Doctors & Staff
Patrick Masters, DVM
Dr. Masters grew up on a farm in Troy, KS. He is a graduate of Kansas State University. After graduation, he practiced veterinary medicine in Hot Springs, AR for a short while before moving to West Virginia in 1992. Dr. Masters practiced locally, including time at Hillside Veterinary Hospital with Dr. Roberts. The Masters family relocated to Nebraska from 1997-2001. In 2001, Dr. Masters relocated to the Charles Town area and again became an Associate Veterinarian at Hillside Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Masters purchased the hospital in 2015.
Dr. Masters is married to his wife, Barb, a public health veterinarian. They have a one daughter, Sydney, who is following in her dad’s footsteps by studying at Kansas State. They have 4 dogs – Belle, Brutus, Eloise, and Louie; and 2 cats – Noelle, and Magic; and 3 horses – Annie, Lady, and Mac.
He particularly enjoys soft tissue surgery; and his hobbies include woodworking, landscaping, watching sports, and being outdoors.
Amanda Burkett, RVT
Amanda started with Hillside as a Veterinary Assistant in 2007. After 3 years, she began to work in Hagerstown as a Veterinary Technician and pursue obtaining her Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license. After graduating from Northern Virginia Community College in 2016 with an AAS in Veterinary Technology, she achieved her goal of becoming an RVT. In the fall of 2016, she returned to Hillside Veterinary Hospital as Practice Manager.
Amanda lives in Falling Waters with husband, Jacob, and son, Avery; as well as 2 dogs – Pickles and Cheese, and 5 cats – Toots, Rambo, Syd, Runtee, and Norman. In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time with her family and cooking.
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