Stuart Scheinberg, DVM
Dr. Stuart Scheinberg grew up on a horse farm in upstate New York, where he had dreams of becoming a veterinarian since childhood. Growing up on a family farm was a great experience in which his love of animals was cultivated through raising and breeding horses, cattle, rabbits, and even chickens.
Dr. Scheinberg pursued his dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending Cornell University College of Agriculture and obtaining a BS degree in animal science in 1988. He went on to the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine where he obtained his DVM in 1994.
In 1994, Dr. Scheinberg started his career in a mixed animal practice in Frederick, Maryland. In 1996, he and his wife, Dr. Cheryl Holmes, followed their dream and opened their own practice in Glenwood, Maryland.
Cheryl A. Holmes, DVM
Dr. Cheryl Holmes grew up in a small town on the coast of southern Maine. She received her BS in animal science from Cornell University in 1988, and her DVM degree from the University of Tennessee in 1994. She has a special interest in internal medicine and animal behavior.
Dr. Holmes practices small animal medicine and surgery here at the Animal Medical Hospital at Gelnwood, which she and her husband, Dr. Stuart Scheinberg, opened in 1996.
She and Dr. Scheinberg also keep busy with their three children, Jacob, Rachel and Alana. As a family, they enjoy outdoor activities including hiking, camping and boating.
Amy Wysocki, DVM
Dr. Amy Wysocki grew up in the sunny state of Florida where she completed her studies. She earned her BS degree in biology from Florida State University, and her DVM degree at University of Florida in 2012. After veterinary school, Dr. Amy worked as a large animal veterinarian at a clinic in Central Florida and treated small animals through a local humane society. She enjoys all aspects of companion animal veterinary medicine and working with people almost as much as she loves working with animals. In her free time, Dr. Amy enjoys swimming, weight lifting and spending time outdoors with her husband, Thomas, and their dog, Fergie.
Erika Watkins, DVM
Dr. Erika Watkins grew up and has lived in Sykesville her whole life. She received her B.S. in Pre-Veterinary Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2014, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. She did her clinical year at the University of Tennessee. She has a special interest in equine and camelids.
After graduation from vet school Dr Watkins practiced as an equine vet for a year before joining our practice. She looks forward to continuing seeing large animals as well as small animals.
Dr Watkins lives in Sykesville with her husband Tony and their son Chase. She also owns an Alpaca farm (Huggable Humming Alpacas) where she breeds and trains award winning alpacas. In addition to her alpacas, she has 2 dogs (a Doberman and a blind Shih Tzu), 2 guinea pigs, and a bearded dragon. Dr. Watkins loves being outdoors and doing activities such as horseback riding, fishing, going to wineries and spending time with her family and friends. She is always up for an adventure.