Medical Team

The doctors and staff at Veterinary Surgical Centers (VSC) are committed to integrity, excellence, and compassion in order to ensure happy and healthy pets. We offer a best-in-class medical team of specialists in Surgery and Rehabilitation.


Anke Langenbach
Anke Langenbach, Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ECVS, ACVSMR
Owner and Chief of Surgery
Julia Hawthorne
Julia Hawthorne DVM, Diplomate ACVS
VSC Staff Surgeon
Jim Taylor
Jim Taylor DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA
VSC Staff Surgeon
Holly Phelps DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA
VSC Staff Surgeon
Justin Ganjei
Justin Ganjei DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA
VSC Staff Surgeon
Tiffany Kimbrell DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA
Cléo Rogatko VMD, DACVS-SA
VSC Staff Surgeon
Nicole Bonaventura DVM
Resident in Surgery
Ashley Villatoro DVM
Resident in Surgery
Headshot for Dr. Javier Avendano
Javier Avendano DVM
Resident in Surgery
Headshot for Dr. David McChesney
David McChesney DVM
Surgery Intern


Dr. Knoeckel
Michael Knoeckel DVM, DACVIM - Neurology
VSC Staff Neurologist


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Matt Brunke DVM, Diplomate ACVSMR, CCRP, CVPP, CVA, CCMT
Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist
Tia Perry DVM, MPH, CCRT
Rehabilitation Doctor
Cameron Weber
Cameron Weber DVM, CCRP, CVA
Rehabilitation Doctor
Dr. Krysta Bailey
Krysta Bailey DVM, CCRP
Resident in Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Kirsty Oliver
Kirsty Oliver VN, DipAVN (Surgical), CVT, CCRP, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation)
Rehabilitation Practitioner
Lynn Nalepa LVT, CCRP, CVPP
Rehabilitation Practitioner