Emergency & Critical Care

The Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care team is headed by faculty emergency veterinarians board certified by the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care assisted by a team of emergency veterinary doctors and highly trained technicians.  The team provides both 24 hour emergency veterinary services and critical care of critically ill hospitalized patients in our state-of-the-art veterinary intensive care unit.

If you or your veterinarian feel your pet is having an emergency please come to our veterinary emergency room (map and directions) or call our emergency veterinarian line (352) 392-2235. Visit our Ocala PETS website for information about our emergency veterinary clinic in Marion County: Ocala Pet Emergency Treatment Services clinic.

For Exotic Animal Emergencies

Our zoological medicine service is available for emergencies Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; please call (352) 392-2235.

We are a Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society Level I Certified Facility

Our Team

Ashley E Allen-Durrance

Ashley E Allen-Durrance

Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine; Critical Care Associate Service Chief
Travis M Lanaux

Travis M Lanaux

Clinical Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine; Critical Care Associate Service Chief
Gareth J Buckley

Gareth J Buckley

Chief Medical Officer, UF Veterinary Hospitals; Clinical Associate Professor
Rachel E Corlett

Rachel E Corlett

CLIN LECTURER
Brittney L Fraser

Brittney L Fraser

ECC Clinical Lecturer
Ronald Gonçalves

Ronald Gonçalves

Assistant Professor, Emergency And Critical Care
Julianna Hilbert

Julianna Hilbert

CLIN LECTURER
Jessica L Hutson

Jessica L Hutson

Clinical Lecturer, ECC
Amanda L Inman

Amanda L Inman

Clinical Lecturer, Emergency & Critical Care
Jennifer T Martinez

Jennifer T Martinez

CLIN AST PROF
Kathleen M Maxwell

Kathleen M Maxwell

CLIN LECTURER
Adesola O Odunayo

Adesola O Odunayo

Clinical Associate Professor, Emergency And Critical Care
Alberto Oramas

Alberto Oramas

Clinical Lecturer, Emergency And Critical Care
Michael Schaer

Michael Schaer DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC

Professor Emeritus
Cory Woliver

Cory Woliver

Clinical Lecturer, Emergency And Critical Care
Edward J Skibinski Baker

Edward J Skibinski Baker DVM

RESIDENT
Lauren A Bracchi

Lauren A Bracchi DVM

RESIDENT
Taylor L Curley

Taylor L Curley DVM

Resident
Caryn M Ehrhardt

Caryn M Ehrhardt DVM

RESIDENT
Connor J Ellis

Connor J Ellis DVM

RESIDENT
Katherine M Hedges

Katherine M Hedges DVM

INTERN
Levi D Hoffman

Levi D Hoffman

RESIDENT
Kaitlyn M Mazzaccari

Kaitlyn M Mazzaccari DVM

RESIDENT
Carl J Southern

Carl J Southern DVM

RESIDENT
Amber D Vitalo

Amber D Vitalo BA, DVM

RESIDENT
Suzanne M Pereau

Suzanne M Pereau BS, LVT

ECC Vet Technician Manager
Kevin Miller

Kevin Miller MBA

E&CC Vet Tech Supervisor
Amanda Baldwin

Amanda Baldwin CVT

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn II
Casandra Blair

Casandra Blair CVT

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn II
Britny A Chunn

Britny A Chunn CVT

Technician
Tori Crandell

Tori Crandell LVT

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn II
Anthony B Durham

Anthony B Durham LVT

Veterinary Technician 2
Kelly M Foltz

Kelly M Foltz BA, CVT, VTS

Emerg & Crit Care Vet Tchn Spc
Bryon L Gindlesperger

Bryon L Gindlesperger LVT

Veterinary Technician 2
Ashley E Gorman

Ashley E Gorman CVT

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn II
Valerie J Grenon

Valerie J Grenon CVT

ICU Service Technician
Nikita N Jordan

Nikita N Jordan

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn I
Kimberly M Maxwell

Kimberly M Maxwell

Veterinary Technician
MacKenzie Mizell

MacKenzie Mizell

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn I
Vicki E Moore

Vicki E Moore LVT

E&CC Vet Tech Supervisor
Rebecca Negretti

Rebecca Negretti CVT, VTS

Emerg & Crit Care Vet Tchn Spc
Gini Ramirez

Gini Ramirez

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn I
Morgan B Reyer

Morgan B Reyer

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn I
Alexa R Scharf

Alexa R Scharf

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn I
Krystal M Schleeter

Krystal M Schleeter LVT

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn II
Kelsie L Scholz

Kelsie L Scholz CVA

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn I
Becky Sexton

Becky Sexton CVT, VTS

Emerg & Crit Care Vet Tchn Spc
Trevor D Shelpman

Trevor D Shelpman

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn I
Leaundra Singleton

Leaundra Singleton RVT

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn II
Lucy N Sumners

Lucy N Sumners RVT, VTS

Emerg & Crit Care Vet Tchn Spc
Malerie D Zavilla

Malerie D Zavilla CVT

ER & CC Veterinary Tchn II

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As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

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