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Dr. Marcie Engel with Dogs Archie and Annie JoA native of Silver Spring, Dr. Marcie Engel graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree. She has over 25 years of experience in the veterinary profession. Dr. Engel graduated from Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine with honors in 1988. She has been the Chief of Staff of Brookeville Animal Hospital since 1998. Dr. Engel enjoys treating dogs, cats, birds, reptiles and exotic pets.

Dr. Engel is a founding member of Hero Dogs Inc. She has two llamas, two miniature horses and one sheep, which reside at the hospital. Dr. Engel lives with her husband, two poodles, and three cats. She has recently taken up golf and loves it!

Dr. Sharon Milza with Dog PhoebeDr. Sharon Milza joined the Brookeville Animal Hospital team in 1994 after earning a DVM degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia. Dr. Milza has a passion for surgery and small animal dentistry. In May 2016, she took on the added role of Hospital Manager.

Dr. Milza lives in Laytonsville with her husband, two children, and Phoebe, their dog. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, traveling and outdoor activities. She also volunteers with several youth organizations.

Dr. Laura Kane, DVMDr. Laura Kane was born in Illinois and lived in several places throughout her early life due to her family's involvement in the US Navy. As a teenager, she settled in Frederick County and has worked in Montgomery County for over 27 years. Dr. Kane has worked at Brookeville Animal Hospital since 2001.

When not working at the hospital, Dr. Kane enjoys swimming, working out at the gym, and scuba diving with her boyfriend Joe.


Dr. Katherine Rowan with Dog TuckerDr. Katherine Rowan was born and raised right here in Highland, MD. She graduated from University of Maryland, College Park, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal and Avian Science. She earned a DVM degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.

Currently, Dr. Rowan lives in Mount Airy with her husband Timmy, baby girl Hope, and their three dogs – Tucker, Pete and Axel. In her free time, she volunteers with the Howard County 4-H program and enjoys hiking, fishing and working with her alpacas and goats.

Lisa Troutman, DVMDr. Lisa Troutman has worked at Brookeville Animal Hospital since 2000. She also works at the US Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) in new drug approvals for cats, dogs, and horses. She received an undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Cornell University, a Master's degree in Physiology from the University of Dayton, and a DVM degree from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

Her professional interests include oncology, geriatric feline medicine, and animal behavior. In her spare time, Dr. Troutman enjoys endurance horseback riding alongside her husband Kent, gardening, and birding.