Dr. Christina Fernandez

Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC

Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC

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Education & Trainings

St. George's University SVM, Class 2007

Residency - Emergency Critical Care, 2010-2013

Board certification with ACVECC, 2013

Activity & Honors

Phi Zeta National Veterinary Honor Society

Master of Ceremonies SGU White Coat Ceremony 2014

Keynote speaker Phi Zeta Induction SGU SVM 2016

Professional Memberships

American Veterinary Medical Association

Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society

American College of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care

Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Florida Veterinary Medical Association

American Association of Industry Veterinarians


  1. Investigation of a heartworm treatment protocol in dogs in Grenada, West Indies; Pending journal acceptance J Vet Parasitol (2020) - T Paterson, C Fernandez, P Burnett.  

  2. Successful Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Following Cardiopulmonary Arrest in a Geriatric Chinchilla, J Vet Emerg Crit Care Vol 23(6) Nov/Dec 2013, 657-662. C Fernandez, et al.  

  3. A Serological Study of Dirofilaria immitis in Feral Cats in Grenada, West Indies J Helminthology, Cambridge University Press Vol 84 (4), 390-393, 2010 Feb 10. C Fernandez, et al. 

  4. Risk Factors and Characteristics of Canine Transmissible Veneral Tumours in Grenada, West Indies. Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, 2010 Mar; Vol 8(1): 50-5 R. M. Kabuusu, D.F. Stroup, and C. Fernandez.

Dr. Christina Fernandez obtained her DVM degree from St. George's University in 2007 and membership with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2008. She completed a three-year residency training program and obtained board certification with the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2013. Dr. Christina has a background in veterinary academia, private specialty practice, and more recently in the animal health industry. She has practiced in both the USA and abroad.

Dr. Christina is a published author and her veterinary interests include supportive care of the critically ill patient and management of complex diseases. She lives in FL with her husband (also a veterinarian), their two daughters, three dogs, one cat and guinea pig named Herman. Dr. Christina enjoys all things CrossFit and spending time outdoors with her family.

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