Our Doctors

We choose our doctors with great care. Veterinary Specialties Services has been successful due to a focus on continuous learning, collaboration, dedication to the families and animals referred to us for treatment. Each of our board-certified veterinarians is a leader in their field and demonstrates a commitment to working as part of a team – with the referring veterinarians, the owners and with each other – to deliver the highest quality veterinary care for the animals in their care.

CARDIOLOGY

H. Cecilia Marshall

H. Cecilia Marshall,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)

H. Cecilia Marshall,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Cardiology)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Cardiology

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

INTERNSHIP
Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts

RESIDENCY
Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, Massachusetts

EMERGENCY/CRITICAL CARE

Rebecca J. Greer

Rebecca J. Greer,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVECC

Rebecca J. Greer,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVECC

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

INTERNSHIP
Animal Emergency Center in Glendale, Wisconsin

RESIDENCY
University of Missouri

ADVANCED DEGREE
Master of Science: University of Missouri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dr. Greer spent five years as an assistant professor of biology at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska and private practitioner before completing her internship.

Michael H. Karagiannis

Michael H. Karagiannis,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVECC

Michael H. Karagiannis,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVECC

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

RESIDENCY
University of Missouri

Timothy Koors

Timothy Koors,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVECC

Timothy Koors,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVECC

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Illinois

INTERNSHIP
Animal Emergency and Referral Center in Northbrook, Illinois

RESIDENCY
Veterinary Specialty Services in Manchester, Missouri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dr. Koors spent two years at an emergency practice in St. Louis before completing an internship.

Robyn Sherman

Robyn Sherman,
DVM, Emergency and Critical Care Resident

Robyn Sherman,
DVM

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

RESIDENCY
Veterinary Specialty Services in Manchester, Missouri

Shannon Broyles

Shannon Broyles,
DVM

Shannon Broyles,
DVM

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dr. Broyles has worked as a veterinarian in the emergency field in Saint Louis since 2000.

Kristen Dellacamera

Kristen Dellacamera,
DVM

Kristen Dellacamera,
DVM

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

Jennifer M. Eisele

Jennifer M. Eisele,
DVM

Jennifer M. Eisele,
DVM

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dr. Eisele spent five years in private practice in both Charlotte, North Carolina and Saint Louis before joining VSS.

Sarah Zufall

Sarah Zufall,
DVM

Sarah Zufall,
DVM

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

Nicole Jorgenson

Nicole Jorgenson,
DVM

Nicole Jorgenson,
DVM

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

David Nichols

David Nichols,
DVM

David Nichols,
DVM

VETERINARY COLLEGE
St. Matthew’s University

CLINICAL ROTATION
North Carolina State University

INTERNAL MEDICINE

Kelly Gingerich

Kelly Gingerich,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Kelly Gingerich,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

VETERINARY COLLEGE
Iowa State University

INTERNSHIP
Purdue University

RESIDENCY
Purdue University

ADVANCED DEGREE
Master of Science: Purdue University

Kate Sycamore

Kate Sycamore,
BVSc, MANZCVSc, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Kate Sycamore,
BVSc, MANZCVSc, Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

VETERINARY COLLEGE
Massey University, New Zealand

INTERNSHIP
Queensland Veterinary Specialists, Australia

RESIDENCY
University of Georgia, Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Donna S. Vicini

Donna S. Vicini,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Donna S. Vicini,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVIM (Internal Medicine)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Illinois

RESIDENCY
University of Illinois

ADVANCED DEGREE
Master of Science: University of Illinois

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
After working as in internist for seven years in Saint Louis, Dr. Vicini spent four years in New York managing her own business as a consultant in veterinary internal medicine; then returned to Saint Louis and continued to see cases for veterinarians in their practices under the business title of Veterinary Internal Medicine Services.

NEUROLOGY/NEUROSURGERY

Fred Wininger

Fred Wininger,
VMD, MS Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)

Fred Wininger,
VMD, MS Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Pennsylvania

INTERNSHIP: SMALL ANIMAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY
University of Georgia

RESIDENCY
Washington State University

ADVANCED DEGREE
Washington State University

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Following residency, Dr. Wininger joined the faculty at the University of Missouri and served as the attending neurosurgical clinician at the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. He maintains an adjunct professor role at MU and remains an active member of the research and teaching program.

ONCOLOGY

Joanne C. Graham

Joanne C. Graham,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology)

Joanne C. Graham,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Oncology

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Illinois

RESIDENCY
University of Illinois

ADVANCED DEGREE
Master of Science: University of Illinois

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Before joining VSS, Dr. Graham was on the faculties at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, as well as in private practice in the Chicago area.

Bonnie E. Smith

Bonnie E. Smith,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology)

Bonnie E. Smith,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology)

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Oncology

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

INTERNSHIP
Animal Medical Center in New York City, New York

RESIDENCY
Animal Medical Center in New York City, New York

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Dr. Taylor spent a year as an emergency veterinarian in Saint Louis before completing her residency.

RADIOLOGY

Kristen O'Dell-Anderson

Kristen O’Dell-Anderson,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVR

Kristen O’Dell-Anderson,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVR

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Radiologists

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

INTERNSHIP
Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Denver, Colorado

RESIDENCY
University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana

ADVANCED DEGREE
Master of Science: University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Following her residency, Dr. O’Dell-Anderson stayed on at the University of Illinois as a professor of veterinary radiology before returning to Saint Louis.

SURGERY

Mark Anderson

Mark A. Anderson,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVS

Mark A. Anderson,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVS

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Surgeons

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Florida

RESIDENCY
University of Missouri

ADVANCE DEGREE
Master of Science: University of Missouri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Before joining VSS, Dr. Anderson was in referral practice in Bridgeton, Missouri and was on faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine.

Mary Jean Gorse

Mary Jean Gorse,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVS

Mary Jean Gorse,
DVM, MS Diplomate, ACVS

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Surgeons

VETERINARY COLLEGE
Virginia-Maryland Regional

INTERNSHIP
Oklahoma State University

RESIDENCY
University of Georgia

ADVANCE DEGREE
Master of Science: University of Georgia

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Before founding Veterinary Speciality Services in 1994, Dr. Gorse was in surgical referral practices in Dearboarn Heights, Michigan and in Bridgeton, Missouri.

Thomas Coletti

Thomas Coletti,
DVM, Practice Limited to Surgery

Thomas Coletti,
DVM, Practice Limited to Surgery

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

RESIDENCY
Veterinary Specialty Services in Manchester, Missouri

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Before joining VSS, Dr. Coletti spent ten years in private practice in the St. Louis area, with an emphasis in emergency medicine.

W. Wesley Kimberlin

W. Wesley Kimberlin,
DVM, Practice Limited to Surgery

W. Wesley Kimberlin,
DVM, Practice Limited to Surgery

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Missouri

INTERNSHIP: SMALL ANIMAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Mississippi State University

INTERNSHIP: SURGERY
Veterinary Specialty Services in Manchester, Missouri

RESIDENCY
Veterinary Specialty Services in Manchester, Missouri

Davida Rausch

Davida Rausch,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVS

Davida Rausch,
DVM, Diplomate, ACVS

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American College of Veterinary Surgeons

VETERINARY COLLEGE
University of Florida

INTERNSHIP: SMALL ANIMAL MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Long Island Veterinary Specialists

INTERNSHIP: SURGERY
Veterinary Specialists of South Florida

RESIDENCY
Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Orlando, Florida

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