Our Team Overview

The friendly, professional staff at VCA Welborn Animal Hospital is made up of dedicated individuals who have made it their mission to help pets live long, healthy lives. To be true to the mission, the hospital team relies on several individuals, each equally important in helping us deliver the best patient and client experience for both you and your pet. And if things get complicated, we are fortunate to have access to the nation's largest network of VCA veterinarians and board-certified specialists.

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Get to know us. 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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Marcia Chastain
DVM Medical Director

Dr. Marcia Buzhardt has a deep compassion to help pets and their families. She loves being a veterinarian and it shows every day! Marcia is a proud Auburn graduate with BS and DVM degrees upon graduation in 1995. After an externship in North Carolina and working in Atlanta for 1 year, Dr. Buzhardt moved to Kansas. In August of 1996, she began working here at VCA Welborn and still calls Kansas her home away from home. 

After hours she enjoys spending time with family, hiking and kayaking. Dr. Buzhardt also enjoys watching soccer as well as traveling, especially on her service trips. Her family includes her hu...

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Molly McBratney
Hospital Manager

Molly began her career at VCA Welborn Animal Hospital in November of 1994 and rejoined our hospital in September of 2015. As the Hospital Manager, she is dedicated to making the client experience outstanding! Molly is very experienced in customer service. She understands hospital operations and promotes efficiency and uniformity. Molly enjoys playing golf, reading, and spending time with her family, especially with her four-legged boys Simon, Fezzik and Buddy.


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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