Monticello Animal Hospital

1193 5th Street, SW
Charlottesville, VA 22902


Our Doctors



                                  Dr. Michael Rose, DVM                                        

Undergraduate Degree: Allegheny College, 1987. Bachelor of Science
Veterinary Degree: Iowa State University, 1991. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) 
Veterinary Career and Interests: Dr. Rose spent his early veterinary career working with a mixed animal practice where he tended to not only dogs and cats, but also cows, horses, and other farm animals. He later moved to Ohio where he was a busy small animal veterinarian for many years. In 1997, Dr. Rose moved to Charlottesville and opened up Monticello Animal Hospital which has been growing ever since! Dr. Rose enjoys orthopedic surgery, exotic animal medicine, and his housecall practice (the Traveling Vet). 
Family and Pets: Dr. Rose is a proud father of seven children! His wife Linda heroically stays home with the kids, as well as their 4 dogs.
Personal Interests and Hobbies: Dr. Rose spends his free time playing with his children, driving and fixing his old 1953 Ford tractor, and gardening. 




Dr. Kimberly Bohne, DVM

Undergraduate Degree: Virginia Tech, 1993. Bachelor of Science in Biology
Veterinary Degree: VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 2002. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Veterinary Career and Interests: Dr. Bohne joined Monticello Animal Hospital in 2002. She was the first full-time Associate Veterinarian added to the practice. She enjoys internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, and geriatric care.
Family and Pets: Dr. Bohne and her husband Christian have a son, Ethan. They also have Willow the dog and Charlie the cat.  
Personal Interests and Hobbies: Dr. Bohne loves being a mom, gardening, hiking, and dancing.





Dr. John Andersen, DVM

Undergraduate Degree: James Madison University, 1998. Bachelor of Science Degree.
Veterinary Degree: VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (at Virginia Tech), 2002. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) 
Veterinary Career and Interests: After graduating from veterinary school, Dr. Andersen started his career at the N.C. State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  Here, he worked as an intern gaining experience in internal medicine, specialized surgery, emergency medicine/critical care, and oncology. Dr. Andersen then moved to Charlottesville in 2003 and began working at Monticello Animal Hospital later that year. His veterinary interests remain internal medicine, critical care, and cancer surgery. 
Family and Pets: Dr. Andersen and his wife Michelle (also a veterinarian) have a son, Whitcomb. They also live with their dogs Boone and Ruby in Crozet.
Personal Interests and Hobbies: On his off-time, Dr. Andersen enjoys spending time with his family, running ultramarathons, writing a veterinary and fitness column for the Crozet Gazette, and working at Crozet Running, a running store in Crozet that he and his wife opened in Nov 2013.  






Dr. Kristin Heilmeier, DVM

Undergraduate Degree: University of Kentucky, 2010. Bachelor of Science in Animal Science
Veterinary Degree: Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Veterinary Career and Interests: Dr. Heilmeier joined Monticello in the summer of 2014. She is interested in small animal internal medicine, especially feline internal medicine.  She has completed her certification and is a Fear Free Certified Professional (learn more at )

Family and Pets: Dr. Heilmeier and her husband Marcos, who is  an equine veterinarian at Blue Ridge Equine Hospital, reside in the Charlottesville area with their two cats.

Personal Interests and Hobbies: Outside of practice, Dr. Heilmeier and her husband enjoy hiking, running marathons, and riding their horses, Eric, Joey and Avalon, with a special interest in dressage.  She also loves cuddling with her two cats, Eden and Little Snowflake.