Marianne Bailey, DVM
Dr. Bailey is the owner of Queenstown Veterinary Hospital. She grew up in southern Maryland and completed grade school in Calvert County. She graduated with a Bachelors of Science from Auburn University and then a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine 4 years later. Her special interests include surgery and geriatric care.
Dr. Bailey understands that as pets age they require a different kind of veterinary care and the importance of wellness plans for geriatric pets. Since graduating vet school, Dr. Bailey has been dedicated to making sure all geriatric dogs live comfortably in their senior years and enjoys working with owners to develop wellness plans to help pets live long, healthy lives. She also feels community involvement is very important and is working with her team of doctors and staff to develop free educational programs to help strengthen the human-animal bond our clients share.
Before coming to Queenstown Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Bailey worked in Anne Arundel County where she lives with her family and pets. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Maryland Veterinary Medicine Association (MVMA). She founded the Eastern Shore Veterinary Medical Association in 2016 and continues to coordinate quarterly meetings.
Heather Myers, DVM
Dr. Myers received her degree in Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University on 2003. She has been with Queenstown Vet since 2015 and has since relocated to Kent Island. She has a special interest in Internal Medicine and Dermatology and is a member of the AVMA, MVMA, and Eastern Shore Veterinary Medical Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Myers enjoys running, OSU football and spending time with her husband and their Beagles Basil and Brutus, and Zima the kitty.
Patricia Ware, DVM
Dr. Ware grew up in Anne Arundel and Queen Anne’s Counties. She graduated from Dickinson College, completed post-baccalaureate studies at the University of Florida, and clinical rotations at Guelph University in Toronto and Oklahoma State veterinary schools, before graduating from Ross School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Ware practiced in Rhode Island and Massachusetts following vet school, returning a few years later to Maryland, where she purchased a practice in Severna Park. After her twin daughters were born, she sold the practice to have more family time, working part-time at a variety of Maryland veterinary hospitals. Full-time practice resumed with a permanent position at a practice near her home in Queen Anne’s County for 10 years. She joins QVH following a 6 year position with a large practice in Anne Arundel County, spending the last several of those years as the practice’s Medical Director.
Dr. Ware’s special interests include dermatology and internal medicine. She is on the Veterinary Advisory Board for the Vizsla Club of America, and is a member of the AVMA, MdVMA, AACVMA, ESVMA, AAV, ARAV, and AESM. She enjoys spending time with her energetic Vizslas (Georgia and Bradley), her Eclectus parrot (Hunter), her Tennessee Walking Horse (Dallas), and her Racking Horse (Montana). When she isn’t playing with animals, she can be found sailing with her husband, or enjoying the company of her adult daughters.
Erin Riggin, DVM
Dr. Riggin, an Eastern Shore native, was born and raised in Chestertown, MD. After completing her undergraduate degree at the University of Maryland, College Park, she went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association and the Eastern Shore Veterinary Medical Association.
Upon graduation, Dr. Riggin moved to Baltimore City where she worked for several years in a very busy general practice, developing a special interest in general surgery and internal medicine. She joined QVH part-time in July 2018. She currently resides in Easton, MD with her husband, daughter, son and two dogs, Byron the Cavalier Spaniel and Boothe the Golden Retriever. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, boating, cooking and woodworking.
Matt Brunke, DVM, Diplomate, American College Of Veterinary Sports Medicine And Rehabilitation, CVPP, CVA
Dr. Brunke is a native New Yorker, growing up in NYC. He received his BS in Animal Science from Cornell University in 2000 and his DVM in 2004 from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts. Deciding to concentrate on rehabilitation and sports medicine, Dr. Brunke received his certification in rehabilitation in 2008 from the University of Tennessee CCRP program. Continuing his specialization, Dr. Brunke completed the practice experience pathway for the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2017 and passed ACVSMR boards in January 2018.
Dr. Brunke offers rehabilitation consults and services for QVH dogs and cats, as well as pets referred by area veterinarians. As a diplomate of the VSMR college, he believes in a big picture and practical approach to his patients and enjoys both orthopedic and neurological cases.
In his spare time, Dr. Brunke enjoys running with his dog, Penny.
Tracy joined QVH in 2015. Her focus is on managing our dedicated staff and the day to day operations of the hospital. She believes optimal patient care includes exceeding our clients’ expectations and welcomes all inquiries from the community.
She enjoys her Peloton bike, reading, camping, traveling, houseplants, Netflix binges, tabletop game nights, Ravens football, live music and stand up paddle boarding. She shares her home on the Eastern Shore with her three cats – black cats Lovett and Favreau, and odd-eyed cat Ronan.
A resident of Greensboro, joined the QVH team in October 2016. She brings over a decade of experience in the veterinary CSR field; her focus is client education and empathy with them and their pets. If it’s a concern to you, it’s a concern to her. Away from QVH, she is devoted to her family which includes her husband Shawn, sons Preston and Levi, American Staffordshire Terrier Beefy and their kitty Grizz. She enjoys playing cards, board games, camping and bowling.
Caitlin loved being our client so much she decided to join our team in August 2020. Being a lifelong animal lover she enjoys being part of a team that prioritizes their well-being. She lives on Kent Island with her husband, two children, Shea a Lab Mix, and three Chesapeake Bay Retrievers; Bella, Drake, Jetty. In her spare time she enjoys college sports, being on the water, and the outdoors with her family.
Cindy L. joined the QVH team in 2003. Her favorite part of working here is assisting all of the pets get the care they need and developing relationships with their devoted owners. She lives in Centreville with her husband Steve and their two sons. They have a Bull Mastiff named Bella and two Orange Tabby cats named Izzy and Jimmy. Her photo is of her cherished Min Pin, Ray, who has since passed away. Outside of QVH, Cindy enjoys being with her family and pets, gardening, watching movies and Baltimore Ravens football.
Cindy S. is a resident of Chestertown where she shares her home with her cat Reese. She joined QVH in October 2016. She is a lifelong animal lover, and is also the proud mother of two adult children and “Nana” to four grandchildren, three grandpups and two grandcats. She enjoys being part of the QVH team of pet professionals, providing compassionate care for our four-legged friends.
Cynthia joined the QVH team in December 2019. Her favorite things about working at QVH are meeting the clients and the wide variety of breeds that they have chosen as pets. Cynthia enjoys helping clients to obtain the best care possible for their pets. She moved to the eastern shore five years ago, and shares her home with Trinity, a Golden Retriever; and Wood Run Tarragon, a Lippitt Morgan horse. When Cynthia is away from the hospital she is an avid aquarist, boater, chef, DIY’er and equestrian.
Emma is a local of the Kent Island-Centreville area and began working as part of the QVH team in September 2019. Having grown up with family pets, she enjoys being able to continue her love of being around animals. She is extremely passionate and dedicated in everything she does. One of her favorite things about working at QVH is seeing clients and pets she grew up with in the area. She is pictured with her Lab Brandy.
Casey joined the QVH team in November 2020. She brings over 6 years of vet tech skills, including extensive experience assisting in surgical procedures. Casey hopes to further her passion by going to veterinary school. She currently lives on the Eastern Shore with her three cats and rabbit.
Katie joined the QVH team in October 2020. She grew up in a small town, Wolfsville, in Fredrick County. She has a passion for helping any fur baby that comes her way. Katie brings over 6 years of vet tech experience to QVH, including general practice and emergency medicine and surgery. She enjoys spending time with friends and family and her 4 legged kid Princess. She currently resides on the Western Shore.
Stephanie joined the QVH team in August 2014. As a senior technician, she brings extensive experience to assisting in surgical procedures and has a keen interest in obedience training. Stephanie lives on the Eastern Shore and enjoys spending her free time with her many pets, which includes cats, French Bulldogs and her horse Brady.
Tayler joined QVH in October 2016, bringing five years of animal handling experience. She enjoys assisting in surgeries and helping our patients on their roads to recovery. Seeing them feel better gives her great satisfaction. Tayler resides on the Eastern Shore with her husband Chris, their dogs Diesel the Jack Russell, Sadie the Toy Fox Terrier and their gray Tabby cat Luna. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Kim joined the QVH team in September 2018. She has 17 years of veterinary technician skills in a wide variety of areas. She lives in Delaware with her husband and their three West Highland Terriers Archer, Skipper and Sterling
Jennifer joined the QVH team in October 2016. She’s a graduate of the veterinary assistant program at Chesapeake College. Jennifer lives on the Eastern Shore with her cat Dunkin, who she rescued from outside the Centreville Dunkin Donuts seven years ago .Dunkin is forever grateful.
Makayla joined QVH in October 2019, bringing four years of animal caretaking experience. She enjoys our boarders’ affectionate, loving, and playful personalities. Makayla is planning to continue her education through Penn Foster’s online registered veterinary technician program. She lives on the Eastern Shore and enjoys spending time with her cat Jax and chocolate Lab Moss.