Mike S. – Hospital Manager & Dental Technician

Mike has been with us for over 15 years but in the veterinary field for over 30 years. He has specialized in animal dentistry and is the dental technician for our practice. He attended the University of Maryland. Mike enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, grilling/smoking, watching soccer & American football. His favorite teams are the Green Bay Packers, Manchester United and DC United.

Mike has 2 dogs at home: Maximo Fury & Dublin Endeavour


Erica S. – Vet Tech

Erica has been a technician with our practice since 1999. She has been in the veterinary field for 23 years and has experience as both a technician and receptionist.

Her hobbies include scrapbooking, crafting and card making. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She especially loves playing Bunco with her friends. Her favorite sports teams are The Bowie Baysox, Washington Capitals and Nationals. She also enjoys cheering loudly for the Ravens – so her neighbors can hear!

Erica has 1 cat at home: Rookie


Alex H. – Vet Tech/Surgical Tech

Alex has been with VHCS since 2008. He started out as Kennel technician and is now one of our head veterinary technicians and surgical tech. Alex attended Anne Arundel Community College and completed the Vet Assistant program. He enjoys spending time with his family, dog training, coaching his step kids’ sports teams, especially baseball and he enjoys cooking. His favorite sports teams are the Orioles, Redskins and the Washington Capitals.

Alex has 1 cat: Leroy


Erica O.P – Vet Tech & Lead Receptionist/Client Care Coordinator

Erica have been with VHCS since 2009. She has been in the veterinary field for over 20 years with experience as a technician and receptionist. Erica still enjoys being a veterinary technician when she can but since beating cancer she has now taken the lead role at our front desk making sure operations move smoothly. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her boyfriend and 3 boys watching them play their sports and being an active presence in their school. Her favorite sports teams are the Washington Redskins, Capitals & Baltimore Orioles.

Erica has 1 cat: Leroy


Donna T. – Vet Tech

Donna started with our practice in early 2019. She has been an amazing addition to the VHCS team. Donna attended the University of Baltimore and has a BS in Corp Communications. She enjoys hanging with her friends and being with her family. She loves listening to live local music and going to Caps games. Her favorite sports team are the Washington Capitals.

Donna has 4 pets at home: her dogs, Natty & Nash and cats, & Anakin


John L. – Kennel Tech/ Vet Assistant

John has been a kennel tech for VHCS since 2014 and is currently being trained as a technician.

He graduated from The University of Maryland and has a degree in Film Studies. John enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music as well as watching and going to the movies. His favorite sports teams are The Washington Redskins, Capitals and Baltimore Orioles.

John has 1 dog at home: Buddy


Patrick C. – Kennel Tech

We added Patrick to our team in early 2019. Patrick will be attending Anne Arundel Community College and taking the Vet Assistant program. He is always looking to learn and grow within this field and has been a valuable addition to our team. He enjoys playing video games, binge watching Netflix and spending time with his grandmother.

Patrick has 2 dogs at home: Teichi & Tasha