Veterinarians

Dr. Craig Wilson

Dr. Wilson founded Bayleaf Veterinary Hospital in 1982 and is proud to serve the community for 40 years. In his free time, he enjoys aviation and spending time with his poodle Lilly and his Bengal Mando.

Dr. Kevin Sullivan

Dr. Sullivan attended the College of Veterinary Medicine at NCSU and graduated in 2001.  Bayleaf has been lucky to be his home for over 20 years. He and his wife  have a golden retriever named Sadie Mae. When not working, Dr. Sullivan likes to spend time outdoors: mountain biking, road riding, and running.

Dr. Patrick Florian

Dr. Florian has been with Bayleaf since graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine at NCSU in 2018. He enjoys general practice with an interest in internal medicine and preventative care. Dr. Florian is an avid video game enthusiast who also enjoys the occasional art project, hobbies which he loves sharing with his wife while surrounded by his furry family, which include his german shepherd Bella and his three cats Hansel, Gretel, and Grimm. Dr. Florian can be found working mainly in the afternoon through the evening, allowing our clients more flexibility in having their pets seen after work.

Dr. Liliya Nusbaum

Dr. Nusbaum has been with Bayleaf since graduating from NCSU in May of 2021. She loves being a general practitioner, but is especially interested in ophthalmology and surgery. Dr. Nusbaum takes great pride in being a part of the human animal bond, from the first puppy/kitten appointment to geriatric health. When not working, Dr. Nusbaum is almost always at the stable riding her horse Smokey. Currently she lives in Raleigh with her husband Devin, her two kitties ChaCha and Tango, and her dog “Mac”arena.

Dr. Chrissy Burke

Bio coming soon

Dr. Joe Moledo

Dr. Moledo has been with Bayleaf since June of 2022. Originally from NYC, Dr. Moledo stayed in Raleigh after attending NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine. His main professional interests are dermatology and anesthesiology. In his free time, Dr. Moledo is a car enthusiast and a gamer who enjoys playing video games with his friends from home. He also loves spending time with his siberian husky Echo.

Dr. Lauren Umberger

Dr. Umberger has been with Bayleaf since June of 2022. She has a special interest in feline medicine, low-stress handling, and dermatology. She is from Miami and moved to Asheville when she was a kid. She went to UNC Chapel Hill for her undergraduate degree (where she met Dr. Nusbaum!) and NC State University for veterinary school (where she continued to befriend Dr. Nusbaum). In her spare time she likes to spend time with her blind cat, Dougal, and enjoys fostering kittens. She has a feral cat colony that she takes care of after getting them fixed and vaccinated.