Animal Emergency & Trauma Hospital of Wilmington

Dr. Anna Simpson, DVM

Dr. Simpson received her doctorate from Auburn University in 2006. She then completed a rotating internship at the University of Pennsylvania where she fell in love with emergency medicine. She has been practicing emergency medicine for over 5 years, and we were excited to have her join our organization in 2010.

Dr. Alicia Burkett, DVM

Dr. Burkett graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She graduated “With Distinction” Honors and was a member of the Phi Zeta Honors Society of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation, she completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Northeast Indiana Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Dr. Burkett enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine but her primary interests are emergency and critical care. She is originally from Indiana where most of her immediate family resides. Dr. Burkett and her husband Christopher, share their home with 4 dogs and 4 cats. They are excited to explore the coastal region of North Carolina while learning new skills such as surfing, kayaking and boating. She joined the emergency and critical care team here at Animal Emergency & Trauma Hospital in the summer of 2012.


Dr. Kimberly Rappaport, DVM


Dr. Rappaport graduated Summa Cum Laude from North Carolina State University in 2000 with a BS in Biological Sciences. She earned her DVM degree from Louisiana State University in 2005. Upon graduation, Dr. Rappaport completed a 1 year small animal medicine and surgery internship in Charlotte, NC where she found her passion for emergency medicine. Dr. Rappaport has practiced in both general practice and emergency medicine with most of her career spent in emergency medicine. Dr. Rappaport joined Animal Emergency and Trauma Hospital as an emergency doctor in June of 2015. Dr. Rappaport and her husband are both NC natives and have decided to settle in Wilmington, her husband's home town. They live with their 2 cats and 2 dogs and enjoy spending time with their pets and family, and any time they can get in the ocean or on the beach.

Dr. Danielle Moore, DVM

Dr. Moore received her Doctorate from Iowa State University in 2002. She has been a member of our emergency staff since 2008.


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