Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Veterinary General in Shelby Township! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at(586) 992-3810 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

Veterinarians

Steven Barta, DVM

Dr. Steven Barta graduated with honors from Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in…

Elizabeth Nowinski, DVM

Dr. Lisa, as she prefers, earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Wayne State University.…

Jerrod Notebaert, DVM

Dr. Notebaert is a 1998 graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. With a…

John Gumbs, DVM

*Dr. John Gumbs is a traveling surgeon. He performs orthopedic surgery as scheduled for our…

Practice Manager

Patty Thoel

Patty joined the team at Veterinary General upon opening in 2007. She has worked in…

Technicians

Kristin Boyd, L.V.T.

Kristin joined the team at Veterinary General in 2016 as a Veterinary Assistant. She was…

Marcia Hensley, L.V.T.

Marcia has had a love of animals her entire life. Her home, while growing up,…

Heather Hernandez, L.V.T.

Heather joined the staff at Veterinary General in April 2011. A 2003 graduate of the…
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Carla Leo, L.V.T.

Carla was inspired to join the field of veterinary medicine after witnessing the exceptional compassion…
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Karen McClanahan, L.V.T.

Karen joined the team at Veterinary General in July 2014 following a very brief period of…

Jami Schneider, L.V.T.

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Claire Alcaraz, L.V.T.

Claire began working at Veterinary General as a Student Intern and was offered an L.V.T.…

Veterinary Assistant

Alissa Malburg

Alissa has dreamed of becoming a veterinarian her entire life. Having graduated with honors from…

Receptionist

Gail Tyler

Gail has been working in the animal health field for over 25 years. Her passion…