Niccole Bruno, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. Niccole Bruno, our Chief of Staff, grew up in Queens, New York. She became interested in veterinary medicine at the age of 12 and would often feed the neighborhood stray dogs and cats. Shortly after, she began volunteering at an animal hospital in Hempstead, New York and her passion grew. She attended Tuskegee University graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science in 2002. She then went on to earn a DVM degree from Cornell University School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2006.
Following vet school, Dr. Bruno completed a one year medicine and surgical internship at Long Island Veterinary Specialists. For 10 years she continued working in Long Island in high volume general practice hospitals. Her primary interests include endocrinology, renal disease, allergic management and veterinary dentistry.
Cherese Sullivan, DVM
Dr. Cherese Sullivan grew up in Rockville, Maryland, but as part of a Navy family, she has lived in Japan, Key West, Florida, and Hawaii as well. Currently Dr. Sullivan resides in Houston, Texas. She received an undergraduate degree from Penn State University and earned a DVM degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining the Companion Animal Hospital team, Dr. Sullivan has practiced in general & emergency practices, and shelter medicine. Her special interests include neurology and soft tissue surgery.
Outside of work, Dr. Sullivan enjoys traveling, outdoor festivals, and watching sports. She also shares her home with a Jack Russell Terrier named, Quincy.
Monique Koll, DVM
Dr. Monique Koll has been a licensed and accredited veterinarian since 2005. She has worked in several areas of veterinary medicine, including emergency, family practice, and research. Dr. Koll loved working with and educating families to help them make the best decisions for their pet. She takes a multimodal approach to veterinary care to address all issues for her clients' pets.
In her personal life, Dr. Koll became partially paralyzed in 2012 when she was hit by an unlicensed/uninsured driver and gained national fame participating in triathlons and half marathons since then. She is excited to assist Companion Animal Hospital's staff due to their great attitude and quality of medicine!