Dr. Klarissa Ligon joins the Suncoast team as an emergency clinician. She is a graduate of the veterinary school at Virginia Tech and owns a general practice in Virginia with her husband. Dr. Ligon has special interests in pain management and anesthesia, as well as general surgery and emergency medicine. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her 2 furry children, Emi a Chinese Shar-Pei and Tucker a Shar-Pei/Husky mix as well as traveling and horseback riding. Dr. Ligon is also a veterinarian for the Turks and Caicos SPCA, and volunteers her surgical and medical services to the animals of the Turks and Caicos islands twice per year.