Our Team

Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Veterinarians in Tennessee

The stellar veterinary medical team at Animal Emergency and Specialty Center is led by Specialty Director Jeff Phillips. Our team provides exceptional veterinary care from two locations, Knoxville and Chattanooga.

Administration

Administration

Dr. Jeff Phillips at AESC

Jeff Phillips

DVM, MSpVM, Ph.D., DACVIM

Specialty Director • Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologist

Dr. Nikki Branam at AESC

Nikki Branam

DVM

Hospital Administrator, Chattanooga • Emergency Clinician

Surgery

Surgery

Dr. Richard Wong at AESC

Richard Wong

DVM, DACVS-SA

Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon

Dr. Mark Bohling at AESC

Mark Bohling

DVM, ACVS

Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon

Jessica Leeman-Goepp

DVM, DACVS-SA

Board-Certified Veterinary Surgeon

Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine

Dr. Wendy Morre at AESC

Wendy Morré

DVM, MS, DACVIM

Board-Certified in Internal Medicine

Dr. Erin Galemore at AESC

Erin Galemore

DVM, DACVIM

Board-Certified in Internal Medicine

Oncology

Oncology

Dr. Jeff Phillips at AESC

Jeff Phillips

DVM, MSpVM, Ph.D., DACVIM

Specialty Director • Board-Certified Veterinary Oncologist

Dr. Melissa Miller at AESC

Melissa Miller

DVM

Practice Limited to Oncology

Dermatology

Dermatology

Dr. Keith Hnilica at AESC

Keith Hnilica

DVM, MS, MBA, DACVD

Board-Certified Veterinary Dermatologist


Cardiology

Cardiology

Dr. Jess Weidman at AESC

Jess Weidman

DVM, DACVIM

Board-Certified Veterinary Cardiologist


Critical Care

Critical Care

Veterinary criticalist Natasha Hodgson at AESC

Natasha Hodgson

DVM, MS, DACVECC

Criticalist

Critical Care

Emma Evans

DVM, DACVECC

Criticalist

Dr. Brian Rutherford at AESC

Brian Rutherford

DVM

Critical Care Services


Emergency Veterinary Care

Emergency

Dr. Nikki Branam at AESC

Nikki Branam

DVM

Hospital Administrator • Emergency Clinician

Dr. DeAnne Fanta at AESC

DeAnne Fanta

DVM

Medical Director • Emergency Clinician

Dr. Sarah Duncan at AESC

Sarah Duncan

DVM, CVA

Intern Director • Emergency Clinician

Dr. Jennifer Waller at AESC

Jennifer Waller

DVM

Emergency Clinician

Dr. Jessie Hamby at AESC

Jessie Hamby

DVM

Emergency Clinician

Dr. Kaihla Parker at AESC

Kaihla Parker

DVM

Emergency Clinician

Dr. Sharon Stone at AESC

Sharon Stone

DVM

Emergency Clinician

Emily Belt

DVM

Emergency Clinician

Emily Liles, DVM, Emergency Clinician at Animal Emergency & Specialty Center Knoxville

Emily Liles

DVM

Emergency Clinician
Laura Romano, DVM, Chattanooga veterinarian seeing emergency cases at Animal Emergency & Specialty Center of Chattanooga

Laura Romano

DVM

Emergency Clinician