Our TeamCheryl L. Nguyen, DVM Cheryl L. Nguyen, DVM is originally from Philippi, West Virginia. She graduated from West Virginia University Summa Cum-laude with her Bachelor’s degree in Animal and Veterinary Science in 2005.She then attended the University Of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine and graduated Cum-laude with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2009.She became an owner of Mountainview Veterinary Services June 1, 2010.Dr. Nguyen resides in Keyser, West Virginia with her husband Tony Nguyen and daughters, Kayla, Ellie, and Josie who were born in 2010, 2012, and 2014. She enjoys traveling, skiing, water sports, family and friends. Dr. Nguyen specializes in companion animal practice in our Keyser office.


Our TeamAnna C. Smith, DVM is originally from Claxton, Georgia. She graduated from the University of Georgia Summa Cum-laude with her degree in Agricultural Science in 2006. She double majored in Avian Biology and Biological Science. She then attended the University Of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine and graduated Cum-laude with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2010.She became an owner of Mountainview Veterinary Services June 1, 2010. She married Isaiah J. Smith, DVM, and MFAM in 2007.They now reside in Keyser, West Virginia with their son, John Carson and five fur children: Jazzy, Maggie, Little Buddy, Benny, and Louie. Dr. Smith enjoys animal rescue, family, friends, and movies. She specializes in our companion animal practice in both Keyser and Petersburg clinics.


Our TeamIsaiah J. Smith, DVM is originally from Riverton, West Virginia. He attended Potomac State College and received his Associates degrees in Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science. He graduated from West Virginia University Summa Cum-laude with his degree in Animal and Veterinary Science in 2005. He attended the University Of Georgia College Of Veterinary Medicine and graduated Cum-laude with his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2009. He received his Masters Degree in Food Animal Health and Management from the University Of Georgia Department Of Population Health in 2010. Dr. Smith became an owner of Mountainview Veterinary Services June 1, 2010. He married Anna Smith, DVM in 2007. They reside in Keyser, West Virginia He enjoys farming as a hobby, improving his Angus cattle herd through artificial insemination, water skiing, and snow skiing. Dr. Smith specializes in our large animal practice.


Our TeamMicha Shay Piraino Sandoval, DVM is originally from Purgitsville, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia University for her undergraduate in Animal and Nutritional Sciences. She attended Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 2013. Dr. Piraino came to Mountainview Veterinary Services in February 2014. She resides in Purgitsville, West Virginia with her family and pets. She enjoys family, friends, movies, music, and horseback riding. Dr. Piraino specializes in our companion animal in our Keyser clinic.


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12920504_10153346930840981_6537254679051288365_nMelanie Altizer, Veterinary Assistant is from Sunnyvale, CA. She has been at MVS in our Keyser office since November 2015. She enjoys traveling and spending time with her three dogs: Brady, Paul, and Rudy.


Our TeamPatty Smith, Receptionist came to Mountainview Veterinary Services in May 2010. She has been married to Mervin Smith, Jr. for 24 years. She has two daughters, Holly and Charlene. Patty is enrolled in classes through Potomac State College. Patty enjoys being by the lake and reading some of her favorite books. She works in the Keyser clinic.


Our TeamAudrey Burns, Receptionist has been a receptionist with Mountainview Veterinary Services since September of 2012. Audrey has 2 sons, Colton who is 12 yrs old and Caleb who is 10 yrs old. Audrey enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends!


Our TeamBarbie Wine, Receptionist lives in New Creek, WV. She has her AAS in Medical Administration from Rasmussen College. Barbie started at Mountainview in April of 2013. She enjoys car shows and snuggling with her 4 fur-babies. Barbie works primarily in our Keyser office.


Our TeamSally Elliot, Receptionist


Our TeamHeather Keplinger, Receptionist


Our TeamLouise Crawford, head of childcare and custodial services lives in Antioch, WV with her husband, Curtis. They enjoy going out and singing the gospel in nursing homes and other churches, or wherever they’re asked to go! They attend and are very active at the Antioch Church of God. Louise has been with Mountainview for 5 years. She enjoys taking care of Dr. Cheryl’s babies very much!


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Brittany Baker, Veterinary Technician is from Augusta, WV. She has been at MVS since May 2013. She graduated from West Virginia University with her Bachelors in Animal and Nutritional Sciences. She graduated from Penn Foster with her associates in Veterinarian Technician Degree in 2015. She enjoys hunting and spending time with her husband Richard and son Jake. Brittany has a loving golden Retriever named Hickory. She works in our keyser office.


Ashley Kidwell, Veterinary Assistant


Amy Taylor, is a Kentucky native and has a life long background in the veterinary field. Her father is a large and small animal vet in Kentucky and she grew up in his clinic. She has a passion for cattle – Hereford cattle specifically. She is on the National Hereford Women’s Board of Directors and will be serving our Hereford breeders for the next 4 years in that position.


Bethany Thomas, veterinary assistant, resides in Delray, WV with her husband Michael and furbabies Bella, Coco, Huck, and Blue. Bethany started working at Mountainview in September 2016. She enjoys farming, traveling, and spending time with her husband and family.


Caitlin O’Connor, veterinary assistant, resides in New Creek, WV with her fiance Bo and furbabies Honey, Keiko, and Ruger. She began working at Mountainview in October 2016. She enjoys reading, hunting, and spending time with family and friends.


Lyndsie Lee


Whitney Alt, veterinary assistant, resides in Antioch, WV. She began working at Mountainview in August 2016. She enjoys showing animals at the local fairs, taking pictures, and being around her friends and family.


Joe Worrell


Kaitlin Sissler, veterinary assistant, resides in Keyser, WV with her boyfriend Grant and beloved dog Coomer. She also loves her horses and enjoys spending time riding them as well as tending to their cattle. Kaitlin began working for Mountainview in January 2017 and she works in both the small and large animal aspects of the practice.


Lisa, groomer at our Petersburg office.