Doctors & Staff


Dr. Patrick Masters Charles Town WV

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.

Crystal Lock, DVM

Dr. Lock is a native of Pennsylvania and completed her undergraduate degree at Penn State University. She completed her Doctor ...
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Janet Olcott, DVM

Dr. Olcott completed her undergraduate degree at Mount Holyoke College. She obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University ...
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Tara Trumler, DVM

Originally from Nebraska, Dr. Trumler completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska at Kearney,. She earned her Doctor ...
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Practice Manager

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.


Danielle Duckett • Pam Gustines • Nikki Robinson • Sarah Miller • Bridget McNally

Veterinary Assistants

Janie Beale • Chad Carey • Jamey Elliott • Carrie Lamp • Ashlyn Gilly • Taylor Gray • Jessica Rusk • Kathleen Tesh • Rebecca VanDyke

Kennel Assistant

Grace Cole • Diana Ingram

To learn more about our team and how they can treat your pet, call us today at 304-728-2203.