Veterinary Support

Veterinary Support

When the need for veterinary support arises, HWC utilizes the expertise of our primary care veterinarian, Dr. Juan Guerra along with team of consultant veterinarians and partners. Mahalo nui to our previous primary care veterinarians, Dr. Lavine and Dr. Shetrone for providing support and guidance as well.

About Dr. Juan Guerra, D.V.M.

Juan holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Sciences with a Minor in Animal Sciences from Cornell University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree, also from Cornell University. While at Cornell University he was awarded the American College of Veterinary Anesthesiologists’ Award and the Colonel Floyd C. Sager Equine Obstetrics and Pediatrics Award. In addition to experience from multiple externships, veterinary conferences, and wildlife and exotics symposiums, Dr. Juan was also a volunteer with us at HWC starting in 2013 and was HWC’s primary care veterinarian from 2016-2018 before leaving the island to serve as a clinical fellow and clinical instructor at Oregon State University. While in Oregon, Dr. Juan gained additional wildlife experience as a volunteer at the Chintimini Wildlife Center. 


Additional Veterinary Support

Dr. Kelly Korth, DVM., Consultant Veterinarian

Dr. Duane Tom, DVM., Consultant Veterinarian

Dr. Brian Walsh, DVM, Feather and Fur Animal Hospital (O‘ahu)

Dr. Paul McCurdy, BVSc, Maui Animal Clinic (Maui)