The Windcrest Family
Our team at Windcrest Animal Hospital is made up of veterinary experts who are at the top of their field and truly love animals. While under their care, your animal will be treated like they are our own. Read below to meet our staff of qualified professionals.
Meet Our Doctors
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Dr. Carolyn Cassidy
Dr. F. Morgan Dawkins
Dr. Louis Snijders
Dr. Meryl Kern
Dr. Donna L. W. Namey
Dr. Monica Drummond
Treatment Room Technicians
Call Center Staff
Front Desk Staff
Windcrest Greeter & Hospital Parrot
Dr. Carolyn Cassidy, VMD
Carolyn Cassidy, VMD, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently a veterinarian at Windcrest and Hockessin Animal Hospitals. Dr. Cassidy’s areas of interest are medicine and ultrasonography. Dr. Cassidy has wanted to be a vet for as long as she can remember, with a strong desire to help and care for all animals. Dr. Cassidy’s memorable experiences are all associated with her saving an animal that was critically ill or had a poor prognosis. Dr. Cassidy’s family includes her husband Timothy and three daughters, Anna, Elizabeth, and Rebecca. Her family of animals includes her dog (Merlin) and cats (Princess, Pipi, and Prince Caspian). Dr. Cassidy also enjoys gardening, cooking, running, cycling, skiing, and hiking.
Dr. F. Morgan Dawkins, DVM
Morgan Dawkins, DVM, graduated from the University of Tennessee and is a co-owner of Windcrest, Hockessin, Talleyville, Graylyn Crest, and Centreville Veterinary Hospitals. Dr. Dawkins has a special interest in exotic species and orthopedic surgery. He has known since elementary school that he wanted to be a veterinarian. The most memorable experiences of his career were his first day working as a doctor, and the day he had a Bengal tiger cub as a patient.
Dr. Dawkins has served in the following capacities:
- Past President and current board member of the Mid-Atlantic Association of Avian Veterinarians
- Past President and current AVMA Alternate Delegate of the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association
- Lecturer for exotic species and other course for Delaware Technical and Community College Veterinary Technician program
- Member of the American Veterinary Medical Association
- Member of The Association of Avian Veterinarians
- Member of The Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians
- Member of The Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians
- Member of The American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners
- He is also is USDA accredited.
Dr Dawkins was awarded the Veterinarian of the Year by the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association in 2012.
His family includes his beautiful wife Jennifer (Chief of Staff at Centreville Veterinary Hospital) and children – Collin, Bailey, Sidney, and Trevor. Family pets include two dogs, both border collies (Gilly and Jack) currently being trained for sheep herding trials; cats (Tahlula, Dorito, and Mango), a rabbit (Scooter), a tortoise (Tortillini), two chinchillas, a pen full of chickens and ducks and lastly, a small flock of sheep (for Gilly and Jack). His hobbies include woodworking, gardening, sheepdog training, reptiles, motorcycle riding, SCUBA, and sitting on the beach on a tropical island.
Dr. Lisa Haviland, DVM
Lisa Haviland, DVM, graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Dr. Haviland sees cats, dogs, and exotics at our Windcrest location. She has always loved working with animals of all species. Her love of birds blossomed at the local parrot sanctuary, where she volunteered for seven years. In the pursuit of a veterinary career, she spent six months living in Kenya doing wildlife conservation, and throughout vet school, worked at her local zoo. She shares her home with her cat Nianjema (aka Gem), dog Toffee, many freshwater marine fish, several lizards, and far too many orchids. She enjoys hiking, camping, drawing, knitting, and playing the clarinet in her free time.
Dr. Jill Hammill, VMD
Jill Hammill, VMD, currently sees patients at Windcrest animal hospital. After several years of working various office jobs, she decided to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. She holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree from West Chester University and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hammill has volunteered for cat rescues and finds Trap-Neuter-Release work very rewarding. Her medical interests include dermatology, dentistry and exotics, especially snakes and reptiles. During vet school she travelled to the Dominican Republic and Thailand to assist in the medical care of various animals, including elephants. She shares her home with 3 cavalier spaniels (Dawkins, Pax and Linus), 2 cats (Tanuki and Skimbleshanks), many tropical fish and a plethora of orchids. In her free time, she likes to garden, crochet, sew, scuba dive and travel with her son, Faolon.
Dr. Meryl Kern, DVM
Meryl Kern, DVM, has been at Windcrest since 2012. She has a special interest in emergency medicine and critical care. Dr. Kern graduated from The Ohio State University and then completed a one-year internship at New Jersey Equine. She has experience working with cats, dogs, horses, and exotic animals. Her personal animals include several riding horses, racehorses, and dogs. Her Boston terrier, Chloe, is also learning how to perform in agility. Outside of work, Dr. Kern can usually be found riding horses, snowboarding, or traveling.
Dr. Donna L. W. Namey, VMD
Donna Namey, VMD, graduated with the highest honors from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, after working several years at Jefferson University Hospital as an ASCP certified medical technologist in their microbiology laboratory. She is a co-owner of the Windcrest Animal Hospital Group. Dr. Namey counts her veterinary school acceptance phone call as one of her most memorable experiences. This call allowed her to fulfill her childhood dream of a career caring for pets. She has a special interest in ultrasonography with 30 years of experience. Dr. Namey and her husband, George, and their children, Jacob and Samuel, enjoy spending time together in their Hockessin historic home, as well as time at the Delaware beaches. She also enjoys gardening, paper-crafting, and her two dogs, Sunny and Maggie and cat Raven.
Dr. Rebecca Revay, VMD
Rebecca Revay, VMD, is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Her interest in animals started with horseback riding as a kid. Still, her interest turned to small animals when she became a vet assistant in a small animal practice in New Jersey. In addition to treating cats and dogs, she is very interested in exotics. She grew up having rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, parrots, parakeets, turtles, toads, and snakes as pets. She also has interests in wildlife and zoo medicine. She has done externships at Six Flags Great Adventure Safari in New Jersey and at the Wildlife Center of Virginia and volunteered for a wildlife rehabilitation center throughout her high school and college years. Her pets include a rabbit (Penguin) and her horse (Jackie). She enjoys horseback riding, playing bass guitar and violin, painting, quidditch, and video games in her free time.
Dr. Louis Snijders, BVSC
Dr. Louis Snijders graduated from Onderstepoort, University of Pretoria in South Africa. His mother, Dr. Lorraine de Jager, is also a veterinarian. Dr. Snijders is a veterinarian at Windcrest Animal Hospital and is part of the Critical Care and Emergency Care team. His veterinary interests include critical care, surgery, and oncology. He holds memberships in VECCS and AVMA. He and his wife, Rachel, have two sons who live in South Africa. Dr. Snijders’ hobbies include classic cars, sports photography, and farming with cashmere goats. He is also an internationally qualified fencing referee and has competed as a fencer in various countries.
Dr. Stephanie DeMarco, DVM
Dr. Stephanie DeMarco has been practicing Veterinary Medicine in Delaware for over 20 years. After receiving her Undergraduate Degree from the University of Delaware and her DVM from Oklahoma State University in 2001, her first job was at Windcrest Animal Hospital. Family and life took her elsewhere for the next 14 years, but she is thrilled to be back!
She has a special passion for Dentistry and Soft Tissue Surgery and loves General Practice as it gives her the opportunity to make lifelong relationships with her patients and clients, who are committed to providing the best possible care for their furry family members.
Dr. DeMarco is also an adjunct professor at the University of Delaware (Go Blue Hens!), where she teaches Clinical Pre-Veterinary Medicine. She loves the opportunity to share her passion for the field with tomorrow’s veterinary professionals.
Outside of work, Dr. DeMarco enjoys skiing in the winter and driving around town on her little red Vespa in the summer. She shares her home with her husband, daughters (Sara & Laura), and two sweet little pups Maximus and Penelope Rose.
Dr. Monica Drummond, DVM
Dr. Monica Drummond was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware. She attended Wilson College in Chambersburg, PA where she received her undergraduate degree in biochemistry. She then spent a few years in a chemistry Ph.D. program at Bryn Mawr College before deciding to pursue her passion of veterinary medicine. She completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2021 at the University of Georgia before returning back home and taking a job at Windcrest Animal Hospital.
Doctor Drummond shares her home with her two dogs, five cats, two ferrets, and a guinea pig. When she isn’t working, she can be found training and occasionally competing in various dog sports (agility, barn hunt, scent work, dock diving) or reading cheesy romance novels.
Doctor Drummond is Fear Free certified and USDA APHIS accredited; she is also a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners.