Dr. Sue Williams joined the Hometown family in 2013 and purchased the practice in 2015. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Wildlife Management from The Ohio State University in 2005 and her Doctor in Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 2009. Before Dr. Williams was hired by Dr. Amy Keith Renshaw in 2013, she spent 2 years working in central Pennsylvania in a mixed animal practice and 1 year in Ohio practicing emergency medicine. Dr. Williams says, “The staff and clients are wonderful and friendly at Hometown. The staff provides excellent care for the patients. It is a family friendly environment.” She and her husband, Ray, have 2 young sons. The also have 2 dogs, Lucy and Drake who enjoy playing with the family’s cats; Stewie and Bubba Sprinkles. In her spare time, Dr. Williams enjoys swimming, triathlons and spending time with family.
Dr. Ivanna Hummel-Bodak graduated magna cum laude from Allegheny College with a B.S. in biology in 1998 and from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. Before coming to Hometown Veterinary Hospital, she has traveled and worked in clinics in both Pennsylvania and Arizona. Her main goals are to provide the best patient care available and foster the human-animal bond while keeping a personalized experience at the center of every appointment. She has special interests in internal medicine, dermatology, and ophthalmology and is working towards the American Association of Feline Practitioner's feline friendly commendation. She and her husband Michael have a "gentleman's farm" where they have a brood of three dogs, five cats, and nine chickens. This takes up a great deal of her free time, but she also tries to find time for gardening and preserving in the summer and brewing a variety of beers in the winter.
Dr. Michelle Balas graduated from Allegheny College and received her Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris (VMD) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She has been practicing for almost 8 years, with the last 5 being at Camboro Veterinary Hospital in Edinboro, PA.She grew up on a dairy farm outside Titusville, PA. Dr. Michelle and her husband, Ben, have two girls Chelsey and Brooke. They raise Holstein heifers, chickens, and guinea hens! They also have 2 Australian Shepherds, Raelyn and Riley. In her free time, she enjoys tap dancing, kayaking, reading, and listening to podcasts.