About Us

When you take your pet to a veterinarian, you are entrusting the health of a family member to the doctors and staff. At Wicomico Veterinary Hospital, we understand the important role that pets play in our lives and we take pride in providing the highest quality medical care, in a friendly, family environment. All of our patients are treated as we treat our own pets; with compassion and gentle hands. Our clients are treated as friends! We listen to your concerns and work with you to achieve the best results for your pets. Our veterinarians and the staff are dedicated to providing the best care utilizing advances in technology to provide the patient and client a happy, loving, and long term relationship.


The most important asset to our hospital is the dedication, expertise, and training that our staff has accomplished. We value the role that our healthcare team contributes to the well being of your pet.

Dr. Heather Brooks DVM
Dr. Brooks graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree from Salisbury University in 1993. Dr. Brooks has taken advanced courses in dentistry and laser surgery techniques. In her spare time, she enjoys playing with her dog Fin, and her cat, Keagan. She also enjoys going to the beach and horseback riding.

Dr. Paula Parham DVM
Dr. Parham graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University. She worked as a veterinary technician for over 15 years before returning to school to earn her DVM. She enjoys cooking, gardening, reading mysteries, watching classic movies (especially those with Cary Grant) and spending time at home with her husband Greg and cats Henry and Hyde when she isn’t working.

Kristina Elkins
Kris started with Wicomico Veterinary Hospital in 2009 as a receptionist, and has recently taken on the role of Office Manager. While her duties now include administrative support, her favorite part of her job is still at the front desk, greeting our 2 and 4-legged friends! Kris is an avid "foodie" and can most often be found in her kitchen or garden, always accompanied by her 15 year-old lab, Bailey.

Heather McCarthy B.S.
Heather is back again! Heather originally joined our practice in 2012, but left in April 2016 to explore her interests in wildlife as the Lead Seasonal Naturalist with Tuckahoe State Park. Although she learned a tremendous amount, she missed working with Wicomico's clients so much that she just had to come back! With six years of on-the-job experience, Heather is currently working towards becoming a Registered Veterinary Technician.

Leeann Watkins
Leeann is a registered veterinary technician. She attended Delaware Technical College were she received her associates degree and latter became licensed in the state of Delaware and Maryland. She has three years experience from another hospital.

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