Drew Luce, DVM
Dr. Luce thinks progressively and is dedicated to improving veterinary options available to pets. He has special interests that are focused on breed related diseases; ultrasound; emergency medicine; surgery; especially orthopedic; and endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures. In addition, Dr. Luce established Dulles South Animal Emergency to offer emergency veterinary services. When not helping pets, Dr. Luce enjoys the anatomy of a Corvette engine. During his free time, he takes on the role of a mechanic to numerous Corvette enthusiasts in our area. When pets and Vettes are not occupying his time, Dr. Luce has plenty of activities to keep him busy between his wife, three children, and Doberman, Phebe. Dr. Luce has been recognized, by his peers, as one of the Top Veterinarians in Northern Virginia, voted the Best Veterinarian in the DC Suburbs, and has served on the Animal Advisory Committee for Loudoun County Animal Services for the past four years.
Dr. Luce worked for two other mixed animal practices before establishing Aldie Veterinary Hospital in 1998. Since that time, he saw a need for a free standing building that was dedicated just to pet’s healthcare; one location for every service. In 2015, almost 20 years later, he opened the doors to a state-of-the-art facility he named Dulles South Veterinary Center. Aldie Veterinary Hospital moved to Dulles South Veterinary Center and continues to provide the highest standards of patient and customer care.
Caroline Pattie, DVM, CVA
She went on to attend the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Pattie’s professional interests include surgery, diagnostic imaging, and holistic medicine. She received her certification in veterinary acupuncture (CVA) from the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine. She understands the power of holistic therapies for health and healing and loves to introduce clients and their pets to integrating it into traditional Western practice. Dr. Pattie also speaks French, is a Tai Chi practitioner, and enjoys traveling, dancing, cooking and snow skiing. She has two cats (Poly and Lulu), two dogs (Jason and Coyo), and a guinea pig called Bacon in her home in Falls Church, VA.
Kelsey Clark, DVM
Her journey started at the University of Maryland for her undergraduate career, but then was brought back to New York to attend Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Clark recently decided to make the move back down to the DC area and made her home in Reston, VA with her dog, cat, and chinchilla. Her professional interests include soft tissue surgery, oncology, and preventative medicine.
Dr. Clark likes to stay active during her spare time. She was a gymnast for over 20 years, which she continued competitively through college and veterinary school. While she recently stopped her gymnastics career, she now enjoys biking, traveling, hiking with her dog, and playing tennis.
Courtney Conroy, DVM
She then completed her DVM at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, concentrating on small animal medicine. Her veterinary interests include internal medicine, nutrition, and behavior. Dr. Conroy recently moved to Warrenton, where she enjoys spending time with her husband, dog, cat, pony, and mule on their small farm. In her free time she loves hiking, visiting local wineries, and cheering for the Hokies!
Riley Shugg, DVM
Dr. Riley Shugg grew up in the beach town of Flagler Beach, FL, where she spent most of her time enjoying nature and riding horses. She attended Auburn University for her bachelor’s degree in Animal Sciences with a minor in Fisheries. This led her to attend the University of Florida for her DVM degree where she completed a certificate in aquatic animal health.
Dr. Shugg has special interests in emergency medicine, exotics and wildlife, and neurology. She recently moved to Fairfax and is looking forward to spending her time exploring bike trails, breweries, and enjoying the cooler climate!
Sarah Gornall, DVM
Dr. Sarah Gornall, born and raised in Cumberland, Maryland, has always been passionate about caring for animals. She grew up surrounded by dogs, cats, and horses and was always excited to learn more about them during their own veterinary appointments. Determined to follow in the footsteps of the veterinarians that she admired growing up, Dr. Gornall attended Hollins…
…University in Roanoke, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. She then attended Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her DVM. Her professional interests include internal medicine, critical care, and preventative medicine.
Dr. Gornall recently moved to Centreville, VA with her dog, Tucker. In her free time, she loves staying active, spending time outdoors hiking and jogging with Tucker, as well as going to some of the wonderful local wineries with friends and family.
Brianna Creighton, MVB
As an Army Brat, Dr. Brianna Creighton moved constantly growing up, but through all the changes, her love for animals remained constant. She cultivated her love for animals and healing through riding horses, caring for her family dog and volunteering at wildlife centers & zoos. In 2010 Dr. Creighton graduated from Virginia …
…Tech with a Bachelor’s in Biology and continued to work in cancer research for 4 years. After being accepted at University College of Dublin she graduated in 2018 and continued to Alvarado, Texas for a mixed animal internship working on cattle, goats, sheep, horses, cats, dogs & small exotics.
Dr. Creighton enjoys spending her free time with her dog Luna & remaining active rock-climbing, practicing yoga, swimming & gardening.
Aldie Veterinary Hospital is now accepting applications for an energetic and analytical associate veterinarian to join our growing hospital. You will enjoy an established caseload and reputation within the community. We support a team-based approach to medicine and are committed to building a well-trained technical staff and patient/client care managers.
Five exam rooms, large ICU, dedicated isolation, and two surgical suites make the working environment open and spacious. A fully-stocked in-house pharmacy, as well as in-house laboratory equipment (CBC, chemistry, T4, PT/PTT, blood gases, cross-matching and more), is available for convenience. Multi-parameter monitors provide continuous ECG, pulse oximetry, capnography, and blood pressure. Other best-in-class medical and surgical equipment available include: digital radiography, ultrasonography, and equipment for endoscopy, rhinoscopy, otoscopy, and various other laparoscopic procedures.
Aldie Veterinary Hospital is unique in that we are able to offer our clients 24/7/365 support from Emergency/Critical Care staff to facilitate overnight/weekend patient care and critical care patient needs.
We offer a work schedule that allows doctors to enjoy a full life outside of the office, professional liability and licensure coverage, employer contributed healthcare (medical/dental/vision) coverage, 401(k) retirement savings and match, extensive continuing education opportunities, in-house mentorship, and generous PTO plan for rest, relaxation, and CE.