Dr. Kozelka joined St. Francis Hospital for Animals in February of 2018. He grew up in Westchester County, New York. He studied music at Lafayette College in Easton, PA. Dr. Kozelka was inspired by his grandmother to study veterinary medicine and he did so at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, West Indies. Dr. Kozelka graduated and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. He has worked in Delaware as an emergency vet and in New York as a general practitioner. Dr. Kozelka relocated to North Carolina to be closer to friends and family. His areas of interest in veterinary medicine are ultrasound and deciphering the mysteries of a cat’s brain.

You may find Dr. Kozelka often accompanied by his dog Gus, a rescue from the Outer Banks. When not working, he enjoys listening to music and playing a variety of musical instruments including bass, mandolin, and keyboards. Dr. Kozelka also likes participating in trivia games.