Spina Staff Bio Picture

Originally from New York City, Dr. Spina wanted to stay in the Northwest after completing his medical training. His surgical interests include minimally invasive surgery, including orthopedic, laparoscopic and thoracoscopic procedures; surgical oncology; and rehabilitation medicine. 


Walker Staff Bio Picture

Prior to joining our team, Dr. Walker spent a year as a clinical instructor at Washington State University in Pullman and three years in a referral surgery practice in Portland OR. She joined our team because of her passion for working as part of a team of complementary specialists and love of emergency and trauma surgery. She enjoys the fact that we have a robust feline surgical caseload and takes satisfaction in working with cats of all temperaments.


Although Dr. Walker enjoys all types of surgery, she is especially passionate about wound healing, trauma and reconstructive surgery, working on complex cases that require multi-specialty support, and oncologic surgery. Dr. Walker has specialized training in external skeletal fixation, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy and minimally invasive surgery.


She is currently a board member of the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association, and a member of the American College of Veterinary Surgery, Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology, Veterinary Soft Tissue Society, American Veterinary Medical Association and the Puget Sound Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Walker was awarded the 1999 Mark Bloomberg Resident Award for original research by the Veterinary Orthopedic Society.

Weh Staff Bio Picture

Dr. Jennifer Weh graduated from Tufts University Cumming School of Veterinary Medicine and went on to complete a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Finally, pursuing a love of surgery, Dr. Weh returned to Tufts University/Angell Animal Medical Center for a small animal surgical residency. She joined the BluePearl (formerly ACCES) team in 2010. Dr. Weh has a strong clinical interest in minimally invasive surgery, trauma and fracture repair.

Prior to joining BluePearl, Dr. Michael Weh served as an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Georgia for four years and spent four years in general surgery private practice. He enjoys surgery because of the tangible nature of surgical problems and the opportunity he has to take action to address those problems. Dr. Weh is particularly interested in orthopedic and neurosurgery, including surgical conditions of the joints and ligaments, fracture treatment, spinal cord problems and developmental orthopedic disease. He has a strong interest in minimally-invasive soft tissue and orthopedic surgery, and oncologic and trauma-related skin and reconstructive surgery.