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Meet Dr. Kerri Blackburn

Dr. Kerri Blackburn <br />

Dr. Kerri Blackburn offers veterinary services, including preventative medicine and wellness care, to patients in the greater Charlotte area.  

Professional Degrees:
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine,
University of Florida

Professional Associations: 

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Animal Hospital Association
  • North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association

Special Interests: 

  • Preventative Medicine & Wellness Care
  • General & Orthopedic Surgery
  • Skin and Allergy Diseases
  • Veterinary Ultrasonography
  • GI Disorders and Endoscopy
  • Internal Medicine including cardiology and endocrinology
  • Cancer Chemotherapy

 Advanced Training or Certification

  • Universal Ultrasound Course Level 1 and 2
  • Veterinary Dentistry
  • Fear Free

Dr. Kerri Blackburn has wanted to be a veterinarian since she was three years old. She loves the challenges posed by veterinary medicine and truly enjoys resolving the physical maladies that befall our companion animals. Her special interests include nutrition, internal medicine, surgery, neurology, oncology, and ultrasound. Dr. Blackburn serves as the General Practice and Surgery Medical Director.

Dr. Blackburn attended the University of South Florida for her undergraduate studies in microbiology and received her veterinary degree for the University of Florida. She also completed an internship with Affiliated Veterinary Specialists in Florida. Dr. Blackburn has attended multiple CE events, including AVCIM and WVC. 

Dr. Blackburn has participated in research regarding giardia to better treat and diagnose this infection Dr. Blackburn is a member of AAHA, NCVMA, AVMA, World Vets and in a network of ER vets for disasters in North Carolina.

Several animals share Dr. Blackburn’s life, including 2 dogs, Kaya and Roxie and 2 cats, Hamburglar and Stache. When not working, Dr. Blackburn enjoys spending time with her husband and son, painting and pursuing artistic activities. She can also be found hiking, whitewater rafting, mountain biking and practicing yoga.

"Everyone there at Animal Medical is so kind and caring, and you treat my dogs like they are my children. I never have to worry about what doctor I’m going to get, all of the doctors and staff are just wonderful. Thank you so much for your hard work!"

— Anonymous