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Bayside’s Staff

Bayside’s staff makes sure that you and your pet receive exceptional veterinary medical care and customer service.

Veterinarians

Lawrence F. Steinberg, DVM
Dr. Steinberg received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland in 1975 and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia in 1979. He opened Bayside Animal Medical Center in February of 1996 and, through the hard work of a dedicated staff, has seen the practice flourish into one of the premier animal care facilities in the area. Dr. Steinberg and his wife, Donna, currently reside in Millersville with their cats, Chloe, Lilly, Joffrey, and Fiona, and their dog, Peyton.

Alexandra F. Bray, VMD, CVA
Dr. Bray received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University in 1991 and received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. Dr. Bray also studied acupuncture and herbal medicine at the Chi Institute, a leader in traditional Chinese veterinary medicine in the United States, and received her designation as a Certified Veterinary Acupuncturist. In 2008, Dr. Bray joined Dr. Steinberg as a partner at Bayside Animal Medical Center. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Greater Baltimore Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Bray resides in Severna Park with her husband, Jim, and their son and two daughters. They share their home with Lilly, a Pug, Olive, a lab, three cats, Ernie, Bert, and Elmo.

Sondra Oliver, DVM
Dr. Oliver graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional School of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She received a vet school award for compassion with homeless animals and care for gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Oliver received a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from Louisiana State University in 1985 and a degree in Pharmacology from Xavier University in 1987. She was previously employed at Johns Hopkins Oncology Center, working with cancer patients, before getting her veterinary degree. She currently lives in Baltimore with her husband, Charlie MacVicar and their cats, Nubbin, Gemma, Mr. Biscuit, Maisie, Sassafras Junebug, Sookie Gidget, and Jellybean, and their dogs, Butters, Pip, Pavee, and Rosie.

Kathryn Buchanan, VMD
Dr. Buchanan received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She has a special interest in and love of exotic animals, and spent a month externing at the Los Angeles Zoo. Dr. Buchanan is a native to the DC metropolitan area having grown up in Fairfax Virginia. She earned her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience from the College of William & Mary in 2006. She currently lives in Annapolis with her husband Chris, their Golden Retriever, Satchmo, Shepherd mix, Penny, and cat Mongo.

Allyson DeLozier, VMD
Dr. Delozier obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Pennsylvania and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pittsburgh.  Her special interests include exotic animal medicine, general soft tissue surgery, and some orthopedic surgery. She spent the first few years of practice in Philadelphia where she worked at a high volume exotic animal hospital and was an on-call doctor for exotic related emergencies at the University of Pennsylvania.  Dr. DeLozier and her husband enjoy traveling, hiking, kayaking, gaming, Pittsburgh sports, and exploring new and interesting cuisines. She currently lives in Severna Park with her husband, Christian, her great dane, Lily, her cat, Gwen, two leopard geckos, Arya & Kami, and a bearded dragon, Spryo.

Brittney Beigel, DVM
Dr. Beigel joined Bayside in 2020 and is a native of Severna Park. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Lincoln Memorial University the in 2020. Dr. Beigel earned her Bachelor of Science undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Vermont in 2014. She currently lives in Severna Park with her dog Penny.

Technicians

Jessica Bowen, Head Surgery Technician
Jessica joined Bayside in 2005. She attended Community College of Baltimore County where she played soccer, and then attended Anne Arundel Community College to complete a veterinary assistant course. She resides in Chestertown with her boyfriend, two children, Brenden and Gabby, their two dogs Jackson and Leo, and three cats, Aspen, Wilson, and Goose.

Kayla Zinn
Kayla joined Bayside in 2011 and has been around animals her whole life. She is currently enrolled at Anne Arundel Community College and is focused on a pre-vet curriculum. She keeps busy with Dock Dogs, fly ball, hunt test, and disc dogs. Kayla lives in Hughesville with her dogs Rocky and Rory, and her cat Otter.

Lacy Mitchell
Lacy joined Bayside in 2015 and is currently working towards becoming a certified veterinarian technician. She’s been around animals her whole life including goats, horses, chickens, dogs, cats, and reptiles. She currently resides in Pasadena with her teacup Chihuahua, Bambi, a St. Bernard, Elle, two Bassett Hounds, Franki and Joni, a pit bull mix, Goliath, and two cats, Clyde and Mia.

Amy Sterchele
Amy joined Bayside in 2017.  She currently resides in Elkridge with her family and pets.  She has over 20 years of veterinary technician experience.



Yelena Mattson
Yelena joined Bayside in 2018 with four years of experience taking care of animals and working with shelters. She resides in Pasadena with her eight dogs.


Kelsey Blades
Kelsey joined Bayside in 2019 with 9 years experience as a veterinary technician. She graduated from the Anne Arundel Community College veterinary assistant program in 2011. She resides in Severn with her three dogs, Fifi, Roxy, and Sophia.


Katie Wright

Katie Wright
Katie joined us in 2019 from the Anne Arundel Community College Veterinary Assistant clinical internship. She is currently attending the University of Maryland. Katie resides in Pasadena with her parents, sister Faith, their dogs Bailey and Thor, and their cats Hercules, Lucy, and Milo.

Ryan Szego

Ryan Szego
Ryan joined Bayside at the end of 2019. He is currently attending the Anne Arundel Community College. He currently reside in Severna Park with his family and his dog Mason.


Xanthia Strohl

Xanthia Strohl
Xanthia joined Bayside in 2020. She recently attended Ashworth College where she studied veterinary technology and West Virginia University where she studied animal nutritional science. Xanthia has a passion for breeding rabbits. She currently resides in Brooklyn Park with her three cats, Taz, Currant, and Fishstix, her dog, Leia, and lots of rabbits.

Chris Smith

Chris Smith
Chris joined Bayside in 2020 from the Anne Arundel Community College Veterinary Assistant clinical internship. He currently resides in Glen Burnie with his wife, Demi, and their three dogs, Sage, Summer, and Willow, and two cats, Lillith and Lucius.


Demi Mondragon
Demi joined Bayside in 2020 from the Anne Arundel Community College Veterinary Assistant program. She currently resides in Glen Burnie with her husband, Chris, and their three dogs, Sage, Summer, and Willow, and two cats, Lillith and Lucius.

Michaela Leikin
Michaela joined Bayside in the summer of 2020. She is currently attending The Severn School where she plays soccer. Michaela resides in Severna Park with her family and her two dogs, Freddie and Frankie.


Groomers

Laura Wizbicki Laura rejoined our team in 2008. She has been working with animals for years and has a loyal following from her grooming practice. She brings years of clinic management, technician, and grooming experience. Laura lives in Severn with her husband Steve and her brood of Chihuahuas. In her spare time she enjoys riding her Harley with her Chihuahua, Rebel.

Sonya Muhly Sonya joined Bayside as a groomer in 2012. She has been involved in pet care for the past 23 years. When not grooming, Sonya spends her time caring for her own menagerie, including dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles, or helping out various pet rescue groups including Willing Hearts Dalmatian Rescue and the AAC ASPCA as a reptile foster.

Jodi Longmire
Jodi started grooming at Bayside in 2016. She’s been grooming and showing dogs for over 20 years. Jodi resides in Arnold with her family and her championship french bulldogs.



Receptionists

Dawn Sunstrom, Veterinary Receptionist Supervisor
Dawn has been a Veterinary Receptionist since 1990. She joined Bayside staff in 2001 and enjoys working everyday with the clients and their pets. She and her family currently reside in Pasadena. Their household pets include Isabella-smella, Salsalita Lucille, Magoo, Gracie and Kitty Kitty Fey Fey.

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Crystal Webb
Crystal has been with Bayside since 2002. She currently resides in Dundalk with her husband, Richie, their two boys, and their 3 dogs, Jack a beagle, Wally a boxer and Moose a pitbull mix. Crystal also works full-time for Anne Arundel County Public Schools. She enjoys spending time with with her family, friends, and pets.

Brittany Perry
Brittany joined Bayside in 2012. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and horse-back riding. Brittany and her family reside in Pasadena with their dogs, Bullet and Lucaya, and their cats, Littleman and Mia.

Julia Nelson

Julia Nelson
Julia joined Bayside in 2020 with experience as a kennel technician. She currently attends Annapolis Area Christian School where she participates in the color guard and swimming. Julia lives in Arnold with her family and their two dogs, two cats, and two guinea pigs.

Chelsea Willis

Chelsea Willis
Chelsea joined Bayside in 2020 with over five years of experience as a veterinary receptionists. She enjoys working with local rescues and reside in Halethorpe with her husband and cats.

Faith Wright

Faith Wright
Faith joined Bayside in 2020. She recently graduated from Old Mill High School and currently attends AACC where she is studying to be a paramedic. Faith resides in Pasadena with her parents, sister Katie, their dogs Bailey and Thor, and their cats Hercules, Lucy, and Milo.

Jasmine Walraven
Jasmine joined Bayside in 2020. She recently graduated from Old Mill High School and currently attends AACC . Jasmine resides in Hanover with her family.


Kaitlyn Mack
Kat joined Bayside in 2020. She has over six years of experience of working with animals at Petco. Kat lives in Severna Park with her two children, five cats, a bird, two snakes, and a ferret.