Melisa Thompson, DVM, is a small animal surgery intern at Tuskegee University, where she also completed a small animal rotating internship. Dr. Thompson earned her DVM at University of the West Indies in Trinidad and Tobago.
W. Alexander Fox-Alvarez, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, is a small animal soft tissue surgeon at Veterinary Surgicenter in Gainesville, Florida. Dr. Fox-Alvarez earned his DVM and completed a surgical residency at University of Florida. His interests include minimally invasive surgery, reconstructive surgery, zoo and exotic animal surgery, surgical education, and surgical spectrum of care.