Our Team

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Gettysburg Road Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who make it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to this mission, the hospital team relies on many individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet.

Teamwork is a constant in our daily practice. From the friendly staff at the front desk to the talented and dedicated technicians and doctors, to the fun-loving kennel and day-care staff, our team works cohesively to create a warm and welcoming experience for both you and your pet. Our team provides exceptional veterinary care of the highest quality, including the care and dedication that make a difference.

Explore our staff biographies and learn about the people who make our facility an excellent choice for your pet care needs.

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Stephanie Basom
VMD Medical Director

Dr. Stephanie Graham is an associate veterinarian at VCA Gettysburg Road Animal Hospital. She grew up in Mechanicsburg and attended Penn State University and graduated in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Biology. She received her VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003. Dr. Graham then joined VCA Gettysburg Road after completion of vet school. Her main focus is internal medicine and preventative care for her patients.

Dr. Graham's home life include her husband and cat, Consey. In her free time she enjoys running, traveling and cheering on her two favorite sports teams, the Philadelphia Phillies and...

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Melissa Hoover
Hospital Manager
Melissa is a Certified Veterinary Technician who has been with VCA Gettysburg Road since 2000. She accepted the job as Hospital Manager in 2017. She graduated from Harcum College in 1999 with an Associate of Science and Veterinary Medical Technology degrees. Melissa was born and raised in Adams County, where she still lives with her significant other Jason, daughter Julia, step-children Hannah and Austin, and a very active kitty named Sam. Melissa enjoys all aspects of her job, but especially loves assisting the doctors in surgery.


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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