Sharon Milza, DVM — Chief of Staff
Dr. 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 before becoming Chief of Staff in 2019.
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.
Laura Kane, DVM
Dr. 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.
Katherine Rowan, DVM
Dr. 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, DVM
Dr. 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.
Jodi Edwards, DVM
Dr. Jodi Edwards is from Knoxville, Tennessee. She graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. Dr. Edwards has been practicing veterinary medicine in southern Maryland since graduation. She joined Fields Road Animal Hospital in 2016. Her goal and passion has always been the "family doctor." With this in mind, her focus is on all aspects of preventive care, internal medicine, and feline medicine with a deep love of "grumpy old cats."