Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Dunwoody Veterinary Center is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference. Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Darby Oliver
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Darby Oliver obtained her DVM from the University of Georgia. She's originally from Lyons, a small city in South Georgia. After obtaining two degrees from Darton State College in Albany, Georgia, she moved to Athens, Georgia, to finish her undergraduate education and start veterinary school at UGA. Her interests in the veterinary field include ophthalmology, dermatology, and wellness medicine. Her favorite part of her career is communicating with clients about just how awesome their pets are.

Dr. Oliver lives in Marietta with her significant other, Kalin. He is a chef in the Atlanta area, and they both enjoy trying new restaurants and cuisines together. They have five pets together: three lazy French Bulldogs, Bentley, Pierre, and Crush; a cuddly black cat, Ellie; and a sassy Siamese mix, Millie. Outside of her career, Dr. Oliver enjoys travelling, binging Netflix, attending live theatre, and solving logic puzzles.

Elise Byers
LVT Hospital Manager
Elise joined VCA team in August 2014 and was quickly promoted to Technician Supervisor due to her excellent skill set, work ethic, and warm personality. She grew up in Snellville and went to Shiloh High School. Elise is a graduate of Gwinnett Tech with a Veterinary Technology degree. She completed five clinical rotations including one at Emory University. Elise also holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology from Georgia State University. Elise has a lab mix named Coco Chanel. Coco was a rescue from the Humane Society and Elise got her when she was three months old. They love going for long walks and playing with her toys. Elise's hobbies include playing softball, hiking, canoeing, reading, hanging out with family and friends, and watching a good movie. Elise is also mom to an adorable little girl.

Veterinarians

Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good choice for your pet's care.

Administration

The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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