Dr. John Beach joined the MissionVet emergency team after practicing veterinary medicine throughout North Texas for 30 years. Dr. Beach has served in many different capacities — Medical Director, Practice Owner, and associate veterinarian. Outside of work, Dr. Beach enjoys cooking, art, travel, and fishing. He has always loved the hill country and is excited to spend his free time exploring it and the city alongside his Australian Shepherd, Bristol.
JEANNIE CLARK, DVM (Practice Limited to Emergency & Critical Care)
Emergency & Critical Care
Dr. Jeannie Clark is the Head of Emergency and Critical Care at MissionVet Specialty & Emergency. A native Texan, Dr. Clark completed her undergraduate degree at Texas A&M, her veterinary degree at Western University of Health Sciences, and completed an internship and 3-year residency in emergency and critical care at Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Clark’s interest in emergency and critical care medicine led to her work as an intensive care technician at Gulf Coast Veterinary Specialists for nine years before pursuing her veterinary career in emergency and critical care. Over the last four years Dr. Clark has gained a passion for teaching and mentoring technicians and colleagues, providing excellent patient care and client communication, and helping build a cohesive work environment with all specialties.
Dr. Clark’s special interests include mechanical ventilation, envenomation, anesthesia, shock, wound management, immune mediated disease, and pain management. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Clark enjoys outdoor pursuits: hiking, running, and camping, as well as excursions with her dogs Mickey and Ruger.
Dr. Cooper is a board-certified small animal neurologist, partner and Hospital Director at MissionVet Specialty & Emergency. She is a second generation veterinarian and graduated with her DVM from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, followed by a rotating internship at the University of Missouri, and a three-year Neurology/Neurosurgery residency at Texas A&M. Dr. Cooper enjoys neurosurgery, specifically the surgical management of intervertebral disk disease. She also has a passion for the treatment of inflammatory disease and seizure disorders. She has been part of MissionVet since its inception and continues to work toward staff development, expansion of services provided and community outreach.
In her free time she enjoys time and adventures with her husband, 3 children, 2 old Texas brown dogs and 2 Pugs.
Dr. Nicole Garcia graduated magna cum laude from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2013. After graduation, Dr. Garcia worked in mixed animal private practice for two years in Brenham, TX. She then completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at Texas A&M University followed by a one-year surgical internship at MissionVet Specialty & Emergency. Prior to coming back to MissionVet, she worked as an emergency veterinarian at Texas A&M University and in Spring, TX. Dr. Garcia has a special interest in soft tissue surgery and emergency procedures, as well as trauma and wound management.
Dr. Garcia enjoys spending time and discovering new experiences with her husband, three children, their Hound dog, Dachshund, two cats and Bearded Dragon.
Dr. Harrigan was born and raised on the beautiful island of St. Maarten in the Caribbean.
She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Animal Biology from the University of Guelph, in Ontario Canada in 2006. She then decided to leave the cold winters of the north and obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Virginia Tech in 2011.
She enjoys the city life and with her strong interest in emergency medicine, she practiced as an emergency clinician for years in the busy cities of Richmond, Virginia and Phoenix, Arizona.
Her personal interests include spending time in the gym and volunteer community work.
She also enjoys playing the violin and long motorcycle tours with her husband and little Chihuahuas, Natasha and Harley.
MEGAN SUTTON HOWARD, DVM (Practice limited to oncology)
Dr. Megan Sutton Howard is an Aggie vet! She completed her undergraduate studies at Texas A&M University and continued on to graduate from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2011. She then completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at Auburn University. After her internship, she returned to Texas A&M for her three-year residency in medical oncology under Dr. Claudia Barton and Dr. Heather Wilson-Robles. She has experience working with vets in a variety of specialties to offer the most comprehensive treatment to her patients. Her passion though, is spending time with her patients and their families to help them determine what is best for their pet and family.
In addition to her training in oncology, Dr. Howard has extensive training in diagnostic cytology which often allows her to give preliminary information at the time of the appointment.
Dr. Sutton Howard is originally from Houston, but loves calling San Antonio home. Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, and her dogs, cats and horses.
Dr. Anna Ledoux is a native Texan. She graduated from Texas A&M in 2006 with a bachelors in Biomedical Science and in 2011 with a DVM. She has been in emergency medicine since graduation and lives in Austin with her three cats, retired racing greyhound, three legged dachshund, and a recently adopted greyhound puppy. In her free time, Dr. Ledoux enjoys CrossFit, running, and spending time with her church family.
Dr. Andy McGraw is a 15-year veteran of the US Army Veterinary Corps, and serves as Director of the Department of Defense Military Working Dog Veterinary Service at Lackland Air Force Base, TX. He is the son of a veterinarian, and after 1 ½ years of private practice entered the US Army in 2003. He has served in Georgia, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Alabama, Colorado, Washington, and Texas twice. He attended veterinary school at Louisiana State University (2002) and completed a residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at Auburn University (2009). He is board certified in Small Animal Internal Medicine (2010) through the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM).Dr. McGraw has a special interest in endocrine disorders, gastrointestinal, and infectious disease.
Dr. McGraw is married with two sons, and enjoys endurance sports, running, cycling, and reading, and watching college football.
Dr. Powers is a board-certified small animal neurologist and neurosurgeon. Prior to MissionVet she was an associate neurologist at Seattle Veterinary Specialists. She attended Washington State University for undergrad and then continued at WSU College of Veterinary Medicine graduating with her DVM in 2011. Dr. Powers completed a rotating internship in 2012 and her neurology residency in 2015 both at Seattle Veterinary Specialists. Dr. Powers, her husband, their 3 kids and cat are enjoying the warmer climate and sunshine since their move to Texas! Their family enjoys spending time outdoors, good food and meeting new friends.
Dr. Powers has interest in managing neurosurgical spinal emergencies as well as chronic spinal disease. In addition she enjoys treating all aspects of brain disease including epilepsy management, brain tumors, degenerative, inflammatory and congenital brain conditions.
GRANT RAMSEY, DVM (Practice limited to internal medicine)
Dr. Grant Ramsey received his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. After graduation, he completed a one year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Coral Springs Animal Hospital in Coral Springs, FL. Dr. Ramsey then moved to Houston for a 3-year residency program for small animal internal medicine at Gulf Coast Veterinary Internal Medicine, completing his residency in 2016. He enjoys running, meditating, and playing video games in his spare time.
Dr. Ramsey’s professional interests are endocrinology and hormonal disorders including diabetes mellitus, Cushing’s disease and Addison’s disease, as well as infectious disease including pneumonia, urinary tract infections, tick-borne illnesses and fungal disease.
Dr. Amy Robinson joined MissionVet when she and her family returned to the states after living abroad (her husband is in the military) for four years. She received her DVM from LSU and has worked emergency medicine all over the country – Louisiana, Colorado, Idaho and now Texas! She has special interest in toxicology and trauma. In her free time, she enjoys marathon running, IPO training GSD, spending time with her husband and 4 kids and traveling the world.
Dr. Katharine Russell graduated from University of California Davis with a degree in Animal Science in 2014. She then graduated from University College Dublin Veterinarian School with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. After graduation, she completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at Southern California Veterinary Specialty Hospital. Dr. Russell joined MissionVet in July 2019 as a neurology specialty intern. She aspires to be a board certified neurologist.
Dr. Tige Witsberger is a board-certified small animal surgeon, partner and Hospital Director at MissionVet Specialty & Emergency. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2006. After graduation, Dr. Witsberger completed a one-year small animal rotating internship at the University of Missouri. He then completed his three-year small animal surgical residency at Texas A&M University in 2010. Dr. Witsberger stayed on at Texas A&M as a small animal surgery faculty member where he taught and performed orthopedic, soft tissue and neurologic surgery.
Dr. Witsberger has special interest in minimally invasive surgery including arthroscopy, laparoscopy and thoracoscopy as well as minimally invasive fracture repair. He also has interest in intervertebral disc disease and neurosurgery.