Dr. Gerlach graduated from the University of Florida's College of Veterinary Medicine (UF CVM) in 2010. Upon graduation, Trevor attended the University of Pennsylvania's Veterinary Teaching Hospital as a rotating intern prior to completing an aquatic animal fellowship with UF CVM. He then became the Associate Veterinarian at Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo before transitioning into his current role as a cardiology resident at the University of Georgia. Through his affiliations and his combined interests in zoo medicine and cardiology, he has completed and published several studies pertaining to cardiovascular disease in non-domestic species. His hobbies include soccer, rafting, and hiking.