We strive to be the leading veterinary hospital providing the highest quality care to our clients and patients through technology, education, compassion and teamwork.
Our Owners & History
Founded in April 1997, Airpark Animal Hospital is the result of the merger of Kable Animal Hospital that was owned by John Kable, D.V.M. and Bond Street Veterinary Hospital that was owned by Nicholas Herrick, D.V.M. The hospital’s purpose is to provide high quality compassionate care to our patients while providing respect and understanding to our clients.
Airpark Animal Hospital’s history of superior pet care is the result of the high standards the original owners set forth years prior to the inception of Airpark Animal Hospital. The effort to maintain the highest quality facility and staff is put forth by all employees and owners. There are policies and procedures in place to allow Airpark to change and grow while maintaining our position of constant quality care.
Dr. Jonathan Gibson
Dr. Jonathan Gibson was born and raised in Carroll County, having attended Westminster High school. He received an undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College and received his veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, located on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean. He has been practicing at Airpark Animal Hospital since 2004. In his free time, Dr. Gibson enjoys fishing, golf, and lacrosse.
Dr. Lindsay Vanous
Dr. Lindsay Vanous grew up in Ellicott City, MD and graduated from the University of Maryland. She graduated from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine located at Virginia Tech in 2005. Dr. Vanous enjoys watching basketball and football and spends free time with friends and family. She is a devoted fan of the Terps, Hokies and the Ravens. She also likes to go hiking with her pitbull, Corban.
Dr. Jaime Superczynski
Dr. Jaime Superczynski graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Biology in 1998. She then earned her DVM from the Virginia- Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She was an associate in a mixed animal practice in Howard County, MD for five years prior to joining Airpark Animal Hospital in 2007. Dr. Superczynski resides in Southern Carroll County with her husband, 3 children, lab mix, and 3 horses. In her spare time she enjoys snow skiing, horseback riding, traveling, spending time with family and Virginia Tech football.
Dr. Ben Kable
Dr. Ben Kable grew up in Westminster, MD and attended Loyola High School in Towson. He attended Virginia Tech for his undergraduate education before moving to the Caribbean to attend the American University of Antigua. After two years, Dr. Kable transferred to Virginia Tech to complete his final two years of veterinary school at VMRCVM. In his free time, Dr. Kable enjoys blowing glass in his home shop, leisurely industrial design, woodworking, and eating Hoffman’s ice cream.
Dr. Catherine Illuzzi
Dr. Catherine Illuzzi’s love of animals and desire to be a veterinarian started when her family moved to a small farm in New Jersey when she was nine years old. She spent her childhood raising sheep, riding horses and taking care of anything that wandered onto the property. After graduating high school, Dr. Illuzzi attended Loyola College in Baltimore with the intent of going to veterinary school. She then attended Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her clinical year at Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Illuzzi practiced for a year in Fayetteville, North Carolina before starting at Airpark. Her professional interests include animal behavior, diagnostic imaging (especially ultrasonography) and soft tissue surgery. When she is not working, Dr. Illuzzi enjoys cooking, photography, reading and spending time with friends and family.
Katelyn Mazzochette, DVM.
Dr. Katelyn Mazzochette grew up in Annapolis, Maryland and attended Archbishop Spalding High School in Severn, MD. She graduated with a B.S. in Biology from the University of Maryland in 2011 and obtained her DVM from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in May of 2015. She currently resides in Hampstead with her husband, Mark, and their two pets. She enjoys spending time with family and friends and devoting time to her church.
Dr. Laura Owens
Dr. Laura Owens is a native of Carroll County, and graduated from Liberty High School. She received a biology degree at Villa Julie College, and attended the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating from veterinary school in 2009, she lived in Christiansburg, Virginia for four years before moving back to Maryland to be closer to family and friends. She has experience in emergency medicine and surgery, and her professional interests include dentistry, pain management, and internal medicine. She spends her free time with her husband, Ryan, and her two sons, Chase and Luke. She also enjoys gardening and taking care of her myriad of pets.
Dr. Grace Kennedy
Dr. Grace Kennedy was born and raised in Carroll County, graduating from North Carroll High School. She received a degree in Animal Biotechnology and Conservation/Small Animal Science from Delaware Valley College (now University). After working for a year, she then went to St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine on the island of Grenada to get her DVM, finishing her clinical year at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation in January 2019, she matched into a small animal rotating internship located in Bowie, Maryland. Through the internship, she gained experience in surgery, emergency medicine, internal medicine, neurology, oncology and radiology. Her particular interests are in soft tissue surgery and anesthesia/pain management. When not hard at work, she enjoys running, gardening, baking and spending time with family, including her pup, Ryley (not pictured).
Dr. Kristin Marciszewski
Dr. Kristin Marciszewski grew up around Upperco, MD and brought her family pets to Airpark Animal Hospital. She received her B.S. in Biology at UNC Wilmington in 2014 and Masters in Laboratory Animal Science in 2016 at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. She obtained her DVM degree at the Ontario Veterinary College in 2020 in Canada. After graduating veterinary school, she moved to Tampa Florida, practicing at a small animal general practice before moving back to Maryland to be closer to family. She had the opportunity to work alongside a boarded veterinary anesthesiologist in Tampa, enhancing not only skills and knowledge but also a special interest in anesthesia. Her other professional interests include cardiology, reptile medicine, and mental health in the veterinary profession. She is also passionate about making visits to the hospital less stressful for pets, especially our feline patients. Her interests outside of work include playing and writing music, musical theatre, dance, painting, and studying history. She has a cat named Henry and a 12 year old hermit crab named Juan Dixon.
Dr. Margaret Knoll
Dr. Margaret Knoll passed away April 14, 2012. The Airpark family is deeply saddened by the loss, and we will miss her easy smile. Dr. Knoll was very dedicated to her patients care and to educating her clients about their pets. We will greatly miss Dr. Knoll ~ her star will be shining very brightly. If you would like to honor Dr. Knoll’s memory with a charitable donation, you may send it to Virginia Tech (her alma mater), where a scholarship for veterinary students has been created. Please be sure to notate your gift “In Memory of Dr. Margaret A. Knoll” and mail to:
Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc.
Virginia Tech University Development (0336)
University Gateway Center
902 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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