Brittany Schlesener, DVM, DACVO Board-Certified Specialist in Ophthalmology

Dr Brittany Schlesener

Education & Training

  • Comparative Ophthalmology Residency at Cornell University (2019-2022)
  • Comparative Ophthalmology Internship at the University of California-Davis (2018-2019)
  • Small Animal Rotating Internship at Michigan State University (2017-2018)
  • Graduated summa cum laude with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2013-2017)

Dr. Brittany Schlesener, also known as Dr. Sparkles, graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences with her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine. Next, she completed a small animal rotating internship at Michigan State University and a comparative ophthalmology internship at the University of California-Davis. Following this, she completed a residency in comparative ophthalmology at Cornell University. Dr. Schlesener is passionate about all aspects of comparative ophthalmology. Her primary interests include addressing animal quality of life concerns through canine and feline ophthalmic management and promoting veterinary community education.

While not saving eyes, Dr. Schlesener loves visiting national parks with her fiancé, Jimmy, and their two animals Minerva McGonagall, a tabby cat, and Belle, a German Shorthaired Pointer. She also loves finding Hidden Mickeys at Disney World, reading a good book or listening to the Stuff You Should Know podcast, and watching The Golden Girls.