Dr.Campfield_FinalAsia Campfield, DVM  Co-Owner of Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Clarendon

Dr. Siudak-Campfield, Co-Owner, is a graduate of the University Of Wisconsin School Of Veterinary Medicine.  She was born and raised in Malbork, Poland.  She also has a master’s degree in oceanography from studying in Poland and Denmark.  Dr. Campfield’s interests include feline medicine, dermatology, internal medicine, and soft tissue surgery.  In her free time, she enjoys travel, skiing, and hiking.  She currently lives in Falls Church with her husband, a daughter and a son, and their two cats Louis and Rudi.


Jeffery Newman, DVM Co-owner of Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Clarendon

Dr. Newman, Co-Owner, is a graduate from the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University in 1992. He has practiced veterinary medicine in Georgia, Nevada, and in Virginia. His interests include emergency medicine, surgery, and shelter medicine. He and his wife, Michelle, have three children: a daughter, Virginia, and twins, Elisabeth and Jack. His extended family consists of two dogs: Honeysuckle and Daisy May; three cats: Three, Tangerine, and Kip; two Guinea pigs: Nonie and Milkshake; and bird: Spencer; and a horse: Charlie.

Dr. Newman is the immediate past president of the VVMA, an advisor for the NOVA Veterinary Technician Program, Vice President of the Loudoun Community Cat Coalition, board member of the Friends of Loudoun County Animal Services, and President of CHASE (Caring Hands Animal Support and Education).

Michelle Vitulli, DVM Co-Owner of Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Clarendon

Dr. Michelle Vitulli, founder, and owner of Caring Hands Animal Hospital, Inc in Centreville, Virginia, is a 1991 graduate of Cornell University, College of Veterinary Medicine.  Dr. Vitulli is a co-owner of 7 other Caring Hands locations, Arlington which opened in 2002, Bristow, which opened in 2005, Ashburn which opened in 2007, Alexandria, which opened in 2012, Merrifield, which opened in 2014, Rockville which opened in 2015, Clarendon which opened in 2016, and a location in Aventura, FL in 2017.  She has interests in cardiology, internal medicine and surgery, and preventive care for senior pets. Dr. Vitulli, and her husband Bob have three children, Daniel, Julia and Anna, a dog named Harley, and three cats named Dewey, Little Bear, and Aslan.

Dr.Murphy_FinalKaren Murphy, DVM Co-owner of Caring Hands Animal Hospital of Clarendon

Dr. Murphy, Co-Owner, is a graduate of Auburn University.  She did a post-graduate internship at Angel Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston, MA.  She practiced in North Carolina’s Piedmont region for 5 years before joining Caring Hands Animal Hospital. She has been a part of the Caring Hands family for over 10 years beginning at our Centreville office for 5 years and then opening the Bristow location in 2005. Her interests in include preventative medicine, internal medicine, surgery, and ultrasound

Emily Thornton, DVM

Dr. Thornton, associate veterinarian, graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine after getting her bachelors degree from Virginia Tech.  Dr. Thornton recently moved to Arlington after spending 2 years working at a small animal practice in southeast West Virginia. She grew up in northern Virginia and moved back to be closer to friends and family. Her special interests include cytology and internal medicine. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, watching movies, and spending time at the dog park with her rescue dog, Olive. 

Kathleen Olsen, DVM

Dr. Kathleen Olsen, associate veterinarian, earned both her undergraduate and veterinary degrees from Cornell University. During her time at Cornell, she taught courses in Comparative Anatomy, Inorganic Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry, and completed several research papers on canine growth disorders. After graduating from veterinary school, she completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery in Michigan and then worked in a private small animal practice in Seattle for several years. Since moving back to the east coast in 2000, she has worked in three of the local referral centers, practicing  Emergency and Critical Care Medicine.  She teaches high school classes in Veterinary Science to local homeschooled teens.  Dr. Olsen lives in Centreville with a teenage daughter whom she homeschools, and Nigel, their Cavalier King Charles Spaniel.   In her spare time, Dr. Olsen and her daughter love to travel, rock climb, and play tennis.

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