Veterinarians

  • Deborah S. Roberts, VMD

    Dr. Roberts has been an owner/partner of Nonantum Veterinary Clinic since 1983. 

    She is a 1981 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine and received a Masters in Animal Science from the University of Delaware in 1982.  Dr. Roberts loves the people and variety of challenges in general practice.  She lives with her husband and various pets in Landenberg and has a special interest in land preservation, gardening, and everything to do with her family.

  • Chris Manning, VMD

    Dr. Manning is a 1980 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine.  He has worked with Dr. Roberts since 1990.  His special areas of interest include soft tissue and orthopedic surgery.

     

    Dr. Manning loves analyzing and fixing anything broken or not right, small or large.  He is the President of Backyard Fruit Growers, a 400 member nonprofit educational organization for small growers.  When not tending to fruit trees or his chickens, he enjoys travel with his family, especially to play folk music, and visiting with the folks on neighboring farms.

  • Suzanne Michel, DVM

    Suzanne Michel, DVM is a native of Long Island NY, but a 1983 graduate of Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.  She was an equine veterinarian and surgeon for 12 years, and then transitioned to small animal medicine and surgery after her son was born 20 years ago.

    She has been with Nonantum since 2000 and loves all aspects of medicine and surgery.  Since 2001, Suzanne has been the kennel veterinarian for Canine Partners for Life (www.k94life.org), an assistance dog program in Cochranville, PA where she oversees the health of the dogs in the program.

    Her animal family includes two dogs, Brigalow and Cookie, and tow cats, Nosey and St. Malachi.  Her free time is spent gardening, guitar playing, and swimming with her dogs in the Buck Run Creek!

  • Courtney Rhodes, VMD
  • Rob Teti, DVM

    Rob Teti practices veterinary medicine using a recipe of a pinch of knowledge, a dash of compassion, and a tablespoon of intuition. In addition to traditional Western medicine, he offers Reiki energy work and customized Traditional Chinese Herbal medicine to his clients & patients. 

     
    Although Italian by birth & design, he is ascended from the ancient Egyptian lineage of Teti, the first pharaoh of the sixth dynasty.
     
    Rob has taught English as a second language to Latino migrant farm workers as well as teaching literacy to prisoners in maximum security Pennsylvania institutions. He has also served as a court appointed special advocate (CASA) for the youth of Delaware.
     
    When not at Nonantum, he works full time at Chenoa Manor, a non-profit animal sanctuary & youth-assistance facility he founded in Chester County. Chenoa Manor has been featured in multiple publications such as The Philadelphia Inquirer and has been featured on national television programs such as Wild About Animals & The CBS Evening News.
     
    This 20+ year Buddhist vegan has affinities for lean-bodied, long snouted dogs of the sighthound variety, cats with long hair and flat faces, the music of Erykah Badu, the literature of Toni Morrison, The Young & The Restless, Elizabeth Taylor, and the number twenty-five.
  • Jamie Rhodes, VMD

    We are pleased to announce that Dr. Jamie Rhodes has joined our clinic as of September 2012.  Dr. Rhodes graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.  His experience includes private practice in Newark, Delaware as well as research and teaching with a specialty in pediatrics, genetics, and reproduction.  Most recently, Dr. Rhodes taught Comparative Medicine at Hershey Medical Center as an Assistant Professor.In his free time, Dr. Rhodes enjoys spending time with his wife, Courtney, three daughters, Penny, Annie, and Delia, and his dog Dempsey.