VCA St. Mary's Animal Hospital

Lexington Park Veterinarians

We invite you to explore the biographies of our doctors and learn more about them. Our doctors have a wide variety of backgrounds and interests.

  • Dr. Kirk Forrest

    Medical Director
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Forrest is native of Ohio and received both his undergraduate degree and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University. He moved to St. Mary’s County in 1987 providing compassionate ...
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  • Dr. Ann Fitzsimmons

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Ohio State University

    Dr. Fitzsimmons is a native of Baltimore, Maryland. She received her undergraduate degree from Loyola College and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University. Dr. Fitzsimmons moved to ...
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  • Dr. Jennifer Cabral

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Tufts University

    Dr. Cabral was born and raised in Bermuda. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Tampa and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuft’s Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. ...
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  • Dr.Leslie Meadows

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

    Dr. Meadows was born and raised in Vienna, Virginia. She received her undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary ...
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  • Molly Bechtold

    Associate Veterinarian
    Veterinary School: None

    Dr. Molly Bechtold was awarded her undergraduate degree in Animal Science from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation ...
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Specialty Care

Sometimes sick or injured pets need the care of a veterinary medical specialist. When that happens, VCA specialty hospitals work closely with the general practitioner veterinarians who refer cases to us in order to provide seamless veterinary care to your pet. When your pet is facing any kind of serious illness or injury, our specialty referral hospitals will provide the compassionate and expert care your beloved pet needs.

Our goal is to make sure that when you and your pet are in need that you have access to board certified specialists who are up to date on the very latest developments in their field. In our state of the art hospitals, our specialists also have access to the most sophisticated diagnostic and treatment tools and techniques from ultrasonography and endoscopy to CAT scans and even MRI.

As part of the VCA family, we have over 83 specialty hospitals across the US and Canada which provide referral specialty care, so there may be one near you. Our specialized services include: behavior, cardiology, critical care, dentistry, dermatology, integrative medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology, radiology, rehabilitation, reproduction, and surgery.

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Emergency Care

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call us immediately at 301-862-2441

IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY AFTER NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS:  Please call
VCA Southern Maryland Veterinary Referral Center immediately at 301-638-0988

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