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!
Dr. Knaszak Dr. Kaitlin Knaszak is our newest Dr to Mt. Pleasant.
Vicky Banta Vicky is our wonderful bookkeeper and a wonderful member of the Mt Pleasant team!
Jessica T. 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 G. 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!
KimberlyP. 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!
CrystalB. 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 R. 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!
Groomer Jessica W. Jessica is a spectacular groomer here at Mt Pleasant, keeping your pets trimmed and clean every Monday, Wednesday anf Friday 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 F. Hello! My name is Tamara! I am a Veterinary Assistant here at Mt. Pleasant Veterinary Clinic and I am currently in school to obtain my Veterinary Technician degree. I am originally from Raleigh, NC and have lived in Virginia since 2019. My husband, Jared, and I have 4 fur babies at home; our golden mix Penny, our golden retriever Duke, and our two cats Cali and Shy! Thank you for trusting us with your pets' care and I look forward to meeting you!
Jeremy B. Jeremy is our assistant here at Mt Pleasant.
Jacob B. Jacob is a Kennel Assistant at Mt Pleasant, he is a great help in the back of house assisting with your pets care!
Justice F. Justice is a great Receptionist here at Mt Pleasant. She has been in the veterinary field since 2018, but with us since June 2020. With a handsome little tabby at home, Sebastian, she is an Indiana native. Justice is new to the area, and an excellent addition to our Reception team!
Hailey C. Hailey is our newest Receptionist here at Mt Pleasant, she is a wonderful addition to our Reception team!
Tiffany C. Tiffany is our newest Assistant here at Mt Pleasant, she is a great help assisting with your pets care!
Kristina B. Kristina is our newest Receptionist here at Mt Pleasant. Kristina has a background in vet care and has a dog of her own.
Erika I. Erika is our newest Receptionist/Marketing employee here at Mt Pleasant. Erika has a hound dog and a cat.
Stephanie E. Stephanie is our newest Office Manager here at Mt Pleasant. Stephanie has a background in vet care and has a heart to care.
Bryanna M. Bryanna is our new assistant here at Mt Pleasant.
Emily A. Emily is our new assistant here at Mt Pleasant.
Sarah G. Sarah is our new technician here at Mt Pleasant.