The team at Northside Animal Hospital is comprised of highly trained and experienced animal health professionals who have a genuine love for working with pets. Our staff treats every patient with the highest quality of medical care as well as a gentle touch.
Dr. Sevelius graduated with BBA in Accounting from the University of Miami in 1967. From there he proudly served in the US Army from 1967-1970, where he served in Vietnam and was wounded in combat and received the Purple Heart and was awarded the Bronze Star with V for valor.
While working with a scout dog in Vietnam, the scout dog gave his life in order to save Dr. Sevelius’. From his experience in working with the scout dog Dr. Sevelius, knew he wanted to spend his life aiding animals. When Dr. Sevelius, returned home for surgery at Hunter Army Airfield, he began his recovery process and attended the University of Florida for 2 years of pre-med requirements and then was accepted into the Auburn University Veterinary Program from which he graduated in 1975.
After graduating he moved to Jacksonville, FL, in 1975. In 1979, he acquired Northside Animal Hospital where he has practiced medicine ever since. When he is afforded the opportunity he enjoys going on mission trips to Honduras and the Philippines where he cares for all of God’s creatures, great and small.
When not at work he enjoys fishing and spending time with family which includes two furry four-legged critters.
Dr. Branch is a graduate of Kansas State University. He has been practicing veterinary medicine at Northside and Cornerstone Animal Hospitals for the past 4 years. He has a special interest in medicine and surgery.
Dr. Suzanne Boston
Dr. Suzanne Boston is the newest veterinarian to join the Cornerstone team. She is originally from Greenville, SC, where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Clemson University (Go Tigers!). She then went on to attend the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine to obtain her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. She moved to Jacksonville after her husband, a Navy helicopter pilot, received his orders to Naval Air Station Jacksonville. Dr. Boston has a special interest in Preventive Care, Animal Behavior, and Nutrition. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and their three dogs – Kayba, Kingsley, and Lefty.