Resident in Veterinary Ophthalmology


Francheska Ortiz, DVM is a specialty intern in veterinary ophthalmology at VEI Ocala. She joined the team in July 2022. 

 Dr. Ortiz earned an Associate in Arts from Miami-Date Honors College in Miami, FL in 2014. She then received her Bachelor of Science in Animal Sciences from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL in 2016. She then went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbus, OH in 2020. The following year, she completed a Small Animal Rotating internship at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Atlanta, GA. This was followed by a Specialty Internship in comparative ophthalmology and neurology at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbia, MO. 

When not with patients, you’ll find Dr. Ortiz with her family in Miami, FL, trying new restaurants whenever possible, spending time with her cat, Delilah, enjoying previously watched Disney movies or Harry Potter. 


  • Bachelor of Science:University of Florida 
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine:The Ohio State University School of Veterinary Medicine 
  • Small Animal Internship:BluePearl Veterinary Partners 
  • Specialty Internship: University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine  
  • Specialty Internship:Veterinary Eye Institute