Mike Diliberto, DVM – Hospital Owner
Dr. Mike Diliberto is a 1995 graduate of Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Diliberto is a past President of The Buffalo Academy of Veterinary Medicine, the regional continuing education organization for Veterinarians. He studied TCVM (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine) at the Chi Institute in 2011. His hobbies include family camping, golf, discovering new wines, and watching all sports. Especially the Sabres, Bills, and New York Yankees!
Aubri Matroniano, DVM CCRP, CVMMP
Dr. Aubri Matroniano is a 2007 graduate of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Having completed her undergraduate studies at the University at Buffalo, she was eager to begin her veterinary career back in Western, NY. She became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute in 2013 and has been excited to bring a more integrated approach to treating pain and healing injuries. She has a special interest in increasing the quality of life in our arthritic geriatric patients through pain control, increasing strength and mobility. Her and her husband share their home with their twin son and daughter and a rambunctious Wheaten Terrier, Braden.
Rebecca Gerevics, DVM
Dr. Rebecca Gerevics grew up in Alden, NY, and is happy to be back in WNY after spending ten years in Ohio. She attended The University of Akron, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 2011 and a Masters in Biology with a specialization in Cardiovascular Physiology in 2013. She then received her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 2017. Her professional interests include behavior medicine, surgery, and reproductive medicine. Dr. Gerevics is an Elite Fear Free Certified veterinarian and is excited to be practicing low stress handling on her patients. She provides the dogs and cats of Western New York with behavior medical support in the form of primary behavior consultations, with the option of including specialty care as well.
In her spare time, Dr. Gerevics enjoys exploring the City, trying new restaurants, travelling, watching Bills football, and spending time with her Husband. She serves on the board of the Golden Retriever Club of Western New York and is dedicated to the betterment and future health of the breed. She also enjoys doing Agility and Canine Scent Work sports with her Golden Retrievers and Pembroke Welsh Corgi.
Tracy Hurley, DVM
Dr Hurley graduated at the top of her class with High Honors from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. She graduated cum laude from LeMoyne College in 1999 with a Bachelor`s degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry and Business. Dr. Hurley has enjoyed working in the veterinary field since 1991 when she started her first job as a veterinary assistant. Ever since, she has been fostering, rescuing, and caring for animals while training to become a veterinarian. Her many interests include dermatology, internal medicine, and preventative medicine. She is kindhearted, enthusiastic, and very dedicated to her patients. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Society and Buffalo Academy of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hurley also enjoys volunteering for many charitable organizations including serving as the Chair for the Buffalo Food Allergy Research & Education Walk. She enjoys a green lifestyle and has eaten a vegan diet since she was 15 years old. She enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 children, and her rescued Pit Bull mix, Hank.
Amanda Schepis, DVM
Dr. Schepis was born and raised in Buffalo and was educated mainly in Western New York. After graduating from Orchard Park High School in 2002, Dr. Schepis attended SUNY Brockport and graduated magna cum laude in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences and Chemistry. Dr. Schepis then moved out to the Midwest to attend the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in Saint Paul, MN. She graduated in May 2010 at the top of her class with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and has since returned to her hometown to embark upon her veterinary career.
In her years following graduation, Dr. Schepis has held positions at Lancaster Small Animal Hospital, Sheridan Animal Hospital, and Cheektowaga Veterinary Hospital. During her 8-year tenure at Sheridan, Dr. Schepis advanced from an Associate Veterinarian to Chief Associate Veterinarian, and went on to simultaneously serve both as the Medical and Hospital Director. She has a strong interest in several aspects of veterinary medicine, including internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and cardiology. Dr. Schepis truly enjoys her work in general practice, because it provides her with the opportunity to do a little bit of everything!
Dr. Schepis’ love for animals began at a young age when she would rescue frogs she found in her backyard and attempt to repair their ailments, and her love has only grown over the years. She began volunteering in animal hospitals while in high school and continued to gain experience working with a myriad of animals throughout her college years. She has interned at several small animal hospitals in the Buffalo and Rochester areas, in addition to cultivating her skills with large animals and exotics through her work at Quakerfield Riding School and The Buffalo Zoo.
She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and a very active member of the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, serving as the Chair of the Committee for Leadership Advancement as well as serving on several other committees within the organization. Dr. Schepis was the inaugural recipient of the New York State Veterinary Medical Society’s Rising Leader award in October 2019 and is the 2020 recipient of SUNY Brockport’s Recent Alum Award, though due to the COVID-19 pandemic, receipt of this award has been delayed to 2021. She has also served the local veterinary community as a board member of the Buffalo Academy of Veterinary Medicine, the Niagara Frontier Veterinary Society, and the Western New York Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Schepis also volunteers her time serving the community as an advisor of the Veterinary Explorer Post 26, a career exploration program for students interested in pursuing a career in the Veterinary Medical field.
Dr. Schepis resides in Orchard Park with her husband, Ben, and is the proud Mom to a handsome and lovable English Mastiff named Bruno. Bruno and his Mom enjoy taking obedience and agility classes together, in addition to snuggling on the couch and playing with the garden hose in the warm weather! Every year, Bruno and his Mom look forward to hosting Bruno’s Birthday Paw-ty, celebrating with all of their closest canine (and human) friends and family members! Dr. Schepis and her husbands are die-hard Bills and Sabres fans. In her free time, she enjoys playing tennis, baking, and cooking for her family and friends, including dog treats and pup-cakes for Bruno and his pals! Dr. Schepis is thrilled to be working in a profession she loves and is committed to being a voice and advocate for her patients who cannot speak for themselves.
Elizabeth Koelmel, DVM
Dr. Koelmel graduated from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. While at Cornell, she worked in both the large and small animal hospitals, fostered kittens, and adopted her one-eyed blind dog named Lillie. After graduation, Dr. Koelmel returned to the WNY region, where she originally grew up. Upon returning to the area, Dr. Koelmel worked at a small animal practice in downtown Buffalo, where she started as an Associate Veterinarian and then transitioned into the position of Managing Veterinarian, overseeing the medical operations of the hospital. Dr. Koelmel’s particular interests in the field include: preventative medicine, primary care surgery, dentistry, and internal medicine. She has a big soft-spot for cats, as she has three of her own, and she has a special interest in feline health and wellness. When not at the animal hospital, Dr. Koelmel likes to spend her free time with her family (both furry and human) and friends. She loves coffee, craft beer, Netflix, and all Buffalo sport teams.
Betsy Johnson, DVM
Dr. Betsy Johnson is a 2012 graduate of St. George’s University. She attended Canisius college to earn her Bachelor of Biology with minors in Animal Behavior and Zoo Biology. She worked at Pine Woods as an assistant for several years prior to attending veterinary school, which is where she developed her love for taking care of animals. In her spare time, Dr. Betsy enjoys spending time with her husband, four children, two Grenadian dogs, and her horse, Exclamation.