Meet Our Veterinarians

Dr. McDaniel: Vets in Carmel

Dr. Greg McDaniel

Dr. Greg McDaniel has been practicing veterinary medicine in Central Indiana since 1994. He developed his love for animals growing up in Rockford, Illinois and went on to obtain his degree in veterinary medicine at the University of Illinois in 1994. Dr. McDaniel began his career at Village Park Animal Hospital in Carmel. Four years later he moved on to Northwood Veterinary Hospital in Anderson where he spent 10 years refining his skills in surgery, internal medicine, and emergency medicine.

Dr. McDaniel currently lives in Noblesville with his wife Sara (also a veterinarian) and their three children Samuel, Megan, and Ben. They share their home with two crazy little Miniature Australian Shepherds named Ace and Blue. He enjoys spending time with his family and friends as well as traveling, cycling, running, fishing, kayaking, walking Ace and Blue, and cheering on the Colts and the Fighting Illini.

Dr. Bassett: Vets in Carmel

Dr. Clark Bassett

Dr. Clark Bassett is a lifelong resident of Central Indiana. He grew up in Anderson, then attended Purdue University, graduating from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. After graduation, Dr. Bassett practiced in Eastern Iowa and worked on many different kinds of animals (dogs, cats, cattle, pigs, horses, sheep, etc.). In 1991, he returned to Indianapolis and began a career in emergency practice. He was a staff veterinarian at the Animal Emergency Clinic in Castleton from 1991 to 1998, and manager of the practice beginning in 1995. Dr. Bassett then started the emergency service at the Northwood Veterinary Hospital in 1998, under the guidance of owner Dr. Timothy Lee, and was the director of this service until 2002. He remained a staff emergency veterinarian at Northwood until 2013. Since starting the Hazel Dell Animal Hospital with Dr. McDaniel in 2002, Dr. Bassett has worked primarily in general practice, providing medical and surgical care to dogs and cats and other assorted small furry creatures.

Dr. Bassett and his family moved to Carmel in 2000 and share their home with furry family members, dogs Oscar and Theo, and cats Lovey, Dwight (named after a character on “The Office”), and Denzel (named after Denzel Washington). Dr. B has many interests and pursuits, including reading, music, fishing, travel, and fitness. Most of all, he enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Dr. Cross: Vets in Carmel

Dr. Pamela Cross

Dr. Pamela Cross was born and raised in Ellicott City, Maryland. Growing up, she spent a lot of time with both horses and dogs. It was in third grade that she decided that she wanted to become a veterinarian. After obtaining her Small Animal Science degree from Delaware Valley College in 2003, she attended the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine for her veterinary degree. It was there, on the first day of class that she met her soon to be husband, Randy. After graduating in 2007, Dr. Cross spent 4 years working as an associate veterinarian at a 5 doctor small animal hospital in New Jersey. In 2011, she and her husband (also a Veterinarian) moved to Carmel. She spent 4 years working as an associate veterinarian for VCA before deciding to join the family at Hazel Dell in the Fall of 2015.

Dr. Cross lives in Carmel with her husband Randy and their two young daughters Scarlett and Hazel. They have two very sweet dogs: Nermal, a Beagle mix and Captain Barnacles, a Jack Russell. In her free time, she enjoys walking, cooking, traveling, and riding her horse (Wizzard). Dr. Cross has always valued the human-animal bond and the significance it can bring to people’s lives. She is very excited to be a part of our Animal Hospital and looks forward to meeting you and your furry family members.

Our Staff Hazel Dell Animal Hospital in Carmel

Dr. Stephany Griggers 

Dr. Stephany Griggers was born in California, but she grew up in the deep South, primarily Louisiana.

After graduating from Newcomb College, Tulane University with a BS in Biology and minor in Psychology she then attended Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1995. Following her graduation, Dr. Griggers practiced in Florida from 1995-2002 when she moved to Indianapolis to be near her father.

She has a passion for cooking and baking as well as travel and would love to live in southern Africa on safari or in the Bahamas with the dolphins. Dr. Griggers currently lives with 9 fur babies and her fiancé, Matt.