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Dr. Cheri Hooper
Dr. Cheri Hooper joined the College Park Road Veterinary family in January, 2008. She graduated from the University College Dublin School of Veterinary Medicine. She also has experience in both day practice and emergency medicine. Dr. Hooper has special interest in small animal surgery. When she is not here at College Park she enjoys spending time with her husband and two young children. She also enjoys running, Crossfit and camping. Her dog Brigels works with our reception staff in greeting you when you arrive in the office at College Park Vet Clinic.
Dr. Katie Hill
Dr. Katie Hill joined the CPRVC team in May 2015. She graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. Following graduation she completed an internship at Auburn University. Dr. Hill’s interests include preventative medicine and dentistry. In her free time she enjoys spending time on her family’s farm in Ridgeville, fishing with her husband, Travis, and enjoying time with their three dogs: Katie Too (rat terrier), Link (dachshund), and Tupper (German shorthair pointer).
Dr. Matthew Fortin
Dr. Matthew Fortin joined the CPRVC team in June 2015, shortly after graduating from Cornell’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to starting veterinary school, Dr. Fortin spent time volunteering with the ASPCA and the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium. He has also volunteered with the Human Society’s Rural Area Veterinary Service. Dr. Fortin’s special interests include soft tissue surgery, cardiology and shelter medicine. Outside of work, Dr. Fortin enjoys mountain biking, sailing, downhill skiing, and sitting on the beach with his wife Nicole and their Shepherd mix, Maggie and Newfoundland, Clementine.
Deana joined the CPRVC team in March of 2008. She was born and raised in Summerville,SC . Outside of work, Deana enjoys being outdoors and spending time with her Husband and Little Girl. Deana has a passion for deer hunting. She has a shepherd mix named Folly, a maltese named Roxy, and a cat named Barney.
Ke joined the CPRVC team in March 2014. Ke was born and raised in Washington, DC. She moved to Charleston, SC in 2006, along with her 4 kids . In her free time she loves to hang out on the beach, reading with her dog Bazel.
LVT / Head Surgery Technician
Mara joined the CPRVC team in June 2013. Mara was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She moved to Charleston, SC in 2008. Mara has a passion for small animal surgery and dentistry. She received a Bachelors Degree in Veterinary Technology at the University of Puerto Rice. Mara has a son named Giovanni, an Alaskan Malamute named Yukon, Terrier Mix named Luna, and a cat named Helen Keller.
Ashley joined the CPRVC team in August 2017. Ashley was born and raised in Monroe, Michigan. Ashley and her Husband moved to Charleston, SC in 2017. Ashley has a passion for animals. She graduated from Stautzenberger College in 2007 with an associates degree in applied science. In her free time she enjoys paddleboarding, camping, hiking, and being outdoors. She has a dog named Rome, and 2 cats, Gin and Tonic.
Jordanne joined the CPRVC team in June 2017 . Jordanne was born and raised in Upstate NY. Jordanne moved to Charleston, SC from Tennessee in June 2017 . She is on her 4th semester in the vet tech program . Jordanne has a dog named Kylie, 2 cats Tuna and Mama, and a chinchilla named Doodle.
Caleb GilkeyVeterinary Technician
Caleb joined the CPRVC team in January 2017 . He was born and raised in Richmond, VA. He moved to Charleston, SC in 2011 . Caleb enjoys biking, running, and spending time with his daughter Cora. He has a shepherd mix named Diego, and a fiesty cat named Ellie.
Debbie joined our team in February 2017. She was born and raised in South River, New Jersey. She moved to SC in 2007. She has 2 sons, Alan and Jeffrey. In her free time she enjoys spending time at the beach with her Husband and Jack Russell/Bulldog, Bree. She also loves antiquing, gardening and has a passion for baking.
Nicole joined the CPRVC team in January 2018 . She was born and raised in Long Island, NY. She moved to Summerville, SC in 2010. She attended Trident Tech for Veterinary Assistant and completed it in 2017. She has a dog named Missy, and 4 cats, Jamison, Boston, Charlie and Nala. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, and going to the gym.
Autumn joined the CPRVC team in March of 2018 originally starting at the kennel. She has lived in Summerville, SC her entire life and is currently enrolled at Penn Foster to get her associates degree in veterinary technology. She has a Dog named River, a cat named Whiskey, and a bunny named Maverick. She loves spending time with friends and family on her days off.
LVT / Inventory Specialist
Madison joined the College Park Kennel team in December 2017. Madison is currently a student at Charleston Southern University working towards her bachelors degree in Wildlife Biology. She has several animals, 3 dogs, Riley, Mallard, and Jack, 2 goats Franklin and Jack, and a hamster named Babygirl. Her goal is to become zoologist specializing in mammals or a mammal rehabilitator. In her free time she enjoys playing the clarinet, watching netflix, speaking german, and loving as many animals as possible.