Dr. Karina Kakareka - Veterinarian


A native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Karina Kakareka received her Bachelor of Science in biomedical sciences with a minor in sociology from the University of North Florida in 2013.

She continued her studies and received her Master of Science in Molecular Biology in 2017. Her lifelong passion for helping animals led her to pursue a doctorate in veterinary medicine at the University of Florida and graduate with her DVM and a certificate in Veterinary Business Management in 2021.

Dr. Kakareka's professional interests include dentistry, rehabilitation medicine, integrative medicine, and public health.

Dr. Kakareka loves spoiling her fur babies which include her Chow mix (Walle), Goldendoodle (Lucy), and five cats (Roo, Phoenix, Oscar, Harland, & Artemis). She enjoys spending time with her family, hiking, reading, gardening, kayaking, traveling, and kickboxing. She is very excited to be a part of the Greenville community!