Dr. Potter is the medical director of Allied Veterinary Emergency Hospital and is the only board-certified Emergency Veterinarian in Tallahassee. Dr. Potter attended Auburn University and graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. He completed an additional four years of advanced training at both Ohio State University and back at Auburn where he earned his master’s degree in biomedical sciences and a completed a residency in emergency and critical care medicine.
Dr. Potter is interested in all facets of emergency medicine and the management of critically ill animals with specific clinical interest and training in nephrology and hemodialysis, coagulopathy, and has also conducted research in the field of snakebite envenomation in small animals. Dr. Potter is a past president of the Big Bend Veterinary Medical Association and is active in the Florida Veterinary Medical Association where, in 2018, he was honored with the FVMA’s Gold Star Award for Outstanding Contribution to Veterinary Medicine in the State of Florida. In 2015 he accepted a position on the Board of Directors with St. Francis Wildlife Rescue Organization, a local rescue and rehabilitation group serving Tallahassee and the surrounding area.
In addition to his veterinary interests, Dr. Potter is active in the Tallahassee community. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Tallahassee, the Tallahassee Area Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of Leadership Tallahassee Class 31. He also has a number of personal interests including fishing, boating, hunting and riding on his 4 wheelers. While he is proud of his professional and personal accomplishments, his heart is at home with his blended family of 6 very active kids, two troublemaking King Charles Cavalier puppies, a perfect yellow lab pup, a host of kitties – including “Monkey”, an orange tabby rescue that holds one of the keys to his heart… the other, of course, belonging to Robyn, the love of his life, the brains and beauty behind it all, and the one that keeps the train on the tracks.