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Dr. Stahl graduated from the University of Richmond with a bachelor’s degree in biology in 1985. He went on to earn his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. He became board certified in avian practice through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners...
Dr. Gregory Costanzo graduated from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, after which he completed an intensive one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Long Island Veterinary Specialists. Following his internship, he worked as an emergency veterinarian at Southern Arizona Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center...
Native to Mexico City, Dr. Octavio Romo graduated cum laude from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in 2013. He then worked as a small animal and exotic animal veterinary practitioner in Mexico, while simultaneously obtaining his license to practice in the United States. In 2014, he began working...
Dr. Emily Nielsen graduated cum laude from Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016, after which she joined SEAVS in order to pursue a veterinary internship in exotic animal medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree summa cum laude in biology with a minor in chemistry at the University of...
Dr. Karen Plass completed her bachelor’s degree in biology at Oberlin College in 2010.  She then completed an associate’s degree in veterinary technology while working in California.  She volunteered at a local zoo while there, particularly working with bobcats and a red-tailed hawk.  She graduated from the University of Minnesota...
Dr. Paula Rodriguez was born and raised in Bogota, Colombia. She moved to the United States in 2006. She graduated veterinary school from the University of Georgia in 2015 with an emphasis in Zoological medicine. While in veterinary school she was a member of the Zoological Medicine Club and worked...