Staff

Isabel Goldsmith, DVM

Dr. Isabel Goldsmith is a graduate from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from the Brooklyn NY, she studied biology and chemistry at the City College of New York for her undergraduate studies. After completing veterinary school, Dr. Goldsmith was excited to pursue general practice in Washington DC and see a wide variety of…

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Laura Sloan, DVM

Dr. Laura Sloan graduated from Tufts  University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from the midwest, she attended Indiana University for her undergraduate studies. After completing veterinary school, Dr. Sloan pursued an internship in small animal specialty and emergency medicine in San Diego. She has lived in NW DC since 2020. In her free time she enjoys…

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Ali Sanz, VMD

Dr. Ali Sanz received a double B.S. degree from the University of Maryland in Environmental Science and Animal Science, and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. She is originally from Boston, MA, and is happy to come back to DC after falling in love with the area during undergraduate years. After…

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Brodie Morris, DVM

Dr. Brodie Morris is a graduate of Tufts University’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. He is originally from Boston, MA, but earned a BA in Biology at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Dr. Morris grew up surrounded by animals of all kinds and worked at a wildlife medical center before attending veterinary school, rehabilitating injured…

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Cherica Richmond, DVM

Dr. Richmond graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She is originally from Atlanta, Georgia and attended Vanderbilt University for her undergraduate degree. While pursuing a master’s degree at the University of Maryland in 2013, she worked at AtlasVet as a veterinary assistant before being accepted to vet school. Dr. Richmond moved…

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Christina Meiners, DVM

Originally from Florida, Dr. Meiners (formerly Dr. Klare) attended the University of South Florida for her undergraduate degree and Michigan State University for veterinary school. She moved to the DC area after graduation and completed a rotating internship program in Gaithersburg.  Dr. Meiners practiced emergency medicine in DC for over three years before joining the…

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Brittany Cartlidge, DVM

Dr. Cartlidge grew up in beautiful Jupiter, Florida. She is a graduate of University of Florida and completed her B.S. in Animal Sciences in 2004 and her DVM in 2008. Go Gators! After graduation, Dr. Cartlidge completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Blue Pearl Pet Hospital-Midtown in Manhattan. She started practicing…

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Heather McCurdy, DVM

Dr. Heather McCurdy grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. Her mother was a docent at the local city zoo, and Dr. McCurdy spent her childhood helping raise orphaned animals such as a jaguar cub named Rema, a lion cub named Togo, several mischievous raccoons, a squirrel or two, and even a clutch of mallard ducks….

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Christopher Miller, DVM

Dr. Christopher Miller founded AtlasVet with Dr. Matthew Antkowiak in 2011. He is originally from Birmingham, Alabama and attended the University of Southern Mississippi for his undergraduate degree and received his veterinary degree at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. His veterinary interests include surgery, dentistry, dermatology and internal medicine. Dr. Miller volunteers with the…

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Matthew Antkowiak, DVM

Dr. Matthew Antkowiak co-founded AtlasVet with Dr. Christopher Miller and has lived on Capitol Hill since 2000.    Dr. Antkowiak is a graduate of the University of Minnesota (BS) in 1993 and the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in 1997. Dr. Antkowiak was an emergency veterinarian for 15 years with…

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