Melisse Schrope, DVM – Chief of Staff
Dr. Schrope graduated from Warren Area High School in Warren, PA in 1994. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 1997. Dr. Schrope later attended St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, in the school's charter year. In January 2004, she graduated with a DVM degree after completing a year of clinical rotations at the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Schrope began her career at Haskell Valley Veterinary Hospital in Olean, NY in 2004-2005. She then moved closer to her family and began practicing as an associate veterinarian at Jamestown Veterinary Hospital in 2005 to present day.
Currently, Dr. Schrope lives in Jamestown with her husband, son and multiple rescued pets.
Gregory R. Hoyt, DVM
Dr. Hoyt grew up in Central Massachusetts and currently lives in Chautauqua County. He attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst for his undergraduate degree, and Texas A&M University for his DVM. Before joining our team in August 2016, he practiced at other veterinary hospitals in the Finger Lakes region of New York.
Dr. Hoyt's special interests include preventive medicine, orthopedic surgery, dentistry, and working with exotic pets. He has an array of pets of his own, including three dogs, a red-eared slider, and a small flock of ducks.
In his spare time, Dr. Hoyt enjoys running with his dogs, kayaking, swimming, cycling, snow shoeing, skiing and gardening.
J. Mark McConnon, DVM
Dr. McConnon joined the Jamestown Veterinary Hospital team in 2014. He received his undergraduate degree from Maryland University/American University and his veterinary degree from Ohio State University. He has also practiced at Cornell University and Moonbrook Veterinary Hospital here in Jamestown.
Dr. McConnon is especially interested in bovine and equine medicine. When he isn't working, he enjoys building and construction. He has two cats at home.
William Seleen, DVM
Dr. Seleen completed undergraduate and veterinary medicine studies at Cornell University. After graduation, he attended Colorado State University as an intern for a year where he was instrumental in helping the Peregine Falcon. His efforts in saving the Peregine Falcon, an endangered species at that time, sparked his interest in wildlife rehabilitation. Dr. Seleen purchased the Jamestown Veterinary Hospital in 1978 where he has continued to donate his time helping wildlife to better serve the community.