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Critical Care

Joshua Parra

Joshua Parra

DVM, Medical Director

Practice Limited to Emergency & Critical Care Medicine
Consultations & Appointments: Monday – Thursday

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Dr. Parra is the Medical Director, and Critical Care veterinarian at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC). He received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. Following the completion of a rotating internship in small animal medicine, surgery and emergency medicine, Dr. Parra worked in emergency medicine and general practice for 3 years. In 2002, Dr. Parra completed his three year residency in emergency and critical care medicine at Veterinary Emergency Services in Fresno, California.

Prior to establishing FVRC, Dr. Parra practiced as an Emergency and Critical Care clinician at Florida Veterinary Specialists in Tampa, Florida until 2006 where he assisted in the development and growth of their Emergency and Critical Care Department.

Dr. Parra has lectured at both local and national professional meetings throughout Florida and California. He has authored and co-authored publications in the “Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care” and “Compendium: Continuing Education for Veterinarians”, respectively. His clinical interests include pulmonary diseases and ventilator support, trauma surgery, and fluid therapy.

Radiology

David Herring

David Herring

DVM, DACVR

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology
Consultations & Appointments: Wednesdays & Thursdays

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Dr. Herring is a board-certified Veterinary Radiologist at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC). He received advanced training in diagnostic ultrasound, echocardiography, radiography and nuclear medicine. He taught at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. In 1985, Dr. Herring moved to the Baltimore-Washington area, where he became the first veterinarian to offer abdominal ultrasound. In 1995, he co-founded RADIOCAT Iodine-131 treatment for feline hyperthyroidism. In 2006, Dr. Herring joined FVRC to establish and direct both the Radiology Department and RADIOCAT service.

Internal Medicine

Laura Riordan

Laura Riordan

DVM, DACVIM

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary
Internal Medicine
Consultations & Appointments: Monday – Friday

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Dr. Riordan is a Board Certified Internal Medicine specialist at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC). She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Duke University and earned a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois. Upon completion of her small animal medicine and surgical internship, Dr. Riordan accepted a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Florida in 2003. She achieved board certification in 2006.

Dr. Riordan has authored several journal and research articles, and she has presented numerous lectures over the years in both California and Florida. Her special interests include infectious and metabolic diseases. Prior to joining FVRC, Dr. Riordan practiced in southern California until July 2011 when she and her family moved to Estero Florida.

Surgery

Kimberly Goodrich

Kimberly Goodrich

VMD, DACVS

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Consultations & Appointments: Monday – Thursday

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Board certified in Small Animal Surgery, Dr. Goodrich leads the Surgical Department at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC).

She graduated with honors from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Following a one year rotating internship, she completed her residency in small animal surgery at the University of California, Davis, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in 2006.

Dr. Goodrich performs a wide range of soft tissue, orthopedic, and neurologic procedures, as well as minimally invasive surgeries, such as laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, and arthroscopy. Her special interests include thoracic surgery, surgical oncology, wound management, and reconstructive surgery.

Oncology

Sarah Kraiza

Sarah Kraiza

DVM, DACVIM-O

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Oncology
Consultations & Appointments: Tuesday – Friday

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Board certified in Oncology, with over 9 years of experience treating cancer in companion animals, Dr. Kraiza leads the Oncology Department at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC).

Dr. Kraiza received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Colorado State University and completed a residency at Tufts University. Prior to joining FVRC, Dr. Kraiza practiced as a veterinary oncologist in Connecticut and later in South Carolina. Throughout her professional career, Dr. Kraiza has authored numerous publications in oncology and has lectured to professional veterinary associations, both locally and nationally.

Dr. Kraiza’s top priority for her patients is balancing a high quality of life with ongoing cancer treatment. She loves meeting new clients and strives to tailor each treatment to their pets’ specific needs. An initial consultation includes client education about cancer biology, cancer staging, patient prognosis and available treatments.

Emergency Medicine

Laura Breunig

Laura Breunig

DVM

Assistant Medical Director

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Dr. Breunig is the Assistant Medical Director at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC) and a staff Emergency veterinarian in the Emergency and Critical Care Department. She has practiced in both emergency medicine and general practice for over 17 years.

Dr. Breunig earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State University. She completed her internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Sacramento Animal Medical Group in Sacramento, California in 1996. Dr. Breunig graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science from California Polytechnic State University, Pomona in 1991. She was the recipient of an American Field Service scholarship to New Zealand, 1981-1982, studying animal science and agriculture.

Virginia Glander

Virginia Glander

DVM

Senior Emergency Veterinarian

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Dr. Virginia Glander is the Senior Emergency veterinarian at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC).

Dr. Glander obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University in 1990. She was an Emergency Veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan for 14 years. Dr. Glander and her family relocated to southwest Florida in 2006, and Dr Glander has practiced in the Emergency and Critical Care Department at FVRC since that time. Her professional interests include anesthesia, analgesia, critical care nutrition, toxicology, and client education. Dr. Glander enjoys speaking and has given several presentations at veterinary and pharmacy continuing education meetings in Florida.

Her hobbies include artwork, cooking, and enjoying the great outdoors by hiking, backpacking, camping and kayaking.  She also enjoys volunteer work, and is currently an Assistant Scoutmaster for her son’s Boy Scout troop in Naples.

Bonnie Tucker

Bonnie Tucker

DVM

Emergency Veterinarian

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Dr. Bonnie Tucker is a staff Emergency veterinarian in the Emergency and Critical Care Department at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC).

A graduate from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, she has been practicing in emergency medicine, surgery, and general practice for over 11 years.

In 2010, Dr. Tucker had the unique opportunity to establish and direct a new veterinary hospital in Hong Kong, China. During this time, she practiced both general and emergency medicine for companion and exotic pets. Dr. Tucker feels that this experience has enriched her life, both professionally and personally. Practicing in the city of Hong Kong enabled her to face unusual challenges and overcome cultural barriers. She feels that she now has a greater perspective into her patients’ and clients’ needs.

Her professional interests include pain management, emergency surgery, critical care medicine, and preventative care. In her free time, Dr. Tucker enjoys travel, windsurfing and scuba diving.

Bill Moore

Bill Moore

DVM

Emergency Veterinarian

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Dr. Bill Moore is a staff Emergency veterinarian in the Emergency and Critical Care Department at Florida Veterinary Referral Center & 24-hour Emergency Hospital (FVRC).

A graduate from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, he has been practicing in emergency medicine, surgery, and general practice for over 27 years.

Dr. Moore is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. His professional interests include pain management, critical care, ultrasonography, nutrition and behavior. He enjoys educating pet owners to help them provide the best care for the animal companions they have brought into their family.

When not at work, Dr. Moore enjoys being active and outdoors whether it is biking, hiking or being on the beach. He also enjoys tackling home improvement projects.