Our mission at Dogwood Veterinary Specialty and Emergency is to offer the best veterinary care in the state of Georgia. Our commitment is to strive to be at the forefront of veterinary emergency medicine, to offer the most effective diagnostics, and treatment options for each of our patients. We are also committed to the veterinary profession, in partnering with veterinarians and advancing the practice of veterinary medicine.
Veterinarians with a passion to improve veterinary medicine
Our mission is to offer the best veterinary care in the state of Georgia
Dr. Amirah Nasr, ACVIM, DVM
Dr. Amirah Nasr graduated in 2018 from the Midwestern University, College of Veterinary Medicine, after acquiring an Animal Science bachelor degree from The Pennsylvania State University. During that time she spent time studying Marine Biology at the Sydney University, Australia. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at the University of Georgia.
Dr. Agda Tamassia, DVM, CVA
Emergency Doctor, Acupuncturist and Herbalist
Dr. Agda Tamassia graduated from the University of Florida in 2008. She became certified in veterinary acupuncture, herbal medicine, and tui-na at the Qi Institute in Gainesville, FL soon after graduation. Dr. Tamassia worked several years at a thriving general practice clinic and then decided to move to emergency care in 2017.
Dr. Andre Shih, ACVECC, ACVAA, DVM
Emergency Critical Care Doctor and Anesthesiologist
Dr. Andre Shih is one of the few double board certified veterinarians in the US. Dr. Shih specialties are Critical Care and Anesthesiology/Analgesia. He is a prominent lecturer in several national and internal veterinary conferences.
Dr. Rachel Corlett, DVM
Dr. Rachel Corlett is a “double Gator”, having completed her undergraduate and veterinary degrees at the University of Florida. After a short time in general practice, she discovered her passion for emergency medicine and has been enjoying it ever since.
Dr. MJ Sun, DVM
Dr. Sun received her veterinary degree from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019. Dr. Sun understands the emotional and physical stress undergone by both owners and pets during an emergency. She chose this career specifically to guide and soothe owners through crises, and to make sure that their pets receive the best medical care possible.
Dr. Allison Maddox, DVM
Dr. Allison Maddox was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, where she developed a passion for both music and medicine. Dr. Maddox attended veterinary school at the University of Georgia and graduated with a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2009. She has been practicing emergency and critical care in the metro Atlanta area since leaving veterinary school and hasn’t looked back since.
Dr. Molly King, DVM
Dr. Molly King is a 2017 graduate from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine (Go Gators!), where she also completed her undergraduate degrees. She has practiced general practice and emergency medicine in Florida and Georgia, and she has special interest in gastroenterology, infectious disease/preventative medicine, dentistry, and surgery. But her favorite part about emergency medicine is being able to be there for clients when they need pet care the most.
Dr. Vanessa Ferraz, DVM, Ms, PhD
Graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 2005, did a Master’s and a PhD in Small Animal and Exotics Surgery, and have been doing surgery with a special focus in orthopedic surgery since 2006. Dr. Ferraz has 25 published papers in this subject, over 150 lectures. She is an adjunct faculty at LMU and UT. Dr. Ferraz has been faculty at the Orthopedic Association (AO) and is an active member on the Latin American Board for AO. Dr. Ferraz has a passion for all surgeries, but she especially enjoys orthopedic procedures.
Dr. McCall Wyatt, DVM
Dr. McCall Wyatt graduated from University of Georgia, College of Veterinary medicine shortly after attending Georgia State University for her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences. She is a proud Atlanta native growing up in Roswell, GA and she has been working as veterinary support staff in the greater Atlanta area for over 10 years. Her passion for emergency medicine was sparked during her years as a veterinary nurse and has continued into her career as an emergency veterinarian. Her favorite part of her career is improving the quality of life for her patients and seeing the resulting effect on the pet’s parents.
Dr. Stan Veytsman, DVM
Dr. Stan Veytsman is a graduate of St. George’s University and completed his residency in small animal surgery at the University of Minnesota. He has presented at national conferences and enjoys lecturing at a local level. His interests include maxillofacial surgery, surgical oncology and reconstruction, 3D printing as part of surgical planning, vacuum-assisted closures for wound management, and orthopedic traumatology. He has coauthored several veterinary publications and enjoys combining the worlds of private practice medicine while continuing to advance veterinary knowledge. Dr. Stan is thrilled to continue his career with Dogwood Veterinary Specialty and Emergency and service the greater Atlanta community. He comes to Dogwood with his wife, Dr. Cash, and their two dogs – a Boston Terrier and a Frenchton/Froston (yet to be confirmed which is proper). Dr. Stan thoroughly enjoys teaching and would welcome anyone into the operating room with him.