Our Healthcare Team

dogs and cats - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

It is an honor to be voted the Best in Howard County and we thank all of our clients for developing a partnership with us so ‘together’ we can provide the best healthcare for your pets.

    Veterinarians

  • Carroll Thumel, DVM - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Carroll Thumel, DVM

    Veterinarian, Co-Founder

    Dr. Carroll Thumel graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary…
  • Mary Beth Soverns, DVM - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Mary Beth Soverns, DVM

    Veterinarian, Co-Founder

    Dr. Mary Beth Soverns graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary…
  • Kim Young (Webster), DVM - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Kimberly Young (Webster), DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Young (previously known at Countryside as Dr. Webster but she was married in 2016)…
  • Lori Watson, DVM - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Lori Watson, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Lori Watson graduated from the University of Florida in 2007. Before becoming a…
  • Melanie Burgess, DVM - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Melanie Burgess, DVM

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Melanie Burgess is a 2011 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of…
  • Julie Thumel, VMD

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Julie Thumel is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary…
  • Heath Thumel, VMD

    Veterinarian

    Heath is a veterinary graduate of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Previously…

    Managers

  • Michelle

    Practice Manager

    Michelle graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelors in Science and…
  • Heidi, Front Desk Manager - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Heidi

    Front Desk Manager

    Heidi excelled at her position as a Receptionist at Countryside and quickly became our…

    Registered Veterinary Technicians

  • Danielle, RVT - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Danielle G, RVT

    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Danielle began working at Countryside Veterinary Clinic in 2000 as a receptionist. After…
  • Joanna B., RVT - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Joanna B., RVT

    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Joanna started out with Countryside by shadowing Dr. Webster in 2011 and quickly became a…
  • Joanna C., RVT - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Joanna C, RVT

    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Joanna has worked at Countryside since 2007 and is a full time Certified Veterinary…
  • Kathie, RVT - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Kathie, RVT

    Registered Veterinary Technician

    Kathie received her veterinary technician degree from Essex Community College in 1997. We…

    Receptionists

  • Brittany

    Receptionist

    With desires of becoming a Zoologist, Brittany was excited to become a member of our team…
  • Colleen, Receptionist & Veterinary Assistant - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Colleen

    Receptionist & Veterinary Assistant

    Colleen was born and raised in Ellicott City surrounded by her loving family where she…
  • Kelly B

    Receptionist

    Kelly has grown up right here in Howard county for most of her life and graduated from…
  • Kristina

    Receptionist

    Kristina grew up all over Maryland and has always been surrounded by animals. As a child…
  • Kelly (Kacy)

    Receptionist

    Kelly's smiling face has greeted clients as they have entered our front doors since 2007.…

    Veterinary Assistants

  • Abby

    Veterinary Assistant

    Abby is currently at St. Mary's College of Maryland and is interested in pursuing a degree…
  • Brooke, Veterinary Assistant - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Brooke

    Veterinary Assistant

    Brooke has been a veterinary assistant with Countryside since 2008, but her family have…
  • Caroline, Veterinary Assistant - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Caroline

    Veterinary Assistant

    Caroline graduated from Allegheny College with a degree in Biology. She has always had an…
  • Courtney, Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Courtney

    Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist

    Courtney is from Frederick County where she attended Urbana High School and Frederick…
  • Danielle B

    Veterinary Assistant

    Danielle graduated with a degree in graphic design in 2010 from Clover Park Technical…
  • Elliott

    Veterinary Assistant

    Elliott is currently in school at Centennial High. He plans on studying Pre-Medical…
  • Emily

    Veterinary Assistant

  • Hannah, Veterinary Assistant & Receptionist - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Hannah

    Veterinary Assistant

    Hannah is an amazingly energetic and always smiling member of the Countryside staff! She…
  • Katie

    Veterinary Assistant & Camp Counselor

    Katie is currently at Towson University. She started with us as our amazing summer Camp…
  • Tiffany, veterinary assistant - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Tiffany

    Veterinary Assistant

    Tiffany has been a proud employee of Countryside since the year 2000! You will see her…

    Camp Counselor

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    Mackenzie

    Doggie Day Camp Counselor

    Groomers

  • Nickie, groomer - Countryside Veterinary Clinic - Columbia, Ellicott City MD

    Nickie

    Groomer

    Due to popular demand, Nickie is Countryside's newly added groomer as of 2016! She began…