Meet Our Veterinary Team in Carmel

Greg McDaniel DVM

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.

Clark Bassett DVM

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.

Pamela Cross DVM

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.

Morgan Mathai DVM

Dr. Morgan Mathai

Dr. Morgan Mathai was born and raised in Champaign, IL. At an early age, she knew that she wanted to become a veterinarian. Growing up she spent a great deal of time shadowing at a veterinary clinic which solidified her decision to pursue veterinary medicine. She completed both her bachelors degree in Animal Sciences and her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduating, she practiced at Naperville Animal Hospital, a fast-paced, 24-hour, walk-in clinic in Naperville, IL. She and her husband relocated to Indiana in 2018 where she joined Buck Creek Veterinary Clinic in Knightstown to form more substantial relationships with her clients. While Dr. Morgan enjoyed her time working in Knightstown, she wanted to find a clinic where she could serve the community in which she lives. Working at Hazel Dell Animal Hospital has provided her the opportunity to practice high quality medicine alongside a team of talented veterinarians in a client-focused practice. She enjoys getting to know each of her clients and developing long-lasting relationships. Her professional interests include dermatology and behavior.

Dr. Morgan currently lives in Indianapolis with her husband and their Boxer, Piper. In her spare time, she enjoys taking Piper on walks, spending quality time with her adorable nieces and nephews, and going to as many concerts as she can. Dr. Morgan looks forward to meeting you and your pet!