Dr. Wells served as the Director of Medical Management at Emergency Animal Clinic for a number of years prior to working as an Assistant Professor of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine at Colorado State University. She was thrilled to bring her experience back to BluePearl, where she can enjoy the balance of professional leadership, teaching and primary case management. Dr. Wells has specialized training in mechanical ventilation, minimally invasive procedures and soft tissue surgery procedures. While at Colorado State, she provided postsurgical care for dogs following open heart surgery and participated in clinical research evaluating minimally invasive heart valve replacement. Her research interests include rattlesnake venom and envenomation in mammals.