Meet the Veterinarians & Team of Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care in Rockville! We’re pleased to provide exceptional vet care for your pets!
Please call us at (240) 403-8387 to speak to one of our caring veterinary staff members!
DVM, CVA, Owner/Director
Dr. Josh Storm was born and raised in New York. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Tufts University in Massachusetts in 2003. During his senior year, he shifted his focus from studying human to veterinary medicine. After graduation, Dr. Storm lived in New York City for two years, working as a veterinary nurse and taking the prerequisite classes for veterinary school.
Dr. Storm graduated from the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville in 2009. While attending veterinary school, he received many awards and distinctions for his efforts during the course of study which included: the Florida Veterinary Medical Association’s Charlie E. Bild Clinical Proficiency Award, recognizing outstanding clinical skills with both small and large animals; the Frances Dunnigan Scholarship, awarded for outstanding performance in the studying of small animal internal medicine; and the J.E. Salsbury Veterinary Medical Scholarship for achieving educational and professional goals.
After graduation, Dr. Storm was selected for and completed a rigorous one-year medical and surgical internship at Coral Springs Animal Hospital, a 24-hour critical care facility in Coral Springs, Florida. He then practiced progressive general medicine and emergency/critical care in Florida, North Carolina and DC before taking over ownership of Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care in September 2015.
Dr. Storm has special interest in preventative care, internal medicine, surgery, emergency and critical care medicine and enriching the human animal bond. He also is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture and integrates this treatment to the excellent care provided to the patients at Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care.
Dr. Storm serves on the Advisory Board for Veterinary Team Brief, a national publication that delivers practical skills for team-based medicine, and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Animal Hospital Association.
Outside of work, Dr. Storm enjoys long distance/marathon running, leading a Tough Mudder Obstacle Course team, scuba diving, playing guitar, skiing/snowboarding, and rooting for the Gators. He has two great rescued mixed breed dogs, Tela and Tubs, who can frequently be found hanging out in the office.
DVM – Associate Veterinarian
Dr. Laura Nichols is originally from south Alabama. She has also lived in both Tennessee and Virginia prior to ending up in Maryland.
Dr. Nichols received her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Virginia State University. After graduation, she worked in multiple veterinary practices as a veterinary nurse before applying to veterinary school, gaining invaluable experience. She continued her career in animal health, and graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine.
After graduation, Dr. Nichols completed a one-year rotating internship at Friendship Hospital for Animals, a 24-hour critical care facility in Washington, DC. She then stayed on staff at Friendship as an emergency care doctor before joining the team at Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care.
Dr. Nichols has special interest in preventative care, emergency medicine and feline medicine.
Outside of work, Dr. Nichols enjoys attending concerts, hanging out with her husband and their various pets and reading a good book with a cat (or two) in her lap. She turned into an Auburn fan, much to the dismay of her dad (War Eagle!).
Head Veterinary Nurse, Office Manager
Joanne Squires is originally from Connecticut. She spent 25 years living in sunny south Florida until moving to Maryland to be closer to her family. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience with her to Woodley Gardens Veterinary Care, and is a great asset as Head Nurse. Joanne’s decorated background includes over 20 years of veterinary nursing experience, including general practice, emergency/critical care and shelter medicine. She has a passion for providing kind, exemplary patient care while pets are in the hospital, and strives to ensure all family members leave the hospital with a positive experience.
Joanne’s free time is spent with friends and family, which of course includes her 4-legged children Teegee Marie, Calista Anne, Piggy Monster and troublemaker Fuhrankie.
Jovian was born and raised in Montgomery County. He brings to the hospital over 15 years of experience in the field of veterinary medicine, including general practice and surgery/crtitical care. He enjoys working to promote the human-animal bond.
Jovian has had a lifetime of experience with breeding and caring for animals, often adopting those that were previously abandoned. He currently lives in Rockville with his wife, daughter, 3 dogs, 1 cat and his daughter’s fish.
Brianna is originally from Maryland. She attended college in St. Louis and moved back to Maryland in 2012. Brianna loves spending time with each pet that comes in to the hospital, and looks forward caring for an exotic shorthair kitty of her own in the near future.
Darlene has been working in the veterinary field for 30 years, starting in front office positions and eventually becoming a nurse. After 6 years of nursing, she went back to school for veterinary technology, and is licensed veterinary nurse. Darlene’s family includes: a Great Dane (Addy), a Rat Terrier/Beagle Mix (Remington), three cats and an African Grey Parrot.
Client Service Representative
Kristy grew up locally in Silver Spring and has almost 20 years of veterinary receptionist experience! She also has a long history of fostering and finding homes for feral kittens. Kristy has never lived without a cat, and she currently resides with two tabby cats, along with her husband and teenage son.
In her free time, Kristy likes to hike and go see live music.
Client Service Representative
Ashlea was born and raised on a farm in Australia, where she cared for several animals and worked as a nurse. She moved to the US over 10 years ago to be with her husband, and has continued to work in the veterinary field. Ashlea’s family includes 3 Yorkshire Terriers, two of whom she has rescued. Working with animals has been her lifelong passion.
Client Service Representative
Adriene has lived in Maryland since the early 90s. She has worked with animals since she was just 9 years old, and has over 12 years as a Veterinary Customer Service Representative. Adriene is married and has 4 furry four-legged children, Humphrey (Brussels Griffon), Cicely (Papillon), Batty (French Bulldog) and Dahlia (French Bulldog).
Mutsumi is originally from Japan and moved to the US in 2001. She has over 10 years of veterinary experience, and truly loves working with animals. She is happily married and her family includes 3 cats, a Blue-Fronted Amazon Parrot and a Cockatiel. In her spare time, she loves reading and watching movies.