the field since 2011. In her spare time she loves to read, explore nature, continue her education and cuddle with her Chihuahua Lakota and kitty Jake.

  • Perriez McIntosh
    Perriez McIntosh Veterinary Assistant
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  • T.J. Moreland
    T.J. Moreland Veterinary Assistant
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  • Terrance Ellison
    Terrance Ellison Veterinary Assistant
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customer service

  • Nysheba Calhoun
    Nysheba Calhoun Referral Coordinator
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    Nysheba Calhoun grew up in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Columbia High School of Decatur after moving to Atlanta. She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree from Alabama State University in 2010. In August of 2012 Nysheba followed her passion and love for animals by working as a veterinary assistant and client service coordinator at Banfield Pet Hospital. Nysheba joined Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists as a member of the Customer Service team in 2014 and is responsible for the management of telephone and email communications during specialty hours. Outside of work, Nysheba enjoys reading, teaching youth dance and spending time with her husband Robert and their daughter. She also has three loving dogs Fendi, Boston and Brown.

  • Rob Robeck
    Rob Robeck Reception and Hospitality
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    Originally from the Midwest, Rob has been a resident of Decatur for 31 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from Florida State University and joined the staff at Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists after a long career in the airline industry. As an Inflight Service Manager, he provided exceptional client service on military charter flights to all corners of the world. Rob’s customer service focus is reception and hospitality and he manages the Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists reception desk during specialty hours. Over the past 30 years, Rob and his partner have fostered many pets until they could find loving, stable homes. He has a special fondness for small dogs, especially his maltese mix Watson. In his spare time, Rob is a voracious reader of historical fiction and enjoys cooking and entertaining with his partner.

  • Kiara Colon
    Kiara Colon Communications
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  • Chancey Lomax
    Chancey Lomax Customer Service
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  • Sandra Brown
    Sandra Brown Customer Service
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    Sandra was born in Fort Riley, Kansas and spent the majority of her childhood in Queens, NY. When she was six years old, she found a box of five kittens on the sidewalk and there began her lifelong love of animals. She took the kittens home, bathed them with the help of her mother and soon found a neighborhood pet store to help adopt each one of them out to a loving home. She remembers this clearly and attributes it to her continuing passion for rescuing and fostering all types of animals from bunnies and snakes to dogs and cats. If there is a neighborhood animal in need, it usually ends up at Sandra’s house.

    Sandra has over twenty years of experience in the veterinary field and has managed several clinics. She loves what she does and is certified in canine aggression and behavior therapy. Her friends and family often refer to her as the dog/cat whisperer.

    She has three beautiful daughters, five naughty grandchildren, a Great Dane, two Pitbulls, two cats, a lion head bunny and a snake.

    Her husband once said, “She would talk to a bird on the side of the road if she could”.

  • Briana Gillison
    Briana Gillison Customer Service
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  • April Bradley
    April Bradley Customer Service
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    April is a native of Stone Mountain, Ga and has always had a love for animals. That special love along with her years of customer service experience evolved into her career as a veterinary receptionist for the past 8 years. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with loved ones and snuggling with her Chorkie, Rocko.

  • Candice Carter
    Candice Carter Customer Service
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    Candace Carter was raised in Decatur, Ga and graduated from Towers High School in 2003. She completed Georgia Medical Institute in 2006 to become a pharmacy technician. Candice has had animals her entire life and decided to pursue a career in the veterinary field in 2007. She started her career at Mainstreet Veterinarians of Stone Mountain as Senior Front Desk Receptionist and has also been employed as a Front Desk Manager of Johns Creek Veterinary and Belle Isle Animal Hospital. Candice joined Saint Francis Veterinary Specialists in 2016 as an Emergency Customer Service Receptionist and is responsible for the management of telephone and email communications during emergency hours. Outside of work, Candice enjoys modeling, reading and spending time with her 8 year old son Anthony and her 5 year old Frenchie JoJo. Candice also enjoys pet sitting and has gained a lot of fur babies thru the years, who make her home their home when their parents are away!

  • Scarlet Markle
    Scarlet Markle Customer Service
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    Scarlet Markle was born and raised in New York City. While attending St. John’s University, she met her husband Eric in Atlanta and shortly after, decided to move down south. After working in Veterinary Primary Care for 6 years, Scarlet joined St. Francis. She has a passion for specialty and emergency medicine and values a Considerate Care approach. Outside of work, Scarlet enjoys spending time with her husband, baby daughter Meadow, and their Shih Tzu Sammy. When possible, she also enjoys visiting family and friends all over the east coast, yoga, hiking, and cooking vegetarian meals.  

patient care assistants

  • Owen Tumperi
    Owen Tumperi Patient Care Assistant
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