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Meet Our Doctors

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.