VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital

Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

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  • Donna Krochak

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: University of Wisconsin-Madison

    Dr. Krochak earned her B.S. degree in Genetics/Biology from Cornell University in 1987, and graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. She then came to VCA ...
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  • Stephanie O Brian

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Auburn University

    Dr. O' Brian joined the VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital team in 2012.  A native of Kentucky, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Music from The University of Louisville in 1997 while studying ...
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  • Bridget Shirley

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Auburn University

    Dr. Shirley is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham and received her B.S. degree in Biology and Chemistry in 1999. Following her undergraduate degree, ...
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  • Marcus Smail

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Cornell University

    Dr. Smail joined the critical care team at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital in July 2003. Born and raised in Albany, NY, Marcus graduated from Siena College with a B.S. in Biology in 1996. He received ...
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  • Jackie Suarez

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Suarez has worked as an associate veterinarian at VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital since 1995. Dr. Suarez graduated with high honors from The University of Notre Dame in 1988 with a B. A. degree ...
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  • Shannon Talbott

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

    In 1996, Dr. Talbott joined VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital as a veterinary assistant and returned in 2002, after receiving a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional ...
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  • Kristin Terrio

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Terrio is VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital's resident abdominal ultrasound associate. She has been a member of our veterinary staff since graduating from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

OUR EMERGENCY NUMBER - 703-823-3601

VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital is here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can count on our critical care team to be here when you need them the most.

Your pet's health deserves the finest care. Each member of our team strives for the advancement of veterinary medicine. When you bring your pet to us, you can be certain you will receive the dedication and compassion that makes our hospital stand out in patient care. 

Please call us at 703-823-3601 immediately if you believe your pet is experiencing an emergency.

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