Dr. Dechamma Ballaranda DVM
Veterinarian / Owner
Dr. Ballaranda hails from coffee grower community in Southern India. Just after graduation, being passionate about animal welfare she started working for animal shelters (SPCA Bangalore) and other animal welfare organizations. She worked in New-Delhi for an Animal shelter affiliated to RSPCA (Royal Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) U.K., as a Veterinarian in charge for 4 years. Afterwards, she was a surgeon at a small animal referral hospital run by the Federal Government in New-Delhi for 6 years. Dr. Ballaranda completed the ECFVG program for foreign veterinarians before joining Banfield, the Pet hospitals in 2007.
She wanted a place that she could call her own and thatâs exactly what she got from the lovely caring family of East Detroit Animal Hospital. She believes in building a strong relationship with patients and clients by empowering clients through proper preventative care education and teamwork.
While not at work she loves to spend time with her family, and nothing comforts her more than her furry babies Dyno and Rea. She likes to travel as you can guess. She says, "I pretty much work, eat, pray, love."
The man behind the scenes. In charge of budgeting, receivables, and payables; Scott's budgeting and planning skills has allowed the hospital to acquire new equipment as well as update the work place environment. Scott is our happy and smiling face of Monday mornings!
Registered Veterinary Nurse
Kellie's the "go getter" of EDAH. As a RVT and Hospital Manager, she over sees the day to day operations. Kellie's passion at work is veterinary dentistry (ask her to show you some pictures!). She makes sure that every patient and pet parent is comfortable and as happy as they can be. She has fur babies of her own: Jena and PJ (Shiba Inu's), Misty and the trouble maker Berlios (DSH). Kellie believes that pets leave paw prints that last a lifetime.
Angela's passion for animals has lead her to pursue her career as a Veterinary Technician, studying from Baker College. She graduated in 2011, though she has been in the field since 2002. She has a special place in her heart for animals both big and small, especially her fur babies Ginger (12yr old Golden-doodle) and miss sassy Samoa (5yr old DLH Calico). Angela rescued Samoa from animal control, as she encourages everyone to adopt as well. Hobbies include swimming, camping etc., horse back riding, cards, spending time with family and friends. She also cheers for the Detroit Red Wings!
Opening for Registered Veterinary Nurse
Trent comes to EDAH from Atlanta, GA and brings with him over 10 years in the veterinary field. Being raised on a horse ranch, he has had a passion for animals since he was young. Trent has worked in all aspects of a veterinary hospital but thrives on chatting with our clients and giving a friendly face and or voice to all. He lives close by in Roseville with his Rottweiler Aesop and his Jack Russell Darla. Outside of work you can find him at a local art fair or food truck rally, or catching all the sites to see in Detroit.
Silvia has many skill sets! She loves animals of all shapes and sizes. She is a helping hand and takes amazing photographs!!!