Midbay Veterinary Hospital

4652 Highway 20 E Suite 104
Niceville, FL 32578



The Staff at Midbay Veterinary Hospital

Natasha Kerth - Practice Manager     

Natasha began working as a veterinary technician under Dr. Chapman at the local veterinary emergency clinic in 2014. Midbay Vet Hospital is privileged that she chose to leave her previous day job to come manage the hospital. With over 14 years of veterinary experience, she is a talented addition to the practice and an absolute asset to the doctors, veterinary nurses, and clients that she works with. She has a beautiful daughter, a rambunctious son, a wonderful husband Frank, and a family of four furry dogs. 






Jonathan Scott - Veterinary Nurse, OSHA Compliance Officer     

Jonathan joined the Midbay team in April of 2017. He attended college in Texas studying microbiology and later went on to teach several different programs at a 36,000 square foot interactive science museum that serviced K-12 public and private schools in 5 different states. Jonathan also worked with local news stations to broadcast live science programming to a population of over 250,000 people bi-monthly. He specializes in chemical and operational safety, animal care, and public relations while he trains to become a licensed veterinary technologist.




April Perry - Lead Veterinary Nurse

April joined the Midbay team in April of 2018 and has made herself an invaluable addition to the staff. She specializes in surgery assisting, emergency care, and hospital management. In her free time she enjoys the beautiful beaches, spending time with her animals, and making that cheddah stack.


Alana Evans - Senior Veterinary Nurse

Alana joined the Midbay team in February of 2019 after moving to the area from California. Having over 8 years of experience in veterinary medicine including 4 years experience at a 24-hour specialty emergency veterinary hospital, Alana has become a valuable addition to the Midbay team. Alana specializes in surgical services and emergency care, but when she's not on the clock she can found at the beach or trying new restaurants and is a self proclaimed cat lady. 



Raela York - Senior Veterinary Nurse

Raela joined the Midbay team in June of 2019. She is a dedicated worker with a contagious smile and eager to learn new methods. In her spare time, Raela enjoys sky-diving to the melodies of Tibetan chanting monks, cross-country kombucha brewing, and the Gregorian calendar.


Stephanie Matlock - Senior Veterinary Nurse

Stephanie joined the Midbay staff in February of 2020 and has quickly become an integral part of the team. She is currently working on her bachelors in marine biology and has experience rehabilitating a wide variety of wildlife. Stephanie enjoys wildlife photography, hiking in the great outdoors, and spending her days at the beaches. 


DeAnna Cales - Veterinary Nurse

DeAnna joined the Midaby team in June of 2020. She has a wonderful personality and is expecting her first child next year. She rehabilitated both of her animals and enjoys their company everyday. DeAnna also enjoys singing along with musicals in her spare time. 



Riley Gaynor - Veterinary Nurse

Riley joined Midbay in October of 2020. She is originally from Chicago, Illinois where she worked as a veterinary technician. Riley has 3 dogs currently and has experience with ferrets, hamsters, bunnies, cats, turtles, and guinea pigs. When not at work, Riley likes to workout and play basketball.

Gracie DeGafferelly - Senior Veterinary Nurse

Gracie joined the Midbay family in November of 2020. She has previous veterinary experience and enjoys working with all types of animals. Gracie has become an integral part of the floor staff here at Midbay and is a valuable addition to the hospital. In her spare time Gracie can be found at the beach, riding horses, and taking her dog on hikes. 



Alex Close - Veterinary Nurse


Kyndall Tate - Veterinary Nurse