About Our Veterinary Clinic

Find Exceptional Care in Greensburg, PA.

Welcome to Mountain View Veterinary Care! We’re pleased to provide a wide variety of veterinary services for dogs and cats in Greensburg and surrounding areas including Pittsburgh, Murrysville, Export, Delmont, New Alexandria, Latrobe, Youngwood, Jeannette, Irwin, North Huntingdon, and Ligonier to name a few.

We believe in providing exemplary medical care, information, and education to our clients so that they can make the best choices for their pets. We are service-oriented and strive to make the entire veterinary care experience rewarding. We achieve this by partnering with owners to develop a diagnostic and care plan individualized to their pets.

Melissa Ackerman, DVM

Veterinarian and Practice Owner

Dr. Melissa Ackerman graduated from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1999. After practicing in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia and Virginia for 7 years, she moved to Greensburg in 2006. She worked at several other veterinary clinics prior to creating Murrysville Veterinary with two local colleagues. After three and a half years with MVA, she decided to move her base of operations closer to home and opened Mountain View Veterinary Care. While Doctor Ackerman enjoys all aspects of general practice, she does have a special interest in reproduction and has the pleasure of working with many great breeders in the Pittsburgh area.  She has bred and shown West German show line German Shepherds since the nineties and has shared her life with German Shepherds for over 30 years. When she is not at the clinic, she enjoys hiking, cooking, and travelling with her husband John and daughter Bel.

Debbie Bacha

Practice Manager

Debbie worked in the human resource field for 20 years before deciding to pursue her love of animals and become a licensed veterinary technician in 2014. Debbie worked as a licensed technician for several years before becoming a veterinary hospital manager. She is currently taking classes to receive her Certification as a Veterinary Practice Manager. She lives in Greensburg with her husband and their two dogs and two cats. Debbie and her husband have three daughters and one granddaughter. When Debbie is not working, she enjoys working out; spending time outside hiking; and most importantly spending time with her family.

Lily Barta

Veterinary Technician

Lily graduated from Greater Latrobe High School and went on to pursue her love for animals at the Vet Tech Institute of Pittsburgh. She has had many pets throughout her life including dogs, ferrets, turtles, iguanas, snakes and rabbits. As she works as a veterinary technician, her love for animals grows every day.

Taylor Jones

Certified Veterinary Technician

Taylor is a certified veterinary technician who worked in emergency and critical care for four years before moving to primary care. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and German Shepherd, Wall-E.

Amy Waltz

Veterinary Technician

Amy Waltz worked in shelter medicine with Dr. Ackerman for many years and has now made the move to private practice. She has been a therapeutic laser technician for 8 years and feels there is honestly nothing better than being able to help relieve an animal’s pain. She has 5 amazing adult kids plus her pack that consists of 2 great rescue dogs: a Pitbull named Gadget and a 100 lb Great Pyrenees/Boxer mix named Quinn; plus a cat, 2 rabbits, 3 chinchillas and a bearded dragon.

Linnea Kinzey

Veterinary Technician

Meet Linnea! Linnea has always had a fiery passion for animals ever since she was a little girl. After years of pet store management, it became obvious that her heart belonged in the veterinary field. Linnea loves to travel and explore the many wonders of nature with her husband. She also enjoys hobbies such as drawing, painting, and playing/writing music. She has four amazing furkids: Ryu the husky, Quincy the cockapoo, and two cats named Toast and Chai.