Meet the Veterinarians of Animal Medical Center in Oley, PA! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets! Please call us today to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!
Dr. Brandi Fatkin
Dr. Fatkin grew up in central Texas. She attended Texas A&M University, where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1996 and then earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. After graduation, Dr. Fatkin relocated to the Oley Valley area and started her career at Oley Valley Animal Clinic. Her initial plan was to stay at Oley Valley Animal Clinic for a few years and then move back home to Texas. The Oley Valley area quickly changed her mind and the thought of moving back to Texas began to fade. She now considers Oley her true home.
Dr. Fatkin has been at Oley Valley Animal Clinic for 12 wonderful years. Her professional interests include endoscopy, ultrasound and internal medicine. She enjoys interacting with her clients and their pets and trying to make every visit as personal and thorough as possible.
Dr. Fatkin and her husband Zack have four wonderful children, Caleb, Nate, Ben and Ella. They also share their home and hearts with Charlie, their three legged Golden Retriever, and Indiana, their slightly pudgy cat. Her interests outside of work include running, playing sports with her children and reading.
Dr. Katherine Fegan
Dr. Katherine Fegan grew up in Collegeville, PA but spent some of her younger years living and traveling around Australia. She attended Ursinus College where she received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in 2013. She then earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine located on St. Kitts. Dr. Fegan is beginning her career at Oley Valley Animal Clinic and has a strong professional interest in animal behavior and training. Dr. Fegan currently lives with her parents and younger brother and the family’s three dogs: Tag and Cayenne, who are both Brittany Spaniels, and Muiga, a mutt from St. Kitts. Her interests outside of work include reading and traveling.
Dr. Katherine Gerow
Dr. Gerow grew up in Georgia and graduated from Berry College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science and Chemistry in 2002. She earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2006 from the University of Georgia.
Dr. Gerow spent 11 years practicing medicine in Southern California before relocating to the east coast with her husband John.
Dr. Gerow's interests include dermatology, preventive care, dentistry and internal medicine. She looks forward to meeting all of her new patients and clients at Oley Valley Animal Clinic. Dr. Gerow and her husband have three 'dog-children': Kona-a catahoula mix, Maui- a striped shelter mutt and Citra- a 'tripawd' shepherd mix. Her outside interests include running, biking, traveling and photography.
Dr. Nicole Hart
Dr. Nicole Hart is a Reading native. She graduated from Muhlenberg High School with honors in 2002. She received her B.S. in Biology from Albright College in 2006. She attended St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, where she received her DVM in 2011. Her professional interests are cardiology, surgery and ultrasound.
Dr. Hart is an active member of the American and Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Associations. She currently resides in Muhlenberg Township with her dog and cat. She enjoys traveling, reading, hiking and the beach.
Dr. Steven A. Seward
A native of Shillington and Berks County, Dr. Seward received a BS degree in biology from Albright College in Reading, PA. He also attended Penn State University and served honorably in the United States Army. He then earned his VMD degree from The School of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia in 1977.
After one year in private practice at Delaware Valley Animal Hospital in Levittown, PA, he practiced in Pottstown for two years. He purchased that practice and for 18 years was sole owner of Peterman Road Animal Hospital until 1999, at which time he worked for Healthy Pet Corporation until 2002. He became an associate veterinarian at Oley Valley Animal Clinic in 2002 and provided the highest quality of care for his small animal patients until his retirement in the summer of 2017. Dr. Seward married his college sweetheart, Joan, and has two daughters, Lauren and Devon. Dr. Seward has a special interest in exotic and pocket pets. When not caring for your pets, he enjoys family, gardening, swimming and music.
We wish Dr. Seward the best in his retirement and will miss working alongside him, as we have done these many wonderful years. His positive impact on our hospital, our clients and his patients will not easily be forgotten.
Dr. Jennifer Collins
Dr. Jennifer Collins grew up in Shillington, PA. She graduated in 2008 from Penn State University where she received a Bachelor’s degree in Animal BioScience. She then earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2013 from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Collins began her career at Citywide Animal Clinic in Scranton Pa. After one year she decided to move closer to home and started at Honeybrook Animal hospital, a clinic she had previously worked at before graduating vet school. She worked in Honeybrook for three years learning more about emergency medicine and surgery. Dr. Collins joined our Oley Valley team in October 2017. She has special interest in preventative medicine and building strong client relationships. Dr. Collins currently has one fur baby, her cat, Wicca and a Betta named Cosmo. Her interests outside of work include racquetball, cooking, reading, and swimming.