Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic - Springfield, VA - Our Doctors

Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic

6220 Rolling Rd
Springfield, VA 22152



Meet the Doctors of Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic


Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic - Springfield, VA - Our loving owner, Dr. Bowles!

Dr. Jennifer Bowles

Dr. Bowles is thrilled to be leading the Burke Forest Family.  She is originally from Wytheville, VA.  She graduated from the College of William and Mary in 2003 with a bachelors in Biology.  She then attended VRCVM (the vet school on Virginia Tech).  She graduated in 2007  in the top of her class.  Following graduation, she complete an internship in Small Animal Medicine in Charlotte North Carolina.  She has lived in Springfield since 2008.  She shares her life with her two small children, Mercury, a bouncy boxer, and Darby an adorable puggle.  Buttercup, her squishy orange kitty lives in the office where life is calmer.   Being a working veterinarian, and mom her times for hobbies is limited.  She loves to read in her quiet moments.  As you can tell from her picture, Boxer's take a special place in her heart.  Pictured with her is her first love, Copper.  Although he passed in 2013, their bond pushes her to be a better veterinarian every day. 



Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic - Springfield, VA - The fantastic Dr. Hart!

Dr. Kelsey Hart

If Dr. Hart looks familiar and you have been a client with us for a long time, this may be a re-introduction! Dr. Hart originally started working with BFVC as an assistant in 2006 and is very excited to come full circle in her veterinary journey to rejoin the team as a doctor. She was born and raised in Alexandria, VA and graduated from St. George’s University in 2021 after completing her clinical year training at VMRCVM (Virginia Tech). She enjoys spending time with her 3 dogs, Bibble, a sassy senior pekingese mix, Norman, a rowdy pug, and Nellie, a rambunctious great dane mix. As you can tell, she has a soft spot for squishy faces and giant breeds. In her spare time, she likes to read, watch movies, spend time at the beach, and take spin classes.



Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic - Springfield, VA - The wonderful Dr. Vanderson!

Dr. Allison Mollema

Dr. Mollema earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017. She strives to improve the quality of life for dogs and cats with comprehensive and integrative care. She studied acupuncture and food therapy with the Belgian Veterinary Acupuncture Society, an affiliate of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS). A Fear Free Certified Professional, Dr. Mollema is dedicated to supporting the health and wellness of her patients with personalized and compassionate care. 

Burke Forest Veterinary Clinic - Springfield, VA - Our newest addition, Dr. Davis!

Dr. Elizabeth Davis

Dr. Davis is very excited to have joined the Burke Forest Vet team! She is originally from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.  After graduating from high school, she left the island to attend Brown University.  She graduated from there with honors in 2006 with a bachelor of science degree in Biology. From there she went on to attend the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School to fulfill her lifelong dream of becoming a veterinarian. Following her graduation in 2010, she went on to complete a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at New England Animal Medical Center in Massachusetts, after which she was invited to stay to complete a three year surgical residency at the same hospital. Dr. Davis moved to Virginia in 2015 with her husband, who is an ear, nose and throat physician in Alexandria.  They have 3 daughters, and a handsome little dog, who definitely thinks he is a human.  When she isn’t busy taking care of her family, Dr. Davis loves running and has completed several marathons and half marathons. Her passion for veterinary medicine started at a very young age and has only continued to grow with time.  

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