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Meet Our Team

"The Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood would like to take this opportunity to welcome you, your family, and your family’s special pets to our website. "

As you continue to browse and explore our website, it is our hope that you will learn more about our dedication to animal health. Our practice takes pride in providing the finest quality veterinary medicine and client service possible.

Our goal is to assemble a veterinary health care team committed to providing exceptional client service and veterinary health care.

Dr. Stuart Scheinberg, D.V.M.


Dr. Stuart Scheinberg grew up on a horse farm in upstate New York. He had dreams of becoming a veterinarian since childhood. Growing up on a family farm was a great experience in which his love of animals was cultivated through raising and breeding horses, cattle, rabbits, and even chickens.

Dr. Scheinberg pursued his dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending Cornell University College of Agriculture and obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science in 1988. He went on to the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine where he obtained his D.V.M. in 1994.

In 1994,Dr. Scheinberg started his career in a mixed animal practice in Frederick, Maryland. In 1996 he and his wife, Dr. Cheryl Holmes, followed their dream and opened their own practice in Glenwood, Maryland.

Dr. Cheryl A. Holmes, D.V.M.


Dr. Cheryl Holmes grew up in a small town on the coast of southern Maine. She received her B.S. in Animal Science from Cornell University in 1988, and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Tennessee in 1994. She has a special interest in internal medicine and animal behavior.

Dr. Holmes practices small animal medicine and surgery at the Animal Medical Hospital At Glenwood, which she and her husband, Dr. Stuart Scheinberg, opened in 1996.

She and Dr. Scheinberg also keep busy with their three children, Jacob, Rachel, and Alana. As a family, they enjoy outdoor activities including hiking, camping and boating.

Dr. Alexandra Barnard


Dr. Barnard grew up in Howard County, Maryland. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of Delaware, then obtained her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Pennsylvania. She is thrilled to return to the rolling pastures of the Maryland country side as part of the Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood team. Her special equine interests include lameness and diagnostic imaging, sport horse medicine, podiatry, reproduction, and pathology. In addition, she also has a background working with small ruminants as well as cats and dogs. In her spare time, Dr. Barnard enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying physically active at the gym, helping with local 4-H activities, and most of all spending time with her dogs and miniature mare named Diamond. Dr. Barnard is also an avid sports fan and especially loves to enjoy a great football Sunday during the fall.

Dr. Rachel Hughes D.V.M


Dr. Hughes grew up in Gaithersburg, MD where her love for her family's dog,Sampson, as well as frequent trips to her grandparents' farm in upstate NY sparked her interest in veterinary medicine. She attended UNC-Wilmington for her undergraduate studies in biological sciences, and then went on to veterinary school and graduated with distinction from the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. She is interested in the medicine and surgery of both large and small animals. In her free time, she enjoys outdoor activities such as camping, practicing her golf swing, and hiking with her rescue dog, Moose. She also has two adorable cats names Indi and Chubs.


The Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood believes that providing top quality pet care and customer service is a team effort.

The staff at AMH Glenwood is provided with continuing education on the growing technical advances in veterinary medicine and customer service.

Our veterinary team is a dynamic mix of individuals who come together every day to provide compassionate animal healthcare and client customer service.

Please take a few minutes to meet our staff and review their roles here at the Animal Medical Hospital at Glenwood.

Practice Manager

The Practice Manager works to ensure the standard of quality veterinary care and customer service is maintained throughout the practice.

She directs and plans marketing, social media, financial compliance, hospital policy and procedure.

The Practice Manager is always available to speak with clients to answer any questions and address any concerns.

Client Service Representatives

The Client Service Representative is your first point of contact when calling or coming into our hospital.

They cordially greet all our clients and their pets, schedule patient appointments, educate our clients on wellness care and parasite prevention, place appointment confirmation calls, help clients locate pet food diets, process client payments, and more.



Catherine has been part of the AMH family since July 2012 where she began as an animal caretaker. Catherine’s love and passion for animals has led her to work many roles in the hospital. Along with caretaker, she has been a veterinary technician and has now moved into the important role of a client service representative. In her free time, Catherine enjoys time with her family, hiking, rock climbing and many other outdoor activities.



Veterinary Technicians

Our Veterinary Technicians assist our veterinarians during appointments, procedures, and surgery. They are the extra eyes and ears of our doctors during all aspects of treating and caring for our patients.

Our Veterinary Technicians pride themselves on the care they give every case. They make sure that each client and their pets are comfortable during their visit to our hospital. In addition to the care and quality attention they provide each visitor to our exam rooms, they are continuously expanding their education on a medical and surgical level to bring you and your pets cutting edge knowledge in the ever-expanding field of medicine.



Emily was born and raised in Howard County Maryland, where she lives on her grandparents' 88 acre farm. Her passion and love for animals led her to begin working at AMH in high school; a career choice that suited her so well that she has been with this practice for 14 years and counting! Emily feels very blessed to be part of such a caring team of doctors, staff and clients at AMH.

When Emily is not working at AMH, she enjoys spending time with her family. She deeply loves her pets, which include two dogs ("Rusty" and "Whitey"), two cats ("Gizmo" and "Grinchy"), two horses ("Scarlett" and "Blaze"), two donkeys ("Ears" and "Lady"), and 12 goats, her favorite of which is "Fidey". When Emily is not occupied with her family and pets, she loves to shop and watch her favorite football team, the Baltimore Ravens.



Kari started with the practice in September of 2007 as our large animal technician. Her passion for horses and being outside led her to seek a job position where she can care for and come into contact with horses on a daily basis. Kari also enjoys being a part of the small animal side of our practice. Interacting with clients and their pets and sharing in the joy that these furry friends provide is a highlight of every day.

When not working, Kari enjoys riding her two horses, "Hank" and "Onyx". She also enjoys hiking with her husband and two dogs, "River", a German Wirehaired Pointer, and "Dixie", a Catahoula Leopard Dog.



Kaitlyn joined the AMH family in 2012 as a kennel technician. Since starting at AMH, Kaitlyn has filled the roles as a client service representative and a kennel technician. She has expanded her knowledge and grown within the practice to include being one of our large animal technicians, while working in the hospital as a small animal technician, as well. Kaitlyn is extremely busy outside of AMH attending college and riding her horse. She is very horse savvy and enjoys every minute she can spend with them.



Chelsi was born and raised in Frederick County, Maryland. She earned an Associates degree at Frederick Community College before transferring to Stevenson University where she completed a Bachelors degree in Psychology. During her time at Stevenson, Chelsi followed her passion for animals, completing an internship at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore and working at a small emergency practice.

After graduation, Chelsi moved to South Jersey and began working as a technician at Mount Laurel Animal Hospital, a veterinary hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and general practice that includes exotic and large animals. She loved working with animals of all species and the dynamic experience in different fields of veterinary medicine.

After spending five years in New Jersey, Chelsi recently moved home to Frederick with her husband and high school sweetheart, Ryan. Since beginning employment with AMH and working closely with the Howard County Humane Society here, she was allowed the honor of adopting a wonderful pet in need from the Humane Society. Chelsi and Ryan are proud new parents of "Ogden", a 1 year old Mixed Breed gentleman. In her free time, Chelsi loves to travel the world and is an avid Orioles and Ravens fan.

Technician Assistants

Technician Assistants help the Veterinary Technicians by prepping for surgery, handling supplies, cleaning and sterilizing instruments, and transporting patients from the operating room to the recovery ward.

Technician Assistants work directly with the Animal Caregivers to ensure that the hospitalized patients and the boarding animals are comfortable and well taken care of.



Sonni has been a staple in the AMH family for 16 years. She is always bright and cheerful and takes her passion for caring for animals to the next level every day. She is responsible for anything from assisting in surgery to caring for our boarding animals on a daily basis. Sonni is married to her husband David and together they have a son named Sean. The family owns 3 cats named "CC", "Eli" and "Angel". In Sonni's spare time, she is extremely active with her second family called "Boom Shake". Sonni teaches exercise classes ranging from aerobics- to zumba-type workouts and is a bright shining light every where she goes.

Animal Caretakers

Our Animal Caretakers perform a variety of duties to assure that the animals in the hospital are well cared for. Their responsibilities range from feeding and exercising the animals to maintaining the cleanliness of the hospital and the outside perimeter.

Each member is committed to the care of all animals in the hospital. They show compassion and strong attention to detail when caring for each and every animal inside our walls.



Alaina was born and raised in Carroll County, Maryland. Ever since she was little she has had a deep passion and love for animals. Alaina's entire life has revolved around animals in some way. When Alaina was 14, her first job was walking dogs, feeding cats and dogs, bathing animals, etc. Alaina has always had some type of animal in her house, whether it's a dog, cat, fish, guinea pig, or a hermit crab. Currently, Alaina has 6 dogs; "Cuda", "Smidgen", "Kanga", "Jaivyn", "Bam", and "Pug". She also has two guinea pigs, "Tidbit" and "Dash". Since being employed at AMH, Alaina has cultivated her future to include furthering her education in animal care. She feels the staff here at AMH is amazing and everyone has been so nice and helpful, she admits that we really are a team. Alaina feels lucky to be a part of the amazing care we provide to all of the animals we come in contact with. Alaina loves going on hikes and walks with her dogs, (not all at once, of course!) and enjoys being outdoors. In her free time, Alaina loves spending time with friends and family.

New patients receive $25 off their first visit.

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Animal Medical Hospital Glenwood


From our happy pet owners

  • ""It's nice to be taken care of by such an amazing team! Personalized care by caring staff!""
    Terri / Glenwood, MD

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