Dr. Greg Frishman
Dr. Greg Frishman was born and raised in Pinecrest and Coral Gables and attended both Palmetto and Coral Gables Senior High. He attained his Bachelors Degree in Animal Science at the University of Florida, and then earned his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University.
After receiving his Doctorate, Dr. Frishman moved to Brickell Key while completing a small animal internship. Through his intensive training and experience, Dr. Frishman has developed a philosophy that he feels is critical to providing superior veterinary care: closely understanding the relationship between each pet and their owner allows him to offer our clients the best individualized medical options and the most practical preventative health care plans.
As the veterinarian and owner of Brickell Bay Animal Hospital, Dr. Frishman is passionate about offering the highest quality veterinary medicine in a friendly, compassionate, caring and supportive environment. He and our exceptional team of professionals will work with you and your pet to deliver an individualized health care plan to ensure their optimum health. He welcomes any questions or concerns you may have about your pet’s health and well-being, and is available for appointments Monday-Saturday.
Dr. Amanda Canada
Dr. Amanda Canada (previously Dr. DeCerce) was born and raised in Miami, Florida. After graduating from Our Lady Of Lourdes Academy, she moved to Tallahassee, Florida to attend Florida State University. She graduated in 2009, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. During her time at Florida State, she was an active member of the pre-vet club and helped organize local volunteer opportunities to assist animals in need. She also worked at a local animal hospital as a veterinary technician.
Dr. Canada graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014, earning her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She was the treasurer of her veterinary class during this time and served on the interview committee for incoming veterinary students. In addition, Dr. Canada frequently volunteered to help spay and neuter shelter animals in order to give them a better chance at adoption.
She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) and is certified with the USDA, enabling her to authorize animal health certificates for your travel needs.
Dr. Canada’s veterinary interests include dermatology, surgery, and internal medicine. She enjoys biking, swimming, traveling, and watching Florida State Football. Go Noles! Her and her husband have two adorable dogs (a Labrador mix named Huey and a Doberman named Geisha).
Dr. Sofia Gaviria
Dr. Sofia Gaviria is a proud Miami native who is thrilled to be back home after several years of study and training. She attended The University of Florida in Gainesville, FL where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Zoology. After graduating, she worked as a veterinary technician in a small animal practice in Miami where she continued to fall in love with the veterinary field. Afterwards, she attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at The University of Florida. Go Gators! She then completed a small animal medicine and surgery internship in a busy 24 hour practice in Charlotte, NC. She lists dermatology, dentistry, cytology and integrative medicine as her special interests.
She has a variety of hobbies which include but are not limited to yoga, acrobatic yoga, salsa dancing, bachata dancing, cooking, camping, water activities, and traveling. She is always searching for new, exciting hobbies to explore.
She has two female mixed breed dogs and three female domestic shorthair cats that live with her in Miami.
Dr. Stephanie Perez
Dr. Stephanie Perez was born in San Juan but is native to Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. It was there, at the age of 12 that she met the love of her life as her father brought home a Corgi puppy named Texas. He stole her heart and fueled her passion to become a veterinarian. After completing high school, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Iowa State University and the University of Puerto Rico. From there she attended Ross University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, W.I. During this time, Dr. Perez wanted to gain additional veterinary experience so she joined an orthopedic surgical extern program at the AMC in New York. She also did volunteer work in Costa Rica and Nicaragua where she assisted in preventative medicine and neutering surgeries for the pets of many different communities. After the completion of three years at Ross University and a year at Purdue’s School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Perez received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. Her special interests include surgery, internal medicine, cardiology, and preventative medicine. Outside of the medical field, she enjoys watching movies, spending time with family, traveling, and working out. She has two female dogs, a Shih Tzu named Lily and a Yorkshire Terrier named Camila.