Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC

Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC


Education & Training

  • St. George's University SVM, Class 2007
  • Residency - Emergency Critical Care, 2010-2013
  • Board certification with ACVECC, 2013

Activities & 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

  • AVMA
  • RCVS
  • FVMA
  • AAIV


  • 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.  
  • 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.  
  • 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. 
  • 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.

Christina Fernandez, DVM, DACVECC

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.

Recent Articles

Are Dogs Color Blind?

Are Dogs Color Blind?

Christina Fernandez, DVM
Jul 30, 2020
Can Dogs Eat Chocolate?

Can Dogs Eat Chocolate?

Christina Fernandez, DVM
Jun 30, 2020