Important Pender COVID-19 Update:
The health and well-being of your pet is our top priority.We are taking important precautions to ensure the health and safety of our Clients, our Patients, and our Staff..
As a result, for the near future, we are currently rescheduling booked routine appointments, and not taking in any new routine appointments. We are restricting access to our lobby and adjusting our check-in and check-out procedures. If you have an appointment, please call ahead for specific details pertaining to your appointment.
Thank you for your patience. If you have any questions, concerns, or feel your pet needs to be seen, call us at 703-591-3304.
"The difference between friends and pets is that friends we allow into our company, pets we allow into our solitude." -Robert Brault
Emergency medicine, surgery, general medicine
I love spending time with my son, Benaiah. I enjoy riding my thoroughbred mare, Misty, as well as playing soccer and hanging out with family and friends. I also enjoy playing the cello.
During veterinary school I developed an interest in public health. After graduating, I had the opportunity to pursue a biomedical degree in innate immunology through a fellowship program with NIH. My research was focused on the signaling mechanisms and pathophysiology that contribute to the inflammatory and metabolic changes underlying the development of chronic inflammatory diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, atherosclerosis, and Parkinson’s disease. After completing my fellowship, I took some time off to work with an organization called Exodus Cry in Kansas City, MO to help in the fight against human trafficking. Now I am back in veterinary medicine and loving it!