Kim Bernat, LVT - Hospital Manager


Kim Bernat has worked in the veterinary field since 1993.

She is a licensed veterinary technician and has worked in many facets including laboratory animal research at Yale, small animal general and emergency medicine, and large animal/equine medicine. Her passion is critical and emergency care. she has an Associate of Science degree in General Studies from Northern Virginia Community College (Sterling, VA) and a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Science Studies from Quinnipiac University (Hamden, CT).

Kim is married 25 years to her husband Michael and they have 2 children, their son, 22, who lives in Seattle, WA and their daughter,18, a senior in high school starting at Virginia Tech this coming fall. Kim and her family relocated to Clarke County, VA in 2017 from Seattle, WA. They have 2 dogs (Rocket a blue heeler and Kona a corgi), 2 cats named Alani and Ferox, 2 horses (both thoroughbreds) named James and Freddie, and a guinea pig named S'mores. Kim grew up competing with her horse in 3-day eventing and is a graduate B member of the United States Pony Clubs.

Now, Kim enjoys spending her free time watching her daughter ride and compete with her horse, as well as traveling and the occasional trail ride.

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