Wesley Chapel Staff

Gina Ushi, DVM

Dr. Ushi was born in Jackson, Mississippi but grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Her undergraduate education was completed at Xavier University of Louisiana in New Orleans, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, and worked at an emergency clinic in Tampa for nearly ten years. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Florida Veterinary Medical Association and the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society. Her professional interests include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery and emergency and critical care. In her free time, Dr. Ushi enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her husband, two children, and her Hound Mix Pearle.

Jose,  Practice Manager

My name is Jose Calderon and I have been in the veterinary industry for 30 years, including 2 years in Emergency and Critical Care. I am a proud father of 4 beautiful and active kids. On my spare time, I enjoy boating and fishing with my family, along with playing paintball and coaching football at the High School level. I have an African Gray named Taylor, a DLH cat named Candy and 2 Rabbits Luna and Cookie Dough.



Alysa,  Veterinary Technician

Alysa was born & raised in Tampa. She attended The University of Florida and graduated with her degree in biology. She has been working in veterinary medicine for 7 years with the last 5 years working in critical care and emergency. Alysa is currently finishing her BSN and plans to get her CCRN and continue to her master for her ARNP in the human field. Alysa has a 7-month-old rescue husky named Boone and a two-year-old lion head rabbit named Zachery Binx. In Alysa’s spare time she enjoys traveling and going to the beach.