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Dr. Carroll Thumel



Veterinary Degree: Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Undergraduate Degree: University of Maryland, College Park

Areas of Interest

Soft Tissue Surgery
Orthopedic Surgery

Professional Associations

American Veterinary Medical Association
Emergency Animal Hospital of Ellicott City, Board Member 2002-2016
Cat-Friendly Practice Certified Practitioner

Dr. Carroll Thumel graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. He and his wife, Dr. Soverns, co-founded Countryside Veterinary Clinic in 1988. Countryside Veterinary Clinic quickly grew to become one of the largest practices in Howard County. Dr. Thumel’s main areas of interest in veterinary medicine include orthopedic surgery, involving procedures such as cruciate and patella repairs, dental surgery, ultrasound, oncology and other challenging medical cases. Dr. Soverns and Dr. Thumel have two children who are also veterinarians at Countryside, Dr. Julie Thumel and Dr. Heath Thumel. Their youngest daughter, Paige, is a math major, and has earned her Masters in Education and teaches in Annapolis. Dr. Thumel enjoys mountain biking with his family.