Alyssa Scagnelli is an associate veterinarian at the Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic (AEAC) in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Scagnelli earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. After graduation, she completed two academic internships at Louisiana State University (LSU) School of Veterinary Medicine. Her last year at LSU was entirely devoted to companion, wildlife, zoo, and aquarium medicine and conservation. In addition to working at AEAC, Dr. Scagnelli is also adjunct faculty at Midwestern University School of Veterinary Medicine in Glendale, Arizona. As adjunct, her predominant focus is on clinical research as it pertains to exotic animal medicine. Alyssa is an active member of the International Iguana Foundation and also volunteers for Arizona’s largest wildlife rehabilitation center. She is most passionate about reptile and aquatic animal medicine. Dr. Scagnelli has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters on various exotic animal medicine topics.
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