photo 4We are extremely proud of our dedicated team. We hire only the best and most experienced employees to become a part of our team here at South Atlanta Veterinary Emergency and Specialty.

Our team is filled with highly dedicated animal lovers who are well trained at their jobs. They will do anything possible for their patients and the owners who love them.

Learning and education is very important here at South Atlanta Veterinary Emergency and Specialty. We strive to have a state of the art hospital with a staff trained in the latest medical advances. Our patients deserve the very best veterinary care.

Basically, our team is full of animal lovers. They make it a goal to treat each patient like their own. They give each patient plenty of love and attention. They are prepared to discuss preventative medicine so that every pet can stay as healthy as possible. They will also do everything that they can to make a sick pet feel better as soon as possible.

If you would like to speak to someone on our team, don’t hesitate to contact us today at (770) 460 8166.

Dr. Eric Storey, DVM-MS, DACVO

ericstoreyDr Storey is a board certified veterinary ophthalmologist with specialized training in diseases and surgery of the retina. He is married to the former Jan Findley and they have two boys, Caleb 10 years old and Codey 7 years old.

Dr Storey received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Auburn University in 1999 and then completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Illinois. He then attended graduate school and completed a three-year veterinary ophthalmology residency at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan in 2003. During this residency program, he obtained specialized training in diseases and surgery of retina.

He comes to us from LSU College of Veterinary Medicine, in Baton Rouge, La, where for the past 12 years he served as an associate professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences and Chief of Ophthalmology with responsibilities in teaching, research and clinical service. He served as an ophthalmology clinician and surgeon to include vitreoretinal surgeries, teaching and training veterinary students and residents, and performing basic and clinical research in ophthalmology.

Dr Storey is an accomplished vitreoretinal surgeon with many years of training and experience. His vitreoretinal surgeries have over a 90% success rate for anatomical reattachment post reattachment. Success of vision return depends on several factors with early diagnosis and treatment being foremost.

Dr. Dan Brogdon, DVM-MS, DACVO

Dr.-BrogdonDr. Dan Brogdon received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from the University of Georgia in 1978. He attended graduate school and completed an ophthalmology residency and obtained a Master’s degree in comparative ophthalmology at the University of Illinois from 1983 to 1986. He attended the Basic Eye Course at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California in 1985. Dr. Brogdon is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and his Master’s degree involved the study of corneal healing and epithelial growth factors.

Dr. Brogdon retired from the US Army as a Colonel where he served as the United States’ military only board certified veterinary ophthalmologist . Dr Brogdon also is board certified in the American college of veterinary preventive medicine (ACVPM). His assignments included clinical, research and command positions both in America and overseas.

Dr. Brogdon has founded and operated multiple specialty hospitals throughout Georgia and Florida.

Dr. Brogdon has authored numerous articles and is a popular speaker providing continuing education in the area of veterinary ophthalmology. He is active in organized veterinary medicine at the local, state and national level.

Jessica, Veterinary Assistant

jessicabryantJessica has been in the veterinary field since 2000. Her primary focus has been small animals but has also done work with primates. She has been a part of the South Atlanta Veterinary Specialty Center team since 2012. She has 3 beautiful children, and as if they don’t keep her busy enough, she also has a crew of animals at home ranging from cats to dogs and even ferrets.

Angela, Veterinary Assistant

AngelaAngela has been a veterinary technician since 2003, an ER veterinary technician since 2008 and has been with the Ophtho team since 2008. She obtained her Bachelors of Science in Biology degree in 2008 from Clayton State University. She has owned and loved animals since a very young age having grown up on a farm. Angela is currently a mommy to three dogs, ranging from 5 lbs to 50 lbs, a cat and a horse. And in March of 2011 she became a mommy again, but for the first time to a “two-legged” child, to her son, Ethan.

Staci, Veterinary Assistant

Staci CacioppoStaci joined the South Atlanta Veterinary Specialty Center in 2007 and loves the challenges that ophthalmology brings as well as the wonderful clients and patients she works with every week. She has over 5 years experience in emergency veterinary medicine and her favorite question by the ER doctors is, “What would Dr. Brogdon do?” Staci’s “Peanut’s Gang” is comprised of 3 boxers, Charlie, Lucy, and Marcie, and a shih-tzu puppy named Franklin.

Ashley, Veterinary Assistant

ahsley_bishopAshley graduated from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in 2003 and received a B.S. in Biology from Clayton State. She has been working in the veterinary field since 1999. Her interest in veterinary ocular diseases and emergency medicine led her to the South Atlanta Veterinary Specialty Center.

Allison, Receptionist

AllisonAllison grew up in Orlando, Florida and relocated to Fayetteville, Georgia in the Fall of 2004. She began working for the Animal Eye Clinic in the Summer of 2010. She loves animals and enjoys all the pet owners she gets to meet as the front desk receptionist at the South Atlanta Veterinary Specialty Center. Allison loves spending time with her vivacious daughter, Kaylin and their equally spirited German Shepherd, Akira.