Philadelphia 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.

  • Deborah Rubin

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: University of Pennsylvania

    Dr. Rubin enjoys spending time with her family and spending time with her animals.

    Why I do what I do:

    Thanks to my dad (Ellis Rubin), I was fortunate

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  • Patrick Barnes

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tuskegee University

    Dr. Patrick Barnes has always had compassion and love for animals and people. He moved to Philadelphia almost 2 years ago. He is the older brother of three younger sisters. Dr. Barnes grew up in

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  • Jesse Gasparro

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Jesse Gasparro grew up in New Jersey.  He attended Ross University and finished his clinical year at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is the youngest of five children.  He knew

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  • Tolulope Ogunyemi

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tuskegee University

    Dr. Tolulope Ogunyemi joined the VCA Knightswood team in August of 2015. Her primary veterinary interests are rehabilitation medicine, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery. Outside of the practice,

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