Thomas Isaac Jr.

Veterinarian and Practice Owner

Dr. Isaac graduated from West Virginia University in 1998 and went on to receive his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 2002. When Dr. Tom Isaac, Sr. retired from Valley West and Elk Valley in 2007, Dr. Isaac became Practice Owner alongside Dr. Amy Keith. Dr. Isaac is from Charleston, WV. He has served as the President of the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (WVVMA) and is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Dr. Isaac is married to fellow veterinarian Dr. Amy Isaac. Together they have three children, one dog and one cat. He enjoys West Virginia and Georgia sports and playing golf.

Amy Keith

Veterinarian and Practice Owner

Dr. Keith spent her undergraduate years at West Virginia University and graduated from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1992. In keeping with her past summers spent at Valley West, she took a position with the practice as soon as she completed her studies. In 2007, Dr. Keith partnered with Dr. Isaac to purchase the practice. Dr. Keith is from Charleston, WV. She is a member of the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association, American Veterinary Medical Association and American Association of Feline Practioners.  Her special interests include dermatology, opthalmology, and feline medicine.  Dr. Keith is married to Steven Keith, Charleston Daily Mail’s The Food Guy. Together they have three children and one cat. She enjoys cooking, traveling, helping her kids with sports, and community activities. 

Amy Isaac


Dr. Amy Isaac received her undergraduate degree from St. Lawrence University in Canton, New York and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Georgia in 2002. After spending her childhood riding horses and competing in combined training and dressage, Dr. Isaac was inspired to stay on at UGA for an additional year as a large animal intern. She met her husband, Dr. Tom Isaac, while in school. After completing her internship, she moved to Charleston and began work at the practice.

Dr. Isaac's interests are now primarily in small animal medicine with an emphasis on dentistry and pain management. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Feline Practitioners, and the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management. She is active in an online dentistry focus group with colleagues around the world to stay on the cutting edge of quality dentistry, and she incorporates her innovative findings into her practice. She also has an interest in the One Health Initiative, which focuses on the association between human and animal health.

Together with Dr. Tom Isaac she has three boys, two cats, two dogs and two horses. She enjoys reading, exercising, and watching Georgia football. She is also an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Charleston, through which she has participated in 2 medical mission trips to Haiti (human, not veterinary!) and has fallen in love with the people of Haiti. She and Tom now sponsor two children in Haiti, and she hopes to return for another mission trip next year.


Amy Leadmon


Dr. Leadmon attended WV State College and went on to graduate from Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. She first joined the practice in 1990 while at State and returned after completing her studies in 1999. Dr. Leadmon lives in Pinch, WV with her son Jake.  They have 2 dogs, a cat, and a horse.  

Robert Marshall


Dr. Marshall received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University in 1976. In 1980, he graduated with a degree in veterinary medicine from Purdue University and has been practicing for more than 30 years. He joined the Valley West and Elk Valley practice in 1992. Dr. Marshall is from South Charleston, WV. He is a member of WVVMA and AVMA. Dr. Marshall is married with three step children and five grandchildren. He has eight horses, three cats and four dogs. He enjoys gardening, fishing and horseback riding, and he volunteers on the board of directors for numerous organizations.

Rebecca Metz


Dr. Metz graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in Animal and Veterinary Science in 1984. She went on to attend the University of Georgia where she graduated in 1988 with her degree in veterinary medicine. Since that time she has worked in various practices including spending seven years practicing emergency medicine at the Animal Emergency Clinic, her position prior to joining the practice. Dr. Metz is from Charleston, WV. She is a member of AVMA.

Grace Skaff


Dr. Skaff graduated from West Virginia University in 2012 with a degree in Animal and Nutritional Sciences. Then she obtained her veterinary degree from Mississippi State University in 2016. After veterinary school she decided to join VWVH as an associate. She enjoys spending time with her family and dog, Stella. In her free time she enjoys attending classical rock concerts, antiquing, and traveling. Her special interests include dentistry, general surgery, and dermatology.

Katie Kobyra


Dr. Katie Kobyra received her undergraduate degree in Animal Sciences from Purdue University in Indiana and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University. After studying acupuncture and traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine at The Chi Institute during her senior clinical year, she now specializes in providing acupuncture as an alternative choice for pain management in her geriatric and senior patients. Dr. Kobyra enjoys strengthening the bond between clients and their recently adopted pets during their "New Pet" wellness visits, as well as providing life-long care as their pet grows with the family. In addition to with working with dogs and cats, Dr. Kobyra also ventures out into the community providing farm calls to goats, sheep, cows, horses and pigs.

Dr. Kobyra lives in Charleston with her husband Eric, a rescued Boxer named Amelia and a three-legged cat named Skywalker. When she's not at the hospital, she enjoys hiking, playing ultimate frisbee, reading, and watching Purdue Football and Blue Jackets Hockey.