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  • Christina Vittoria, DVM

    Dr. Vittoria began working for Willow Creek in 2002. After graduating from the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University in 2000, she completed a one-year large animal internship at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Currently, Dr. Vittoria authors the column Ask the Horse Doctor in the Berks Country portion of the Reading Eagle newspaper every Wednesday. In addition to writing about horses and other farm critters, she enjoys craft beer and spending time with her cats and dog Eddie.

  • Travis Boston DVM

    Dr. Boston graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. Prior to joining Willow Creek in 2007, he worked as an equine veterinarian in Colorado and Maryland. His professional interests include equine dentistry and podiatry. He has extensive training in advanced dentistry and worked closely with two experts in the field, Dr.s Edward Earley and Jack Easley.  When he's not taking care of patients, Dr. Boston enjoys playing racquetball and spending time with his wife and three young children.

  • Kendra Fake, VMD

    Dr. Kendra Fake graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 after specializing in equine medicine. She has recently completed a rotating internship at Rhinebeck Equine in New York, where she gained a year of clinical experience in both an ambulatory and referral hospital setting. Before veterinary school, she went to undergrad in her home state at The University of Maine in Orono. Dr. Fake enjoys equine reproduction and neonatology, as well as preventative medicine. When she's not caring for horses, she loves spending time hiking with her husband and their dog, Kaiser!

  • Kiki Mullikin, DVM

    Dr. Mullikin grew up in Pottstown showing Airedale terriers and taking care of her neighbor’s horses. She completed her undergraduate degree in Veterinary Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University. In her spare time, she competed with the club track team, served as a resident assistant, and worked in a research lab studying T cell immunity. She then went to Cornell University to earn her DVM in 2019. During her time at Cornell, she worked as a technician in the Equine and Farm Animal Hospital and coordinated student employees for the New York State Veterinary Conference. She has spent the past two years working at a mixed animal practice in western Pennsylvania. There she developed her interests in equine dentistry and internal medicine, as well as small ruminant parasitology.  She is excited to be returning to Berks County to serve the people and animals at WCEVS. In her free time, Dr. Mullikin enjoys hiking with her two Airedales, Ghrelin and Gozer, running, and skiing. 

  • Amanda Deitch

    Amanda attended Millersville University, and was lucky enough to be involved in horses from a very young age. Amanda has an extensive background as a veterinary technician in both large and small animal settings. When not at work she spends as much time as possible at the barn with her OTTB More Veggies, and in the Florida Keys.

  • Sarah Gaston

    Moving here from New Jersey, Sarah started working as on of our full time assistants in July 2018. She has 15+ years of equine experience and before moving to Pennsylvania, she was riding every day, whenever she could. Other hobbies include photography and going jogging. She loves being on the road with the Doctors and learning something new every day. For her, being part of a group of people who share the same love for animals, especially horses, is very rewarding.

  • Nancy Gelsinger

    Nancy is one of our office staff, responsible for all of our purchasing accounts and billing. If you call our office, Nancy is one of the people you are most likely to speak with! She has worked with us for the last 35 years and has stayed on as the clinic has gone through many changes. She enjoys volunteering with her church and mowing her lawn in the summer.

  • Jennifer Younglas

    Jen joined our team February 2015. She is an integral part of our office staff, managing scheduling, lab submissions, and keeping us organized. There are also times when she will assist the doctors on the road. If you call the office, she will be the one frequently answering your questions and scheduling your appointments. Jen enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters. She also has a passion for Percheron horses which she raises and shows.