Midbay Veterinary Hospital

4690 Highway 20 E
Niceville, FL 32578

(850)279-6656

www.midbayvet.com

The Staff at Midbay Veterinary Hospital


Natasha Kerth - Practice Manager

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. 

Family brown and white dog

 brown and white dogIn loving memory 2006-2022

brown and white dog 

Brown dogIn loving memory 2009-2023

 


April Perry - Lead Veterinary Nurse

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, 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.

black dog orange cat

black and white dog In loving memory 2013-2022



 

 



Raela York - Senior Veterinary Nurse

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.

black dog black dog 

multi color cat



Stephanie Matlock - Senior Veterinary Nurse

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. 

dog in sweater happy dog



 


 

Riley Gaynor - Senior Veterinary Nurse

 Riley Gaynor - Senior 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.

 floofy dog



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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. 

on the lake jumping horse

Gracies dog Gracies Snake



Katelyn Mihalko - Veterinary Nurse

Katelyn Mihalko - Veterinary Nurse

 Katelyn joined the Midbay team in July of 2022, she previously worked at the Emergency Veterinary Hospital and is such a great addition to our team.  She has a few fur babies at home that she and her husband take care of when she is not here.  Katelyn has a great passion for animals and we are so happy to have her as a part of our team.

 Dog with ball Dog on boat

 



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  Ashley Atkinson - Veterinary Nurse

 Ashley joined the Midbay team in November of 2022, she has previous vet tech experience and we are excited to have her as a part of our team.   She has such great energy with pets and spends her free time with her two rescues and her friends.

Dog on couch Dog on beach


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 Tessa Burke - Veterinary Nurse

 Tessa joined the Midbay team in November of 2022, she has previous vet tech experience and has proved to be a wonderful addition to the team.  She has a great passion for animals and it shows in her work.  She shares her home with her two fuzzy kitties.

Two Orange Cats cat 


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Jarvis - Veterinary Technician

Jarvis joined the Midbay team in June of 2023.  She came to us with some prior experience and has quickly become a great member of the team.  She serves our country in the Army National Guard and spends her free time with her gorgeous Great Dane Jasmine and friends.