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.