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Dr. Hank Lee

Dr. Hank Lee

Growing up on a working beef cattle farm in south Alabama, Dr. Hank's large animal experience started at birth.

Hank graduated from Auburn University's College of Agriculture in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal and Dairy Sciences. This was followed by his DVM from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine (Cum Laude) in 2000. His experiences growing up and education, along with the invaluable mentorship of Dr. Woody Ash have defined his current scope of practice.

Though equine lameness and surgery take up the majority of his time, he maintains an active interest in food animal medicine.



Dr. Lacey Lee

Dr. Lacey Lee

A native of the West Bank of New Orleans, Dr. Lacey moved to Alabama in 1993 to attend Auburn University. There she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from the College of Science and Mathematics. She continued on to the College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated as valedictorian of the class of 2000. Dr. Lacey served as a Student-Resident in the Small Animal Hospital and received the highest academic accolades offered by the College.

Dr. Lacey's primary focus is the diagnosis and treatment of complex small animal internal medicine, dermatology, surgery cases, and dentistry.

When she is not working, Lacey spends her time taking care of her family (Hank, Emily, and Gus) and pets. She enjoys running, water sports, and competing in triathlons.



Dr. Beth Taylor

Dr. Beth Taylor

Dr. Beth grew up in Silverhill, Alabama.

She attended Auburn University where she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences from the College of Agriculture in 2007 (Cum Laude). She graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2010 (Cum Laude).

Beth has been employed at LVCPC since graduation and serves as a true mixed-animal practitioner. Dr. Beth is prepared to see anything that walks in the door, no matter how strange (she even claims to like rodents and reptiles). Her primary medical interests are equine and companion animal medicine.

Outside of work, she enjoys riding her horses, old-school nintendo and spending time with family and friends.



Dr. Matthew Tanaka

Dr. Matthew Tanaka

Dr. Matt grew up in Pike Road which is in Montgomery County Alabama. Matt received his Bachelor of Science in Business Finance from the University of Alabama in 2010. This was followed by his DVM from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2017.

He has been employed with LVCPC since graduation and he is a mixed animal practitioner. He is always ready to treat your small or large animal.

When Matt is not working you can find him outdoors; he enjoys fishing, boating, and camping. He also loves to spend time with his mixed breed dog, Fisher.



Dr. Amy Knight

Dr. Amy Knight

Dr. Amy grew up in Montevallo Alabama. She graduated from Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1984. She focuses on small animals and has been a member of our team for three years.

In her spare time Amy enjoys running, biking, kayaking, and spending time with her friends and family.