Meet Our Team

Animal Medical Center of Somerset County, Inc was founded in 1992. This dynamic team of veterinarians and motivated, caring staff is committed to providing advanced cutting edge care with hometown compassion.

Dr. Vincent smiling with his yellow Labrador

Vincent Svonavec, VMD

Meet Dr. Vincent Svonavec! Dr. Vince has been practicing veterinary medicine for twenty-five years. He completed his undergraduate studies at Penn State University and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. His fields of interest include internal medicine and ultrasound diagnostics. Dr. Vince’s life outside of Animal Medical Center revolves around his family. He and his wife keep busy with the activities of their three daughters, including helping with their 4-H livestock projects of lambs, meat goats and pigs. Pictured with Dr. Vince is one of his many four-legged family members, Rikki. Rikki is a nine-year-old Labrador Retriever. Rikki is not only Dr. Vince’s good buddy, but has also been a blood donor for more than a few of our critically ill canine patients.

Dr. Michael with his cat

Michael Nosko, VMD

Meet Dr. Michael Nosko! Dr. Nosko has been practicing veterinary medicine for twenty-five years. He completed his undergraduate studies at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and earned his Veterinary Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. His fields of interest include surgery, weight management and geriatric and preventative care. When not caring for your pets, Dr. Nosko and his wife are usually enjoying the outdoors and taking care of the animals on their farm. The little blue-eyed beauty you see stealing the show would be Patty, Dr. Nosko’s eight-year-old Siamese kitty. When not romping with her various other housemates, Patty loves to spend her time seeking out comfy places to curl up and nap.

Ashley Maust, DVM

Meet Dr. Ashley Maust! Dr. Maust was born and raised in Somerset County! She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown graduating magna cum laude with a degree in biology and chemistry. Following her undergraduate studies, she completed her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine. Her fields of interest include soft tissue surgery, dentistry, and preventative care! Dr. Maust is a fear free certified veterinarian, meaning she takes extra pride in ensuring vet visits are as low stress as possible for her patients. In addition to her love of veterinary medicine, Dr. Maust and her husband are the proud owners of May’s Country Kennels, a pet boarding facility located in Friedens, PA. Pictured with Dr. Ashley, is her best friend and hiking buddy, Annie!

  • Heather Kimmel, Office Manager
  • Rhonda Phillips, Asst. Office Manager
  • Chris Wiltrout – Technician Supervisor
  • Mandi Koval – Technician Supervisor
  • Christal Swank, CVT – Veterinary Technologist
  • Heather Leer, CVT – Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Julie Szczur, CVT –  Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Brittany Gary, CVT –  Certified Veterinary Technician
  • Angelina Zolla, CVT – Certified Veterinary Technologist
  • Lisa Clevenger – Veterinary Assistant
  • Abigail Pearson –  Veterinary Assistant
  • Ashley Croyle – Veterinary Assistant
  • Heather Kuban – Appointment Assistant
  • Lillyenne Shroyer – Appointment Assistant
  • Hannah Miller – Kennel Assistant
  • Rachel Palya
  • Stephanie Edgar
  • Jenna Leddon
  • Alexis Burkett
  • Theresa Sproull