Central Clinic

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David T. Wise DVM

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, CENTRAL

Dr. David T. Wise Jr. did his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia and graduated in 1969 with a BSA in Agriculture. He also received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia, graduating in 1972. He completed his professional training from 1972 – 1973, with a medical and surgical internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City…

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Emily C. Abraham DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Emily C. Abraham attended the University of Miami from 2006 – 2009, receiving her Bachelor of Arts and Sciences, with a major in Biology and double minors in Chemistry and Classics. She was the president of the UM Pre-Veterinary Society, where she organized dog walks, baths and shows to raise money for local pet rescue organizations…

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Javier Canabal DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Javier Canabal received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at the Agrarian University of Havana, graduating with honors in 1998. He completed his professional training in 2012 at Tuskegee University in Alabama, where he participated in a small animal medical and surgical internship.

Before coming to the United States, Dr. Canabal worked for the JASPCA in Jamaica…

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Jacqueline Pereira DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Jacqueline Pereira received her Associate of Arts in Pre Veterinary Medicine from Miami-Dade Community College in 1984. In 1987, she graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, and in 1992, graduated from the University of Florida Veterinary School.

Dr. Pereira is involved in several organizations, including the AVMA and AAHA…

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Jane Ann Knowles Wise

VICE PRESIDENT

Jane Ann Knowles Wise was born and raised in Miami, Florida. She attended Everglades High School for Girls.  She was a Kappa Alpha Theta at the University of Georgia. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 1971.  Later that year, she married Dr. David Wise, whom she met at college.

They moved to New York City, where Mrs. Wise was a copy editor for medical journals at Rockefeller University, while Dr. Wise…

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Sara Beg DVM, CVA, CCRT

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Beg received her doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from St. Georges University. She is certified in veterinary acupuncture through the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine and is certified in canine/ feline rehabilitation from the Canine Rehabilitation Institute. She is currently working towards her certification in pain management and Chinese herbal medicine.

Dr. Beg provides excellence in veterinary care by integrating Western and alternative therapies to promote wellness and longevity, which allows her to…

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Sarah Levitz  BSc Hons, MSc, BVM&S, MRCVS, DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Sarah Levitz (BSc Hons, MSc, BVM&S, MRCVS, DVM) is a dual UK/US citizen. She graduated from Imperial College London in 2009 with a degree in Zoology. Her undergraduate focus was on parasitology, and following graduation, she completed her Masters in Parasitology and Entomology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She worked on three occasions in sub-Saharan Africa. two with the Natural History Museum in London, in conjunction with University of Georgia, the World Health Organisation and The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, undertaking research on eradication of human parasites, including schistosomiasis. She is a twice published author of scientific papers on this subject. Dr. Levitz obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Edinburgh’s Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and  is accredited to work in North America and Commonwealth countries.

She has two cats, Pickle and Baby.

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Brittni Goldberg DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Brittni Goldberg was born and raised in North Miami, Florida. Her undergraduate studies were completed in 2010 at the University of Florida, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology, with a Minor in Education. While completing her clinical year at Auburn University, she received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ross University in 2014.

Dr. Goldberg is a member of the Florida Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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James H. Block DVM

MEDICAL DIRECTOR, SNAPPER CREEK

Dr. James H. Block attended the University of Illinois and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1968 and a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine in 1970. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1972.

Dr. Block has been involved in many organizations, including the South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, where he was President…

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Reiner Hernandez DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Hernandez was born in Colombia, South America.  He attended the University of the Llanos School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1993 from a dual enrollment program.  He is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and also maintains a degree in Animal Science.

Dr. Hernandez was appointed to the Colombian Institute of Agriculture, a branch of the Colombian government, where he trained in Infectious Diseases and Laboratory Animals…

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Cristina A. Maristany DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Cristina A. Maristany was born and raised in Miami, Florida.

Her love for animals and her thirst for knowledge began when she was a young client at Knowles Animal Clinics and was later solidified when she worked as a Knowles technician during her high school years. She studied biology at the University of Miami and later obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Florida. Dr. Maristany also studied under Dr. Xie at the Chi Institute to become a certified veterinary acupuncturist…

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Marina Riera DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Marina Riera was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She attended Franklin & Marshall College in Pennsylvania and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Ross University and did her clinical year at the University of Florida.

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Tracy Scola DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Scola received the Howard Hughes Honors Biology Student Scholarship to the University of Illinois at Chicago and graduated with a degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. During this time, she co-founded the Biology Colloquium, a credited student run course at the university.

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Fayth Vanatti DVM

VETERINARIAN

Dr. Vanatti received her Bachelor of Science from Florida State University in 2006. After working several years in the veterinary field, she attended Ross University College of Veterinary Medicine, followed by one year of clinical rotation at Texas A & M University, College of Veterinary Medicine.

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