24 hours a day

365 days a year




4902 Frontage Road

near the intersection of I581 and Peters Creek Road. Click below for directions.


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Meet the Staff


Dr. Gal Cohen-Chivvis


Dr. Chivvis was born and raised in Israel and moved to the US at the age of 15. She completed high school and obtained her undergraduate degree in Massachusetts before moving to Iowa and obtaining her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Iowa State University in 2011. She then completed a one year small animal rotating medicine and surgery internship at Iowa State prior to moving to Virginia and beginning employment at EVS of Roanoke.


When she is not working, she likes to spend quality time with her husband, 2 Pomeranians and cat.  She tries to stay active and alternates activities like swimming, pilates, and mixed martial arts and self defense.

She enjoys being an emergency veterinarian and strives to provide the highest level of care for her patients as well as communicate effectively and honestly with, and support, their human families.


Dr. Chivvis is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, the Roanoke Valley Veterinary Medical Association and volunteers with the Community Animal Response Team.