The enthusiastic, dedicated staff at VCA Cornerstone Animal Hospital is made up of individuals who understand that your pet is part of your family. With this in mind, it is our mission to provide you with the utmost in patient care and to assist you in every way possible with your beloved pet.
All of our team members are avid pet lovers and pet owners. We all work together daily to deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.
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Dr. Julie de Silvia grew up in Long Beach, California. She ventured to the east coast in 1996 to attend Duke University for her undergraduate. She completed her B.S in biology and Cameron crazy in 2000. She received her DVM in 2005 from St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine after having spent 3 years on the island of Grenada and completing her clinical year at Auburn University. She spent 3 years working in NY but is happy to return to NC and be close to her alma mater, DUKE!
Dr. de Silvia enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, with a special interest in internal medicine and dentistry. She completed her MBA in Health Sector management in 2012 from St. George's University. In her spare time she enjoys Camp Gladiator (ask her about it!) and reading. She lives in Cary with her husband and their 2 children. Their 4-legged family includes an awesome mutt named Darcy, a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Lilly Pearl, and 2 cats, Frac and Nutmeg.
Kyleigh grew up here in the Triangle area and now lives in Durham with her husband, 1 dog and 3 cats. She graduated from Central Carolina Community College in 2010 and was then licensed in the state of NC as an RVT. She has been working in small animal private practice since 2011 and joined VCA in May of 2015.Kyleigh was promoted to Manager in May of 2019 and has enjoyed all of the challenges that come with management but still gets to keep her RVT skills sharp training employees and assisting whenever needed. Kyleigh has a passion for canine and feline dentistry, radiology and pharmacology. She has been volunteering with Great Dane Rescue since she was in high school and has a passion for the breed. Kyleigh also has a horse that she loves to ride in her spare time she enjoys being at the farm.