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Dr. Michael Andress


Dr. Andress was raised in Georgia, Virginia, and South Carolina. He obtained a B.S. in Microbiology from Clemson University and graduated from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association and North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Andress has special interests in surgery, laser surgery, and cardiology.   Dr. Andress and his wife enjoy hiking and camping with their two sons and daughter. They have two adopted pets, a cat named Carly and Shelby the dog.

Dr. Audrey Curran


Dr. Curran grew up in Atlanta, Georgia. She completed her undergraduate and veterinary medical degrees at the University of Georgia. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Animal Hospital Association and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association. She has special interests in internal medicine and ultrasonography. Dr. Curran, her two sons and daughter like to spend time at the beach. They have one adopted dog named Georgia and a kitty named Virginia.

Dr. Heather Holzhauer


Dr. Holzhauer grew up in Crown Point, Indiana. She obtained a B.S. in Biochemistry with a minor in Biology and Wildlife from Purdue University and later completed her veterinary medical degree at Purdue University.  Before starting at Gate City, Dr. Holzhauer completed a rotating Medicine, Surgery, and Emergency Internship at Carolina Veterinary Specialist in Greensboro. She also studied abroad in Australia for 6 months and did multiple externships at various zoos, wildlife centers, and shelters across the United States and Brazil. Her special interests lie in soft tissue surgery and exotic medicine (mammals, reptiles, and avian medicine). Dr. Holzhauer enjoys her free time hiking trails in the mountains and local parks and spending time at the beach. She takes her adopted dog, Breeze, almost everywhere with her when the weather permits. She also has two lizards, a Bearded Dragon named Stella and a Uromastyx named Sobek.