Nadine Koreman, DVM—Owner

Dr. Nadine Koreman graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. She opened the clinic in 1996.

The challenge, unpredictability and the opportunity to make a big difference to our patients in a short amount of time is what drew Nadine to emergency medicine. She enjoys the wide variety of cases that continue to amaze her as well as the great group of staff here. When she has free time she enjoys travelling and puttering around the farm in addition to training, breeding and showing Golden Retrievers and riding, showing and breeding horses.

Rob Kessler, DVM

Dr. Kessler graduated from The Ohio State University in 1996 and joined our team in 2010.

For as long as he can remember he has endeavored to help sick and injured animals.  Rob has spent his whole career as an ER vet and loves working at such a high quality state of the art emergency and critical care facility. He enjoys spending his free time with family exploring beautiful British Columbia.

Nina Gauthier, DVM

Dr. Nina Gauthier graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) in Guelph in 2014. She worked in a very busy general practice in Montreal, her hometown, seeing everything from routine appointments to emergencies until she joined the team at AECFV in 2018.

Outside of veterinary medicine, she enjoys cooking, traveling, staying active, hiking, reading, and exploring beautiful British Columbia with her family and 2 lovable chihuahuas.

Cherri Beltran, DVM

Dr. Cherri Beltran graduated in 1998 from the Ontario Veterinary College University of Guelph and joined our team in 2010.

The variety of cases, problem solving and the collaboration with peers and specialists are what she enjoys about working in Emergency Medicine.   In her spare time Cherri enjoys travelling and staying fit.

Theresa Burns, DVM

Dr. Theresa Burns graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 and became a member of our team in 2013.

Dr. Burns enjoys seeing the great love people have for their animals as well as the personalities of the pets she gets to meet at work saying that there is so much variation between patients and each one is a little bit unique.  Theresa is busy with a young family but finds time for the outdoors – hiking, skiing, running.  She enjoys looking after horses & donkeys on her hobby farm, food gardening and learning about and growing BC’s native plants.

Mandy Wong, DVM

Dr. Mandy Wong graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 after transitioning from a career in wildlife research. She joined us shortly after graduation.

Mandy enjoys the fast pace and variety of challenging cases in emergency medicine. She values being able to provide after-hours care for critically ill pets. She also has an interest in small mammal and wildlife medicine.

Christine Loomis, DVM

Dr. Christine Loomis originally hails from Toronto, Ontario. She moved to Vancouver in 2007 shortly after completing her degree in Veterinary Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College. For the past 11 years, Christine has been working in emergency medicine in the Lower Mainland.

Her professional interests include Emergency care and feline medicine. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with her growing family. Christine is also the proud momma of Alfie, a spunky Maltese, and two ill behaved cats, Mew and Aggie.

Dalia Hunter, DVM

Dr. Dalia Hunter graduated at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico in 2007 and joined our team in 2019.

After a small animal rotation internship in Vancouver Island, Dalia decided to relocate to British Columbia in 2007.  She loves preventative and emergency medicine. Her interest include: surgery, dentistry, dermatology and small breed dogs health related issues.

In her spare time, Dalia spends time outdoors with her Pomeranians, doing photography and travels the world for Continuing Education and experiences.

Chris Collingwood, DVM

Jane Milner, DVM

Dr. Jane Milner graduated from Glasgow University Veterinary School in Scotland in 2004 and joined our team in 2013.

Jane enjoys the challenge of the unknown in Emergency Medicine, and knowing we are making a difference at some of the hardest times for people and their fur-friends.  When she is not working she enjoys skiing in the winter, kayaking in the summer, and the many critters she calls family.

Aimee Hocutt, DVM

Allyson Colgan, DVM

Isabelle Falardeau, DVM

Dr. Isabelle Falardeau graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College in 2019. She is originally from Montreal, and moved back home after graduation to work both in general practice and emergency. In 2020, she moved out to British Columbia and joined our practice. She enjoys the fast pace of emergency medicine and has a special interest in ophthalmology and diagnostic imaging.

When she is not at work, you can find Dr. Falardeau hiking, skiing, rock climbing or exploring new places around BC with her husband and their two dogs.

Vanessa Fussell, DVM

Dr. Fussell graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2021 and immediately started her career in Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Fussell loves helping animals and appreciates that she is able to be there for pets and their humans in emergency situations and when no one else is available. When she is not at work you can find her horse back riding, hiking with her energetic rescue pup, or hanging out with her beloved cats.

Celeste Noble, DVM

Christine Mysyk, DVM

Bryan Elder, DVM

Lana Turcic-Brandau, DVM

Nataliia Koshyk, DVM

Laura Kortschak, DVM

Dr. Kortschak graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College University of Guelph in 1986 and became part of our team in 2007.

Laura enjoys spending part of her time in Emergency Medicine since it helps keep her on her toes and adds variety to general practice.  When she has some free time she enjoys doing agility with her lab, spending time outdoors and is involved in her Church choir as well as performing in local theatre.