Our Veterinarians

The Johnson-McKee Animal Hospital team of skilled veterinarians welcomes you to our practice. Proudly serving the Salisbury and central business section areas. At Johnson-McKee Animal Hospital, it is our daily privilege to provide quality vet care to your cherished pet, with compassion and competence. We hope to ensure a positive impact on our patients, pet owners and the local community.


Dr. Michael Peters

Dr. Michael Peters has been associated with Johnson-McKee Animal Hospital for almost three decades. After his graduation from West Virginia University, he entered Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation in 1978, Dr. Peters did an internship at an equine practice in Chicago. There he cultivated his life-long interest in equine orthopedics and reproduction. In his spare time Dr. Peters enjoys woodworking, camping and farming. Dr. Peters lives in Salisbury with his wife, Diane. His son, Greg, is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine. His daughter, Laura, is a 2011 graduate of West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.


Dr. Melanie Culver

Dr. Melanie Culver has been practicing at Johnson-McKee Animal Hospital since 2000. Dr. Culver completed her undergraduate studies at Gettysburg College and obtained her VMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, where she cultivated special interests in small animal internal medicine and surgery. Dr. Culver practiced in two areas before returning to her hometown of Salisbury, where she enjoys an extensive circle of family and friends. Dr. Culver spends her spare time with her husband, Ronnie, riding their Harley-Davidsons and taking care of their four dogs and three cats.


Dr. Nathan Ayersman

Dr. Nathan Ayersman joined JMAH in September, 2016. He is from the Virginia portion of the Delmarva Peninsula and attended St. George University School of Veterinary Medicine, following completion of his undergraduate studies at Virginia Tech. He enjoys martial arts and jogging in his spare time. He shares his home with his cat Ghost.