Our Team

Our staff has a team of five accredited veterinarians.

Cave Spring Veterinary Clinic is accredited by The American Animal Hospital Association. The AAHA is the only organization to accredit companion veterinary hospitals. AAHA accredited hospitals hold themselves to a higher standard; pets are their passion, and keeping them healthy is their top priority. They strive to deliver excellent care for pets.

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  • Steve Karras, DVM
  • Juliana Ballard, DVM
  • Jessica Kraft, DVM
  • Michael Hairfield, DVM
  • Valerie Edwards, DVM
  • Randy McCoy, DVM
Steve Karras, DVM

dr steve karras vetDr. Steve Karras attended Oregon State University and earned his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. He received a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1989 from the Washington, Oregon and Idaho Regional Veterinary Program.


Juliana Ballard, DVM

Dr. Juliana Ballard vetDr. Juliana Ballard received her Animal Science degree in 1987 and completed her undergraduate work at George Mason University. She graduated Summa cum Laude from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996.


Jessica Kraft, DVM

Dr. Jessica Kraft vetDr. Jessica Kraft obtained her bachelor’s degree in Animal and Poultry Science from Virginia Tech in 2008, and her DVM from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2013.


Michael Hairfield, DVM

Dr. Michael Hairfield graduated from James Madison University with a communications degree and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993.


Valerie Edwards, DVM

dr valerie edwards cave spring vetDr. Valerie Edwards graduated from Oregon State University in 1989. More recently, Dr. Edwards has stepped back from full time practice and into a more managerial role with the clinic.


Randy McCoy, DVM

randy mccoy vet roanokeDr. Randy McCoy is a Roanoke native and joined Cave Spring Veterinary Clinic in 2018. He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Animal and Poultry Science from Virginia Tech in 2005, and his DVM from the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011.














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Cave Spring Vet Continues to Be Here for You

As health care providers, we are constantly aware of limiting the spread of contagious disease. 

What we know:

  • Happily, dogs and cats cannot be infected by COVID-19.
  • Proper handwashing techniques and sanitation measures, as well as social distancing, minimize spread.

More from the American Veterinary Medical Association.

What we are doing:

  • We are asking that all clients remain in their cars and call the clinic when they arrive. 540-989-8582
  • At this time we will remain open with regular business hours to see to the needs of our community and their pets.
  • We have heightened our cleaning protocols throughout all client and patient areas.

If you have any concerns or special needs for you or your pets, please let the staff of CSVC know.