Richard L. Bell, DVM
Dr. Bell received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University. He then went to Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.
Before moving to Pittsburgh, Dr. Bell practiced large animal medicine. Before buying Five Points Veterinary Clinic in 1997, Dr. Bell owned and practiced at Castle Shannon Veterinary Hospital.
His practice philosophy is based on high professional standards and a long lasting love for animals and people.
Robert Boswell, DVM
Dr. Boswell graduated from Ohio State University in 1985. While he has only been at FPVC for four years, Dr. Boswell has over 23 years of experience.
Dr. Boswell likes working at our clinic because he respects his fellow doctors, as well as the rest of the support staff. At our clinic, we have a well-equipped surgical room that allows Dr. Boswell to perform complex and challenging orthepedic procedures, which he enjoys.
Outside of work, Dr. Boswell likes to spend time working on his farm, fishing, building and renovating an old house, and raising his two children.
PETS: one labrador retriever, four cats, four horses, and many farm animals, including cows and chickens
James Schulz, DVM
Dr. Schulz earned a Bachelor of Science degree in agriculture/ dairy science from Ohio State University, where he later attended veterinary school.
The fun staff makes FPVC a great place to work, according to Dr. Schulz. He has worked here for over 10 years, but has over 23 years of experience.
When he isn't working, Dr. Schulz likes to garden, hike, travel, and is an amateur photographer. (He has some amazing photos that he took on a recent trip to Hawaii.)
PETS: six cats, two dogs, and two fish
Allison Potscavage, DVM
Before heading to Texas A&M for vet school, Dr. Potscavage received her bachelor of science degree in chemistry at DePaul University.
She joined the FPVC staff in August of 2007 and has found the support and teamwork of our staff as one of the best reasons to work at our clinic. She also enjoys getting to know our clients and treating/ helping patients within our community.
Outside of work, you can find Dr. Potscavage reading, knitting, crocheting, or golfing.
PETS: Maeby, a border collie.
Lewis Faulkner, DVM
Dr. Faulkner received his associates degree in veterinary science at New York State University and his bachelor's degree in animal science from Cornell University, where he later attended Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine. He also holds a master's degree from Texas A&I in nutrition and physiology.
His career at FPVC began over five years ago, but Dr. Faulkner has over 25 years experience as a veterinarian.
The staff and clients make Dr. Faulkner enjoy working at FPVC the most.
During his time off, Dr. Faulkner likes to hunt, fish, ski, camp, and scuba dive.
PET: a lab/ setter mix named Pip
Levi Cerminara, DVM
Dr. Cerminara grew up in the northern panhandle of West Virginia. He received his bachelor of science in Animal Nutritional Sciences at West Virginia University and graduated with his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Before graduating with a DVM, Dr. Levi spent time working at Five Points Veterinary Clinic as a technician and then as a veterinary extern. In his free time he enjoys mountain biking, fishing, and being with his beloved wife, Kaylea.
Rebecca Oldenhoff, DVM
Dr. Rebecca Oldenhoff graduated from Ross University of Veterinary Medicine after completing her clinical year at North Carolina State University in June of 2012. She completed a one year small animal rotating internship at the University of Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, followed by a year of small animal general practice at Stoughton Veterinary Service. She is very excited to join Five Points Veterinary Clinic! In her free time she enjoys traveling, yoga, finding new restaurants and being outdoors.
Pets: two Pekingese and one cat