Casey D. Lee, DVM, Dipl. ABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)

Dr. Lee earned her veterinary degree from Texas A&M University in 2012, graduating summa cum laude. She is also board certified by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, specializing in canine and feline practice. As an ABVP Diplomate, Dr. Lee is committed to upholding the highest standards of clinical practice and has proven knowledge and expertise above and beyond what is required to practice veterinary medicine. She brings extensive soft tissue surgical experience to our practice as well, having performed hundreds of emergency surgeries at a local veterinary emergency center. In addition to surgery, her areas of interest include ultrasound, dentistry, and oral surgery, and preventive medicine. Dr. Lee has been part of the Neartown family for years, first joining our team as a technician in 2007 before going to veterinary school, then returning following graduation as an associate veterinarian. She then spent 8 years at a highly respected practice in Houston, training and practicing alongside three other board-certified veterinarians. She obtained her diplomate status in 2019, before returning home to Neartown Animal Clinic.

Krista V. Hunt, DVM

Dr. Hunt earned her veterinary degree from Texas A&M University in 1989 and has been a part of the Neartown family since 2005. She has over 30 years of experience in general practice, and brings a practical and honest approach to her clients and patients, always keeping their best interests at heart. Her professional interests include internal medicine, dermatology, and senior care. Outside of the clinic, Dr. Hunt competes in lure coursing and agility events with her dogs and has been active in showing her Borzoi and French Bulldogs in AKC dog shows with both of her daughters. Dr. Hunt is a judge in Junior Showmanship, and she and her family have established a scholarship fund in memory of their daughter, Rachel. When not at a dog event, Dr. Hunt can be found tending to her garden and making room for new flower beds.

Lauren M. Johnston, DVM

Dr. Johnston earned her veterinary degree from University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2018. She began her career in veterinary medicine 15 years ago, working as a veterinary assistant and technician prior to becoming a veterinarian. Following graduation, she practiced as an emergency clinician at a high-volume practice in Houston, and gained additional surgical and dentistry experience through her work with a local non-profit practice. Dr. Johnston brings to Neartown a wealth of knowledge and technical expertise gained through the management of acute and critical patients, and is committed to providing excellent care at every visit. She spends her free time hiking and kayaking with her family, and running with her German Shepherd.