A native Richmonder, Dr. Mortimer has been affiliated with Quioccasin Veterinary since 1991. He got his veterinary degree from Va. Tech in 1998 and began practicing at Quioccasin in 2000. His interests in veterinary medicine include ultrasound, endoscopy, and surgery. His passion is developing and maintaining lifelong relationships with people and their pets. Outside of work he enjoys tennis and fishing and spending time with his wife, two daughters, and two Great Pyrenees.
Dr. Garland was born in Pearisburg, Virginia and loves exploring the mountains, rivers, streams, and oceans by paddle board or kayak.
Education: BS Biology, The College of William and Mary-1998, MS in Veterinary Medical Sciences- Biochemistry, VMRCVM-1995, DVM, VMRCVM-1998, CVA, International Veterinary Acupuncture Society-2015, Certified High Performance Institute/Brendon Burchard-2020.
Her Family: Husband, David, daughter, Rachel, dog-Paco, cats-Ozzy, Junebug, Pickle, Wilma.
Her Passion: Offering healing to both people and their pets though joyful service, Integrated Veterinary Medicine, and coaching.
Dr. Burke earned her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University in 2002 after completing her Masters of Science while investigating treatments for human pancreatic cancer. She has completed post graduate training in veterinary chiropractic therapy, acupuncture, and veterinary rehabilitation medicine. Dr. Burke's professional interests include evidence-based medicine, balanced alternative medicine, dermatology, and feline medicine. Currently, Dr. Burke has been pursuing her Master of Veterinary Public Health and certificate in epidemiology to further her knowledge in population health, health disparities, and infectious disease control.
Outside the hospital, Dr. Burke is a Canine Search and Rescue Member for the Commonwealth of Virginia. She spends her time training her new search puppy in preparation for helping find lost people. Dr. Burke and her husband are also renovating their home including adding conservation friendly landscaping. Currently, Dr. Burke is loved by three dogs and one cat.
Cindy Rose, Practice Manager, has over 40 years of business and customer service experience. She is very passionate not only about our patients, but also our clients. Cindy was in the catering industry before joining QVH in March of 2005. Originally from Cleveland Ohio, she moved to Richmond in March of 1987. Cindy enjoys the outdoors, kayaking, a good book, and spending time with family and friends, especially her pets Cappi & Sophie.