Dr. Juliette Van Galder is originally from the great state of South Carolina where she grew up on a small farm with her parents and twin sister. Growing up, Dr. Van Galder enjoyed endurance horseback riding, running cross country, and marching in the band. She attended Coker College, a small private arts college in South Carolina before being accepted into the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating, Dr. Van Galder pursued her dream job as a veterinarian, initially working with horses, then with small animals in the ER setting. Dr. Van Galder has traveled the southeast from Charleston, SC to Atlanta, GA practicing in specialty medicine with the emergency and critical care department, as an emergency clinician. She is happily married to her husband, Jason. They have 3 wonderful children, Reese, Rhett, and Seraphina. Dr. Van Galder has a passion for the critical patient and has interests in internal medicine and surgery. She was excited to join Chastain Animal Clinic in May of 2017 to continue practicing high quality veterinary care.