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Dr. James D. Miller, DVM


Dr. Jim grew up in Worthington and graduated from the "original" Worthington High School. He graduated from The Ohio State University with a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1985.  He is a member of the AVMA and OVMA.


He resides in Worthington with his wife, Donna and a house full of furry children: Mitchell (a German Shephard, named after Mount Mitchell, a mountain in North Carolina), Elle (a boisterous Golden Retriever named after Elle King, a singer), Roxy (a three legged black rescue kitty), and Forrest/Nitty (an orange three legged rescue kitty). Jim and Donna have two adult daughters: Jen and Katie as well as a son in law, Shawn (Katie's husband).

Outside of the office, Dr. Jim's favorite hobbies include hiking, golf, home remodeling, smoking meats, and a quality IPA. You can often find him watching videos of the Appalachian trail, while sipping craft beer in the evenings.


DR. Hollie Connell, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Hollie Connell joined the Worthington Woods team in 2020. With fourteen plus years in practice, she brings with her a breadth of knowledge and experience. As an added bonus, she is delightful human, with a warm personality! We are lucky to have her on our team.


After growing up in rural, Northeast Ohio, Dr. Hollie attended Lake Erie College (BS in biology) and obtained her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University in 2006. She resides in the Old North neighborhood with her husband, three cats (Zephyr McDougal, Tobin, and Sprout), and Hobo, their dog. 


Outside of the office, Dr. Hollie is passionate about horseback riding (specifically dressage) and loves riding/showing with her horse, Simon. She also enjoys cooking and good music. Live music and used record shops are her jam!

DR. Chris Randall, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Chris Randall originally joined our practice in 2006. After a few years exploring other ventures, we are absolutely delighted to have her return to the team in 2022!  Dr. Randall grew up in Worthington and attended Ohio State for her collegiate studies. She graduated with her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine in 1990. She is a member of the AVMA, OVMA, and AAFP. With years of experience, she is an extremely skilled surgeon and all around great veterinarian (and human)!

Dr. Chris resides in Westerville with her husband, Jim. They have two grown sons, Jimmy and Brian and a crew of fur babies: Finn (golden retriever), Willow (golden/flat retriever mix), Pippin (cat), Arwen (cat), and Pico (cockatiel).


When out of the "office," Dr. Chris is active! She loves to hike with her pups, play soccer, bike the rails to trails path, practice yoga, and vacation in the Outerbanks with her family. To make up some calories, she also enjoys baking... chocolate chip cookies are her fave!


DR. Mary Clare Yerke, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Mary Clare Yerke grew up in Upper Arlington, OH. From an early age, she was very interested in pets and their health.


She attended Wittenberg University for her undergraduate studies where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and played soccer. Dr. Yerke still has a great passion for soccer today; if you love soccer too, she would love to chat about it at your appointments!


In 2019, Dr. Yerke earned her DVM from the University of Illinois. She joined WWACC in 2022 and has a special interest in surgery and ophthalmology


Dr. Yerke resides in Hilliard with her husband, Greg and their two girls, Peyton and Teagan. They share their home with three fur-kids: Mia (dog), Winston (cat), and Lambeau (cat). When she is not working, Dr. Yerke enjoys spending time with her family and friends, long walks, and watching the Columbus Blue Jackets.



Interested in joining our fun-loving, passionate, hardworking team? 

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