General Practice Appointment Hours:

Mon-Fri: 8:00AM – 5:00PM,
Sat: 8:00AM – 12:00PM
 

Staff

Chesna Kraatz, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Chesna has been working as an RVT on the emergency side since graduating from Athens Technical College with her Associate’s Degree in Animal Science in May of 2015. She and husband Brandon live in Lilburn with their four fur babies Digger, Roxy, Pepé, and Elvis. In her spare time, Chesna enjoys reading, painting, hiking, photography, and knitting.

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Jessica Mitchell, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Jessica started at EAMC in 2006 after graduating from Gwinnett Tech with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology. She is a Monroe, GA native and currently resides there with her husband and two young sons. Also demanding her attention at home is Othello, a six-year-old Domestic shorthair. She is currently pulling duties in office management. In her spare time Jessica enjoys baking and travel. She loves the family feel at Eastside.

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Rayne Moscoso, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Rayne joined our team in June 2017 as a Registered Technician newly graduated from Gwinnett Technical College. Rayne is originally from Paucarpata, Arequipa, Peru, and now resides in Dacula. In her spare time, Rayne enjoys working out, outdoor activities, and sleep.  She has a Jack Russell/Chihuahua mix named Belia. She was recently hired on a Disney production - look for her on the big screen soon!

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Tracy Schaeffer, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Stacey Scheffer, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Stacey has been employed at EAMC since May of 2015, and has recently earned her Registered Veterinary Technician degree from Penn Foster. An Atlanta native, Stacey has two Doberman Pinchers, Lex and Aurora, and four cats, Ham, Cheese, Dijon, and little Debbie. She loves the wide variety of cases at Eastside. Outside of work, Stacey enjoys leather crafting, bass guitar, and home repair.

Jessica Wamsley, RVT

Registered Veterinary Technician

Jessica is a newcomer to Eastside, and was welcomed in February 2017 as an RVT on the emergency side. She is an Atlanta native and became a registered tech after receiving her Associate’s degree and passing her Boards in 2007. She lives in Atlanta with son Zachary, dogs Cilia, Bianca, and Ciara, and bearded dragon Smaug. Jessica enjoys working in an environment that caters to advanced medicine and top notch care. She has visited all 50 states and Canada, and in addition to traveling, loves concerts and river activities.

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Alexandra DiTomaso

Veterinary Assistant

Alexandra has been a fixture at Eastside since 2008 as a veterinary assistant and general maintenance guru. The Montreal, Quebec native is also a certified AEMT and accomplished equestrienne. She lives in Loganville with Cavaliers Samson and Summer, feline friends Sky and Momma Cat, and horses Neon and Patton. Alex enjoys working at Eastside because of the people she works with.

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Abby Byrd

Veterinary Assistant

Abby joined Eastside Animal Medical Center in January of 2016 as an emergency assistant. Originally from Chicago, Abby now lives in the Atlanta area with husband Shea, children Chana, Leland, and Madisen. The rest of her crew include a Siberian Husky named Amaya Bella and a feisty chihuahua mix named Charles. Abby transferred to general practice in January of 2017. Outside of work and hanging with family, Abby enjoys watching movies and is a country music fan.

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Brittany Fincher

Veterinary Assistant

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Jessica Knauber

Veterinary Assistant

Jessica Knauber has been with Eastside Animal Medical Center since 2012, and has been working as a veterinary assistant since 2002. She is currently enrolled at San Juan College to become Registered Veterinary Technician and plans to specialize in Emergency and Critical Care. She resides in Gwinnett County with her husband, 2 boys, 3 cats (Piper, Pancakes, and Waffles), Newfoundland (Sasha), chickens, and turkeys. In her spare time, she can be found in her garden, hiking, and going on adventures with her children. 

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Nichole Pagan-Sostre

Veterinary Assistant

Nichole has been working at EAMC since April, 2018. She is originally from Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, but has been a Georgia's resident since March, 2017. Nichole's future plan is to apply to vet school and specialize in exotic and wild life animals. In her free time she likes to play video games, go to the movies with her friends, and do outdoors activities with her fiance. Her most favorite thing about EAMC is the family feeling her coworkers showed her since day 1. 

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Alita Sharp

Veterinary Assistant

Alita has been an emergency veterinary assistant at EAMC since October 2015. Originally from Warner Robins, GA, she is currently pursuing her degree in Biology at UNG – Gainesville. She and husband Randy live with children Eden and Liam, beagle Penny Lane, Flat Coated Retriever Trigger, an orange tabby named Crookshanks, a bearded dragon named Rango, and Skye, a neon blue Glo Fish. Alita loves hiking, camping, watching movies, and reading. She loves the teamwork at Eastside.

Ashley Griffin

Veterinary Assistant

Ashley has been working at Eastside Animal Medical Center since August 2012. She is currently studying pre-vet at North Georgia College and State University and hopes to transfer to UGA to attend vet school. In her spare time, Ashley loves going to concerts, reading, and playing soccer. She has three Siberian huskies (Koda, Max 1, and Max 2), four cats (Gizmo, Cosmo, Blaze, and Lilly) and a turtle (Crush).

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Dana Walker

Veterinary Assistant

Dana is a Georgia native. She grew up in Lawrenceville, and moved to Loganville when she got married. With her husband and 5 year old son, she lives with her cat Beldar Conehead, Pot Bellied Pigs Thomas and Millie, and Penelope the Pittbull Mix. Dana is currently enrolled at Penn Foster to obtain her RVT license, and has been working in the field for 13 years. When she is not working, she enjoys being with family (they are everything to her), gardening, hiking, and netflix!

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Samantha Delgado

Receptionist

Kristy Hoefler

Receptionist

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Natalie Lane

Receptionist

Natalie joined the reception team at Eastside in 2017. She graduated from Georgia Baptist College of Nursing of Mercer University in 2009, and works as an operating room circulating nurse during the week. A native Texan, she loves living in Georgia with her husband, 2 children, and their dog Caesar. She enjoys reading, playing video and board games, sports, working out, and volunteering for children with the Cosplay Volunteers of Atlanta. Natalie loves being the first line of connection to both patients and their owners during their time of need! 

Melissa Wells

Receptionist

June Morrison

Office Staff

June has been an active environmentalist and animal advocate her whole life. She graduated from Georgia State University with a Bachelor of Science, and is happy to help the medical staff in any way so they can spend their time with your pets. June loves her job, happy clients, purring kitties, and wagging tails!

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Nicki Griner

Veterinary Assistant

 

Nicki has been working at EAMC since March of 2017. Her favorite thing about being a veterinary assistant is the chance to make a difference in the lives of her patients and the clients that come with them. Outside of work, Nicki participates in rescue work to help end family pet homelessness. Nicki resides in a loving home with her husband Giovanni, her two rescued bully dogs, Gypsy and Bubbles, and a fat cat with a whole lot of sass, Mr. Luna Lovegood. 

Alyssa Turner, RVT

Alyssa Turner, RVTg

Registered Veterinary Technologist

"Success is not final, failure is not failure; it's the courage to continue that counts" - Winston Churchill

Alyssa Turner is a Registered Veterinary Technologist (RVTg) from Baltimore, Maryland. She received her BS degree in Veterinary Technology in May 2017 from Fort Valley State University. Alyssa joined Eastside Animal Medical Center in August 2018. Alyssa has a cat named Lulu that she adopted in 2009. During her spare time, she likes to travel, go bowling, and watch movies. She has traveled to California as well as most of the southeastern states. Her favorite movie genre is comedy.

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Jordan Farris

Veterinary Assistant

Jordan has been at EAMC since September 2018. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2012. Originally from the Lawrenceville area, she and her husband recently settled to Loganville  after 9 years of moving around for the Marine Corps with their two children, two dogs and two cats! Jordan enjoys coffee, reading, working out and does photography outside of work. Her favorite thing about working at EAMC is the amazing team and atmosphere aside from helping patients and assisting in client education on pet wellness!