Our Team

Our caring and compassionate veterinary care team!

Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Sand Creek Animal Hospital in Albany! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

Please call us at 518-446-9171 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!

    Owners/Veterinarians

  • Dr. Anne Marie Carmichael

    Anne Marie Carmichael, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Carmichael has been proudly operating Sand Creek Animal Hospital with her husband…
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    Matthew McDaniel, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. McDaniel has been proudly operating Sand Creek Animal Hospital with his wife since…

    Associate Veterinarians

  • Dr. David Sonnekalb

    David Sonnekalb, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Sonnekalb grew up in Guilderland and graduated from Guilderland High School in 2000.…
  • Gina Watzka

    Gina Watzka, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Gina Watzka joined the Sand Creek team on June 30, 2014. Dr. Watzka was raised in…
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    Brittany Farron, D.V.M.

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Brittany Farron received her Bachelor’s degree in biology and chemistry from Mount…

    Veterinary Assistants

  • Amelia

    Amelia

    Technician Assistant

    Amelia is a Technician Assistant who joined our team in September 2014. She is a graduate…
  • Blair

    Blair

    Technician Assistant

    Blair became a member of the Sand Creek team in January 2014 as a Veterinary Assistant.…
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    Jenna

    Technician Assistant

    Jenna returned to the Sand Creek team in September 2015 as a Technician Assistant. She…
  • Peter

    Peter

    Veterinary Assistant

    Peter joined the Sand Creek team as a Veterinary Assistant in May 2015. He is a graduate…
  • Rachel

    Rachel

    Veterinary Assistant

    Rachel joined our team in July 2014 as a Veterinary Assistant. She is a graduate of SUNY…
  • Ryan

    Ryan

    Technician Assistant

    Ryan joined our team in June 2007. He started off as one of our Veterinary Assistants and…
  • Sian Hopkins

    Sian

    Veterinary Assistant

    Sian is a Veterinary Assistant who joined our team in April 2016.  Her family now lives…
  • Sierra

    Sierra

    Veterinary Assistant

    We welcomed Sierra to our team in August 2015 as a Veterinary Assistant. Prior to moving…

    Licensed Veterinary Technicians

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    Erin B.

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Erin is one of our Licensed Veterinary Technicians who joined our team in April 2014. She…
  • Erin

    Erin L.

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Erin began working at Sand Creek in November 2008. She is also a Licensed Veterinary…
  • Jessica

    Jessica

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Jessica joined the Sand Creek team in November 2016.…
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    Meagan

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Meagan is a Licensed Veterinary Technician who joined the Sand Creek AH team in February…
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    Morgan

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Morgan joined the Sand Creek team in June 2016.…
  • Renee

    Renee

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Renee joined the health care team at Sand Creek Animal Hospital in January 2011. She is a…
  • Stephen

    Stephen

    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Stephen began working at Sand Creek in October 2009. He is one of our Licensed Veterinary…

    Receptionists

  • Amanda

    Amanda

    Receptionist

    Amanda joined our team in February 2007 as a veterinary assistant/receptionist. She…
  • Ashley

    Ashley

    Receptionist

    Ashley joined the Sand Creek family as a receptionist in May 2015. Ashley graduated from…
  • Heather Smith

    Heather

    Receptionist

    Heather joined the Sand Creek team in May 2016.  Her favorite patients to work with here…
  • Tammy

    Tammy

    Receptionist

    Tammy has returned to Sand Creek Animal Hospital as a Receptionist. She originally began…

    Management Team

  • Chrystean

    Chrystean

    Business Manager

    Chrystean began working at Sand Creek in September of 2002. She is the Business Manager.…
  • Donna

    Donna

    Practice Manager

    Donna joined the team in February 2005. She is the Practice Manager. She graduated from…