Meet Our Team

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    Andrew Berdoulay

    Dr. Berdoulay was born and raised in Long Island, New York. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology at the State University of New York at Stony Brook before earning his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University in 1998. He ...

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    Melanie Landry Church

    Dr. Church earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from North Carolina State University in 2008, where she was President of her veterinary class all four years and active in leadership roles in multiple clubs and organizations. She completed her ...

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    Anne G. Cook

    Dr. Anne Grimsley Cook grew up in Beaufort, SC where her family still resides. She attended Sewanee (University of the South), a small liberal arts college in Tennessee. She graduated summa cum laude in 1993 with a major in theology and minor in ...

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    Robert English PhD,

    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Dr. English started Animal Eye Care in 1989. He received undergraduate and DVM degrees from the University of Illinois and did his ophthalmology residency training and received a PhD in ...

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    Kristin Fischer

    Dr. Kristin Fischer was born and raised in Oak Ridge, TN, where the Atomic Bomb was developed and where the Oak Ridge Boys got their name. She graduated from the University of Georgia in 2002 with a degree in Animal Science and the University of ...

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    Karen Fisher

    Dr. Fisher has been with the Animal Eye Care group since 2008. She received her bachelor's degree in marine biology from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2005 before earning her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from NC State University ...

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    Jennifer P. Fontenelle

    Dr. Fontenelle received her DVM from Louisiana State University and completed a Ophthalmology Residency at Colorado State University. She joined the AEC team in 2008. Her graduate work included investigation into the efficacy of topical antiviral ...

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    Barrett W. Gift

    Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Dr. Gift joined AEC in 1998 and has been a critical member of our team ever since. He received his DVM from North Carolina State University and completed a Ophthalmology Residency at Animal ...

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    Ethan Hefner

    Dr. Ethan Hefner is from Newton, NC. He completed his bachelor’s in animal science and doctor of veterinary at North Carolina State University. He then completed an equine internship at Littleton Equine Medical Center in Colorado. Dr. Hefner then ...

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    Andrea Leber

    Veterinary Ophthalmologist in Virginia Dr. Andrea C. Leber was born in 1964 in Switzerland. She studied Veterinary Medicine at the University of Zuerich, Switzerland, graduating in 1988. After a three-year ophthalmology residency with Prof. Bernhard ...

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    Brad Nadelstein

    Dr. Brad Nadelstein graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. After participating in a one-year rotating internship at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, he returned to North ...

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    Samantha Palmer

    Dr. Palmer was born and raised in New York. She graduated Magna Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Northwestern University with a BA in Anthropology before earning her DVM from Cornell University in 2019. She recently completed a small animal rotating ...

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    Elena Rodriguez

    Practice Limited to Diseases of the Eye Dr. Rodriguez joined the AEC in 2020 as a member of our team in the Cary office. Dr. Rodriguez obtained her DVM from the University of Missouri, gained experience in internships in Indianapolis and Long Island, ...

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    Roxy Rodriguez

    Dr. Roxy Rodriguez is from Ponce, Puerto Rico. She completed the pre-veterinary program at University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez Campus in 2009. In 2013, she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Louisiana State University. Dr. ...

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