Dr. West Hamryka
After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1990, Dr. Hamryka started his career with a referral practice in Miami, Florida. He later practiced as an emergency veterinarian in Brandon, Florida. In 1993, upon opening the Sugar Hill Animal Hospital, Dr. Hamryka fulfilled his dream of owning a state-of-the-art veterinary facility. A Gwinnett County native, he is past president of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association, the Gwinnett county Veterinary Medical Association, and currently serves as a director for a local animal emergency clinic. Featured in many pet news articles, Dr. Hamryka also serves as a veterinary editor for WebMD Pets and speaks professionally on pet anesthetics. His professional interests include geriatrics, internal medicine, orthopedic surgery, and teaching future veterinarians. In his spare time, Dr. Hamryka enjoys being a "soccer dad" and horseback riding with his wife and two sons on their farm.
Dr. Janet Seibert
A 1989 Graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Seibert continued her studies with an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Cornell University. Since then, she has practiced primarily as a surgeon in New York, New Jersey, and Mississippi before moving to Georgia in 2001. Dr. Seibert is an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and the Gwinnett County Veterinary Medical Association. Her professional interests include ophthalmic and orthopedic surgery. Away from the hospital, Dr. Seibert stays busy with her husband and four children. When she does find spare time, she loves to watch college basketball, cheering for her Alma Mater, Duke University.
Dr. Christopher Thomas
Originally from Birmingham, AL., Dr. Thomas attended Auburn University where he received his Bachelor's Degree in Animal Sciences and Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine. He also earned a MBA from The University of Georgia. Dr. Thomas is the president of the Gwinnett County Veterinary Medical Association and an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. His professional interests include ultrasonography, ophthalmology and internal medicine. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, hiking, photography and spending time with his family.
Dr. Karinda Elliott
Dr. Elliott is originally from upstate New York. She moved to Georgia to attend the University of Georgia, where she received her bachelor's degree and doctorate in veterinary medicine. She is an active member of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association. Her professional interests include rehabilitation (physical therapy), small animal medicine and surgery, feline medicine and exotic animal medicine. In her spare time she enjoys traveling, outdoor activities, and spending time with her two cats and dog, Wizard.