Meet Our Veterinarians


Dr. Steve Harman, Practice Owner & Veterinarian



Dr. Steve Harman is a life-long resident of the tri-state area graduating from Keyser High School in 1971. He attended Potomac State College and the Ohio State University and received his veterinary degree in 1978. Upon completion of his degree, Dr. Harman and his family relocated back to Eckhart, MD where he began his veterinary career and founded Hillside Animal Hospital. He currently resides locally with his wife, Jean, dog Herbie, and cat Clyde.



Dr. Benjamin Harman, Associate Veterinarian


Dr. Ben is a life-long resident of Western Maryland. He graduated from Beall High School in 1996 and proceeded to Potomac State College where he obtained an AA degree in Animal Science. From there, he traveled to Ohio State University to attend 1 year of further undergraduate studies before he was accepted to the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ben graduated from the VMRCVM in 2003 and has been employed with Hillside Animal Hospital since graduation. He currently resides in Frostburg with wife Holly, son Cameron, and furry family, Brody, Hank, and Sophie.



Dr. Tom Vogtman, Associate Veterinarian



Dr. Vogtman is a life long resident of Western Maryland graduating from Beall High School in 1996. He then attended Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he received his B.S. degree in Biology in 2000. Dr. Vogtman received his veterinary degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and has been practicing here at Hillside Animal Hospital since graduation. Dr. Vogtman lives locally with his wife Joan and his sons Kyle, Carl, and Colin.