Director of Briarcliff Animal Clinic at College Park
Dr. Daniel Cleland is a 2009 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. His medical interests include surgery, dentistry and ultrasound. “I believe that animals have an important relationship with people,” said Dr. Cleland, who enjoys running and spending time with his wife, children and dog Sully. “Keeping animals healthy and happy serves both the pets and their families.”
Dr. Erica Freihaut was born and raised in Marietta, GA. She did her undergraduate studies at Emory University and received a Bachelor of Science in Biology. From there, she attended the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 2010. Her veterinary interests include dentistry, internal medicine, soft tissue surgery and strengthening the human-animal bond. In her free time, Dr. Freihaut enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, family and friends, traveling internationally, playing trivia, scrapbooking, and taking her two dogs, Tasha and Roman, to the park.
Dr. Anusha Natarajan was born in Texas and raised in Acworth, GA. She completed her Bachelors at Emory University and her veterinary medical degree at the University of Georgia in 2007. After working in mixed animal practice with livestock and small animals in rural western Pennsylvania, she then worked for three years in an emergency practice in Pittsburgh PA. Recently Dr. Anusha decided to move back home to Georgia and joined Briarcliff Animal Clinic of College Park in August 2016. She enjoys playing tennis, travelling and being a part of the local community with her two dogs Blake and Thurman.
Minkah has worked in the animal service industry for many years. She is returning to her roots here in Atlanta coming all the way from California. Passionate about serving as the connection between pets, people, and doctors, she enjoys serving animals by being their advocate. She enjoys spending time with her family and karaoke-ing.
Client Service Coordinators
Jazzmon graduated from the University of West Georgia and enjoys volunteering with the Atlanta Zoo. She enjoys helping all kinds of animals, and likes to figure out the “how’s” and the “why’s” behind our medicine and recommendations as she is working with the clients who love their pets. She enjoys spending time with her lab-mix, Rose, and cat, Sam.
Jazmin has come all the way from Los Angeles and loves learning about all the different specialties of veterinary medicine. When she isn’t helping us out with our Spanish, she enjoys sharks and other more dangerous animals – though she admits it is nice to play with the more cuddly animals here.
As a graduate of Kennesaw State University, Amber is no stranger of the metro Atlanta area. She has spent the last two years working with marine mammals, and is now staying dry (mostly) working with dogs and cats. Amber has two German Shorthaired pointers she spends her free time with.
Emily is a Woodward Academy graduate and is currently studying biomedical engineering at Georgia Tech. When she is at home she spends her time with her two dogs Annie and Daisy, a Briarcliff rescue.
As a registered nurse who cares for premature and ill infants, Donna is coming to us from the human side of the medical field. She is currently pursuing veterinary technician status and training through Penn Foster college. She and her husband currently have three cats, all of which are rescued.
Raised in Historic College Park, Ashleigh has two pets she rescued: a cockatiel named Luckey – found perched outside on a bush, and Goldie – a terrier mix who was thrown from a car in a parking lot. She enjoys staying active and spending time with family, friends, and her very fortunate pets.
Currently a student at Georgia State, Kristina is pursuing veterinary medicine long term. She loves spending time with her rambunctious rescue dogs, Bruce and Millie, and is passionate about shelter medicine.
Kasey grew up in the country no too far south of here. When not holding wiggly doggies and kitties, Kasey enjoys spending time with her five rescue furbabies and horseback riding. She hopes to further her education and become a certified technician one day.
Born and raised in Atlanta GA, Elexis is a graduate of Tuskegee University with a BS in Animal Science. She is looking at making veterinary medicine a full time pursuit, and wants to become a veterinarian with a strong interest in medicine and comparative anatomy. She loves to sing and dance, sometimes with the patients here!