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Dr. Matthew J. Heller

Dr. Matthew J. Heller

Dr. Heller hails from Pottsville, Pennsylvania (home of America’s oldest brewery). He received a Bachelor’s in Science (Cum Laude) from Albright College in Reading, Pennsylvania. He obtained a dual graduate degree from The Ohio State University – a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine and a Masters of Science in Veterinary Pathobiology.

Following graduation from Ohio State, Dr. Heller completed an internship at a specialty hospital in Gaithersburg, Maryland. He participated in rotations in cardiology, radiology, ophthalmology, internal medicine, neurology, as well as other disciplines. During his internship, Dr. Heller was able to gain firsthand experience with veterinary specialists as they tackled numerous complex cases. This background further strengthened Dr. Heller’s ability to treat your pet’s illness.

In addition to practicing traditional veterinary medicine, Dr. Heller is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine. He completed his studies at the Chi Institute with the world-renowned acupuncturist, Dr. Shen Huisheng Xie. To obtain certification in Veterinary Acupuncture, Dr. Heller completed 130 hours of intensive coursework. He is presently advancing his knowledge of Chinese Herbal Medicine by completing further studies at the Chi Institute. He is very excited to incorporate principles of eastern veterinary medicine into his practice when applicable.

Dr. Melissa Wolfe

Dr. Melissa Wolfe

Dr. Wolfe is from Toledo, Ohio. She attended Lourdes University for her undergraduate degree in biology, and she attended The Ohio State University for veterinary school, where she graduated as a DVM in 2017.

She loves to see all forms of companion animals and has a special interest in ultrasound, dentistry, and surgery. Dr. Wolfe resides near Dayton with her husband Michael. Currently, their family consists of Capri (standard poodle), Bella (miniature pinscher mix), and their kitties Oz, Giles, and Willow. They enjoy traveling, cooking new recipes, playing video games and watching movies in their free time.  

Dr. Ashley Maragas

Dr. Ashley Maragas

Dr. Maragas attended the Ohio State University of Veterinary Medicine. What she enjoys most about veterinary medicine is the fluid nature of medicine, and the advancements that can (and have) been made to better the human and animal bond. She absolutely loves feline medicine and any of your pet’s orthopedic needs.

Outside of work, Dr. Maragas loves to horseback ride, hike, bike, read and play video games. She also loves to snuggle with her fur babies Tucker (English Lab), Smokey (domestic longhair), Sona and Nami (Ragdolls). Whenever they get the chance, her and her husband also enjoy camping

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