Joleen A. Mihalic, DVM, Chief of Staff
As many of our loyal clients know, Dr. Mihalic, our Chief of Staff, has been practicing at Pleasant Hills Pet Hospital since 1998. She grew up throughout the South Hills of Pittsburgh and continues to reside there. Dr. Mihalic received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Carolina in 1993 and her DVM degree from the University of Tennessee in 1998. She joined us shortly after graduating. It is thanks to her hard work and dedication that Pleasant Hills Pet Hospital is able to offer you and your pet both high quality medicine and excellent customer service.
Dr. Mihalic's medical interests include ultrasound. She also appreciates establishing close relationships with her clients and their pets. Dr. Mihalic's interests outside of work include hiking, camping, reading Stephen King novels and Steelers Football! She also enjoys spending time with her friends, family and pets, which include a dog (Gyro) and a cat (Igmu) she got from an Indian reservation in South Dakota.
Sean T. Kelly, DVM
Dr. Kelly has been part of the Pleasant Hills Pet Hospital team since June of 2008. A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he grew up in Brighton Heights and now resides in Bethel Park. Dr. Kelly received his undergraduate degree from University of Findlay in Ohio and then went on to earn his DVM degree from The Ohio State University. He enjoys establishing close relationships with his clients and their pets.
Dr. Kelly has special interests in behavior, soft tissue surgery, and orthopedics. In his spare time, he is a big fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies. He also enjoys reading as well as a range of outdoor activities such as golfing, snowboarding, and volleyball. In addition, he likes to spend time with his wife, daughter and their two dogs, a Cardigan Welsh Corgi named Bolt and black Cocker Spaniel named Avah.
Christina Chamberlain, DVM
Dr. Christina Chamberlain grew up in the Pittsburgh area. She completed her undergraduate education at Gannon University and earned her DVM degree from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated with honors. Her special interests include surgery, ophthalmology, clinical pathology, and dentistry. Dr. Chamberlain also cherishes the opportunity to develop relationships with her patients and clients.
In her spare time, Dr. Chamberlain enjoys cooking, exercising, sports, traveling, and spending time with her pets. She has a dog, Ollie, and two cats, Lenny and Bean.
Bethany Fruman, DVM
After obtaining her BSN and becoming a registered nurse, Dr. Fruman realized that her true passion was working with animals, so she made the career change from human to veterinary medicine. Dr. Fruman attended the University of Pittsburgh for both her undergrad and graduate degrees. During vet school she traveled to Costa Rica, Panama, Thailand as well as Native American reservations in Arizona and New Mexico, providing low cost spay/neuter services and preventative care to animals in underserved communities. Dr. Fruman also did a one-year rotating internship in emergency care and her special interests include dermatology, feline behavior, and shelter medicine.
In her free time, Dr. Fruman enjoys working with animal rescue organizations, playing piano, doing yoga, watching Broadway musicals, and cat napping with her own favorite five felines, Huxley, Maizy, Pine Cone, Tiny Tim and Lucy. Dr. Fruman also has a rescue pit-bull named Hope and plans to adopt a greyhound in the near future!