Dr. Tim Stiff
Dr. Stiff graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 1986. Prior to vet school, he obtained a BS in Animal Science from Virginia Tech. His love of emergency medicine began during his high school and undergraduate years while working as an assistant in the very first veterinary emergency hospital in Richmond, VA.
After working in emergency medicine for 20 years, Dr. Stiff opened Animal Emergency Center to help the growing need for after hours veterinary care on the Peninsula. Dr. Stiff loves the variety of emergency medicine and the chance to help people’s pets during difficult times. He is a member of the Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.
When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife, catching up with their 2 daughters, trying to keep up with their 5 pets, and all sports.
Dr. Keri McNulty
Dr. McNulty is from a military family, her father is retired from the Air Force, and she has now lived in Hampton Roads for most of her life. She is a graduate of York High and graduated from Christopher Newport with a double major in Psychology and Biology.
She has worked in several practices since 2000, mainly in Emergency settings, which fostered her interest in Emergency Medicine. She graduated from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. As a student in vet school, she was the Wild Life Ward Coordinator and learned much about wild life medicine that helps her to triage and treat wild life and she took classes to learn medicine for birds and some exotic pets.
She enjoys veterinary emergency work because of the challenge and the ability to make a difference when care is needed most. She currently owns 2 cats and a dog. When not at work, she enjoys kayaking and hiking with her dog, camping, taking nature photography and spending time with her family.
Dr. Dustin Crist
Dr. Crist graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
He and his wife, also a Veterinarian, and their two boys (Greyson and Quinn) live in Kiln Creek.
In his spare time, he enjoys playing with his boys.
Dr. Morgan Castner
Dr Castner graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and joined the AEC family in April 2023. He is originally from Connecticut but has lived all over the east coast before (and after) becoming a Veterinarian. After Vet School, he practiced in Tennessee, Boston and Northern Virginia before settling down in the Hampton Roads area. He lives with his wife and two daughters in Carrollton.
Since becoming a Veterinarian, he has spent equal time in general practice and emergency medicine. His areas of interest include: Emergency Medicine, Disaster Medicine, Toxicology, and Medical History. In his spare time, he enjoys running, traveling, attending live sporting events, taking care of his pets and spending time with his family.