From the reception area to the exam room, our team of proactive caregivers and pet lovers works together to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet. Our goal is to work as a team, to provide our services in a clean, safe, friendly and professional environment for all patients, clients, and staff members. We will strive to meet both the needs of individual clients and patients, as well as to contribute to the well-being and improvement of our community.


Veterinarians


 

Madeline J. Scofield, DVM cVA

Practice Owner, Small Animal Veterinarian

Dr. Madeline “Maddie” Scofield was born and raised in Odessa, Texas. She attended Texas Tech Univ. for an undergraduate degree in Zoology and earned her DVM from Oklahoma State Univ. in 2010. Dr. Scofield worked in Colorado and Wyoming, where she received certification in veterinary acupuncture from Colorado State Univ. prior to moving to the Eastern Shore with her husband Dr. David Scofield in 2012. She enjoys all areas of small animal practice but feels special satisfaction in treating senior patients using alternative treatments and hospice as well as performing soft tissue surgery, and building lasting relationships with clients and their pets. Dr. Scofield grew up with gun dogs and enjoys watching any sporting breed in action on the Eastern Shore. When not working, she enjoys trail walking with her dogs and baby, outdoor sports, fishing, cooking, gardening, and traveling with her family.


 

Dr. Kathleen Stevens, VMD

Associate Small Animal Veterinarian

Dr. Kathleen (Katie) Stevens graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine with a focus in mixed animal medicine. She was born in California, but with a father in the military, moved to many different states before her family finally settled in Northern Virginia. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in both Biology and Psychology before going straight to veterinary school in Philadelphia, PA. Following graduation, she completed a one-year internship in Farm Animal Medicine and Surgery at NC State Veterinary Hospital in Raleigh, NC to obtain more experience working with large animals. Dr. Stevens started working at Chestertown Animal Hospital in August 2017, working both in the small animal hospital and on the road treating large animal patients. She lives in Chestertown with her adorable pitbull/box mix Lennie and her two cats, Gemma and Samson, all adopted during her time in veterinary school in Philadelphia. When not at work you may see her running around the neighborhood or hiking with her dog! She hopes to one day have a farm of her own while somehow finding time to travel and see as much of the world as possible.

 


Dr. Rebecca Christie, VMD

Associate Small Animal Veterinarian

Dr. Rebecca Christie graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine where she studied both large and small animal medicine. She was born and raised in Connecticut before eventually heading off to Pennsylvania to obtain her undergraduate degree in psychology at Bucknell University. After graduation, she spent several years in Texas working at a wildlife center that focused on saving endangered species, and it was this work that confirmed her decision to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. Dr. Christie has spent the last twenty years working as a relief/part-time veterinarian all over Maryland’s Eastern Shore. She currently lives with her cats, Twinkie Two Toes and Kermit, and dogs, Tink and Winnie. When not working she enjoys reading, horseback riding, and taking photos of our hospital cat, Ballz, to post on Facebook.

 


Staff


 

Annette Von Stetten

Practice Manager, and CVPM

Annette has been with CAH since September 2019. She comes with 30 years of business experience. She has eleven years hospital management experience as a past Practice Administrator. She has an associate’s degree in business management. She became a CVPM in 2015. She can be found walking her dog, Husky with her husband around Betterton, MD. In her free time, she enjoys fishing and hiking.

 


Marlene

Customer Service Representative

Marlene grew up in Millersburg PA and moved to Chestertown in 1978. She now lives in Dover with her husband Kenny. Marlene has worked with us since 1986 as a receptionist and is now the manager of our front office. She has one son, Adrian, and several grand-dachshunds along with her Boston Terrier, Spanky! Marlene enjoys hiking with her dog, Zumba, gardening and shares a mutual interest of classic cars and motorcycles with her husband.


 

Sherry

Customer Service Representative

Sherry has been with our hospital since 1988, starting as a veterinary technician before moving to the front office staff where she has been the past 15 years! Sherry also handles all of our large animal-specific receptionist duties. Sherry was born and raised in Rock Hall and lives there now with her boyfriend of 23 years, Wayne Wilson. They have two dogs, Star and Gunner and adopted our hospital cat, Hannah, a few years ago. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her grandkids.


 

Robert

Customer Service Representative

Robert was born and raised in Chestertown and has been with our hospital since August 2017. He graduated from Queen Anne’s County High School and started classes at Chesapeake College in liberal arts before joining our staff. Robert enjoys exotic pets and has 2 corn snakes, Rorschach and Kami. His hobbies include drawing and enjoying new books. His goal is to eventually work in animal rehabilitation or a sanctuary environment, to continue furthering his love of animals!


 

Taylor

Head Veterinary Technician

Taylor has been with Chestertown Animal Hospital since 2016. She grew up in both Delaware and California, before eventually graduating from Kent County High School. She now lives in Chestertown with her husband, Sam and their black Labrador Retriever, Bo. When not at work Taylor enjoys photography, helping feed the cows, and decorating the nursery for their newest addition! She is excited to start their family with their daughter and enjoy life on the farm.


 

Sara

Veterinary Assistant and Kennel Attendant

Sara has been with Chestertown Animal Hospital for two years working both as an assistant and kennel attendant. She just graduated from St. George’s Technical High School and will be attending the University of Delaware with the hopes of going to veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania one day! Her dream is to be a mixed animal veterinarian. Sara’s hobbies include riding her horses, hunting, fishing and spending time on her farm with her horses and dogs.


 

Courtney

Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist

Courtney has been with Chestertown Animal Hospital since October 2017. She graduated from Queen Anne’s County High School and had lived in Chestertown her whole life. She now lives in Crumpton with her family and her sweet black lab puppy Ellie. She enjoys spending as much of her free time as possible with her dog, friends and family and always has a smile on her face!


 

Kalvin

Veterinary Assistant

Kalvin joined our staff in September of 2017 after completing a veterinary assistant training program at Chesapeake College. He was born and raised in Church Hill, MD and graduated from Queen Anne’s County High School. He eventually wants to obtain an Associate’s degree from Chesapeake College and maybe go to veterinary school one day! When not at work Kalvin enjoys photography, working on old cars and spending time with his 3 chihuahuas, 1 poodle, and 2 cats.


 

Jess

Veterinary Technician

Jess was born and raised in Centreville and currently lives with her family in Church Hill. After graduating from Queen Anne’s County High School she completed a Veterinary Assistant course at Chesapeake College. Jess had worked at two different small animal hospitals as a technician before joining our CAH family in October 2017. Jess has 2 cats, 2 dogs and recently rescued an adorable litter of 3 brand new kittens! In her free time, Jess enjoys photography, hiking and traveling and has a special love of old horror movies. Jess hopes to eventually obtain her veterinary technician license and specialize in exotic animals.


 

Janae

Veterinary Technician

Janae graduated from Northern Virginia Community College in 2000 with an Associates degree in Veterinary Technology. She is from Northern Virginia but has spent time in San Diego and on the western shore. When her family moved to the eastern shore in 2010, she and her husband fell in love with the small-town feel. She spent 15 years in emergency medicine and specialty practice. Her passion is emergency medicine and surgery. She spends her spare time with her husband, 3 daughters and small Chihuahua named Chaos.

 


 

Sarah

Veterinary Technician

Sarah has been with Chestertown Animal Hospital since February 2019. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2013. She grew up on a small farm outside of Centreville with lots of different animals. Sarah also got certified as an EMT at Chesapeake College in 2018. She enjoys being outside, on the boat and playing with her Labradors!