The Doctors

    
  Libby Robertson, DVM


Dr. Libby Robertson has owned Martin City Animal Hospital since April of 2008. Prior to buying the clinic, Dr. Robertson was a relief veterinarian serving the Kansas City area for 2 ½ years. She worked for over 15 different clinics including Smithville Animal Hospital, Platte Woods Animal Hospital and Lakewood Animal Health Center. Dr. Robertson started her career in 2004 as a mixed animal veterinarian for Lee’s Summit Animal Hospital and as a small animal practitioner at Animal Medical Center in Waldo.

Dr. Robertson graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. She has her undergraduate degree in Journalism from the University of Kansas and did her pre-veterinary studies at the University of Missouri, Kansas City in Biology with a minor in chemistry. Prior to pursuing her lifelong dream of being a veterinarian, Dr. Robertson worked in advertising with Barkley & Evergreen Advertising (now Barkley) and as an event planner for the Kansas City Zoo.

Dr. Robertson is a member of the AVMA, MVMA and the KCVMA. She was selected as an AVMA Young Leader in 2008 and as a participant in the Veterinary Leadership Experience in 2014. 

Dr. Robertson has two beautiful daughters, Alexandra and Isabella. The Robertson household also is home to Duke, her lab / malamute mix from Wayside Waifs, whom you are likely to see at the clinic. 



Jaime Elley, DVM

Dr. Elley joins Martin City Animal Hospital as an associate veterinarian. She has as strong interest in internal medicine and ophthalmology as well as surgery and preventative care. Dr. Elley practiced most recently at Heritage Veterinary Hospital in St. Louis.

Dr. Elley received her degree in 2003 from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She is married and has three gorgeous children, a dog and a cat. She will be working part-time at MCAH and would love to meet you and your pets!



Technicians / Veterinary Assistants


 
Rivka Taylor, Veterinary Assitant

Our fabulous full-time veterinary assistant Rivka discovered her passion for veterinary medicine after working as a kennel attendant at a nearby clinic in 2008. She was swiftly promoted to veterinary assistant and has thrived in her position ever since.  Rivka joined our team in July 2011, and she happily and capably assists the doctors in all medical and surgical procedures.

When she’s not too busy taking care of her 2 dogs (and whatever foster pet has found its way into her home), Rivka is an avid swimmer and particiapted in her first sprint triathelon.  Also an outdoor enthusiast, backpacking in the wilderness with her friends is the ideal getaway!

 

Penny Mansfield, Veterinary Technician

Penny joined MCAH in the spring of 2014 and has fulfilled many duties including kennel, veterinary assistant and receptionist. Penny recently completed the Veterinary Technician program at Maple Woods Community college is awaiting her final test to become a Registerd Veterinary Technician. Penny is married and has a young son who keeps her on her toes! Penny has two dogs and two cats and loves taking care of the animals at MCAH.


Morgan Wilson, Registered Veterinary Technician

Morgan joins MCAH after working for a veternary practice in North Kansas City. She makes amazing pet collars and leashes in her free time. Morgan enjoys being outdoors and loves to grill out, play on the four wheelers and hang out with her fiance, friends and family.

 



Customer Care Specialists

Megan

Megan joins MCAH after a career in the food industry managing restaurants. She brings a wealth of customer service knowledge to MCAH as well as her dog Buster. 

 

 



Kennel Care Team


Ashley

Ashley joins us working in the kennels but hopes to transistion to an assistant and eventually a veterinary technician. She loves working wtih animals. Ashley is enrolled in the distance Learning program for veterinary technicians at Belrea in Colorado. We are excited to support Ashely as she studies to become a veterinary technician.