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 served as a veterinary editor for WebMD Pets and spoke 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. Jennifer Schuler
Dr. Schuler is a native of Georgia and grew up in the Gwinnett county area. She attended the University of Georgia for her BSA and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees. After completing her DVM degree in 2007, Dr. Schuler completed a 1 year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the renowned Animal Medical Center in New York City. She then started working in private practice and has loved it ever since. Her professional interests include internal medicine, ophthalmology and wound care. In her spare time Dr. Schuler enjoys spending time with her husband Jordan and her young son Jonathan. She also enjoys playing golf, traveling and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs. Her family also includes a dog named Mocha, two cats named Merlin and Noel and a green iguana named Lego.
Dr. Jonathan Bentley
Dr. Bentley graduated from the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine. He received his Bachelors in Animal Science from Berry College. Dr. Bentley is an active member of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. His professional interests includes Dentistry, Dermatology, Opthalmology and Surgery. When he is not at the hospital Dr. Bentley enjoys spending time with his wife and two dogs, Lucy and Caramelle. They keep busy outdoors hiking, camping and landscaping.
Dr. Kristie Johansen
Dr. Johansen is originally from Maui, Hawaii and moved to Georgia with her family in 2001. She met her loving husband, Eric, while attending Berry College for her undergraduate degree and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. She has been the President of the Gwinnett County Veterinary Medical Association since 2014. Although she loves all aspects of veterinary medicine, her professional interests include feline internal medicine, geriatric care, ultrasound, and community outreach. She is a new mommy and her son, Jonah is the light of her life. In her spare time, Dr. Johansen enjoys spending time with her family, reading, crocheting, and playing with her guinea pigs and golden retriever, Ellie Mae.