Dr. Balasunder Dodda
Dr. Balasunder Dodda was born and raised in India. He moved to the United States to attend a doctoral program. He graduated with a Ph.D (from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh) and previously earned his masters in Pharmacology and DVM from ANGR Agricultural University in India.
He has been extensively involved in preclinical and clinical research in academia and the pharmaceutical industry. While doing so, he occasionally volunteered in animal shelters and a few private veterinary practices in Pennsylvania. In his previous job, he contributed to a highly successful immune modulating human cancer drug. He has been passionate about translating such recent advances in human medicine to our veterinary patients. His other passions are mastering internal medicine and soft tissue surgeries.
Dr. Dodda lives with his wife, two boys, two cavies, and a bunny. He prefers to spend his leisure time outdoors traveling, gardening, camping, hiking,
Dr. Christina Larsen
Dr. Christina Larsen joined Healthy Pet Veterinary Hospital in November of 2019. She holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Master’s of Science in Veterinary Science from Tuskegee University in Alabama, and Bachelor of Science in Agriculture and Animal Science from McNeese State University in Louisiana. She was very involved in the gastroenterology laboratory while she was pursuing her master’s degree, and authored several scientific publications. Her passion for feline medicine is what prompted her to become a veterinarian. While attending veterinary school, she served as President of the TUCVM Student Chapter of the American Association of Feline Practitioners. She also received the AAFP Outstanding Senior Award for her graduating class. Post graduation, she moved to Michigan where she worked at a cat-only practices for the five years prior to joining Healthy Pet Veterinary Hospital. She really enjoys feline-focused continuing education and is always looking to learn more. Her immediate goal is to become an ABVP boarded feline specialist. She lives with her husband, young son, two cats, a German Shepherd and a Congo African Gray Parrot. She has many strong interests within feline medicine; however, she has particular interests in gastrointestinal diseases, treating the geriatric patient and feline behavior. She is a member of MVMA and AAFP.