Dr. Carl Veltri

Dr. Carl Veltri graduated from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine.  During his tenure at Tufts, he participated in the Aquavet program.   Dr. Veltri co-founded the only emergency practice in Berks County; Berks Animal and Emergency Referral Center.  He has served as Medical Director at several hospitals.   He enjoys the challenges of emergency care with close to three decades of experience in the field; with special interests in oncology, internal medicine and cardiology.

Dr. Veltri is a member of the International Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Association and American Veterinary Medical Association.  Each year, he attends lectures and labs in critical care and emergency medicine and reads extensively on the subject to further his knowledge.

In his spare time, Dr. Veltri enjoys hiking, kayaking and birding.  He participates in the  annual  Audubon Christmas Bird Count for the Topton area.

Dr. Carina Fiorito

Dr. Fiorito was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Delaware Valley University and graduated from St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2020. Since then, Dr. Fiorito has returned to the Lehigh Valley to fulfill her life-long dream of practicing as a small animal veterinarian. Her special interests include feline medicine and surgery. Dr. Fiorito lives locally with her husband and cat “Smudge”. In her free-time she enjoys gardening, hiking and other outdoor activities.

Dr. Heather Regan

Dr. Regan resides in Lehigh county and is originally from Nanticoke PA. She graduated from Penn State University in 2002. Dr. Regan is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. Dr. Regan has extensive experience in emergency medicine and has been working as an emergency veterinarian since 2007. Dr. Regan is a member of the AVMA and VECCS. She is married and stays busy with her 4 children. Her family also includes 2 cats and 2 dogs. Dr. Regan enjoys outdoor activities, physical fitness and cooking.

Dr. Joshua Sprague

Dr. Sprague grew up in Tabernacle, NJ and graduated with a BS from Stockton University. He obtained his veterinary degree from the Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. Dr. Sprague has been practicing emergency medicine for all but 2 years since. His clinical interests in fluid therapy, pain management, and trauma. Dr. Sprague enjoys cooking, reading, and exploring the Lehigh Valley with his wife and 2 samoyeds.

Dr. Karen Patton

Dr. Patton grew up on a farm in western Kansas. She graduated with a BA in biology from Tabor College in Hillsboro, KS in 2003. She attended veterinary school at Kansas State University and graduated in 2008. Dr. Patton completed a rotating internship in Internal medicine, surgery, and emergency medicine at the university of Minnesota from 2008-2009. She has been practicing emergency medicine in Northeast Pa and the Lehigh Valley for the past 9 years. Her clinical interests include emergency medicine, internal medicine, and cardiology. Dr. Patton resides in Sellersville, Pa with husband, 3 children, 2 dogs, and 2 cats.

Dr. Matt Mink

Dr. Matt Mink graduated from the Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010.  Dr. Mink grew up on a 500 acre dairy farm in southwest Virginia, but fell in love with small animal medicine during high school and college.  After several years working in mixed day/emergency practice in his hometown in Virginia, Dr. Mink began working exclusively in emergency medicine and has worked at several different specialty referral hospitals in Pennsylvania and New York, as well as completing a small animal rotating internship in Charlotte, North Carolina. Before veterinary school, Dr. Mink completed a BS in Agriculture and Applied Economics and an MS in Dairy Science/Reproductive Endocrinology, both at Virginia Tech.

 

Dr. Mink’s interests within emergency medicine include anesthesia, pain management, soft tissue surgery, and wound care, and he places particular focus on client communication and helping owners make emergent decisions.  In his free time, Dr. Mink enjoys sport shooting, fishing, and visiting family in Virginia.