Cummings Veterinary Hospital - Easton, PA - Our Doctors

Cummings Veterinary Hospital

5111 Church Road
Easton, PA 18045



Our practice has seven veterinarians and a supporting team comprised of highly skilled technicians, assistants, receptionists, and administrators. Many of us have worked together for decades, and we love our team.


Clifford G. Cummings, DVM, Hospital Director

Dr. Clifford G. Cummings founded Cummings Veterinary Hospital in 2004 after 25 years of being the senior partner and hospital director of Northside Animal Hospital. Dr. Cummings received his bachelor of science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Cornell University. He is an active member of the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, and the American Veterinary Medical Associations. He has served on various professional committees and has held the office of President of the Lehigh Valley and Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Associations. He received the Practitioner Service Award from the American Animal Hospital Association in 1995 and the Veterinarian of the Year Award from the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association in 1997. His particular interests are internal medicine, dermatology, dentistry, and soft tissue surgery.

Dr. Cummings and his wife, Jane, live in Bethlehem with their new Doberman puppy, Mattis. Dr. Cummings has two Marine sons and six grandchildren.



Natalie Daniels, VMD

Dr. Daniels has had animals all her life, and early in life she decided to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. To that end, she attended Harcum Junior College in Bryn Mawr and received her associate’s degree in animal health technology and her veterinary technician certification in 1985. While working as a veterinary technician, she attended the Pennsylvania State University, pursuing a bachelor’s degree in animal production, which she received in 1988. Dr. Daniels was accepted into the veterinary program at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, earning her veterinary degree in 1991. She practiced small animal medicine and surgery in the Philadelphia area for five years before relocating back to her hometown with her family.

In her time off, Dr. Daniels enjoys  the outdoors hiking, camping, traveling and gardening. She currently shares her home with her three kitties, Steve, Earl and Louis. Myrtle, the Coonhound, will always have a special place in her heart. 



Beth Derr, VMD

Dr. Derr is a native of Lehigh Valley, and has been in practice more than 23 years. Graduating from Bethlehem Catholic High School, Dr. Derr earned her bachelor of science from Moravian College. Achieving her lifetime goal in 1996, Dr. Derr graduated from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine. She returned to the Lehigh Valley to practice small animal medicine. Heeding the advice of an early mentor, Dr. Derr "treats both ends of the leash" and addresses each patient and client’s individual needs. Dr. Derr is a mentor herself and enjoys teaching students about the many opportunities veterinary medicine has to offer.

An avid fisherman, Dr. Derr enjoys conventional and fly fishing in both salt and freshwater. She lives along the Lehigh River with her husband, two sons, and two energetic Labradors, a Brittany spaniel and two hypoallergenic Siberian cats.



Georgine K. Danyi, VMD

Dr. Danyi was born and raised in Bethlehem and is a graduate of Freedom High School. She attended the University of Delaware as an animal science major, then transferred to Moravian College where she graduated with a B.S. in biology with honors in 1987. Dr. Danyi received her V.M.D from the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1991. Upon graduation, Dr. Danyi returned to the Lehigh Valley to join Northside Animal hospital, where she practiced until 2003. Dr. Danyi joined Dr. Cummings at Cummings Veterinary Hospital in 2006. While enjoying all aspects of veterinary medicine, Dr. Danyi especially values the bond veterinarians develop with their clients and patients. She has a keen interest in helping clients to better understand their pets’ behaviors.

Dr. Danyi lives in Nazareth with her husband, Scott Heckman, and enjoys visits from her two daughters and their pets. Over the years, her furry family has included English bulldogs, retired greyhounds, guinea pigs, beta fish and a horse. She currently shares her home with several hypoallergenic Siberian cats and some very sweet Cavalier King Charles spaniels. Dr. Danyi enjoys planning trips and traveling, collecting beach glass, reading a good book and walking her dogs.



Andrea Doyle, VMD

Dr. Doyle is a 2017 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a Lehigh Valley native and enjoys reading and hiking. Dr. Doyle and her husband, and cat, Dahlia, live in New Jersey.

Sarah Frankel, DVM

Dr. Frankel is a Chicago native who earned her bachelor’s degree in Biology and Spanish from the University of Michigan, and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2014.  She went on to complete a small animal rotating internship at the Center for Animal Referral and Emergency Services in Langhorne, PA, and has been working in both general practice and emergency practices in the Philadelphia area since then. Growing up, Dr. Frankel had a passionate love for both animals and science, and always knew that veterinary medicine was the profession for her.  She enjoys being able to help families best care for their fur-babies, and her special interests include dentistry and soft tissue surgery.

Outside of work, Dr. Frankel enjoys athletic activities such as rock climbing, skiing, volleyball, and soccer, as well as cooking, live music, and travel with her husband.  She is an avid Chicago and UM sports fan, and currently lives in Bethlehem with her husband and two rescue herding breed dogs, Cyrus and Maia.

Amy Smith, DVM

Dr. Smith is a Louisiana native and a graduate of Louisiana State University. She is a happy transplant to the Northeast and enjoys time with her husband, her church and her beloved pets. 

Coming Soon!

Check back soon to meet some of our incoming veterinarians.  We are excited they have chosen Cummings Veterinary Hospital as the best place to share their talents!