Our Team

Your pet's health is our top priority and excellent service is our goal.

Our experienced and caring staff at VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Centre Park includes many familiar faces, as most of our staff members have been with us for several years. We all take pride in our practice and in our high standards of care. You and your pet will always find friendly faces and warm embraces when you walk in our doors.

Our friendly, professional staff is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission the hospital team relies on several individuals, and each team member is equally important in helping us deliver the best client and patient experience.

And if things get very complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists. In a word: TEAMWORK!

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the very first person who greets you to the team member who calls you after your visit to check up on your pet, our team of pet lovers work cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

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Melchus Davis
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Davis joined the VCA Columbia Animal Hospital at Centre Park in August 2012. He has 18 years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine as a small animal practitioner, working predominantly with canine and feline patients.

Dr. Davis is a native Washingtonian, having earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Howard University in Washington D.C. and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. He enjoys practicing small animal medicine with a key interest in preventative medical care, ultrasound, and dentistry. He incorporates a compassionate team oriented app...

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Katie Brown
Hospital Manager

Katie started working for VCA Columbia at Centre Park in May 2011 as a Client Service Representative. From there she grew her skill set and worked as a Veterinary Technician for several years, before accepting the Hospital Manager position in July of 2018.

Katie graduated from Gettysburg College and has always had a passion for animals. She currently resides in Sykesville with her husband, Chris, their two cats, Cosmo and Cuervo, and their dog, Jenga.

"I originally ventured into the veterinary field just because I wanted to be involved in animal care. I did not know what to really expect and hoped I would enjoy my...

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Our veterinarians are a team of highly trained individuals dedicated to the health and well-being of your pets. Explore our veterinarians' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital an excellent choice for your pet's care.


The hospital administration team consists of management personnel who oversee all staff members, hospital activities and the facilities. Together, they keep the hospital running smoothly, ensuring quality patient care and excellent client service. From the moment you check in, our administrative staff is here to deliver the best possible experience to you and your pet before, during and after your visit.

Client Services

We are committed to providing the best possible service and our Client Services team loves to exceed pet owner's expectations. Whether it's answering your calls, guiding you and your pet to the exam rooms or checking you in and out quickly, our Client Service representatives and Receptionists are dedicated to providing helpful client and patient support that raises the bar on customer service.
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Our teams are united in our common purpose of taking care of the future of veterinary medicine.
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