Dr. Bearden was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and grew up in Central Florida. He graduated from Florida State University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences and Chemistry. In 2012 he graduated from the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine. The following year he completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Red Bank Animal Hospital in New Jersey.
Dr. Bearden comes to us after practicing emergency medicine for the majority of the past three years in New Jersey and South Florida. His professional interests include surgery, oncology, and clinical pathology. Dr. Bearden is a member in good standing with the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA), and the Western Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (WPVMA).
He and his wife, Tina (also a veterinarian) recently moved to Pittsburgh from Coral Springs, Florida. Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and their two pets, Lucy and Lily. His personal interests include traveling, the outdoors, college football, videography, and the LSU Tigers.