Desmond X. Coates, DVM

Hello everyone my name is Desmond Xavier Coates. I was born in Fayeteville, Arkansas, and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. I decided to become a Veterinarian when I was in 6th grade. Growing up my favorite T.V. channel was The Animal Planet because I enjoyed seeing and learning about animals. I started my collegiate journey at…

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Melissa Bujanda, DVM

“I graduated with my DVM from The Ohio State University after attending the University of Nevada, Reno as an undergrad. Born and raised in southern California, I recently relocated to downtown Philadelphia from Columbus, Ohio with my partner. I love exploring my new city and learning about the best local spots! My favorite thing to…

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Claudia L. Casavecchia, DVM

“My mom recalls me as a child growing up in Bay Shore, NY always intrigued by animals. I wanted to know how to care for the sick and injured animals. I was very lucky to have been able to attend Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and then be accepted to their College…

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