Maryland Avenue Pet Hospital

96 East Maryland Avenue
Saint Paul, MN 55117


Meet our Team

Dr. Mark Stavros, DVM

Dr. Stavros is a Minnesota native and received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from the University of Minnesota in 1996. Fascinated with the science behind Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Stavros has owned and practiced at Maryland Ave Pet Hospital in Saint Paul since 1998. 

Dr. Stavros enjoys numerous outdoor activities, including camping and bicycling.  Dr. Stavros is married, has two teen-aged boys and two cats, Coal and Ringo.

He is pictured here with one of the many talented dogs from Can Do Canines.

Jillian, Practice Manager

Jillian always knew that she wanted to work with animals. Early on, she fell in love with the "big boys," especially Great Danes and elephants! She began working with animals as a groomer over 20 years ago and has never looked back.

Jillian has been working as a Veterinary Assistant and Reception Manager for several years. She also volunteers with the Great Dane Rescue of Minnesota, helping these giants find loving homes.

In her spare time, Jillian likes to spend time with family, watch Netflix, and hang out with her beloved pets. She currently has a Dane of her own, 5 Dachshunds, and a (very brave!) cat. 

Krystl, CVT

Krystl graduated from Minnesota School of Business in 2009, with an Associates Degree in Veterinary Technology. Her go-to attitude and extensive veterinary knowledge makes her purrfect for the profession! Her special interests include dentistry and behavior management. 

Aside from work, Krystl enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and upkeeping her digital farm! She also enjoys taking care of her 3 cats, Labrador, and 3 crazy ferrets.

Connie, Assistant

Connie is currently attending the University of Wisconsin - River Falls to complete her Bachelor's of Science degree in Biomedical Science with a minor in Animal Science. She plans to apply to vet school afterwards in hopes of working with both companion and wildlife animals (specifically elephants, rhinoceros, hippopotamus, and other GIANTS)!

Outside of work, she loves to travel and explore new places and things. She currently resides with a spunky Schnauzer named Jiggy and a Guinea Pig name Bixby and hopes to be adding a great Dane to the family soon.

Tessa, Customer Service Representative

Tessa is an office professional with over 8 years of experience, and has a passion for all things furry, scaly, feathery, and anything in between!

After several years of unfulfilling sales positions, she is excited to make a difference in animals' lives and help educate the community about pet health. Tessa has a special interest in cats and reptiles, and hopes to adopt a turtle someday.

Outside of work, Tessa enjoys creative writing, playing Pokemon Go, and spending time with her cat, Beretta, and "stepfish" Grace. She currently lives in Maplewood with her boyfriend and stepdaughter.