Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Hospital

Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Hospital is a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Sammamish, WA. The professional and courteous staff at Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Hospital seeks to provide the best possible medical care, surgical care and dental care for their highly-valued patients.

We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Hospital strives to offer excellence in veterinary care to Sammamish, WA and surrounding areas.

Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and to find our more information about how Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Hospital can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.

  • Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 7:00pm
  • Sat, Sun: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • For after hours emergency Animal Emergency Services East
  • at 425-827-8727.
  • Dr. William Watkins

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Bill Watkins grew up in New Iberia, Louisiana, a small town along the Gulf of Mexico coast.  He received his Bachelors degree at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and Doctorate at Louisiana State University in 1995.

    He came to work at Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Clinic in June of 1998 and since has become part owner and manager. His special interests are in dermatology and surgery.

    He is proud owner of one cat, five dogs and two guinea pigs.

    Dr. Watkins enjoys his free time with his wife and two girls.  His hobbies are hiking, skiing, Cajun cooking and golf.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1998
  • Dr. Robert Nadell

    Veterinarian

    Dr. Nadell grew up in Eugene, Oregon and has been practicing veterinary medicine for 30 plus years. He was the original founder of Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Hospital back in 1986.

    He is married and has one son. He enjoys rooting for the Seahawks and can be found riding his motorcycle on the nice sunny days that we have here in Seattle on his days off.             

    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 1986
  • Dr. Nicole Graffis

    Veterinarian
      Dr. Graffis became interested with veterinary medicine when she had to nurse her cat back to health after a raccoon fight. She starting working as a kennel assistant and worker her way up to technician before starting school at St. Matthew's University.  

    While in school, Dr. Graffis fell in love with behavioral medicine. She was president of the behavior club while in school and now tries to use her knowledge in practice by trying to make every pet's visit as low stress as possible.              
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2015
  • Dr. Charu Kapnadak

    Veterinarian
    Dr. Kapnadak is Pacific Northwest native. She received her bachelors degree at Western Washington University. She then moved to California, where she received her Doctorate at Western University of Health Sciences. 

    Her heart was set on settling back in Washington to be around family and friends, and Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Clinic was the perfect place for that. She joined the clinic in June 2016.

    Her special interests include dentistry, ophthalmology, and geriatric care.

    She loves being outdoor, hiking with her dog Sadie, cooking and traveling.
                                      
    Years in Practice:
    Aug 27, 2016
  • Dr. Nicole Jorgenson

    Veterinarian
    Years in Practice:
    Jun 20, 2017
  • Kellie Jones

    Kellie Jones

    Office Manager
    Kellie came to the clinic with a strong background in office management and stepped into the role as office manager in 2008.

    Kellie lives with her husband near Beaver Lake Park. They are the proud owners of a yellow lab named Milo.

    Kellie's hobbies include interior & floral design, gardening, cooking and baking.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
  • Jennie Johnson

    Lead Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist
    Jennie lives in Lynnwood with her husband, daughter, 4 dogs and 2 cats.  With her love for animals she received a bachelor's degree in Wildlife Science from the University of Washington in 2000.

    She began here career at Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Clinic/Hospital in 2001 as a veterinary assistant and receptionist.

    In her free time, Jennie likes to take walks with her family and scrapbook.  
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2002
  • Nicole Connor

    Veterinary Assistant / Receptionist/Marketing Manager
    Nicole lives in Woodinville with her husband and daughter, 2 cats, and dog.  With her love of animals she started her career path first working for a retail pet store as an animal caretaker.

    She started working at Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Clinic in 2004 as a veterinary assistant and receptionist.  Nicole's experience and interest lead her to assist with many surgeries with the visiting specialists that come to the clinic.  

    In her free time, she enjoys singing, camping, being home with her family and loves to read any and all fiction books she can get her hands on.   
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2005
  • Sabrina Albertson

    Sabrina Aspinall

    Veterinary Assistant
    Sabrina has been a Vet Assistant at Sammamish Highlands since 2008, with previous experience at another clinic.

    Sabrina helps in the Cavalier King Charles Rescue, and has added another dog, Captain Pugwash to her family through this group.  

    Her hobbies include photography, hiking, biking, hitting the gym, kayaking, and hanging out with her husband and their fur family.            
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2008
  • Chelsea Viles

    Veterinary Assistant/ Receptionist
    Chelsea joined our practice in 2011 after attending PIMA Medical Institute, where she became a certified veterinary assistant.

    She currently lives in the Ames Lake area with her black lab, Scout and cat Rebel.

    In her free time, she loves being outdoors hiking, dirt bike riding, and hanging out with her dog. She is also an avid Seahawks fan!
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2011
  • Kelly Hendrickson

    Licensed Veterinary Technician
    Kelly attended the Veterinary Technician program at PIMA Medical Institute in 2011, where she graduated with honors and obtained an Associates in Science degree.

    She lives in Issaquah with her husband, daughter and their fur family members, two American Shorthair cats Chunka and Gee. And their new addition, Po the Dragon Warrior, a Bernese Mountain Dog.

    Her hobbies include soccer, hiking, dirt bike riding, pet sitting and trail running.
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2012
  • Suzie Finger

    Veterinary Assistant
    Suzie has always loved animals, but in 2006 she started fostering kittens through Animal Talk Rescue. That's when she realized she would love to pursue a career in the veterinary field. She attended PIMA's Veterinary Assistant program in 2014, and spent her externship here at Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Clinic in March and April 2015. She liked working here so much, she never left!

    She lives with her daughter and two cats Hudson and Mater and their high energy lab, Maddie.

    In her free time, she enjoys bike riding, traveling, arts and crafts, movies and photography, and spending time with her daughter.


    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Lisa Clarke

    Receptionist
    Lisa has loved animals, especially dogs and cats, since childhood. Growing up in the suburbs of Southern California, Lisa was never without a four-legged companion. Lisa lives in Kirkland with her two roommates, but does not have a pet at this time. She looks forward to getting a dog when life permits.

    Lisa has worked with animals on a professional and volunteer basis for nearly two decades, and had been with Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Clinic since 2013.

    When Lisa isn't taking care of animals, she enjoys a wide variety of activites; acting, painting and drawing, music, movies, strong coffee and spending quality time with family and friends.              
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2014
  • Chloe Dunn

    Veterinary Assistant
    Chloe came to the clinic in July 2015 with previous experience as a volunteer at the Humane Society in Santa Barbara. She is currently enrolled online with Bellevue College, and plans to transfer to the University of Washington to major in wildlife science with the hopes to help with wildlife protection and rehabilitation.

    She currently resides in Capitol Hill with her boyfriend, and her fur family, a Bichon Frise, Sugar and a cat, Fiona.

    Chloe's interests include volleyball, paddle boarding, hiking and spending time with family.
                    
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Zoe Sewall

    Veterinary Assistant
    Zoe joined the practice in January of 2016. She is currently enrolled at Bellevue College where she is pursuing a degree in Pharmacology.

    She lives in Issaquah with her pug, Lucy, and two cats.

    In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding and surfing.             
    Years in Practice:
    Jan 01, 2016
  • Fonda Bradley

    Years in Practice:
    Sep 10, 2016
  • Jen Johnson

    Jen has been working at Sammamish Highlands Veterinary Hospital since September 2016. She previously work at another clinic for 10 years.

    She lives in Issaquah with her 4 amazing kids, one son (the oldest) and three daughters. They are all animal lovers and their pets include a miniature pinscher, and a dashchund mix. Jen also has a twin sister who is a big part of their lives and she has a mini dashchund and a cat that they all love.

    As a family they enjoy hiking, camping, going on walks and Zumba classes.
    Years in Practice:
    Sep 13, 2016