Drs.Julie Magyar and Cliff PotterPractice Owners
Drs. Julie Magyar and Cliff Potter have 40 years of combined veterinary service. Both are graduates of the Virginia - Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. This husband and wife team established Riverside Veterinary Clinic in October of 2004 to provide high quality veterinary care to family pets in the New River Valley. Both enjoy all aspects of small animal medicine. 'The most rewarding part of our job is getting to know our patients and their families.' Family is very important to the doctors as they are the proud parents of three children. 'We know how important our pets are to our family and we strive to see that your furry family members always get the most compassionate care.' Dr. Magyar and Dr. Potter both enjoy hobbies of raising Labrador Retrievers, gardening, and spending time with their children.
Dr. Nancy CurrinAssociate Veterinarian
Dr Currin grew up in Virginia and graduated from the Virginia–Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. She has practiced veterinary medicine in the area for twenty plus years and enjoys the beautiful mountains of the New River Valley. Dr Currin enjoys hiking, DIY projects, and especially spending time with her family and fur babies. At home she has dogs, cats, sheep , donkeys, and a horse. Dr Currin's favorite aspects of veterinary medicine are preventive surgery and the animal-human bond.
Dr. Cara WaddellAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Waddell grew up in Upstate South Carolina, received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Clemson University, and completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Waddell and her husband fell in the love with the southwestern Virginia area, and she is very excited to be able to serve the New River Valley community and their pets. She enjoys many aspects of small animal medicine but has special interests in preventative care, nutrition, and client education.
Outside of work, Dr. Waddell enjoys spending time with her husband, James, and their dog, Lily and cat, Charlie. She also enjoys crafting, outdoor activities, and sports.
Dr. Brittany BecknerAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Beckner grew up in south central Pennsylvania and received her Bachelor's degree in Animal Science from Delaware Valley University. She graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 from Purdue University -- Boiler Up!
In May of 2020, Dr. Beckner and her family moved from Indiana to southwest Virginia, and they have continued to learn and explore the surrounding area. Dr. Beckner has many interests in veterinary medicine, including: surgery, small mammal care, and behavior. Dr. Beckner strives for fear-free care with every fur patient. She is passionate about the importance of client education, building trustworthy relationships, and encouraging the next generation of veterinarians through mentorship and support.
Dr. Beckner is married to her husband Clayton, has two small human children, an English Labrador named Waldo and a house rabbit named Carrots. She enjoys reading, spending time with her church family, and drinking a lot of coffee.
Dr. Mckenzie HuntAssociate Veterinarian
Dr. Hunt grew up in Fairlawn, Virginia and received her Bachelor's degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Radford University in 2017. She graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 2023 from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Hunt has many interests in veterinary medicine including preventive care, surgery, behavior, and pocket pet care. She is passionate about the human-animal bond and building strong relationships with her clients to provide the best possible quality of life for her patients throughout their lives.
In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, playing with her dog Bella and cat Sam, crafting, and playing the piano.