Our Team

The enthusiastic, dedicated staff at VCA Cornerstone Animal Hospital is made up of individuals who understand that your pet is part of your family. With this in mind, it is our mission to provide you with the utmost in patient care and to assist you in every way possible with your beloved pet.

All of our team members are avid pet lovers and pet owners. We all work together daily to deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Want to join our team? Visit our Careers section.

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Julie de Silvia
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Julie de Silvia grew up in Long Beach, California. She ventured to the east coast in 1996 to attend Duke University for her undergraduate. She completed her B.S in biology and Cameron crazy in 2000. She received her DVM in 2005 from St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine after having spent three years on the island of Grenada and completing her clinical year at Auburn University. She spent three years working in NY but is happy to return to NC and be close to her alma mater, DUKE!

Dr. de Silvia enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, with a special interest in dentistry and internal medicine...

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Kyleigh Barker
RVT Credentialed Hospital Manager

Kyleigh grew up here in the Triangle area and now lives in Stem with her husband, 1 dog and 3 cats. She graduated from Central Carolina Community College in 2010 and was then licensed in the state of NC as an RVT. She has been working in small animal private practice since 2011 and joined VCA in May of 2015.Kyleigh was promoted to Manager in May of 2019 and has enjoyed all of the challenges that come with management but still gets to keep her RVT skills sharp training employees and assisting whenever needed. Kyleigh has a passion for canine and feline dentistry, radiology and pharmacology. She has been volunteer...

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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.

Veterinarian Support

Our technicians and support team members are all gentle animal lovers who treat your pets with the compassion and respect they deserve. Explore our support team members' biographies and learn about the individuals who make our hospital such a good 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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