Marcus G Brown, DVM

Marcus G Brown, DVMDr. Brown knew that he wanted to become a veterinarian at age 5.  He was fortunate to be able to work with his father, a veterinarian and became passionate about helping animals.  

Dr. Brown is the founder NOVA Cat Clinic and he received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1986 from the University of Illinois. Initially Dr. Brown worked at several mixed practices and an equine practice before finding his true passion was in the care and treatment of feline patients. Prior to opening NOVA Cat Clinic, he co-founded the Capital Cat Clinic.

He was on the task force for the establishment of the Cat Friendly Practices. The goal is for our feline friends to have the same level of veterinary care as their canine counterparts.  Dr. Brown has committed himself to see this become a reality.

He is an active supporter in local, state and national feline organizations. Dr. Brown is the President of the  American Association of Feline Practitioners.  He was one of the authors of new wellness guidelines for feline practitioners. Dr. Brown is the AAFP  delegate to the AVMA House of Delegates.  He is the medical director for Alley Cat Allies.

Dr. Brown lives locally in Arlington with his cat Bootie. In his free time, Dr. Brown enjoys traveling, reading, and running. He has completed numerous marathons and triathlons over the past couple of years.

Dr. Brown is a member of the following organizations:

Erica R. Barron, DVM, CVA

Erica R. Barron, DVM, CVA Dr. Barron originally hails from Cleveland, Ohio. She is a Buckeye through and through attending The Ohio State University for both undergraduate and veterinary school.

After vet school, Dr. Barron witnessed how acupuncture could help a variety of medical concerns, ranging from arthritis, to pain management, to kidney disease. It also enhanced the quality of life for longer periods of time for many patients. With a dedication to helping pets in any way possible, she attended the Chi Institute in Florida for her acupuncture certification. Dr. Barron truly enjoys helping animals and feels the best possible care comes from integrating Eastern and Western medicines.

She is very active in the DC Academy of Veterinary Medicine, serving as member of the board for the past two years and is a participant in writing and changing the National Boards examination process. In her free time, Dr. Barron enjoys rooting for the Buckeyes with her husband Matt and traveling. Her non human companions include two cats, Cosmo and Cleopatra, and a box turtle named Magellan.

Dr. Barron is a member of the following professional organizations:

Jessica Wootton, DVM

jwoo (1 of 1)Dr. Wootton is originally from Blackstone, VA. She  grew up working on a beef farm and in the family restaurant. She attended Hollins University, George Mason University, and the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in Blacksburg, VA. Dr. Wootton worked as a veterinary assistant at two feline-exclusive hospitals (including Capital Cat Clinic!) prior to attending veterinary school. Her professional interests include geriatric medicine and working with patients with challenging demeanors. When she’s not working, she enjoys travel, cooking, reading, sports (especially Hokie football), and trying new restaurants with friends. Dr. Wootton lives in Arlington with a spirited tortie named Lucy.

Dr. Wootton is a member of the following professional organizations: