Dr. Riva Wolkow
Dr. Riva Wolkow is the proud owner of Belle Isle Animal Hospital. She graduated from the University of Georgia Veterinary School and spent four years working at a large hospital in Alpharetta that practiced high-quality medicine before fulfilling her dream of taking over Belle Isle. She started Belle Isle with the idea that she would never recommend anything that she wouldn’t do for her own pet.
Dr. Desiree Taylor
Dr. Desiree Taylor was born and raised in South Georgia. She attended the University of Georgia for undergraduate and veterinary school. After graduation, she moved to Oregon where she practiced for 8 years. Dr. Taylor loves being a source for high quality medicine for her patients as well as education and communication for their owners. Dr. Taylor enjoys soft tissue surgery, wellness care, behavior, ophthalmology, and pain management. While she wonders what “free time” is, she enjoys reading a good book, traveling, spending time with her family, and loves being near water.
Dr. Ries Reinstein
Dr. Reinstein grew up in Sandy Springs, GA. She graduated from the University of Georgia receiving both her Bachelor of Science in Agriculture in 2018 and DVM in 2022, making her a proud Double Dawg! She has a special interest in dentistry, surgery, and oncology. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending time with her dog, Dave, and cat, Rickie.
Loren Fuessel, Practice Manager
Loren is an Austin, TX native that just moved to the Atlanta area! She has been in the veterinary field for over 5 years, and can’t imagine herself doing anything else! She has special interests in anesthesia, emergency medicine, and neurology! Prior to the veterinary world, Loren was a Special Education teacher for kids 6-12th grade. In her free time, she enjoys baking, travelling, and spending time outdoors with her family. She has a French Bulldog named Dough Boy and two cats named Bing Bong and Gigi.
Jennifer Port RVT, MS – Veterinary Technician
Jennifer Port graduated from the University of Florida with a master’s degree in middle school science education. After teaching for 3 years, she decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She has been a tech for 12 years and became a registered tech in 2006. She lives in Alpharetta with her dogs Loki and Sachi and her kitty named Yoshi. She enjoys playing soccer in her spare time and mountain biking.