VCA Pets Are People Too Veterinary Hospital

Stephanie Cruz, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

DVM, Tuskegee University


Dr. Stephanie Cruz grew up in New Jersey where she was a Veterinary Technician for over 10 years before graduating  from Tuskegee University as a Veterinarian.  Although she grew up in the north, she has made Georgia her home.
Her special interests include internal medicine, ultrasound and soft tissue surgery. 
She shares her home with her 4 dogs “Milo Jet,” “Chase Jack,” “Luna,” and “Pinky.”
In her spare time she enjoys reading, snorkeling, horseback riding, cooking, dancing and living life to the fullest. 

"I pride myself on treating each of my patients as if they were my own to ensure I provide them iwth the best care possible."


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

Your emergency needs can be met right here at our hospital.
VCA Pets Are People Too Veterinary Hospital provides 24 hour emergency veterinary care, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Emergency veterinarians, veterinary technicians and/or veterinary assistants are on staff 24 hours a day.

Please call us at 404-875-7387. We are located at 1510 Piedmont Ave. Atlanta, GA 30324.
We provide the highest standard in veterinary emergency and critical care services. We are trained and equipped to perform a variety of emergency surgeries and procedures. We provide the highest standards of pain management. Emergency internal medicine consultations, including full diagnostics, are available.

Please call or come in immediately if you feel your pet is having an emergency or needs after-hours care.