Doctors

Our doctors are carefully selected based on their educational background, medical expertise, experience and compassion for their patients and clients. The SVS team of board-certified specialists and emergency veterinarians are committed to providing the highest level of care for our patients. Their knowledge, combined with SVS world-class facilities and advanced technology, help them deliver a level of expertise that is unparalleled in the region.

Our technical staff at Seattle Veterinary Specialists is made up of a group of professionals who strive for excellence. They pride themselves in providing exceptional service and care to their patients, clients and teammates. With our compassion for animals and enthusiasm for our profession, we create an environment that fosters learning, growth and innovative thinking. We maintain a healthy work atmosphere where a positive mind-set is our guiding principle, no matter how challenging the situation.

Our team of licensed veterinary technicians and assistants, along with our customer service staff members, are committed to ensuring that you and your pet will be treated professionally and with compassion and care. We are pet owners, too, and understand the deep human-animal bond and love you have for your best friend. While your pet is with us, you will be kept up to date on your pet's status, diagnosis and treatment. Our promise is to treat your pets as we would treat our own.

Critical Care

Kelly Blackstock (Kirkland)

Kelly Blackstock (Kirkland)

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVECC
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Danielle Pollio (Kirkland)

Danielle Pollio (Kirkland)

DVM
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Emergency

Jenna Arnaiz (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Jenna Arnaiz (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Melody Cerra (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Melody Cerra (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Nashua Compton (Kirkland)

Nashua Compton (Kirkland)

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Mélissa De Lombaert (Kirkland)

Mélissa De Lombaert (Kirkland)

DVM
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Gabriela Baers (Kirkland)

Gabriela Baers (Kirkland)

DVM
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Kiersten Forsyth (Kirkland)

Kiersten Forsyth (Kirkland)

DVM
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Stephanie Garrity (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Stephanie Garrity (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Michelle Gates (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Michelle Gates (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Taylor Gwinn (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Taylor Gwinn (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Rachel Kakas (Kirkland and Dowtown Seattle)

Rachel Kakas (Kirkland and Dowtown Seattle)

DVM
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Katherine Martucci (Kirkland)

Katherine Martucci (Kirkland)

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Erica Merrill (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Erica Merrill (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Amanda Radek (Kirkland)

Amanda Radek (Kirkland)

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Jennifer Rubinstein (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Jennifer Rubinstein (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Jenny Spooner (Kirkland)

Jenny Spooner (Kirkland)

DVM
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Kate Wirth (Downtown Seattle)

Kate Wirth (Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Internal Medicine

Alice Huang (Kirkland)

Alice Huang (Kirkland)

MS, VMD, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM)
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Frances ‘Frankie’ Hurrell (Kirkland)

Frances ‘Frankie’ Hurrell (Kirkland)

BVSc, Diplomate ACVIM (SAIM)
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Neurology & Neurosurgery

Dani Powers (Kirkland)

Dani Powers (Kirkland)

DVM, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)
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Radiology

Alaina Carr (Kirkland)

Alaina Carr (Kirkland)

DVM, Diplomate ACVR
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Diane Saulnier (Downtown Seattle)

Diane Saulnier (Downtown Seattle)

DVM, Diplomate ACVR
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Surgery

Mark H. Engen (Kirkland)

Mark H. Engen (Kirkland)

DVM, Diplomate ACVS
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Jessica Leeman (Kirkland)

Jessica Leeman (Kirkland)

DVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA
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Ken Linde (Kirkland)

Ken Linde (Kirkland)

DVM
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Kendra Rushing-Kuntz (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

Kendra Rushing-Kuntz (Kirkland and Downtown Seattle)

DVM
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Stephen Stockdale (Downtown Seattle)

Stephen Stockdale (Downtown Seattle)

DVM, Limited to Surgery
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Kent Vince (Kirkland)

Kent Vince (Kirkland)

DVM, MSpVM, Diplomate ACVS-SA
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Cardiology

Mikaela Mueller (Kirkland)

Mikaela Mueller (Kirkland)

DVM, DACVIM
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Clinical Pathology

Seung Yoo (Kirkland)

Seung Yoo (Kirkland)

MS, MBA, DVM, Diplomate ACVP (Clinical)
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Oncology

Kevin Choy (Kirkland)

Kevin Choy (Kirkland)

BVSc (Hons), MS, Diplomate ACVIM
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Alex Reist (Kirkland)

Alex Reist (Kirkland)

DVM
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Nicolas 'Nick' Szigetvari (Downtown Seattle)

Nicolas 'Nick' Szigetvari (Downtown Seattle)

DVM, Practice-Limited to Oncology
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Pet Dental Services

Linda DeBowes (Downtown Seattle)

Linda DeBowes (Downtown Seattle)

DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM, Diplomate AVDC
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Gregg DuPont (Downtown Seattle)

Gregg DuPont (Downtown Seattle)

DVM, Diplomate AVDC
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G.G. Comet Riggs (Downtown Seattle)

G.G. Comet Riggs (Downtown Seattle)

DVM (Practice-Limited to Dentistry)
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