Scott Helms, DVM, DABVP - Internal Medicine
Dr. Helms graduated from North Carolina State with a BS in Zoology. In 1987, he graduated from North Carolina State’s College of Veterinary Medicine where he is a member of the Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society. He is board-certified in Canine and Feline practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He was a member of the executive board of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association for seven years and president of the association from 2007 to 2008. He is the author of several publications, and his research interests include feline hyperthyroidism, feline hypertension, and transdermal therapy. He resides in Morganton with his wife, two children, and a collection of pets.
Glenn Bradshaw Jr., DVM, CCRP - Surgery
Dr. Bradshaw graduated from North Carolina State University with a BS in animal science in 1994. He received his doctorate of veterinary medicine in 1994 from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He has been in the surgery department of Veterinary Referral Hospital of Hickory for the past 12 years. He was certified in Canine rehabilitation in 2009 at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. He lives in Union Mills with his wife and son.
Emily Rhoades, DVM - Emergency
Dr. Emily Rhoades is originally from Greensboro, North Carolina, and attended Guilford College for her undergraduate degree in Biology and Health Sciences. She attended the University of Tennessee at Knoxville College of Veterinary Medicine for her veterinary degree. Dr. Rhoades was Active Duty in the U.S. Army for five years after veterinary school. Dr. Rhoades enjoys multiple aspects of veterinary medicine but her special interests include critical care, internal medicine and soft-tissue surgery. During her time off, Dr. Rhoades enjoys spending time with her family, including her husband, daughter and cat. She also enjoys running, cooking, and reading.
Kamberlyn Hooper, DVM - Emergency
Dr. Kamberlyn Hooper is a recent graduate from Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is rom the small-town of Murphy, NC which is the western most point of the state. Dr. Hooper has always had a love for companion animal medicine and looks forward to joining the team at VRHOH.
Dr. Hooper is moving to Hickory with her dog, Rory, that she adopted through her school's shelter program at the end of her first year of veterinary school (and Rory has been a handful ever since)!