Veterinarians with a passion to improve veterinary medicine

Our mission is to offer the best veterinary care in the state of Georgia

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.

Dr. Amirah Nasr, ACVIM, DVM
Internal Medicine

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
Emergency Doctor

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. Allison Maddox, DVM
Emergency Doctor

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. McCall Wyatt, DVM
Emergency Doctor

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. 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. Molly King, DVM
Emergency Doctor

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.