Our Animal Vet Clinic Team
Meet the friendly staff at Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic!
Dr. Virginia Brown
After graduating from Clemson and then the Univ. of Georgia Veterinary School, she studied a variety of species including exotics and fishes. She did several externships while in school that included working at UC Davis in the exotics division and at the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California. After working in private practice for several years she purchased the clinic in 1997. She's very interested in surgery, internal medicine & dentistry and has taken advanced training in ultrasound & surgery. She is also a member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP).
Dr. Brent Lerma
Dr. Lerma attended the University of Tennessee and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. He has been an associate veterinarian at Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic since 2006, focusing on our canine and feline patients. Dr. Lerma enjoys internal medicine, ultrasonography, and dentistry. He has taken extensive extra training and education in the last couple of years in both abdominal ultrasound and dental surgery.
Dr. Tim Sullivan
Dr. Tim Sullivan is the newest addition to the GCVC family. He attended Mississippi State University, College of Veterinary medicine where he was very active in several organizations such as the Student Chapter of the Disaster Animal Response Team (SCDART). Dr. Sullivan had additional training in dentistry, anesthesiology, and preventative medicine. Preventative medicine, he believes, is key to our pets health. It enables us, as veterinary professionals to diagnose potential health concerns ear.
Dr. Daniel Westphal
Dr. Daniel Westphal is the newest addition to the GCVC family. He graduated from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017 following an undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Illinois. He was a small animal tracker in veterinary school, specializing in canine and feline medicine. He has an interest in preventative and internal medicine. Whenever he’s not at the clinic, Dr. Westphal enjoys exploring the outdoors and watching live music.
Kyle joined our team in 2015 with many years of experience from a veterinary clinic in Sumter, SC. He graduated from Trident Technical College with an Associates in Commercial Graphics-Photography in 2014. He is an avid photographer and graphic designer. In his spare time he loves to travel and does at every opportunity. Her is an active member of the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) and The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Krystal, LVTVeterinary Technician
Krystal joined our team with ten years of experience. She graduated from Trident Technological College in 2003 with an Associates in Veterinary Technology. She loves to spend time on the boat with her husband and son, Ryder. She attends bike week every year, and enjoys riding in her free time. She loves to be adventurous and go mudding with 4-wheelers on the weekends along with anything outdoors. She is the mommy of several fur babies which include one cat and three dogs.
Erick joined our team in 2015. He started as an assistant and has worked his way up. He is a sports enthusiast, and has played baseball for years. He loves his fur baby Sosa and hanging out having a good time. He has goals of being a veterinary pharmaceutical rep one day.
Shannon has been apart of our team since March of 2007. She is married and has 2 wonderful children. Her family also includes two dogs Ricky and Cleopatra. In her spare time she enjoys going fishing, camping, hanging out with her family. In a more relaxed setting she enjoys reading a good book at the beach.
Karima joined our team in 2016 with several years of experience.
Tiffany joined our team in 2015. She has a devoted husband, spunky little girl, anew baby boy, and a few furry babies as well. She enjoys spending time with family and friends outside.
Elisa graduated from Winthrop University in 2015 with a Bachelors degree in Biology. She has worked in veterinary care for the past year and a half and is the proud cat mom to 2 kitties, Sweeney and Sparrow.
Samantha has been in the veterinary field for over 7 years. She is from Houston, Texas but is currently stationed in the Charleston area with her husband. They are expecting a baby girl in September. They also have two dogs, Biggie & Lil Kim, and a cat, Nyx. Samantha enjoys relaxing at home and has an obsession with macaroni and cheese and queso.