Our Doctors

Our Doctors

Dr. Tovrea

Dr. Tovrea is a 2004 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. GO BUCKEYES!! She has practiced veterinary medicine in the Fort Walton Beach area since her graduation, thanks to the Air Force. Now she can't imagine living anywhere else!

She lives in Shalimar with her husband, Gavin, and her youngest daughter, Faith. Her oldest daughter, Honour, is attending Mississippi State University. Hail State! She also has a few furry children: 4 cats - Kiki, Jeter Bean, Cowboy Dan, and Furrgus.

Dr. Tovrea is very active in her church and sings in the Chancel Choir and Rejoice women's ensemble. She plays in the handbell choir and is one of two Youth Choir moms. She also serves on the Board of Directors for the Emergency Veterinary Clinic in Niceville.

Her special interests at work include internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, small mammal medicine, and dentistry.

She is a member of many professional organizations :

  • American Veterinary Medical Association

  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association

  • American Association of Feline Practitioners

  • Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians

  • American Veterinary Dental Society

  • Association of Sugar Glider Veterinarians

  • Miracle Strip Veterinary Medical Society

  • A recommended veterinarian on the House Rabbit Society website

Dr. Tovrea truly loves her career and her patients and can't imagine
doing anything else!


Dr. Kordupel received her veterinary degree in 2019 from NorthCarolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She spent her years at veterinary school focusing on small and exotic animal medicine and working as an emergency surgery technician. Her interest in exotic animal medicine and interpersonal relationships has led her to places like China, Cyprus, The Galapagos Islands, Nicaragua, South Africa, and Thailand to work and study.

A life-long learner, Dr. Kordupelis currently studying veterinary acupuncture at The Chi Institute and plans to become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist (CVA) in the near future.

She shares her home in the FL Panhandle with her husband, Breland. They have two fur-babies: a mischievous Siamese cat, Cheech, and a loveable labrador Retriever puppy, Zulu. In her spare time, you can find Dr. Kordupel paddleboarding on The Blackwater River with Zulu, fishing on the beach with her husband and friends, or enjoying a good book.

Her professional interests include: acupuncture, anesthesia/analgesia, exotic animal medicine, preventative medicine, soft tissue surgery, and ultrasound.

Dr. Kordupel has completed advanced training in fear and anxiety-reducing physical examination techniques and is a member of several professional organizations:

  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA)

  • Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV)

  • Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV)

  • Association of Reptile & Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV)

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