Our 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 early.

  • Dr. Daniel Westphal

    Dr. Daniel Westphal joined the GCVC family in July 2017.  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
    Practice Manager

    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). 

  • Tiffany W
    Office Assistant

    Tiffany joined our team in June 2015. She has 2 human babies (Hayleigh and Raymond) and 2 fur babies (Spooks and Ruby). In her free time she enjoys spending time soaking up the sun at the beach and spending time with her family.

  • Shannon B
    Client Service Representative

    Shannon has been apart of our team since March of 2007. She has 2 children and a wonderful grand-daughter. Her family also includes 3 dogs (Ricky, Cleopatra and Gemma), 1 cat named Bandit and 1 sugar glider (Ella). 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.

  • Aviva K
    Client Service Representative

    Aviva joined our team in February 2020 after moving here from NJ. She has 5 pets and in her free time she enjoys exploring her new home state, traveling , cooking, and reading.

  • Krystal LVT
    Licensed Veterinary 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, son Ryder and daughter Paislee. 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.

  • Carmin, LVT
    Licensed Veterinary Technician

    Carmin is a Licensed Veterinary Technician. She received her schooling and degree from Stautzenberger College in Brecksville, Ohio. She enjoys hiking, shooting and being in nature. She currently has 2 chihuahuas named Lily and Speck. Carmin has been a part of our team since 2017.

  • Tracy H
    Veterinary Nurse

    Tracy joined our team in 2016. She is happily married and has 2 fur babies. Working with animals has always been her passion & in her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends.

  • Miranda T
    Veterinary Nurse

    Miranda joined our team in July 2018 after moving from the southernmost point in Key West Florida.  She is married with 4 fur babies, 2 basset hounds named Blake and Darla and 2 cats named Romeo and Sookie. In her free time she enjoys hunting for deals at TJ Maxx, capturing Charleston’s unique charm with her camera, sprucing up her garden, soaking up the sunshine, and cheering on her GA Bulldogs.

  • Carl S
    Veterinary Nurse

    Carl is originally from Miami, Florida where he started his career in Veterinary Medicine. He has been a Veterinary Nurse for over 25 years, and most of his career has been in Emergency Medicine. He recently moved to Charleston with his Fiance' and Fur Kids from Union, South Carolina where he lived for a little over 13 years. He is so excited for this new chapter in his life and loves being a part of the team at Goose Creek Veterinary Clinic! He looks forward to meeting all of you and being a part of the care of your Fur kids as well.

  • Cody K
    Veterinary Nurse

    Cody joined our team in 2018. He is the dad of 7 fur-babies and 6 reptiles. He enjoys spending time with family and friends & in his free time you can find him enjoying the outdoors or at the beach.

  • Lauren A
    Veterinary Nurse

    Lauren has been apart of our team since March of 2019 and she has three dogs and two cats at home. Their names are Lacy Lexi Krypto Katniss and Fatness. She has always had a heart with working with animals and taking care of them whenever they are sick since she was young. She has always worked with animals from to a shelter to here.

  • Melinda M
    Veterinary Nurse

    Melinda joined our team in October 2019. She has worked in the veterinary field since 2015. She has 3 furbabies of her own and loves working with animals and making a difference in their lives.

  • CJ F
    Veterinary Nurse

    CJ joined our team in March 2020. He has always been passionate about animals and loves to help all furry critters in any way possible. In his spare time he enjoys going hiking, kayaking and eating cereal.

  • Ashton S
    Veterinary Nurse

    Ashton joined our team in June 2020 after moving to Goose Creek in 2019. She has worked with animals since 2017. She has three cats (Pickle, Sushi, and Wendy) and a chihuahua (Casper). In her spare time, she likes to take her dog out to the park and visit zoos/aquariums.

  • Eva G
    Veterinary Nurse

    Eva was born and raised in Boston, MA but moved to South Carolina to attend Coastal Carolina University in 2014. She moved to Goose Creek in 2020 with her husband and two cats named Titus and Augustus. Eva’s passion for animals ranges far and wide and dates back to her childhood.  She has worked in the veterinary field for a few years and absolutely loves what she does. Eva takes pride in her job and makes it her mission to make sure each pet is treated as her own.

  • Tiffany K
    Veterinary Assistant

    Tiffany joined our team in September 2017. She has 4 fur babies, 3 dogs named Axel, Leah and Rex and 1 cat named Tobias. She has always had a love and passion for animals since she was a little girl. Now she gets to work with them and help care for them on a daily basis.

  • Kayla C
    Veterinary Assistant

    Kayla has been apart of our team since October 2020. She has a very sweet and loving Dalmatian named Titan. She has always had an interest in the veterinary field ever since she was a child, it is all she has ever wanted to do. Her goal is to go back to school and become a licensed veterinary technician.

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Goose Creek Office


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8:00 am-7:00 pm


8:00 am-5:30 pm


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