Our Veterinary Hospital Staff
Meet Our Staff
Scott G. Nachbar, DVM
Born and raised in Springville, Dr. Nachbar completed high school at Griffith Institute in 1983. He graduated from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University in 1987 and from Cornell University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1991. He is continually renewed by the practice of medicine among the several species.
Scott Tyczka, DVM
Raised in West Seneca, Dr. Tyczka finished high school in 1982 at West Seneca East Sr. High. He graduated from Canisius College in 1986 and then from Cornell University’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990. He performed a post graduate internship at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Justine Gugino, DVM
Dr. Gugino is a recent graduate of the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. She has a strong interest in wellness, internal, and alternative medicine. She is certified by the College of Animal Chiropractors. She is working on restoring an old farm house in Eden with her boyfriend Matt and Am Staff puppy Watson. Dr. Gugino enjoys working outside, skiing, horseback riding, and spending time with family.
Kelly Enser, LVT
Kelly has an Associates degree in Animal Science from S.U.N.Y. Alfred and a license in Veterinary Technology from NYS. Kelly keeps busy with her 4 children, and enjoys camping, hiking and outdoor activities with her family and dog, Zura.
Melissa Elie, Assistant
Melissa has an Associates Degree in Zoo Animal Technology from Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo in Gainesville, FL. She keeps busy with animal training, volunteering at Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, and enjoying her selection of pets.
Heather Russell, LVT
Heather holds an AAS degree in Veterinary Technology from Alfred State College as well as an AAS degree in Equine Science and Stable Management from SUNY Morrisville. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children on their small hobby farm.
Cynthia Fuller, LVT
Cynthia has a BA from Purdue University in Veterinary Technology and an AAS degree in Veterinary Technology from S.U.N.Y. Alfred. Cynthia keeps busy with her two daughters, and spending time with her family, friends and three dogs, Clifford, Oscar and Sophie.
Danielle Bartz, Office Manager
Danielle has over 20 years experience in veterinary office management and assisting. Dani holds a certificate in Office Management from the American Animal Hospital Association. She has an amazing son that keeps her busy. She enjoys four-wheeling and camping with her family, friends, and dogs.
Gail Kennedy, LVT, Hospital Manager
Gail graduated from S.U.N.Y. Delhi in 1990 with an AAS degree in Veterinary Technology. Gail enjoys time with her four children, family, friends, and pets. She looks forward to vacationing some place new every summer and spending time outdoors
Kelleigh McCarthy, LVT
Kelleigh graduated from Medaille College in 2006 with an AAS degree in Veterinary Technology. She is also a certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist, and Outdoor Emergency Care Technician, and a member of the Holimont Ski Patrol. She keeps busy training and competing 3-day event horses, and giving riding lessons.