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Dr. Michael Alt, our Chief of Staff, is a native of Northern Virginia, who graduated from the prestigious Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended Virginia Tech and was admitted to the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine after only three years of undergraduate study, earning his DVM degree in 2001.

Dr. Patty Carcamo grew up and currently resides in Fairfax, Virginia. However, she spent four wonderful years in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where she rescued a ten-day old kitten. She received both her undergraduate degree and her DVM degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining the Burke Veterinary Clinic team, Dr. Carcamo practiced Ithaca, New York, Vestal, New York, and Burke, Virginia. Her special interests include surgery, dermatology, and end of life care.

Outside of work, Dr. Carcamo enjoys cooking and baking, spending time with family, traveling, and photography. It was her dream to be a veterinarian since she was eight years old. She also has three rescue pets, one dog and two cats.