Our Doctors

Dr. Marina Siegert

Dr Siegert and Techreceived her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from the University of California at Davis in 1996.  She then completed an internship at the Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic near Sacramento, CA.  The internship program provided one year of intensive training in several specialty areas including Internal Medicine, Surgery, Radiology, and Emergency Medicine.  Dr. Siegert also completed a fellowship at UC Davis in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care.

Originally from Southern California, Dr. Siegert practiced at the VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital, a 30+ doctor facility, for ten years.  There she worked alongside many specialists, assisted in training close to 100 interns, and was the veterinarian for a number of celebrities.  In 2008, she and her husband decided to move their family back to his hometown of Mt. Lebanon, PA.

Dr. Siegert shares her home with her husband, two young children, one dog – Jack, a German Shepherd, three cats – Chicken, Robin Friendly & Pretty Gem Belle, and a bunny named Bailey.  In her free time, she likes to hike and spend time with her family.

Dr. Lauren Smith

Dr. Lauren Smith is originally from Clarion County, PA. She received her undergraduate degree from Pennsylvania State University in 2005 and her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. Dr. Smith is interested in many aspects of veterinary medicine and is excited to join the team at Bethel Park Animal Clinic.  In her free time, Dr. Smith enjoys traveling, running, outdoor activities, and spending time with her two crazy lab mixes, Abby and Tucker.

Dr. Erin Burns

Dr. Lauren Smith grew up just south of Pittsburgh and received her undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2013. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2017 then moved back to Pittsburgh to complete a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at AVETS in Monroeville. After finishing her internship, she moved down to the South Hills to joint the team at Bethel Park Animal Clinic. Outside of the office, Dr. Burns enjoys long distance biking and running, traveling, and hanging out with her two cats Finnegan and Gulliver.

Our Technicians

AmandaAmanda has worked here since 2011. She spends her free time with her husband and son. Jade, her pit bull, still loves getting slipped the occasional treat from the couch.

ChrisBethany started here in 2016. She enjoys working with complex medical cases, and has a soft spot for big, fluffy dogs, particularly Newfoundlands! She has 3 cats and a small dog at home.

ChrisChris has worked in the field for over 20 years. While she loves all of the animals she treats, she has a passion for our feline patients, and identifies with the cat ladies of the world.

When she isn't working, she enjoys crafting, and spending time with her husband and many cats.

KatDawn joined us in 2014, and has worked extensively in the veterinary field before that. She loves (almost) anything with scales, fur, or feathers, but especially loves rottweilers, pitbulls, and senior pets.

She also enjoys horseback riding, cycling, and spending time with her own furbabies.

KelciKelsi earned her undergraduate degree in Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences from Penn State in 2016. She is a member of the Class of 2020 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine.

Kelsi enjoys all areas of veterinary medicine and has a special interest in pathology. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outdoors and skiing during the winter months.

LauraLaura has been a Certified Veterinary Technician since 2012. She has a special interest in exotic pets. When she isn't here, she spends her time with her 4 dogs and a rabbit. She also enjoys reading, sewing, and gardening.

MelanieMelanie has been in the pet care industry for over 15 years. She currently has 2 pitbulls and 2 cats at home. When not caring for animals, she can be found with her family, at church, or in her garden.

MorganMorgan has a special interest in trauma medicine, especially cases that don't involve her crazy dog, Camo.