Meet the Team

Dr. Karen Hamilton

Dr. Karen Hamilton graduated from the University of Maryland in 1985. In 1990, she received her degree from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She excels in the areas of veterinary surgical procedures, emergency care, and physical rehabilitation.

Dr. Hamilton has been the top doctor at Noah's Ark Veterinary and Boarding Resort for the past 8 years. She graduated summa cum laude and has been practicing veterinary medicine for over 25 years.

She currently lives on a farm in the Annapolis area with a variety of animals, including

5 horses, 6 dogs, 4 cats, and 8 chickens. She's truly an animal lover!

Dr. Rebekah Sims

Dr. Rebekah Sims graduated from Texas A&M in 1996 with a BS in Biochemistry.  She received a BS in Veterinary Medicine in 1998.  After a short break from undergraduate education, she pursued vet school at Texas A&M and graduated with a DVM in 2002. Her area of expertise is medicine with a focus on preventative care.  Dr. Sims' goal is to prevent chronic diseases by finding and addressing medical problems before they appear clinically. 

After graduation, she moved to the Annapolis area and worked with Dr. Hamilton for several years early in her career. In November of 2019, Dr. Sims joined our team at Annapolis Veterinary and Wellness. 

Her hobbies conclude sewing (especially heirloom sewing), hiking, spending time with her family and working out.  Dr. Sims started distance running in 2019 and competed in several races that year beginning with the Annapolis Ten Miler and Charles Street Twelve, culminating in three half marathons!!

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