dr adam parson

Adam Parson

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Dr. Adam Parson received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University. He completed an internship through MedVet where his passion for surgery emerged. He bought his first practice in 2006 (Northstar Animal Care) and then partnered with his wife Dr. Joanna Parson to buy Upper Arlington in 2008. Dr. Adam is very proficient in soft tissue, orthopedic, and ophthalmic surgery. He lives in Upper Arlington with his wife, Dr. Joanna Parson, three children, 4 dogs, and 2 cats. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family at the cabin where they hike, swim, fish, and have campfires. He is a member of the Tri-Village Rotary and enjoys giving back to the community.

Dr Joanna Parson

Joanna Parson

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Dr. Joanna Parson received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University where she also met her husband Dr. Adam Parson. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry S.U.N.Y Stony Brook. Dr. Joanna completed an internship in Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at MedVet where she was then hired on as a full time doctor. In 2008 she partnered with her husband, Dr. Adam Parson and bought Upper Arlington Veterinary Hospital. Her interests include internal and emergency medicine, periodontal surgery, and pain management. She currently lives in Upper Arlington with her husband, three children, 4 dogs (Julio, Bibby, Albert, and Bailey) and two cats (Mike and Nugget). In her spare time she enjoys traveling, tennis, barre fitness, shopping, and being at home with her family.

dr aj wildman

A.J. Wildman

Doctor of  Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Amanda James (AJ) Wildman is a Connecticut native who received her undergraduate degree at Cornell University before attending veterinary college at The Ohio State University. She is married and lives in Upper Arlington with her 4 children and one cat. In her free time, she enjoys tennis, dancing, reading and swimming.

Dr. Heather Giatis

Heather Giatis

Doctor of  Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Heather Giatis is the most recent addition to our team of doctors. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and completed her DVM in 2011. Prior to joining Upper Arlington Veterinary Hospital, Heather spent 2 years in general practice in Cleveland and another 4 years as an Emergency Veterinarian at MedVet Worthington.

She loves all aspects of veterinary medicine but especially emergency medicine, internal medicine, feline medicine and senior care. Heather and her husband, Yanni, enjoy traveling to warm locations and are proud owners of 3 pets – Ledger (cat), Prancer (chihuahua) and Olive (Australian Shepard mix).

Dr. Jenna Bonfiglio

Jenna Bonfiglio

Doctor of  Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

Dr. Jenna Bonfiglio received her undergraduate degree as well as Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from The Ohio State University. She moved to Charleston, South Carolina after graduation and practiced at an urgent care veterinary hospital. She decided to come back home to Columbus and couldn’t be happier to join the family at UAVH! Her interests in veterinary medicine include soft tissue surgery and internal medicine. Jenna and her boyfriend, Luke, currently live in Upper Arlington with their Italian Greyhound, Oliver! They enjoy hiking, traveling and local music!

Our Staff

Mandi Justus
Hospital Manager
With Harvey and Ellie

Jenna
Assistant Manager
Holding ‘Clinic Cat’ Kitty

Kristi
Veterinary Technician
Pictured with Drs. Adam and Joanna’s dog Albert

Chelsea
Client Service Specialist
With her dogs Yoshi (left) and Eddie (right)


Taylor
Veterinary Assistant
Pictured with Roen, a therapy dog Taylor is training

Eliza
Veterinary Technician
Pictured with Snickers (feline) and Charlie (canine)

Cecilia
Veterinary Technician

With her dog Spencer


Mason Simon, Vet Technician

Mason
Registered Veterinary Technician

Carrie
Veterinary Technician
Pictured with her dog Pax

Kathy
Veterinary Technician
And her dog Desi

Jen
Veterinary Technician
With her dog Flea

Jum, Registered Veterinary Technician
Jum
Registered Veterinary Technician

Katie, Vet Assistant
Katie
Veterinary Assistant

Kaylee
Veterinary Assistant

Kat
Veterinary Technician
With her dog Lucia

Claire
Veterinary Technician

Nathan, Veterinary Assistant
Nathan
Veterinary Assistant

Lisa
Registered Veterinary Technician

Sarah, Registered Veterinary Technician
Sarah
Registered Veterinary Technician

Britany, Client Service Specialist
Brittany
Client Service Specialist

Jamie
Registered Veterinary Technician

Scott, Veterinary Assistant
Scott
Veterinary Assistant

Alyssa, Veterinary Assistant
Alyssa
Veterinary Assistant

Nicole, Client Service Specialist
Nicole
Client Service Specialist