Amber Strege, DVM
Dr. Strege has been at Sterling since 2012. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology from UVA-Wise and her DVM from Virginia Tech. She currently lives in Ashburn, VA with her husband Brett and their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Frankie. Her special interests are preventive care and surgery. She wanted to become a veterinarian because she has always had a love for animals, and was comforted by their unconditional love as a child when times were rough.
Richard Trisotto, DVM
Dr. Richard Trisotto is from New Jersey, and has been with Banfield since 2010 and at Sterling since 2013. He received his Bachelor of Science from Florida State University and his DVM from St. George's. He currently lives in Herndon, VA with his pit bull, Butters. In his free time, he enjoys playing goalie in ice hockey and soccer, hiking and traveling. He is also interested in computers and photography. His veterinary interests are soft tissue surgery, orthopedics and reptile and small mammal exotic medicine.
Joana Obering started with Banfield in 2010, and came to the Sterling location in 2014. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry from Christopher Newport University. She lives in Leesburg, VA with her husband, Paul. They share their home with three dogs named Taz, Ella and Aubrie, their cat named Sophie, their turtle named Henri, their hedgehog named Velvet, and their bearded dragon named Spyro. Joana wanted to become a practice manager so she could ensure both pets and their owners have a wonderful experience at every single veterinarian visit. Her professional interests include educating people on and spreading her passion about preventive care, training, motivating and developing people to be the best employees that they can be. Joana's personal interests include soccer, gardening, horse racing, boating, traveling, visiting wineries and walks/hikes with the dogs.
Megan Kilduff, DVM
I received my Bachelor of Science in animal science from the University of Massachuesetts at Amherst in 2002. I received my DVM from Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences in 2006. My areas of interest in veterinary medicine are dentistry, small animal internal medicine and preventive care. I enjoy reading and traveling in my spare time, and I wanted to be a veterinarian because I believe wholeheartedly that pets make our lives better. I enjoy being able to help those who cannot speak for or help themselves, and I like that by doing this I can make people's lives better as well. My mission is to keep pets happy, healthy and with their families for as long as possible. Dr. Kilduff has been working at the Sterling location since 2010. She lives in Ashburn with her husband, David, their beagle, Baxter and their kitty, Felix. Dr. Kilduff enjoys reading, watching television, traveling, visiting wineries and cooking.
Jodie Stowell, DVM
Dr. Jodie Stowell graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Her areas of interest include ophthalmology and reptile exotic medicine. During her free time, Dr. Stowell enjoys eventing, reading and hiking. She has four horses named Comet, Fever, Roogar and Byrd and one bearded dragon named Squishy.
Megan Dolese, DVM
Coming from Cleveland, OH, Dr. Megan Dolese has been a veterinarian at Sterling for eight years. She received her Bachelor of Science as well as her DVM from Louisiana State University. She lives in Luckettsville, VA with her husband, Chris and their two children, Sydney and Connor. They share their home with their boxer mix, Rosie and their boxer, Ginger. In her spare time, Dr. Dolese enjoys being outside, hiking, rollerblading and playing with her kids. She wanted to be a veterinarian because as a child, seeing her guinea pig give birth was an exciting experience, and immediately made her want to work with animals when she grew up.
Liz Ferguson, DVM
Dr. Liz Ferguson started in Sterling in 2012. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology/Zoology from Towson University and her DVM from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She wanted to become a veterinarian because she wanted to take care of animals and their owners. Her areas of interests include oncology, clinical pathology and internal medicine. She lives with her husband, Greg in Aldie, VA. She shares her home with two pit bull mixes named Gretchen and Kaylie, and two cats named Crookshanks and Daphne.