Dr. Banta After receiving his undergraduate degree from Eastern Kentucky University, Dr. Banta graduated from the Auburn University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988. He has practiced small animal and emergency veterinary medicine for over 22 years throughout the Tidewater area. He has a house full of animals with a special affection for German Shepherds.
Dr. Boland My name is Dr. Beth Boland I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Rhode Island in 2004. I then studied at North Carolina State University, earning my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2008. I completed my small animal medicine and surgery rotating internship at Blue Pearl in Tampa in 2009 and I have worked in small animal medicine ever since. My professional interests include internal medicine, ophthalmology, and surgery. My husband and I love spending time with our daughter while enjoying a wide variety of water sports and are the proud owners of an 8 year old boxer, Nani.
Dr. Noce My name is Dr. Katie Noce and I have been with the Mt. Pleasant team since 2017! I am a proud Ohio State Buckeye, where I obtained both my undergraduate degree in 2008 and my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. After two years as an equine veterinarian, I made the transition back to small animal medicine in 2014 and have been practicing in the area ever since. My professional interests include preventative care, surgery, dentistry, and ophthalmology. My husband and I share our home with Fischer, our Golden Retriever, Chloe, a calico kitty, and Bo, my childhood horse. We have also recently welcomed a beautiful little girl, Nila, to our family. In my spare time I enjoy horseback riding, exploring the outdoors, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. I look forward to meeting you and your furry family members!
Vicky Vicky is our wonderful bookkeeper and a wonderful member of the Mt Pleasant team!
Kali Hello! I'm Kali. I have been in the veterinary world since 2014 in every inch of a veterinary practice and at Mt Pleasant since 2017. My educational background is in Psychology and Business Administration and an MBA is the next step for me. I am married to an awesome guy who I have known since our teens and we welcomed a beautiful daughter, Betty into our family in 2018 and have another on the way! We have four 4-legged family members: a Bulldog named Kaeden, a mutt named Aoife, an orange tabby named Bodolf, and a grey tabby named Sindri. I am not originally from Virginia but it has stolen my heart with the beautiful snow and we decided to call it home. I love animals of all shapes and sizes so when I found myself in the vet world I knew I was home!
Jessica W. Hi, my name is Jessica! I started at Mt. Pleasant Veterinary Clinic in 2016 but I have been working as a Veterinary Assistant since 2013. I graduated from North Carolina State University in 2012 with Bachelors in Animal Science and a minor in Genetics and I received my Veterinary Technician License through Blue Ridge Community College this year! I have four fur babies; two Dalmatians named Jameson and Finnegan, a Lab named Marley, and a calico named Mystique. I look forward to meeting you and your pets at the clinic!
Sarah Hey! My name is Sarah, I am a graduate of Blue Ridge Community College where I received my Associates in Veterinary Technology and have been working at MPVC since 2016. I currently have 3 fur babies, Summer the Shih Tzu, Bear the Lab, and Winnie the kitty. I look forward to taking care of you and your furry family members and working for this awesome clinic!
Kimberly Hello! My name is Kimberly. I have an A.S. in Business Administration, an A.A.S. in Veterinary Technology, and I am also a Licenced Veterinary Technician. Working with animals is my passion and I hope to one day work with a wildlife refuge. My husband and I have two amazing sons whom we adore and love spending our time with. In addition to our sons, we have Teddy - a Dachshund mix and Joy, formerly the clinic kitty! I love working at Mt. Pleasant Veterinary Clinic, I have been here since 2014 and it is like a big family to me. I look forward to seeing you and your animals at the clinic!
Crystal Hi, I'm Crystal! I have been with Mt. Pleasant Veterinary Clinic since 2017 and I am in school to be a licenced veterinary technician. I really enjoy being back in a private clinic setting. My husband and I have fur & feathered children: one dog, two cats, and five chickens in the mix! I really look forward to helping take care of your fur babies!
Gracey Gracey has been at Mt Pleasant since 2019 as a Receptionist. You will see her smiling when you walk into the door at Mt Pleasant, as a Receptionist here she will help you and your pet at every stage of your visit! She is a Chesapeake native but loves to travel and has traveled extensively along both the East and West coasts with a few states in between as well. Her love of pets was found at a young age and she has always known that she wanted to be in veterinary medicine. At home she has four rescued babies at home: two energetic Husky's, Moon and Luna, one mix, Bayzl, and a kitty Dyzel. Currently she is in school at ODU working on her BS in Biology and Technician school is in her future! Gracey looks forward to meeting all of your pets and becoming part of your extended fur-family!
Sara Sara is a wonderful Receptionist here and she will help you and your pet at every stage of your visit!
Groomer Jessica W. Jessica is a spectacular groomer here at Mt Pleasant, keeping your pets trimmed and clean every Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday AND she helps out in Reception! She is originally from this area and we are thrilled to have her at Mt Pleasant Vet! She has a gorgeous Tibetan Mastiff named Stout, a Pitbull named Oakley, and a mixed pup named Pandora. She is married to an awesome guy, Trevor, and they have a beautiful 2-legged daughter, Reagan with another on the way! We love Jessica and are so thrilled to have her as part of the Mt Pleasant Family!
Tamara Tamara is one of our great Assistants at Mt Pleasant, she is a great help assisting with your pets care!
Samantha Samantha is the newest Assistant at Mt Pleasant, she is a great help assisting with your pets care!
Jacob Jacob is a Kennel Assistant at Mt Pleasant, he is a great help in the back of house assisting with your pets care!