David Beste, VMD

Dr. Beste established MVH in 1982 and he is the medical director and lead veterinarian at Middletown Veterinary Hospital. Dr. Beste earned his Veterinary degree (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania. He has a menagerie of pets including his dog Leroy, who was awarded the DVMA Animal Hero Award recipient for countless blood donations to help canine patients here at Middletown Vet!

Some of Dr. Beste’s hobbies include horseback riding, genealogy, and kayaking! He is also a former English Bulldog Breeder.

Heather Coleman, DVM

Dr. Coleman is one of our Emergency Veterinarians. She earned her Veterinary Degree from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She has one dog Peanut aka “dorkie” which is a dachshund, Yorkie mix) and 2 Calico kittens named Thelma and Louise! Some of Dr. Coleman’s hobbies include baking, hiking, and playing with her dogs and kittens!

Matthew Jones, DVM

Dr. Jones earned his Veterinary Degree from Ross University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. He enjoys taking a day to go fishing in his spare time. Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with his 6 year old chocolate lab who is named Ripken.

Laurence Clarke Cushing, VMD

Dr. Cushing earned his Veterinary Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. He also hold a certification in Clinical Integrative Canine Rehabilitation. He has several pets, including a Search and Rescue dog, and  a Quarter Horse named Callie. Some of Dr. Cushing’s hobbies include hiking, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Amber Galloway, DVM

Dr. Galloway earned her Veterinary Degree from North Carolina State University. She has several pets and her hobbies include raising sheep, goats, hogs, and hanging out with 4 retired horses. She also loves Disney, which is her most favorite place.

Johnny Weiss, DVM

Dr. Johnny started his career at MVH working in the kennels when he was 12 years old, not that he had much choice being the son of Dr. Beste! What started as a first job, blossomed into a passion for veterinary med in providing high quality compassionate care to the furry members of your family. Dr. Johnny graduated from Ross U in the sunny Caribbean but completed his clinical studies in snowy Minnesota. He enjoys spending time with his coconut retriever, Jyn, and cat Spidey. His family has recently expanded to include two island kitties and a roadside rescue pup, owned by his fiancé, Dr. Rose. In their spare time, they enjoy birdwatching, wildlife photography, board games, and spending time together in their Maryland home.



Emillie Rose,  DVM

Dr. Rose is originally from Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in St. Kitts, where she met her fiancé, Dr. Johnny. Dr. Rose completed her clinical training at the University of Illinois. She is a member of the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (AEMV), and Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians (ARAV). Dr. Rose is currently serving as a New Castle County Representative and Scholarship Review Committee Member for the Delaware Veterinary Medical Association (DVMA). In her free time, she enjoys yoga, birdwatching, and spending time with her fiancé and menagerie of pets.

Meghan Desgroseilliers,  DVM

Dr. Meg is a proud graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her clinical training at Louisiana State University, and has a special interest in emergency medicine. Ella and Vinny are her two cats, and she also has a Rottweiler mix named Teddy.  Dr. Meg enjoys travelling, cooking, spending time with family and friends, and being at the beach!

Charlie Jackson,  DVM

Dr. Jackson is a proud graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She joined our team in 2022. Dr. Jackson loves her dog Apollo and time spent travelling with friends and loved ones!

Marissa Holfester, DVM

Dr. Holfester is originally from New York. She graduated from Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine in Arizona. After graduation, she decided to continue her education by completing a small animal rotating internship at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Dr. Holfester has a special interest in soft tissue surgery as well as shelter medicine and loves to volunteer at local HQHV clinics when she is able. She has even participated in sterilization and rabies clinics in Africa! Dr. Holfester is a new resident to the Delmarva area along with her significant other Kevin who is a veterinarian as well! They have quite the menagerie of animals at home including 5 dogs, a cat and 2 horses.