Meet Our Veterinarians

Veterinarians in Wilmington: Allison Ladman

Alison Ladman, VMD

Dr. Alison Ladman has been a veterinarian at Wilmington Animal Hospital since graduation from veterinary school in 2005.  She obtained a BS in Biology from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  After graduating from Lehigh, she attended the University of Delaware where she earned a MS in Animal Science.  Upon completion of her degree at UD, Dr. Ladman attended veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania.

In addition to practicing conventional medicine at WAH, Dr. Ladman has a passion for shelter medicine and has worked for Faithful Friends, Kent County SPCA, and currently assists at Delaware Humane Association.  Her professional interests include high quality dentistry and compassionate end of life care.

Dr. Ladman lives with her husband, Brian, a University of Delaware Scientist and their daughter Catherine.  Her family has three dogs –  Frank and Gwen Ellis (rescued from high-kill shelters in the southern United States) and Arrow (rescued from the White Mountain Arizona Apache reservation). She enjoys camping with her family in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and spending time at her family’s cabin in the Endless Mountains of Pennsylvania.

Veterinarians in Wilimington: Maria Werkiser

Maria Werkiser, VMD

Dr. Maria Werkiser has been a veterinarian at Wilmington Animal Hospital since 1997.  She has an undergraduate degree in Animal Science from the University of Delaware and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine in 1990.

Prior to practicing small animal medicine, Dr. Werkiser was an equine veterinarian.  She is now known for her thorough approach to canine and feline internal medicine cases and her tireless dedication to her patients.

Dr. Werkiser lives with her husband Dave and her dogs Eli and Monkey.  When she is not caring for patients at WAH, she is training and caring for her horses, hiking, reading, and spending time with her three daughters when they return home for visits.

Veterinarians in Wilmington: Dr. Lynne Hanna

Lynne (Lexie) Hanna, VMD

Dr. Lexie Hanna has been a veterinarian at Wilmington Animal Hospital since her graduation from veterinary school at the University of Pennsylvania in 2004.  Prior to veterinary school, she earned a BA from the University of Delaware in International Relations with a minor in French.  She taught French and was a program director for placement of foreign students in boarding school programs. 

Dr. Hanna has a certification in acupuncture from Colorado State University.  She practices acupuncture at WAH and through Peaceful Pet, LLC in addition to conventional medicine relief work.   She also teaches animal science to children at Tower Hill School and Centreville Layton School. 

Dr. Hanna keeps busy with her family, her two dogs, Laval and Lucy (both Delaware Humane Association rescues), and her chickens.  She enjoys yoga and traveling.

Morgan Feldman, DVM

Dr. Morgan Feldman is a 2018 graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.  Originally from Suffolk County, Long Island, NY, Dr. Feldman also earned a BS in Animal Science from Cornell University.

Dr. Feldman’s professional interests are feline medicine, palliative care and comfort, and working to help clients preserve the special human-animal bond.

Her personal interests are arts and crafts and DIY projects.  She also likes Tang Soo Do (a Korean form of karate) and Table-Top Role-Playing Games.  Dr. Feldman lives with her two cats, Madison and Cameryn, who are the loves of her life.


Samantha Globerman, VMD

Dr. Samantha Globerman joined Wilmington Animal Hospital in 2021. She earned her VMD at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Globerman grew up in North Jersey and attended Rutgers University where she graduated with a degree in Animal Science.

Dr. Globerman’s professional interests are preventive medicine and pediatrics and surgery. She loves to do anything that involves surgery and procedures that help animals.

Dr. Globerman’s personal interests are biking, hiking, and skiing. She loves the outdoors! She also loves to travel and explore new places and experience different cultures. She is a people-person and loves to talk with new people. Dr. Globerman lives with a cute tuxedo kitty named Ollie who was rescued from Paws in Philadelphia.