Our Veterinarians

Dr. Rob Kartes

Dr. Kartes graduated in 1986 from the University of Guelph. He worked in emergency medicine and surgery for 3 years prior to relocating to Barrhaven and Manotick and becoming a partner in 1990. He and his wife and 4 children are loved and guarded by their two fluffy dogs Lucy and Daisy and 2 guinea pigs. Dr. Kartes is a member of VIN and the OVMA and is Fear Free certified.

Dr. Paige Willis

A 1997 graduate of the University of Georgia, Paige practiced large and small animal medicine near Atlanta for 4 years. In 2001, she moved to Ottawa with her family including a faithful dog of 12 years, fish and a small parrot. Her family includes her husband, three children, the small parrot from Georgia (Australian Eastern Rosella named Rosie) and two Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers named Bisou and Luna. Paige became a full partner in the practice in 2006. She and her family enjoy mountain hiking, biking, orienteering, geocaching, cross country skiing, and snow shoeing. Bisou and Luna especially enjoy hikes, camping and canoeing with the family. They also love socializing with other wheatens in the Ottawa area through the Eastern Ontario Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Club. Dr. Willis is a member of VIN and OVMA and is Fear Free certified.

Dr. Miki Shibata

Dr. Shibata is originally from Waterloo, Ontario. She graduated from the University of Guelph in 2001 and has been an associate veterinarian with Greenbank and Village of Manotick Animal hospitals since then. In 2010, Miki became a full partner. Miki has volunteered her time as a committee member of the National Companion Animal Coalition since 2007 and has also volunteered with Community Veterinary Outreach, an organization that helps animals belonging to homeless and street-involved people. She is also a member of VIN, CVMA, and OVMA and is Fear Free certified. Miki and her husband Shawn live with a number of furry companions including two cuddly cats named Sprite and Leroy Brown. They have two crazy and fun border collies named Future, and Siri that enjoy frisbee, flyball, sport detection, and agility. Miki is like a "soccer mom" to her dogs and often spends weekends at various dog sport venues.

Dr. Lucie Vander Byl

Lucie first joined the Greenbank Animal Hospital in May 2012, shortly after graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College. She is originally from a small town East of Ottawa, is fluent in both French and English, and is very excited to have a career back in the Capital region. Lucie has 2 furry children along with her husband Tony and son Nathan ; a Beagle named Penny and a long-haired cat named Logan. In her spare time, Lucie enjoys playing soccer and volleyball, as well as spending time with family and friends. Lucie is a member of VIN and is Fear Free certified.

Dr. Jackie Sinclair

Jackie is originally from Kanata, and is happy to be back close to her home base after completing her veterinary degree at the Ontario Veterinary College in the spring of 2013. She shares her home with her cat Molly, her 2 dogs named Jacob and Hawksley, and a gecko named Phil! She also has a plethora of laying hens. When she can Jackie loves spending time at the cottage, kayaking and snowboarding. Jackie is a member of VIN and OVMA and is Fear Free certified.

Dr. Adrian Jones

Adrian grew up in Kingston before moving to Ottawa for high school. He completed his veterinary degree in 2012 at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland before moving back to Canada. During his spare time he likes playing sports such as Skiing, Golf and Soccer. He also enjoys traveling, spending time with his family and of course playing with his miniature schnauzer, Kiki. Adrian is also a member of VIN and is Fear Free certified.

Dr. Sharon Zhang

Sharon is originally from Toronto, Ontario but now calls Ottawa home after graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2016. In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, being outdoors, and trying new restaurants. Sharon likes spending time with family and friends, and is always ready to cuddle her calico cat, Chi. She is a member of VIN and OVMA and is Fear Free certified.

Dr. Kristin Isnor

Dr. Isnor moved to Ottawa in 2011 after graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph. She practiced emergency medicine for four years before moving to the United Kingdom and working in primary practice there with dogs, cats, and rabbits. She has a golden retriever named Digby, and enjoys photography, travelling, a capella choir and scuba diving. Dr. Isnor is currently on maternity leave.

Dr. Sam Deelen

Sam grew up in a small town south of Woodstock, Ontario, and made the move to Ottawa after graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2018. Prior to veterinary school, she completed her Master's degree in Animal Behaviour and Welfare, also at the University of Guelph. Sam has a love for all animals, especially cats, and spends her spare time running, baking, or at the cottage with family and friends. She is a member of VIN and OVMA, and is Fear Free certified.

Dr. Megan Kitts

Megan was born and raised in Ottawa and was happy to return to the area after graduating from the Ontario Veterinary College in the spring of 2019. She is an avid hiker and camper and enjoys exploring the outdoors. In her spare time she enjoys reading, writing and walking her rescued boxer-mix, Tuie. She is a member of VIN and is Fear Free certified.