Dr. 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.
Alana, Certified Veterinary Technician
Alana became a Veterinary Technician in the emergency and critical care field in 2004, immediately upon graduation. Alana has three rescue dogs: a Pit Bull, Chihuahua, and Pomeranian, as well as four foster failure cats. She loves raising bottle feeder kittens, especially working with neonates.
Rebekka, Veterinary Assistant
Rebekka is originally from Massachusetts but moved to Tampa in 2016 for college. She will receive her Bachelor’s degree in Biology in May 2019. She has been dedicated to the field of veterinary medicine for many years but has been a veterinary assistant for two years. She has two cats at home, “Dora” and “Bailey” that she rescued from another emergency clinic. The veterinary field is her dream lifestyle and she is very excited about any new opportunity to work with animals.
Tracey, Veterinary Technician
Tracey is a Technicians here at Pet Urgent Care of Wesley Chapel. She has been working as an ER Tech for approximately 14 years. She has 3 children and has recently become a Grandma for the first time. She has an American Staffordshire Terrier (Ellie), a Morkie (Maxx) and a very sassy black cat (Vera). In her free time she enjoys going to the beach and spending time with her family.
Alyssa, Veterinary Technician
Alyssa grew up in California before moving to Florida in 2009. Alyssa would like to be a veterinarian in the near future and she is currently in college at Hillsborough community college for veterinary medicine. She has 2 younger brothers and a 6-year-old sister that she considers to be her whole world. Her fur babies include 4 cats, 2 dogs, and a very fluffy rabbit.