310 W. Dr. Hicks Blvd. Phone: 256-740-4800 
Emergency Hospital

Our Full Time Doctors

Dr. Ravi Vuribindi

Dr. Ravi came on board here at SAVE Hospital in January 2014. Prior to joining us, he had worked in small animal practices in India and in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Ravi completed his veterinary studies in 1993 gaining his graduate and eventually master’s degrees from the College of Veterinary Science in Hyderabad, India. He and his wife live in Birmingham with their two children. Dr. Ravi enjoys performing surgery and working through challenging internal medicine cases which serve him well in an ER setting. Outside of work, Dr. Ravi enjoys traveling and spending time with his family as well as volunteering with the humane society.

Dr. James Burkhart

 Biography coming soon.  

Dr. Boles

Biography coming soon. 

Full Time Support Staff
Leah F.
Office Manager and Technician
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Biography coming soon. 

Vicki R. 

Biography coming soon. 

Ivy H. 

Ivy joined us here at SAVE at the beginning of the year. Prior to joining our team, Ivy worked for Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine within Population Medicine. She loves working with all types of animals. She has interned in various locations working with fisheries and wildlife. As well as, she has many pets at home. Her pets include three dogs, a cat, two rats, a guinea pig, a hedgehog, a savannah monitor, and four horses. She loves spending time with all her animals and all outdoor activities! Her favorite part about working here at SAVE, is that she can be here when your regular veterinarian is closed. 

Kayla F. 

Kayla joined our team at SAVE at the beginning of the year. She is also an EMT, Firefighter, and active in health care. Kayla is a strong animal enthusiast and animal lover! She enjoys volunteering for local animal shelter and outreaches. She lives with her daughter and dog. Kayla loves working here with us at SAVE because she can be a shoulder to lean on during a stressful time with your pets. She also enjoys running and fitness!    

We also employ staff members from your favorite local day practices to fill in when needed.  This might include veterinarians or support staff.  So, while you will typically meet one of the staff members shown above if you have to visit our clinic, your favorite veterinarian or vet tech could be the face that greets you in the exam room.  
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