Meet Our Team

Meet Our Team

Our goal at Hill Creek is to serve you efficiently, courteously, and warmly while bringing your pet the best possible medical treatment and evaluation. Our attentive and compassionate staff is at the heart of your pet’s care. We have assembled a very special and talented group!

Dr. Bonnie Ammerman
Veterinarian
Hi! I’m Dr. Bonnie Ammerman…most people just call me Dr. Bonnie. I graduated from NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. My previous schooling included undergraduate studies in psychology at Duke University and post grad studies at NCSU in immmunology. My first 5 years as a veterinarian I was at a mixed animal practice in Sanford NC, working with everything from dogs and cats to cows and sheep and llamas and ostriches and even a 10 ft long Burmese Python! I started Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital with Pat Pagel in 1997 to provide progressive and compassionate small animal veterinary care to Chatham County. Since then we have been honored to see many clients and pets from all over the Triangle area. I also work with the Chatham County Health Department, previously as a member of the Board of Health, and more recently as the contract veterinarian for Chatham County Animal Services. My interests in veterinary medicine are varied, but internal medicine and client education are high on the list of my favorites. My outside interests include cooking, music and music marketing, 3-D modeling design, and the study of the effects of modern technology on society and evolution. I live in Siler City with my dog Fiona, my cat Merlot, and my 2 horses, Dougie and Max.
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Dr. Lydia Scheidler
Veterinarian
I graduated from Tufts Veterinary School in Boston, Massachusetts in 2011. After practicing in Boston for three years, I moved to North Carolina to be closer to family and enjoy some warmer weather. My special interests in veterinary medicine include geriatric pets, pain management, internal medicine and reducing patient stress during veterinary visits. Beginning in June 2015, I will be certified in Small Animal Acupuncture via the Chi Institute in Florida and will be bringing the benefits of Acupuncture to the patients at Hill Creek. I live here in Chatham County with my husband, Pit-bull/Lab mix Rudy, and tortoise-shell cat Pinja. My husband and I aspire to build a small home and family farm in the area.
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Dr. Cindy Jones
Veterinarian
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Stephanie Clark
Registered Veterinary Technician & Practice Manager
I live on a small farm here in Chatham County with my husband Mark and a variety of dogs, cats, cows, and horses. I am blessed to have two wonderful sons, Chris & Seth. I graduated from the CCCC Veterinary Medical Technology program in ‘88 and went on to earn a B.S. in Veterinary Medical Technology from Campbell University. My work experience has included both large & small animal medicine, shelter medicine,and rescue. I’ve been a part of Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital since it opened in ‘98 and moved into the role of Practice Manager in January 2014. I’m proud of the quality of medicine and the compassionate care that our Hill Creek team brings to the community. When I’m not at Hill Creek utilizing my RVT training or managing the details of the practice, I spend my free time horse back riding or boating with my amazing family and friends.
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Jennifer Raymond
Registered Veterinary Technician
I grew up in Chapel Hill and currently live in Alamance County with my husband Matthew and our twin boys Gavin & Thomas. I earned a BS in Communications and Advertising from Appalachian State University and am a 2003 graduate of the Veterinary Medical Technology program at Central Carolina Community College in Sanford. I started at Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital in 2001 while attending the Vet Tech program. I have 2 cats, Turtle & Oliver. When I’m not at Hill Creek I enjoy spending time with my family.
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Samantha Medley
Veterinary Assistant
I was born and raised in Carolina Beach before moving to Alamance County where I currently reside with my boyfriend, our 2 dogs, Benjamin the St. Bernard, and Anneliese the red-nosed pitbull terrier, and our orange tabby cat, Khari. I came to Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital with 4 years of experience at an emergency veterinary clinic. I am currently enrolled at Central Carolina Community College for pre-nursing with an aspiration of becoming a certified registered nurse anesthesiologist. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my boyfriend and our house full of critters, as well as going to the zoo, aquarium, and museums.
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Hannah Lee
Veterinary Assistant
I’m a Chapel Hill native and a Carolina Fan. I have a degree in Spanish but decided that Veterinary Medicine is my passion. I’m hoping to pursue a Registered Veterinary Technician degree in the near future. I have three cats but I love dogs just the same! My other interests include cooking and traveling. My favorite trip was volunteering at a vet clinic and animal rescue in Thailand. One of my biggest dreams is to return to Thailand one day with a Veterinary Technician degree and volunteer at an elephant sanctuary to learn elephant care and health.
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Kristy Davis
Veterinary Receptionist
I joined the Hill Creek team in August 2014 and can truly say I love my job. I have previous experience as a Veterinary Assistant and as a Customer Service Representative. I currently live in Sanford with my family which includes Stella, our three legged lab mix and Trinkett, our hound mix. In my free time I enjoy spending time with my family and reading.
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Susan Joyce
Veterinary Receptionist
I am originally from England and worked with show jumpers and event horses before I got married. We moved to South Carolina from England in 2001 where I worked as both a Vet Assistant and Receptionist. Both of my sons are married and live in the Raleigh area so in June of 2015 we decided to move one more time. My husband is retired from the Air Force after 22 years and we now live in Apex with our three dogs, two of which are rescues. I’ve been with Hill Creek Veterinary Hospital as a part time Receptionist since August of 2015.
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Jessica Jones
Veterinary Receptionist
My name is Jessica and I started at Hill Creek in September 2014 . I grew up in Silk Hope but moved away in 2009 to attend school. I spent a few fun years working at a Dog Daycare, as a playroom attendant and a lodging specialist. Then experienced a couple life changing years working with Animal Control, as a Shelter Attendant. Afterwards, I worked as a veterinary assistant before moving back to Chatham County and becoming a receptionist at Hill Creek. I am very happy to be back in the area and to be close to family again. I currently live in Siler City with my boyfriend and our house full of critters. We have two spoiled Boxers and 4 crazy cats that keep us constantly entertained. In my spare time I enjoy playing with my dogs and watching tv.
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Testimonials

  • The care shown to my family and our beloved elderly dog was above and beyond expectations. I couldn't have asked for a better staff to care for us.

    Katie Chastain
  • Hill Creek Vet. and their wonderful, patient staff is beyond awesome.

    Gail Pederson
  • Hill Creek Vets and staff are awesome! They have always taken great care of our three dogs. I would recommend them without reservation.

    Melinda Goodwin
  • They treated our fur baby great! We were kept updated and advised of our pet's progress and instructed well for her healing after her treatment!

    Margaret Kirkman
  • We love Dr. Cindy. She truly cares about her patients and I don't know what we would do without her taking care of our Abby!

    Dena Graham
  • Wonderful, caring group of professionals. My first visit and will continue to take my dog there. She is in great hands. Five star treatment.

    Ellen Roby
  • I have been bringing my fur babies here since 2002. They are so compassionate....like family.

    Roberta Cole
  • Very nice people who obviously love animals. They make even scared animals feel comfortable.

    Debbie White Miller