Cynthia H. Harker, DVM — Chief of Staff
Our Chief of Staff, Dr. Cynthia Harker, has been at Crofton Veterinary Center since 2004. Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, she attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia prior to veterinary school at North Carolina State University. Dr. Harker's medical interests include neurology, internal medicine, cardiology, dermatology and soft tissue surgery.
In her free time, Dr. Harker enjoys traveling, kayaking, music, volleyball, and racquetball. She strongly believes in providing the highest quality medicine for her clients and their pets. We feel so lucky to have such a caring and experienced Chief of Staff treating our beloved patients here at Crofton Veterinary Center!
Michelle Rudd, DVM
Dr. Michelle Rudd is a veterinarian at Crofton Veterinary Center, joining us in August 2014. She grew up in Maryland and Florida and now resides in Elkridge. Dr. Rudd attended the University of Maryland for her undergraduate degree before pursuing her DVM degree at Kansas State University School of Veterinary Medicine from which she graduated in 2000.
Previously, Dr. Rudd worked at Bay Ridge Animal Hospital and Annapolis Cat Hospital (both in Annapolis, MD) and as a relief veterinarian at multiple practices in Maryland. She also completed a small animal surgery and internal medicine internship at VCA Veterinary Referral Associates in Gaithersburg.
Anne Maxson, DVM
Dr. Anne Maxson joined Crofton Veterinary Center in May 2009. Originally from Chicago, Illinois, she attended veterinary school at University of California at Davis. Her medical interests include internal medicine, preventive medicine and dermatology. She believes in working together with her clients to provide a long lasting, healthy and enjoyable human-pet relationship. Her hobbies include running, hiking, gourmet cooking and spending time with her pets, Olive and Nutmeg.
Elizabeth Russell, VMD
Dr. Elizabeth Russell joined Crofton Veterinary Center in November 2016. Originally from New York and Boston, she completed her undergraduate education at Wellesley College and received her VMD degree from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Russell’s medical interests include dermatology, soft tissue surgery, and preventive care. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, hiking, and cooking. She currently resides in Annapolis with her two cats, rabbit, and two dogs- a rescue greyhound and a Chihuahua.