Dr. Bernander is the current owner of the hospital. He is a 1988 graduate of the University of Tennessee and a member of TVMA and the AVMA.
He and his wife Joy, are active in the dog show community. They show and breed Pointers, Dandie Dinmont Terriers, and Mini Wire Dachshunds. He has a strong interest in small animal reproduction, surgery, and OFA radiography.