Dr. Jenifer Wieneke was born and raised in Cold Spring, Kentucky. She attended Northern Kentucky University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1997. After college, she worked as a business manager for a local Urology practice but knew that veterinary medicine was her lifelong passion. She went back to school and attended Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 2006. After graduation, she returned home to work in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky as a small animal veterinarian. She joined East Hills Veterinary Clinic in February 2012.
Dr. Wieneke is a member of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association, the Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association, and American Veterinary Medical Association, where she has been a speaker at their annual national conference. Her veterinary interests include all aspects of feline practice, internal medicine and soft tissue surgery.
In her spare time, she volunteers her time for the SPCA Cincinnati’s Fur Ball and for a local basketball tournament which benefits her high school. She has a rambunctious 8 year old son, whom she tries to keep up with the help of Jeff, her husband of 19 years. She has lovable 3 dogs that she has adopted from various shelters. Her hobbies include reading, spending time with her family, shopping, and playing softball.
Dr. Kelly Gersch
Dr. Kelly Gersch is very excited to join the East Hills Family. She grew up in the Eastgate area of Cincinnati. After graduating from Glen Este High School she attended Northern Kentucky University and graduated with a Bachelors’ degree in Biology. Dr. Gersch worked at several veterinary clinics in the area and Ethicon Endo-Surgery before heading back to school at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine where she recently graduated.
Dr. Gersch lives in Dayton, KY with her husband Matthew and three dogs Ruby, Nora and Marley. While not in the clinic Dr. Gersch enjoys restoration work on her home, exploring all of the new breweries and eateries of the Tri-state and hiking Kentucky with Matt and the girls.
Head Veterinary Technician
Amanda is one of our Veterinary Technicians; she graduated from UC Raymond Walters in 1999. She worked in Internal Medicine after graduation and has been with EHVC since 2008. Amanda is married, has one human child and 2 four-legged children; a cat Ahsoka, and a dog named Zip. She enjoys supporting The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) by raising funds to cure blood cancers with Team In Training. She, friends and family walk/run in the Flying Pig every year to help LLS. She enjoys playing soccer, bike rides with her son and cheering him on during soccer and basketball.
Cindy joined East Hills as an RVT in November, 2012. She is a 2002 graduate of Columbus State Community College with a degree in Veterinary Technology. She spends her free time taking long walks on the Loveland Bike Trail and playing indoor and outdoor volleyball. She has a three-legged dog, and two cats- one of which also has three legs. She loves all animals, but especially enjoys the challenge and reward of working with cats.
Kristin is our Receptionist extraordinaire! She joined EHVC in 2013, with several years experience already under her belt, and is currently working on her Veterinary Technology degree. Her 4-legged kids consist of 1 dog, 3 cats and 2 new kittens! She enjoys supporting the Susan G. Komen foundation through various events and participating in the Race for the Cure!
Dr. Michael Crago
Meet Dr. Michael Crago, new associate veterinarian at East Hills Veterinary Hospital!
Dr. Crago grew up near Clarksville, Ohio, not terribly far from Loveland. After high school, he attended Michigan State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in biochemistry. Dr. Crago then went on to graduate from the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. His professional interests include animal behavior, increasing pet comfort here at the clinic, and pharmacy law.
While at Ohio State, Dr. Crago met his wife Laura who is also a veterinarian. Their fur family includes Double Down the greyhound, Sir Hershel Philharmonic Squire of Derpington the cocker spaniel, and Queen Elizabeth Peach of Georgia the long hair orange tabby. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Crago has more interests than time. These include exploring state parks, diving into good stories, tabletop games, and basic coding.
Sara, our new smiling face at the front desk has always loved animals and is excited to play a roll in their care at East Hills! She comes to veterinary medicine from the human medicine world. Sara enjoys traveling, kayaking, local dining venues and frequent cuddles with her sweet petite 17 year old cat, Sadie.