Meet Our Veterinary Team

Meet the team of South Platte Veterinary Hospital! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!

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Get To Know Our Team

With a commitment to excellence and a deep love for animals, our veterinary team is here to ensure the health and well-being of your furry family members.

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Melinda Wood, Managing Veterinarian

She was born and raised along the Gulf Coast and completed both of her degrees at Texas A&M University. She earned her B.S. in Marine Biology in 2007 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. Dr. Wood started her career at Banfield Pet Hospital and practiced for several years in the Fort Worth area before transitioning to a Managing DVM position at Portland Veterinary Wellness Center in Portland, Oregon. Over the years, she has found joy in mentorship of other veterinary professionals as well as building partnerships with clients and fostering a great client experience. Her medical interests include soft tissue surgery, dermatology, and parasitology. In her free time, she enjoys reading a good book, knitting, enjoying nature, as well as continuously learning. Her favorite travel destinations typically include a good aquarium, zoo, or museum. While she loves all pets, she does have a soft spot for the smaller dog breeds, especially Chihuahuas and Dachshunds.

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Jamie Charlie, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Jamie Charlie is a native of Louisiana. She attended Louisiana State University for 3 years as an undergraduate before spending four years at the student in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated with a DVM in May of 2008. Dr. Charlie then went on to spend an additional year of training as an intern with Southeast Veterinary Specialists in Metairie, LA. In the fall of 2009, she moved to Denver with her husband, Justin. Since then, she has enjoyed working in general practice.

Dr. Charlie lives in Harvey Park with Justin and five critters: Minion the terrier mix and Albus the miniature poodle along with Abita, Clementine and Matilda the cats. In her spare time, Jamie is an avid reader and also enjoys cooking and playing video games.

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Sara Logan, Registered Veterinary Technician, Practice Manager

Sara is passionate about animal welfare, health and providing the best veterinary experience for both you and your pets. As a certified veterinary technician with 11 years of experience, she’s committed to providing the best possible care for your furry family members. Fear-free certified, she strives to make every visit as stress-free and comfortable as possible. From anesthesia and dentistry to rehabilitation and emergency medicine, she’s got you covered. When not at work, catch her kayaking, lost in a good book, or walking with her beloved greyhounds in beautiful Colorado.


Ann, Registered Veterinary Technician

Ann is a Colorado native, and graduated from Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology, becoming a registered veterinary technician in 2006. She is excited about the opportunity to be busy in a thriving practice and showering your pets with love. In her free time, Ann enjoys spending time with her 3 great kids, 4 cats, and a bearded dragon that keeps her busy. She was born and raised here in Colorado.


Hanna, Veterinary Assistant and Client Service Representative

Hanna earned a degree in Biomedical Science from CSU and has 8 years of experience as a care provider. Through raising her mischievous Belgian malinois puppy into a fully-trained service dog, her passions for learning and interpersonal connection shifted to working with dogs and their owners. She is skilled at interpreting dog body language and adapting her approach to each individual dog. As a veterinary assistant, she has blended her interests and experiences, and she brings a knowledgeable, sensitive approach to her handling of our patients. In her spare time, you can find her exploring the outdoors, doing Pilates, or playing cards with her grandfather.