Samuel Martinez, DVM, Owner/Veterinarian
University of Maryland
Undergraduate Degree, Animal Science
St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Martinez previously worked for Ashburn Village Animal Hospital in Ashburn, Va, Banfield Pet Hospital in Alexandria, VA. He has a special interest in internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Samuel was born in Nicaraugua and is the father of four teenagers. He has two dogs (Junior & Dumpling) and a cat named John. He enjoys spending time with his kids, running, target shooting, fishing, & cooking for family and friends.
Our Clinic Staff
Virginia Martinez, Owner/Manager of Operations
Undergraduate Degree, B.A.
Virginia Martinez, wife of Dr. Martinez, was born in Alexandria, VA. She is the proud mother of four teenagers. Her previous companion animal work experience was as owner/operator of a successful pet-sitting business in Falls Church, VA. Her favorite things to do are walking her dogs, hiking, skiing, & trying new restaurants with her family.
Stacey Shurtliff, Licensed Veterinary Technician
NVCC, Summa Cum Laude
Associate of Applied Science, Veterinary Technology
Stacey came to us after working over a decade in a surgery specialty practice. She has worked for 19 years in small animal medicine and emergency. Stacey is the proud owner of 3 beautiful white cats. She’s knowledgeable, reliable, and compassionate. Stacey enjoys volunteering at her local church and rooting for the Nationals, go Nats!
Barbara Villegas, Lead Customer Service Representative
Barbara Villegas is our Customer Service Representative. She is currently a Senior at Osbourn High School in Manassas City. She has a special interest in mathematics and technology. Barbara would like to be veterinarian one day. She is fluent in Spanish. She was born in Mexico but lived most of her life in Manassas. Since she was young, she has loved being around animals, big and small. Barbara loves helping others and caring for animals. She enjoys listening to music and taking walks through the park during her free time.
Samantha Martinez, Customer Service Representative
Samantha Martinez is our Customer Service Representative. She is currently a Senior at Osbourn High School in Manassas City. She has a special interest in Oceanography and Marine Biology. She was born in Washington, D.C. but lived most of her life in Virginia. She has always cared for all creatures, even the tiniest ones. She enjoys the outdoors and doing adventurous things.
Heather Klipp, Customer Service Representative
For the past 12 years, Heather and her husband Chris have called Old Towne Manassas their home. Together they give thanks for the opportunity they’ve been given to serve and engage in their local community with their 5 children. Through their local church body, their homeschooling adventures, their 3 crazy pups, and now—a role for Heather at OTVC—they keep busy, but life is full, and life is good!
Regina Martinez, Veterinary Assistant & Representative
Regina Martinez is a Veterinary Assistant & CSR. She is currently a Sophomore in Animal Science at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. On her breaks from school she works at the clinic. She has a special interest in reptiles and sheep. She was born in Washington, DC but lived most of her life in Virginia. She enjoys knitting, watercolor painting, and hiking.
Sela Cooper, Clinic Assistant
Sela Cooper is our Clinic Assistant. She is currently majoring in Biology with a possible minor in Computational Data Science. Her favorite animal is the whale shark, amplifying her strong interest in aquatic veterinary medicine and marine life. She joined OTVC In December of 2018. In her free time, Sela enjoys boxing, music and appreciating nature.
“I’m grateful for the wonderful team at OTVC and the opportunity to be a part of it!”
Liberty University – Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning 2019