Get to know us!
Around here, we’re one big family and work together to provide your pet with the absolute best veterinary care. Scroll down and get to know each one of us.
Dr. Lisa J. Wilson
Dr. Lisa J. Wilson graduated from The Ohio State University in 1996 and joined our practice in June of that year. Dr. Wilson is dedicated to our practice’s medical, diagnostic, and surgical excellence. She performs soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, including elbow, knee, hip, and fracture repairs. Dr. Wilson enjoys seeing dogs, cats, reptiles, small mammals, birds, and exotics.
Dr. Walter E. Martin
Dr. Walter E. Martin was born and raised in Brook Park, Ohio. He obtained a Bachelors degree in Biology from Cleveland State University in 1998. He then attended the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he earned his DVM. He joined our clinic in June of 2003. Dr. Martin enjoys seeing cats and dogs as patients. His areas of interest include small animal medicine and soft tissue surgery. He does enjoy taking extra time to get to the root of frustrating skin problems. Dr. Martin strives to keep our hospital up to date on the newest medical therapies available. Dr. Martin’s hobbies include fishing, golfing, cooking, and spending time with his family and his pets.
Dr. Cathy Palomar
Dr. Cathy Palomar graduated from The Ohio State University in 1988 and has worked in the Greater Cleveland area for over 20 years. She joined our team in the fall of 2005. She specializes in the treatment and surgery of rabbits and other small mammals. She has a loyal following due to her experience and commitment.
Dr. Kimberly Kirby
Dr. Kimberly Kirby grew up in Fairview Park, Ohio and graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She has since been practicing in the Cleveland/Lorain area and joined our team in February of 2011. Dr. Kirby enjoys seeing dogs and cats as well as other small mammals. Her areas of practice are general medicine and surgery with a special interest in ultrasound. She loves to provide her patients with the individual attention they deserve.
Dr. Amanda Hanes
Registered Veterinary Technicians:
Our team of registered veterinary technicians is headed by Sheryl who has been with us since 1998 and includes Erin, Carrie, Stephanie, Chelsie, Sadie, and Jessica N. Their duties include drawing blood, performing laboratory procedures and tests, monitoring anesthesia, administering medications, performing dental cleanings, and taking care of patients. They are highly skilled and dedicated to providing excellent care to your pet.
Our team of assistants includes Courtney, Morgan, Stephanie I., and Leanna. Our trained assistants help the doctors and technicians during appointments, assist with hospital care, client education and communication, and keep our hospital neat and clean.
Our team of receptionists is headed by Kelsey and includes Janet, Lori, Julie, Beverly, Traci, Melissa, and Tami. They are the friendly voices and faces that you will encounter when you come in or call into the hospital. Their duties include scheduling appointments and client communication.
Our receptionists in our grooming boutique are available to schedule your grooming session and answer any questions. Theresa is our groomer, who has been grooming pets for over 30 years.
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