Dr. Lawler started her veterinary career as a general practitioner serving the needs of pets and pet parents in the Orlando, FL, area for two years prior to pursuing specialization. She completed a rotating internship at Nashville Veterinary Specialists and a Neurology and Neurosurgery specialty internship at the Center for Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Care (CVESC) in Dallas, TX. She then completed a three-year Neurology and Neurosurgery residency at Cornell University Hospital for Animals in Ithaca, NY.
She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in the specialty of Neurology during her final year of residency. Her clinical interests include neuroimaging, novel neurosurgical techniques, and tumors of the central nervous system. When not in the clinic, Dr. Lawler enjoys spending time with her husband, two dogs and cat.
Dr. Haviland received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 2007. After completing both a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery and a small animal internal medicine internship at Red Bank Veterinary Hospital in New Jersey, she returned to the University of Pennsylvania, where she completed her residency in internal medicine. She then moved to Columbia, South Carolina, where she worked in a large specialty private practice for 6 years. She briefly practiced in Pennsylvania once again, prior to deciding to return to Columbia to join CVETS.
After an internal medicine internship at Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Maitland, FL, Dr. Gallagher completed a residency in small animal internal medicine at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, earned a Master’s degree in Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences, and became board-certified in 2008. Afterwards, Dr. Gallagher spent 14 years on faculty at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine as a Clinical Assistant and then Clinical Associate Professor. In August 2022, he left UF to join Columbia Veterinary Emergency Trauma and Specialty in South Carolina as a staff internist.
Dr. Gallagher’s interests include gastroenterology, endocrinology, and image-guided interventions which allow minimally invasive options for diagnosis and treatment of diseases. He has published over 40 peer-reviewed articles, authored several book chapters, and lectured nationally and internationally on these topics. Dr. Gallagher currently serves as Past President of the Veterinary Interventional Radiology and Interventional Endoscopy Society (VIRIES).
Dr. Johnson completed a small animal rotating internship at the Ohio State University in 2019 and a residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Wisconsin in 2022.
Dr. Johnson has been board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. She loves all aspects of internal medicine, but she particularly enjoys treating immune-mediated and infectious diseases. In her free time, Dr. Johnson likes to spend time with her greyhound Joey.
Dr. Kraiza finds working private practice setting with multiple specialist and diagnostic tools enables her to tailor the best treatment plan for your pet – with the goal of finding the right balance of treatment and quality of life being a priority. Dr. Kraiza offers novel treatment regimes, including evolving immunotherapy protocols and novel chemotherapeutics. Dr. Kraiza looks forward to working with your pet’s primary veterinarian to diagnose and manage treatment of all types of cancer.
Her clinical interests include sepsis, severe respiratory disease and mechanical ventilation, and acute kidney injuries. When not in the ICU, Dr. Gregory enjoys Clemson football, reading, bird watching, and gardening.
With a passion for veterinary medicine, Dr. Calfee finds her greatest interests lie in the realms of diagnostic imaging and education. Beyond the clinic, she channels her creative energy into writing, painting, and the intricate art of crocheting. In her moments of leisure, she finds solace in bouldering, communing with nature, and cherishing quality time with her beloved pets at home.