Wesley Chapel Staff

Kimberly Pearson, DVM – Medical Director

Dr Kimberly Pearson was born and raised in Gadsden, Alabama where she resided until moving to Auburn Alabama. She graduated with honors from Auburn University with a Bachelors in animal and dairy sciences and she continued her education at Auburn where she received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2004. After graduation she worked as an associate in a small animal practice in Gulf Breeze, Florida for 8 years. Dr Pearson joined the United States Army in 2007 and during her 8 years serving as an officer she was deployed to Afghanistan where she had to set up a veterinary facility to care for the working dogs that were stationed in her area. In addition to taking care of the working animals and local wildlife, she was also responsible for traveling to other bases in Afghanistan to do inspections of the food and beverages that were supplied to the troops and contract employees. After her time in the US Army Dr Pearson decided to open her own veterinary hospital in Bunnell Florida. With the help of her business partner and boyfriend she converted a vacant home to a fully functional, upscale, full service veterinary hospital. While providing quality care to the fur babies in her community she also worked closely with the rescue organizations in her area to provide the veterinary care and services the pets needed in order to find a forever loving home. In 2016 Dr Person relocated to Gautier Mississippi where she worked as a relief veterinarian providing services to over 12 veterinary hospitals in Mississippi and Alabama. After being away from Florida for a few years, she felt the call to return to the lovely sunshine state where she continued to provide veterinary relief services to multiple veterinary clinics until accepting a full time position at Seven Oaks Pet Hospital and Pet Urgent Care of Wesley Chapel. Her professional interests include veterinary dentistry, soft tissue surgery, and dermatology.

Dr Pearson currently has 2 amazing kitties Jenna was brought to her as a 1 week old orphan and Gracie who was abandoned at one of the clinics that she worked at. She loves to do Karaoke, dance and have fun in the sun during her time away from work.

Dr. Navarro, DVM

Dr. Navarro was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Florida 5 years ago. She graduated from Ross University in St. Kitts in 2017, after a clinical rotation at the University of Florida. Before moving back to warmer days and coastal views, she spent her undergraduate years at Iowa State University.  Go Cyclones! She completed a Bachelor’s of Science, with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Animal Ecology.

Dr. Navarro has a strong interest in preventative care, including dermatology and dentistry, as well internal medicine. She is a member of the AVMA and FVMA, as well as a USDA Accredited Veterinarian. She has traveled to Costa Rica and Nicaragua to help with spay/neuter clinics while also providing free medical care to pets in need. Dr. Navarro believes all pets deserve the best medical care and she strives to excel at it. Pet parents will know they are in good hands when they’re working with Dr. Navarro.

At home she spends time with her rescues, a Russell Terrier-Australian Cattle dog mix named Taquito, and two cats adopted in St. Kitts. These are Ziggy (an Orange Tabby) and Frida (a spicy Calico). More recently she has added a newer member, Mabel, the world’s most majestic bearded dragon (who loves blueberries). In her free time she enjoys being a homebody as well as traveling and attending concerts with her boyfriend. Her hobbies include crafts and video games, learning to play the piano and reading. She is fluent in Spanish, English and learning Portuguese.

Dr. Janna Rhoades, DVM

Dr. Rhoades is originally from Evansville, IN. After graduating high school, she attended the University of Southern Indiana before starting a full time position with the Walt Disney World company as a performer. While performing, she received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida. She then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine on the Caribbean island St. Kitts, West Indies. For her clinical year, she attended Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated May 2017 with her DVM degree.

After graduation, Dr. Rhoades completed a rotating internship with BluePearl Veterinary Partners Specialty and Emergency hospitals in Florida. She worked closely with many specialists and also worked emergency. It was here that she discovered her passion for surgery and was accepted into a surgical internship with BluePearl Veterinary Partners in San Antonio, Texas. During her second internship, Dr. Rhoades decided to move forward with general practice and emergency medicine.

Dr. Rhoades has still continued to further her education and is currently studying for her certificate in companion rehabilitation therapy.

Outside the office, Dr. Rhoades enjoys spending time with her family, friends and 3 pets. She has 2 cats (Pumpkin and Tilly) and 1 dog (Killian). Leisure activities include shopping, exercising, binge watching TV, going to the movies and baking.

Olivia Valdespino – Practice Manager

My name is Olivia and I am a native Floridian, born in Tampa! I’ve worked in various aspects of veterinary medicine over the course of 16 years, including shelter and emergency medicine, but spending the majority of my professional career in general practice. I enjoy all kinds of animals, but I have a high interest in exotics and birds, especially raptors. My family and I enjoy traveling to the National Parks and spending time outdoors when we have free time. We have four Golden Retrievers and 4 emus along with a range of other pets that keep us plenty busy!

Ann – Veterinary Technician

Ann has been working in the veterinary field since 2004. A fun fact about her is she has 5 kids! She also has a bunch of pets at home including: a dog named Ricky, a bearded dragon Desert, Leopard Gecko named Rex, Guinea pig named Fluff, and two gerbils!

Victoria Ulloa – Veterinary Technician

I recently moved from Dallas, Texas to continue school here in Florida. I am a junior at USF studying for a bachelors in biomedical science. I have always love the vet field and I plan to continue my education and go to vet school. I have a morkie named Buddy. On my free time I love to paint and watch new tv shows.

Gabe – Veterinary Technician

In his free time, Gabe loves spending time with his girlfriend and kids. He is a huge fan of the Boston Celtics, and always has the coolest pair of shoes on! He has been in the veterinary field for over 7 years and is passionate about helping pets in need.

Quentin – Veterinary Assistant

Quentin is originally from Miami, Fl and he graduated from Pasco E. School. He loves playing sports such as; basketball soccer and running. He can spell the longest word in the oxford dictionary: pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.

Anthony – Veterinary Technician

Anthony is currently a technician at Seven Oaks. He is from Tampa, Fl, and graduated from Leto High School. He loves going kayaking and cooking in his free time, and he loves cats!