Dr. Beth Hood joined the Aldie Vet/Dulles South Veterinary Center team back in 2001. She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Hood has extensive training and experience in emergency and critical care medicine. When she is not caring for pets at Dulles South Animal Emergency & Referral Hospital, she is caring for her horses, sheep, dogs and cats on her farm in Western Loudoun.
Beth Hood, DVM
Dr. Sarah Gornall, born and raised in Cumberland, Maryland, has always been passionate about caring for animals. She grew up surrounded by dogs, cats, and horses and was always excited to learn more about them during their own veterinary appointments. Determined to follow in the footsteps of the veterinarians that she admired growing up, Dr. Gornall attended Hollins…
…University in Roanoke, Virginia where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She then attended Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her DVM. Her professional interests include internal medicine, critical care, and preventative medicine.
Dr. Gornall recently moved to Centreville, VA with her dog, Tucker. In her free time, she loves staying active, spending time outdoors hiking and jogging with Tucker, as well as going to some of the wonderful local wineries with friends and family.
Sarah Gornall, DVM
Dr. Courtney Conroy grew up in Chesapeake, VA, where she spent most of her time riding and showing hunter horses. Originally intending to pursue a degree in International Studies and Spanish, she went on to attend Virginia Tech. It wasn’t long before her heart pulled her back over to the agricultural college, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Animal and Poultry Sciences.
She then completed her DVM at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, concentrating on small animal medicine. Her veterinary interests include internal medicine, nutrition, and behavior. Dr. Conroy recently moved to Warrenton, where she enjoys spending time with her husband, dog, cat, pony, and mule on their small farm. In her free time she loves hiking, visiting local wineries, and cheering for the Hokies!
Courtney Conroy, DVM
Even as a little girl, Dr. Caroline Pattie knew of her connection with animals and had always dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. She was born in San Francisco, CA and raised in Arlington, VA. She has been an associate with Aldie Vet Hospital/Dulles South Veterinary Center since August 2008. Dr. Pattie attended Bridgewater College and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology in 2002.
She went on to attend the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. Dr. Pattie’s professional interests include surgery, diagnostic imaging, and holistic medicine. She received her certification in veterinary acupuncture (CVA) from the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine. She understands the power of holistic therapies for health and healing and loves to introduce clients and their pets to integrating it into traditional Western practice. Dr. Pattie also speaks French, is a Tai Chi practitioner, and enjoys traveling, dancing, cooking and snow skiing. She has two cats (Poly and Lulu), two dogs (Jason and Coyo), and a guinea pig called Bacon in her home in Falls Church, VA.
Caroline Pattie, DVM, CVA
As an Army Brat, Dr. Brianna Creighton moved constantly growing up, but through all the changes, her love for animals remained constant. She cultivated her love for animals and healing through riding horses, caring for her family dog and volunteering at wildlife centers & zoos. In 2010 Dr. Creighton graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor’s in Biology and continued to work in cancer research for 4 years. After being accepted at University College of Dublin she graduated in 2018 and continued to Alvarado, Texas for a mixed animal internship working on cattle, goats, sheep, horses, cats, dogs & small exotics.
Dr. Creighton enjoys spending her free time with her dog Luna & remaining active rock-climbing, practicing yoga, swimming & gardening.
Brianna Creighton, MVB
Dr. Drew Luce knew he wanted to be a veterinarian since he was twelve years old. He has spent his life around animals by growing up on a small farm with dogs, cats, horses, and sheep. Dr. Luce attended Virginia Tech where he majored in Animal Science. Subsequently, he received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1990.
Dr. Luce thinks progressively and is dedicated to improving veterinary options available to pets. He has special interests that are focused on breed-related diseases, ultrasound, emergency medicine, surgery, especially, orthopedic, and endoscopic and laparoscopic procedures.
Dr. Luce has been recognized, by his peers, as one of the Top Veterinarians in Northern Virginia and voted the Best Veterinarian in the DC Suburbs. In addition, he serves on the Animal Advisory Committee for Loudoun County Animal Services.
During his 17 years practicing in the Dulles South area, Dr. Luce saw a need for a free-standing building that was dedicated just to pets healthcare, especially pet emergencies. In 2015, a state-of-the-art facility, he named Dulles South Veterinary Center, opened. In addition, Dulles South Animal Emergency was established and is the only pet emergency hospital on the southeast side of Loudoun County.
When not busy keeping pets healthy, Dr. Luce is spending time with his wife, three kids, and Phebe, his dog.
Drew Luce, DVM
Dr. Plummer was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned Bachelor’s degrees in Animal Science and Agricultural Education at the University of Georgia. She went on to attend vet school at Ross University in St. Kitts and completed her clinical education at Oregon State University. She then moved back to the east coast and completed an internship at Equine Reproduction Concepts in northern Virginia where she became proficient in advanced reproductive techniques in mares and stallions. Though she enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, she is particularly interested in animal reproduction. Dr. Plummer recently moved to Manassas with her golden retriever Travis. In her time off, she enjoys riding and working with horses, hiking, and exploring northern Virginia.