Dr. Michael Paulsen received his DVM degree from Texas A & M University in 1977. That same year, Dr. Paulsen was awarded the Thomas S. Gathwright Award for Academic Excellence. After graduation, Dr. Paulsen was commissioned in the U.S Army and served seven years on active duty in the Army Veterinary Corps. From 1984 to 1987, he attended graduate school and completed an ophthalmology residency at the Colorado State University- Veterinary Teaching Hospital. In 1987 Dr. Paulsen received a Master of Science degree in Clinical Sciences and became a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. Dr. Paulsen established the Animal Eye Clinic in Fort Worth in 1987 and in 1989 accepted a position in the Eye Clinic for Animals in Garden Grove, California. After one year in California, he reopened his practice in the DFW Metroplex. For over 10 years, Dr. Paulsen practiced ophthalmology in Texas and Hawaii. In 2004, he retired Hawaii Animal Eye Consultants to focus on Animal Eye Clinic in the DFW Metroplex. In 2007, Dr. Paulsen retired as a Colonel from the Army Reserves.
Dr. Paulsen is married with two children. He has two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels named Willoughby and Webster; one Shih Tzu mix named Pebbles; and three cats.
Dr. Stephanie Caroline Bell graduated with highest Phi Zeta honors from the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006, with an equine focus. Following graduation, she spent three years in private practice in North Carolina. Dr. Bell then completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Tennessee 2009-2010. She joined the ophthalmology service at the University of California – Davis as an ophthalmology resident in August, 2010. Dr. Bell completed her ophthalmology residency in July, 2013 and became a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2015. Her clinical interests include immune-mediated ocular disease, corneal disease, microsurgery, and equine ophthalmology. Dr. Bell’s research focuses on novel therapeutics for Equine Recurrent Uveitis (ERU). Dr. Bell is an avid music fan; her most influential musical inspiration is Waylon Jennings. Dr. Bell enjoys horseback riding, running, music, songwriting, and spending time with her beloved animals. She has a Golden Retriever mix named June Carter, a Blue tick hound named Dixie Blue, two cats named Anniebelle Jennings and Merle Haggard, and a handsome off the track thoroughbred horse who goes by Wyatt P. Colton.
Dr. Angela Griggs graduated from Texas A&M University in 2006 with a bachelor of science in biomedical science and marine biology. She attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts and finished her clinical year at Louisiana State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010. In 2011, she completed a rotating internship at the Center for Veterinary Specialty Care in Carrollton, Texas before completing an ophthalmology internship here at Animal Eye Clinic in 2012. From 2012-2015 she completed a residency in comparative ophthalmology at Iowa State University before rejoining the team here at Animal Eye Clinic. She has special interests in feline and exotic animal ophthalmology.
In her spare time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, daughter, 3 cats, 2 Shih tzus, and a Rottweiler mix.
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