Our Team

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Bryan Sorrell, DVM


Erica Kohler, DVM


Angela Burgos, Practice Manager

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Sara Elliott, DVM


Herbert W. Maisenbacher, III VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)

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Steven Keller, DVM


Libby Wood-Stinson, DVM


doc-sorrell-color-lg.jpgBryan Sorrell, DVM

Graduated with Honors from North Carolina State University with a BS in Zoology, 1995 North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, 2000.
Has practiced in Virginia Beach since 2003.

Special Interests:
Canine and Feline Internal Medicine, Dermatology, Pain Management, Soft Tissue Surgery, Bulldogs and other Brachycephalic breeds. 

Virginia Beach with wife, Elizabeth, and sons, Ethan and Austin, and Labrador, Coral, French Bulldog, Cricket , and Bearded Dragon, Feisty.

Traveling, being outdoors, cycling, hiking in the mountains, and spending time with family and friends.


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Doctor Frankenfield portraitSara Elliott, DVM

Old Dominion University, BS in Biology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Ophthalmology, Dermatology, and Dentistry

Locally raised, Dr. Elliott returned to live in Virginia Beach with her husband, Mike, 2 dogs: a rescue Treeing Walker Hound mix named Murphy, and an opinionated Boxer named Shelby, and 2  Domestic Shorthair cats/ungrateful roommates: Ben and Winnie.

Cheering on her favorite sports teams including Virginia Tech (GO HOKIES!), the Buffalo Bills, and the New York Yankees; trying new foods, restaurants, and local breweries; and especially enjoying any time with friends and family.


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Steven Keller color pictureSteven Keller, DVM

Education: James Madison University, B.S. in Biology

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests: Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation, Dentistry, Soft Tissue Surgery

Resides: Dr. Keller resides in Virginia Beach with wife, Dr. Allyson McNaughton, and daughter, Madelyn and pets, Clyde the Australian Shepherd and Oscar the Hedgehog. 

Enjoys: He enjoys spending time with the family and friends, cycling, running and competing in triathlons.


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doc-kohler-color-lg.jpgErica Kohler, DVM

Oberlin College with a BA in Biology
Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Soft Tissue Surgery, Dermatology

Chesapeake with husband,Eric and two rescued canine companions, Chasca and Jupiter, turtles, fish, and frogs

Enjoys: Running, Outdoor Activities, Trying New Restaurants, spending time with family and friends


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doc-wood-color-lg.jpgLibby Wood-Stinson, DVM

University of Wyoming
Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Special Interests:
Feline Medicine

Virginia Beach with husband, Ron, and two daughters and an Orange Tabby, Scourge, a Savannah, Qibli, 3 Devon Rexs, Peeve, Hobart and  Bezoar, a Spotted Tabby, Minion and  2 English Sheepdogs, Ralphie and Khan,  a bird, Nigel, a Bearded Dragon, Dragon Vic, a water frog,  Ronaldo, a Tortoise,  Mortis, and 3 Water Turtles (Squirt, Snack, and Crush).


Decorating, Reading, Soccer


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angela-burgos-color-lg.jpgAngela Burgos, Practice Manager

Angela has been working in veterinary medicine since 1990 and began managing practices in 2001.

Born into a military family, Angela has found her home in Pungo with her son , two Yorkies,  her Quarter horse (her 1200 lb dog!)and her newly adopted Minis.

Angela loves horseback-riding, anything in the outdoors, and relaxing on the house boat.


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doc-maisenbacher-color-lg.jpgHerbert W. Maisenbacher, III VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)


Education: Dr. Herb Maisenbacher is board certified in veterinary cardiology by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania before completing an internship at the Animal Medical Center in New York City and a residency in veterinary cardiology at the University of Florida. Just about two years ago, Dr. Maisenbacher left academia to start Veterinary Heart Care to serve the Hampton Roads area and be part of our extended veterinary team.

Prior to relocating to the Hampton Roads area, Dr. Maisenbacher was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine and was named Small Animal Clinician of the Year in 2012. He has authored many peer reviewed research publications on veterinary cardiology and has contributed to veterinary texts including the Clinical Veterinary Advisor 2nd edition and The ABCDs of Small Animal Cardiology 1st Edition. He is on the review board for the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology.

Resides: Dr. Maisenbacher resides in Virginia Beach with his wonderful wife and three children.

Enjoys: He enjoys Notre Dame sports, running, paddle boarding and every minute spent with family.

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