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Welcome to Coal Mountain Animal Hospital

Your Veterinarian in Cumming, GA
Call us at 770-888-6757


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After Hours Emergency Call: North Georgia Veterinary Specialist 678-835-3300

If you live in Cumming or the surrounding area in GA, then you have picked the perfect site to find a veterinarian. Dr. Stephanie Hartsfield and Dr.Claire Surber are licensed veterinarians dedicated to treating your family pet. Your pet's health and well being is very important to us and we will take every step to give your pet the best possible care.

Coal Mountain Animal Hospital is a full-service, state-of-the-art, small animal health care facility. As a full service animal hospital, we provide complete medical, surgical and diagnostic services. This includes routine check-ups and vaccinations as well as emergencies and complex medical or surgical cases. Our veterinarians are experienced in all types of conditions and treatments. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic comfortable, kid-friendly, and a very calm environment so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting his or her own Cumming veterinarian.

We have a number of resources for you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Browse around and look at our articles and pet videos. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention. If you want to ask a question call 770-888-6757 or email us and we'll promptly get back to you. Our Cumming veterinarian office is very easy to get to, and you can find directions on our Contact Us page. You can also subscribe to our newsletter which is created especially for Cumming pet owners. In between your veterinary visits, your pet will benefit from you reading these free informative articles.

Dr. Stephanie Hartsfield
Cumming Veterinarian | Coal Mountain Animal Hospital | 770-888-6757

3370 Matt Hwy
Cumming, GA 30028

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Meet Our Skilled Team

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Stephanie Hartsfield-Vinson
    Dr. Stephanie Hartsfield-Vinson graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Dr. Hartsfield grew up in Athens, AL. From the time she could say 'veterinarian', that is what she wanted to be. Dr. Hartsfield owned an animal hospital in Alabama for 10 years before moving to Cumming and purchasing Coal Mountain Animal Hospital. Dr. Hartsfield has special interests in internal medicine, radiology, dentistry, oncology, and geriatric medicine. Dr. Hartsfield is a member of the AVMA, GVMA, and AAHA. Outside of the clinic, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Glen, her three sons and one daughter. Dr. Hartsfield's four-legged child is a 7-year old boxer, Foxie, who is always by her side when she is at home.
  • Dr.
    Claire Surber
    Dr. Claire Surber is a 2005 graduate of the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. A native of West Virginia, her training took her to the Panama Canal to study tamarin monkey behavior and to Brazil as an extern in zoo animal medicine. Dr. Surber's interests in companion animal medicine include opthalmology, pain management, and senior wellness care. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. In her free time, she enjoys running, cooking, and cheering on the Dawgs. Dr. Surber lives in Gainesville with her son Joe, and her rescue babies Penny, Sassy, Charlotte, and Oliver.

Testimonial

  • "Your staff has been an awesome support to my mother as she went through the illness of her precious yorkie, Tiffany. Thank you for your care and compassion! I highly recommend Coal Mountain Animal Hospital, Dr. Hartsfield and staff."
    Dea L. Cumming, GA

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Coal Mountain Animal Hospital

Monday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

7:00 am-12:00 pm

1:00 PM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

7:00 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-12:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed